Thursday, December 28, 2017
NPR covers J-PAL affiliate Mushfiq Mobarak's research on providing low-cost loans to rural farmers Bangladesh to cover temporary migration to urban areas during times of famine.
Thursday, January 11, 2018
In the first newsletter of 2018, J-PAL South Asia looks back on ten years of research and policy as the organization at large looks forward to a new executive director and affiliated professors.
Thursday, December 14, 2017
J-PAL affiliates and coauthors found that Egyptian rug manufacturers who were contacted about exporting their product increased their profits by up to 26%.
Friday, December 29, 2017
Catch up on the latest research from J-PAL affiliates, on topics from delivering food subsidies in Indonesia to increasing Norwegian students’ perseverance in math.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - J-PAL
This month's newsletter announces the blended master's degree combining online learning with a semester at MIT, shares a blog series on increasing girls' school participation, and more.
Monday, November 6, 2017 - VoxDev
New technologies can drive economic development, but adoption of these technologies is often slow. Researchers investigated the role of organizational innovations in technology adoption.
Monday, November 6, 2017 - Vice
J-PAL affiliate Donald Green discusses his research on how election day festivals can improve voter turn-out.
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - The Hindu
The Hindu covers J-PAL South Asia's partnership with the government of Tamil Nadu, including a study on improving sleep for the urban poor.
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - ONE Blog
J-PAL Policy Associate Meagan Neal discusses a randomized evaluation which found that providing a free uniform to girls in Kenya had a huge impact on their school participation.
Monday, October 30, 2017 - The Financial Express
The Financial Express covers J-PAL affiliate Karthik Muralidharan's research on the impact of educational software.
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - PBS News Hour
J-PAL affiliates Raj Chetty and Nathaniel Hendren discuss their research from the Moving to Opportunity project with the PBS News Hour.
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - The Indian Express
J-PAL South Asia Research Associate Aditi Bhowmick discusses evidence from randomized evaluations on bridging the gender gap in schools.