Thursday, April 5, 2018
J-PAL North America’s new policy Briefcase summarizes evidence from randomized evaluations of summer youth employment programs in the United States, J-PAL welcomes four new affiliates, and more in our latest newsletter.
Friday, March 16, 2018
J-PAL affiliate Rebecca Dizon-Ross discusses her research from Malawi on providing parents with information on their children’s academic performance.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Catch up on research from J-PAL affiliates on the causal impacts of religiosity in the Philippines, the sustained impacts of cash transfers in Malawi, and more.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
A study by J-PAL affiliates on Pakistan’s civil servants showed that incentivizing officers with a posting of their own choice remarkably improved their performance.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - J-PAL
How does J-PAL support governments in using evidence to drive innovation and increase effectiveness? Find out how and read more stories in our newsletter.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - IDR Online
Bandhan-Konnagar's multifaceted Graduation Program has been evaluated by J-PAL affiliates and found to be effective at providing pathways for the poorest to graduate out of extreme poverty.
Sunday, February 4, 2018 - MIT News
MIT profiles J-PAL affiliate David Atkin's work on economic trade and development.
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - Knowable Magazine
Evidence from many contexts, including two evaluations by J-PAL affiliates in Kenya, shows the power of nudges to help people align their actions with their intentions.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - INSEAD
J-PAL Director Esther Duflo discusses the importance of economists engaging with the logistics how policies are implemented rather than just what the policy is.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - J-PAL
Discover new research by J-PAL affiliates on diffusion of agricultural information in Mali, increasing community college completion rates in the United States, and more.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - MIT Sloan
J-PAL affiliates and coauthors are launching a randomized evaluation of universal basic income in Kenya.
Monday, January 29, 2018 - Chalkbeat
Recent work on the learning gains from tutoring by J-PAL affiliates finds modest gains, compared to a much cited study from 1984.