Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Vox covers a randomized evaluation which found that providing food aid caused food prices to drop in many rural villages in Mexico.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
J-PAL welcomes five new affiliates, Executive Director Rachel Glennerster announces her appointment as Chief Economist at DFID, and more in the latest newsletter.
Monday, September 18, 2017
This opinion piece cites evidence from J-PAL affiliates on providing incentives to delay child marriage in Bangladesh.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Learn about the latest research from J-PAL affiliates. This month the digest features new working papers on emigration, tutoring, microcredit, and more.
Monday, August 21, 2017 - NDTV
New Delhi Television Limited covers a study co-authored by J-PAL Director Esther Duflo on the impact of educational games on preschoolers' math skills.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - J-PAL
Read new working papers from J-PAL affiliates on grain storage in Kenya, cash versus in-kind transfers in Mexico, and more.
Sunday, August 13, 2017 - The 74 Million
In response to Chicago's new policy requiring public school students to have a post-graduation plan in order to receive a diploma, J-PAL Education sector chair Philip Oreopoulos discusses evidence...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - J-PAL
The majority of out of school children are girls, and much of the rhetoric about improving access to education focuses on girls. Yet many of the policies designed to improve primary school access do...
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - J-PAL
Dive into J-PAL affiliates' research in education in this issue of the newsletter. Read up on the research on school enrollment and attendance, and more.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - ONE
J-PAL Executive Director Rachel Glennerster discusses how distance, cost, health, and misperceptions pose a barrier to girls' education.
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - NextBillion
J-PAL Senior Policy Manager Alison Fahey summarizes evidence from randomized evaluations on cash transfers that can help inform the debate on universal basic income.
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - J-PAL
A growing body of evidence, including a number of evaluations by several J-PAL affiliates, shows that summer employment programs can lower violent crime rates among youth.