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Employee Wellness Programs Yield Little Benefit, Study Shows

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - The New York Times

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Stanford economist awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Friday, April 12, 2019 - Stanford News

J-PAL affiliate Pascaline Dupas has been awarded a 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship.

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April 2019 Newsletter

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - J-PAL

In our April 2019 newsletter, SFSD launches a new program in Egypt, J-PAL hosts a workshop for women’s and girls’ empowerment in Indonesia, and more.

Clinical Decision Support software may hold the key to guiding providers toward better healthcare, according to new research from MIT Sloan

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - PR News Wire

As concerns mount about the overuse of powerful and costly diagnostic imaging tests, such as CT scans and MRIs, a new study by J-PAL affiliates suggests that software designed to help doctors make...

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Pakistani economist Imran Rasul honoured with prestigious European award

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - The News

J-PAL affiliate Imran Rasul has been honoured with the prestigious Yrjö Jahnsson Award in Economics 2019.

Public disclosures help hold politicians accountable

Sunday, April 7, 2019 - Qrius

Article featuring research by J-PAL affiliates, Abhijit Banerjee and Rohini Pande, which examined the effect that publicizing politicians’ records had on electoral results in the 2012 municipal...

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Bridging the gap: Study suggests huge gains from tech-aided learning

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - The Financial Express

A new study conducted by J-PAL affiliate Karthik Muralidharan shows that the greater use of technology in pedagogy could deliver substantial gains.

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How social networks can stop TB from spreading

Monday, April 1, 2019 - Chicago Booth Review

In a study conducted in India, researchers find that patients already in treatment are more effective than health workers at persuading potential TB sufferers to get screened.