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Uzbek accents are to be heard in the global experience

From May 10-11, J-PAL Europe staff met with representatives of the Center for Economic Research and Reforms under the Administration of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, to discuss potential collaborations on evidence-based antipoverty research.

FCDO Appoints New Chief Economist

J-PAL affiliate, Adnan Qadir Khan was appointed the new chief economist of the UK's Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office. Khan takes over for Rachel Glennerster, who is also a J-PAL affiliate.

Research from Europe Points to Online Tutoring as a Potent Weapon Against Learning Loss

Research conducted by J-PAL affiliates in light of the Covid-19 pandemic suggests that participating in online tutoring programs yields academic and mental health benefits for students.

Exclusive: France to launch development innovation fund chaired by Esther Duflo

France will start a Fund for Innovation in Development next year to test and scale up solutions to poverty and inequality, a move its founders hope will “transform” the country’s approach to aid.

J-PAL Europe announces new project funding, expanded research initiative for tackling challenges of social exclusion of migrants

J-PAL Europe announces new project funding together with BNP Paribas and expanded research initiative for tackling challenges of social exclusion of migrants.

Announcing new research partnerships to promote social inclusion for migrants in Europe

J-PAL Europe, together with Community Jameel and Porticus, announce new research partnerships to promote social inclusion for migrants and refugees in Europe

J-PAL Co-Founders Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo Awarded Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics

J-PAL co-founders Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, with longtime J-PAL affiliate Michael Kremer, were jointly awarded the 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. The prize was awarded “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.”