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November 2023 North America Newsletter

J-PAL North America's November newsletter features J-PAL's inclusive language and asset-based framing guidelines; rigorous research on cash transfers, and our upcoming webinar on evaluating effectiveness and equity in climate mitigation programs.

November 2023 Newsletter

J-PAL celebrates it's 20th anniversary and the UM6P-J-PAL Agricultural Lab for Africa is launched in Morocco.

October 2023 J-PAL LAC Quarterly Newsletter

The third issue of J-PAL LAC's quarterly newsletter highlights the CLEAR center for Latin America and the Caribbean, to be established at the Catholic University of Chile. Within UC, J-PAL LAC, together with the UC Public Policy Center and Mide UC, will support CLEAR-LAC to ensure its success...

October 2023 Newsletter

Another installment of J-PAL's 20 for 20 blog series features advice from Mohammad Zeqi Yasin on best practices for ethical research in complex situations and J-PAL North America celebrates in 10th anniversary.

J-PAL and UM6P launch new agriculture research lab for Africa

The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) at MIT is partnering with University Mohammed VI Polytechnic (UM6P) to form the UM6P-J-PAL Agricultural Lab for Africa. Hosted at UM6P in Morocco, the lab will work to design and implement rigorous impact evaluations of policies and programs that...

September 2023 North America Newsletter

J-PAL North America's September newsletter features our 10-year anniversary: highlights from our two-day convening, a new impact webpage and blog series, and our inaugural Evidence Champions.

September 2023 Newsletter

J-PAL launches the Air and Water Labs in Egypt, India, and South Africa, celebrates the 10th anniversary of J-PAL Southeast Asia (SEA), and explores access to FAFSA in a new policy insight.