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Second Stimulus Check Update: Democrat Proposes Releasing Aid To People Only After COVID-19 Inoculation

A former Democratic congressman has proposed releasing federal aid to people who agree to receive a coronavirus vaccine in hopes of helping the U.S. economy recover faster and keep millions of Americans safe from infection.

Dadisman & Schneider: Tutoring Can Help Reverse COVID-Related Learning Loss. 6 Principles for Doing It Right

We have an opportunity to leverage this evidence to craft a tutoring-based response to the nation’s massive COVID learning losses. Here are some broad principles we believe must be deployed to get the most out of any tutoring initiative.

Scale Up Tutoring to Combat COVID Learning Loss for Disadvantaged Students

Studies show impressive gains after even online tutoring

November 2020 North America Newsletter

The November issue of J-PAL North America's monthly newsletter highlights J-PAL affiliate Chris Knittel's research on climate change policies, our new podcast on summer jobs programs, and four new partners selected through the Housing Stability Evaluation Incubator.

J-PAL North America announces partners through inaugural Housing Stability Evaluation Incubator

Incubator aims to identify the most effective strategies at reducing homelessness and promoting housing stability.

Smart Partnerships

J-PAL’s Global Executive Director Iqbal Dhaliwal writes about the advantages of working with government.

November 2020 Newsletter

In the November 2020 Newsletter, J-PAL's directors shared their vision on leveraging economics and partnerships for greater public and social good.

Covid-19 lockdown and migrant workers: Survey of vocational trainees from Bihar and Jharkhand

The nationwide lockdown in India hit migrant workers particularly hard and once travel restrictions were lifted, 11 million interstate migrants returned home. In this note, Chakravorty et al. present key findings from a phone survey of youth from Bihar and Jharkhand who were previous trainees of...