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More efforts required from private sector to enhance climate action

According to Esther Duflo, the greatest responsibility for climate change is on the shoulders of developed and rich countries where The richest 10 percent of people produce half of the world's emissions.

October 2022 Newsletter

The October 2022 Newsletter features a policy insight on increasing child immunization, a blog post on reducing energy poverty in Europe, and a new affiliate spotlight on Enrique Seira.

Opinion: Reversing losses in learning after Covid

The pandemic wreaked havoc on education. But a new study shows severe learning losses can be reversed, even if partially, by keeping schools open and pushing after-school remediation schemes, which can be helpful for marginalised students.

Nobel laureate Kremer led research shows India’s Jal Jeevan Mission could save 1.36 lakh under-5 lives

Meta-analysis suggests water treatment is among the most cost-effective ways to reduce child mortality

Raj Chetty: US higher education still mired in inequality

Students born to the wealthiest families have a nearly 100 percent likelihood of going to college. Those born to the poorest families have about a 30 percent chance.

Study tests the impact of e-mail alerts on risky opioid prescribing

Researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health reported new findings from a clinical trial of email alerts from pharmacists to doctors and other practitioners to reduce risky opioid prescribing. The results highlight the value of rigorous testing to ensure policies to make opioid...

Data can strengthen democratic systems

A successful democracy provides men and women equal opportunities for representation.

September 2022 North America Newsletter

J-PAL North America's September newsletter features our work on high-impact tutoring from all angles, including policy decisions informed by J-PAL evidence, a new interactive course on implementing high-impact tutoring, and reflections from a past high school tutor.