The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)
Around the world, vast amounts of data are now being digitally collected or stored, which creates tremendous opportunities to transform lives through better social policies. Using these data sets in creative and innovative ways to evaluate programs and therefore improve outcomes is a vital step toward making significant progress in the fight against poverty worldwide.
In Uganda, an incentivized community health promoter program increased health care access, knowledge, and health-promoting behaviors among households, leading to a 27 percent reduction in child mortality.
974 ongoing and completed randomized evaluations in 83 countries
Productivity gaps between firms in the private sector are a major contributor to inequalities between countries. Ri… https://t.co/9kMUt4X2zg
RT @seema_econ: I'm excited to be giving this talk at MIT next week, 30 years to the month since I started my freshman year there.… ...
Did you hear? In a follow-up to Poor Economics, J-PAL co-founders Abhijit Banerjee & Esther Duflo's new book, Good… https://t.co/OB4qjEH77j
Our next *free* online course begins October 1 - enroll now in Measuring Health Outcomes in Field Surveys. The 9-wk… https://t.co/VaLUCgmwYR
Offering small rug firms in Egypt opportunities to export to high-income markets increased profits, quality, and ef… https://t.co/yKFUv7cTp7