A new policy bulletin produced by J-PAL North America reviews results from seventeen evaluations in the United States that used admissions lotteries to study the impact of charter schools on student test scores and other outcomes.
Applications are open for J-PAL's Executive Education course, hosted in three countries around the world this summer. This five-day course provides participants with a thorough understanding of randomized evaluations and pragmatic step-by-step guidance on conducting one’s own evaluation.
This year’s theme for World Malaria Day is “End Malaria for Good”—a theme that reflects the tremendous progress that has been made since 2000 in reducing the incidence of the disease, as well as a recognition that challenges remain. Much of the success in lowering the incidence for malaria has...
In our latest D2P2: Data. Decisions. Public Policy. lecture, J-PAL Director Abhijit Banerjee discussed demonetization in India and whether bad economics became good politics. Watch the full lecture video and register for our next event on world trade with David Autor (MIT).