Our work would not be possible without the close collaboration and dedication of many partners. Together we are driven by a shared belief in the power of scientific evidence to understand what really works in the fight against poverty.

We work closely with Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), a non-profit research organization with programs and offices around the world. Other partners are:

  • Implementing organizations like governments, NGOs, multilateral organizations, and businesses who run programs that our affiliated professors evaluate, use our policy lessons from research, and scale up programs that are proven effective.
  • Donors including foundations and bilateral organizations who provide funding for evaluations, scale-ups, and research initiatives.
  • Research centers and organizations that run the randomized evaluations of our affiliated professors, including the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) at the University of California, Berkeley, the Center for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP), the Crime Lab at the University of Chicago, Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) at Harvard Kennedy School, and IFMR Lead.


Afrobarometer is non-partisan, pan-African research institution conducting public attitude surveys on democracy, governance, the economy and society in 30+ countries repeated on a regular cycle.

Aga Khan Planning and Building Services (AKPBS)

The Aga Khan Planning and Building Services (AKPBS) works to improve the built environment, particularly housing design and construction, village planning, natural hazard mitigation, environmental sanitation, water supplies, and other living conditions. AKPBS achieves these goals through the...

Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

The AFD is the French Development Agency, the ministry of the French government which participates in promoting and financing development throughout the world.

Agence Inter-établissements de Recherche pour le Développement (AIRD)

The Agency for Inter-Establishment Research for Development was created in 2006 to promote and coordinate French aid policy, through research, for the development of Southern countries.

Agence Nationale de la Recherche

The French National Research Agency (ANR) is a public administrative institution under the authority of the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation. The agency funds project-based research carried out by public operators cooperating with each other or with private companies.

Agence Nouvelle des Solidarités Actives

Created in 2006, the Agence Nouvelle des Solidarités Actives conceives, experiments, and implements social innovation projects.

Agência de Notícias dos Direitos da Infância (ANDI)

ANDI (News Agency for Children's Rights) has a mission to contribute to a culture of promoting human rights, children's rights and youth, social inclusion and sustainable development through actions in the field of journalism.

Agriculture Insurance Company of India (AIC)

Agriculture Insurance Company of India Limited (AIC) was incorporated under the Indian Companies Act 1956 on 20th December, 2002 with an authorized share capital of INR 15 billion and paid up capital of INR 2 billion. They have collaborated with J-PAL on an evaluation of rainfall insurance.


AgriNet offers market linkage solutions and services for agribusiness value chain actors including smallholder farmers, traders, and large-scale process and exporters.

Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority (AUDA)

Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority (AUDA) was established on February 1, 1978 by the Government of Gujarat. The prime objective of the AUDA's formation was to carry out the planned development of the area failing outside the periphery of Ahmedebad Municipal Corporation.

Aid to Artisans

Aid to Artisans creates economic opportunities for artisan groups around the world where livelihoods, communities, and craft traditions are marginal or at risk.


Airtel is a telecommunications company headquartered in India that serves customers across South Asia and Africa. They have partnered with J-PAL researchers on evaluations of mobile money.

Akazi Kanoze Access

The mission of Akazi Kanoze Access is to provide Rwandan youth with the employability skills, capital, and support necessary to take advantage of economic opportunities. AKA’s vision is to empower Rwandans with employment-oriented skills and services, enabling access to economic opportunities.

Akshara Foundation

Akshara Foundation is a Bangalore-based Public Charitable Trust with the mission to ensure that every child is in school and learning well.

Al Amana Microfinance

Al Amana is a microcredit organization based in Morocco which gives loans to small "solidarity groups" to promote and support micro-enterprises.

Alalay sa Kaunlaran Incorporated (ASKI)

ASKI provides credit to those who does not have access to financial institutions, establishing market links and networks with private and public sectors.

Alashanik Ya Baladi Association for Sustainable Development (AYB-SD)

AYB-SD provides its services to the community through four main programs, designed to tackle the unemployment problem, and empower underprivileged people economically and socially through providing them with Micro loans to start their businesses, supporting them with trainings and workshops to...