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.

Australian Government Overseas Aid Program (Australian Aid)

Australian Aid is an Australian Government agency and is tasked with managing Australia's overseas aid program. The agency works to assist developing countries in their efforts reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development and has partnered with J-PAL on projects related to migration.

Australian Research Council (ARC)

The Australian Research Council (ARC) is an agency within the Australian Government. It is awards grants and advises the government on research. ARC has collaborated with J-PAL on evaluating land use in Malawi.

AVA Development Society

AVA Development Society, worked with Kyle Emerick in Bangladesh

Avanti Fellows

Avanti Fellows is committed to ensuring that all students get the opportunity to receive high-quality education and academic guidance.

Avvai Village Welfare Society

AVVAI was founded to organize education facilities. It aims to help build a society where the religious, caste, creed and linguistic differences do not deter anyone from equitable development and everyone has equal opportunities to come up in life.

Awaaz.De develops inclusive mobile solutions that enable organizations to achieve last-mile connectivity for social impact.

Azim Premji Foundation (APF)

APF works in the area of elementary education to pilot and develop 'proofs of concept' that have a potential for systemic change in India's 1.3 million government-run schools. They have partnered with J-PAL on several interventions to improve teacher attendance in India.

Baby's First Years

Baby’s First Years is a multi-year study of the causal impact of monthly, unconditional cash gifts to low-income mothers and their children in the first four years of the child’s life. The gifts are funded through charitable foundations. The study will identify whether reducing poverty can affect...

Badin Rural Development Society (BRDS)

The Badin Rural Development Society (BRDS) aims to facilitate, support, and strengthen Community Based Organizations (CBOs) through consultation, identification and diagnosis of ground realities and their collective dispensations, so that these groups may develop into viable and sustainable...

BALANCE Financial Fitness

BALANCE is a non-profit organization committed to developing balanced budgets with individuals and families to help them achieve their financial dreams.

Balasore social service society

Balasore Social Service Society is a non-profit organisation, established in 1992 that works primarily in the domain of Education, Health, Disaster Management, Employment, Agriculture and Gender. Its primary office is in Balasore, Odisha.

Bamyan Media

Bamyan Media produces reality television programs that attempt to drive social change. By highlighting the drama of people living through real challenges and discovering real solutions to critical social issues, Bamyan Media disseminates inspirational and educational messages to a wide audience...


Bancamía was founded in 2008, and aims to increase access to finance for micro-enterprises, low and middle income segments, rural populations, and women.Bancamia partnered with J-PAL researchers to evaluate a program to increase the performance and work satisfaction among its loan officers.


Banco ADOPEM is a bank based in the Dominican Republic through which the country's conditional cash transfer beneficiaries receive their transfers.

Banco Agrícola

Banco Agrícola seeks to alleviate financial burdens for individuals and communities across Central America. They have collaborated with J-PAL to design a field experiment that offeres a way for Salvadoran migrants to directly channel remittances into savings accounts in El Salvador.

Banco BHD León

Banco BHD León is a bank based in the Dominican Republic through which the country's conditional cash transfer beneficiaries receive their transfers.

Banco CrediChile

Banco CrediChile is a division of Banco de Chile, a large Chilean commercial bank. J-PAL has collaborated with CrediChile on an evaluation of a program to encourage saving.

Banco de Ahorro y Crédito Unión (Banco Unión)

Banco de Ahorro y Crédito Unión (Banco Unión) is a for-profit savings and credit institution with a stated mission to provide financial products that help improve quality of life for the Dominican immigrant and his or her family. They have worked with researchers to implement an SMS message...

Banco de la Nación

Banco de la Nación is the state bank of Peru. Founded in 1966, the bank's headquarters are in Lima.