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.

Banco Oportunidade de Mozambique (BOM)

Banco Oportunidade de Mozambique has collaborated with J-PAL on an evaluation of a program to promote long-term fertilizer adoption in Mozambique.

Bandhan Konnagar

Bandhan was established in 1956 to address the dual objective of poverty alleviation and women empowerment. It has worked with J-PAL to help the poorest clients effectively use credit.

Bangladesh Development Society (BDS)

BDS mission is to develop the socioeconomic condition of the group members as well as their family members and has worked with J-PAL to empower girls in rural Bangladesh.

Bangladesh National Board of Revenue (NBR)

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) is the central authority for tax administration in Bangladesh. The main responsibility of NBR is to collect domestic revenue (primarily import duties and taxes, VAT and income tax ) for the government.

Banja la Mtsogolo

Banja La Mtsogolo (BLM) is a Malawian NGO working to achieve better sexual and reproductive health and rights and address HIV/AIDS – especially amongst people who are poor, vulnerable and hard to reach. BLM partnered with J-PAL to determine if a change in price for circumcision as a method of...

Bank Netherlands Partnership Program (BNPP)

The Bank-Netherlands Partnership Program (BNPP) was established in 1998 between the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the World Bank to better coordinate and prioritize trust fund investments made by The Netherlands. They have partnered with J-PAL on an evaluation of a conditional cash...

Bank of America

Bank of America is a global company committed to helping clients, customers and communities thrive around the world. We are a global leader in wealth management as well as corporate and investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes.

Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI)

The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) is a major bank in the Philippines. BPI partnered with J-PAL affiliate Dean Yang on an evaluation of a remittance product designed to help Filipino migrants in Italy send more money home for education.

Bank Rakyat Indonesia

Bank Rakyat Indonesia has collaborated with J-PAL on an evaluation of financial literacy and banking behavior in Indonesia.

BASIS Research Program on Poverty, Inequality and Development

The BASIS Research Program on Poverty, Inequality and Development is dedicated to understanding the poverty and income distribution dynamics of rural economies and to crafting creative policies and programs that broaden the base of economic growth and offer sustainable pathways from rural poverty...

BASIX Microfinance India

BASIX, a livelihood promotion institution established in 1996, has collaborated with J-PAL to improve the financial security of the poor in India through insurance.

Bavaria Foundation

Bavaria Foundation is the non-profit sustainable development arm of Bavaria S.A., the largest beverage company in Colombia. The main objective of the Bavaria Foundation is to benefit the poorest communities in Colombia through social investment programmes aimed at job and revenue generation, poverty...

Bavarian State Opera House

The Bavarian State Opera is an opera company based in Munich. The opera has collaborated with J-PAL affiliates on evaluating charitable fundraising in Europe.

Bayt is a large job site in the Middle East, offering a complete range of end-to-end employment solutions and career planning tools. Founded in 2000, is fully functional in English, Arabic and French, and helps employers to find quality candidates, and job seekers to find jobs, in the...

Behavioral Development Lab (BDL)

The Behavioral Development Lab focuses on integrating behavioral economics and development economics to understand the causes and consequences of poverty. The BDL, housed under LEAD (formerly IFMR LEAD), an action-oriented research center of IFMR Society with strategic oversight from Krea University...

Belén Educa

Belén Educa is a non-profit Catholic organization that offers children from disadvantaged backgrounds with educational opportunities through the creation of schools. They have 12 private subsidized high schools in the Santiago Metropolitan area of Chile that serve over 13,000 students.

Benefits Data Trust

The BDT model seeks to improve the efficiency of benefits enrollment for low-income people by using data-driven strategies and a person-centered approach to target and streamline the outreach and application assistance process.

Benin Ministry of Secondary Education

The Benin Ministry of Secondary Education is partnering with J-PAL affiliated researchers to evaluate the impact and cost-effectiveness of temporary supplemental math teachers on girls’ numeracy skills, professional aspirations, and job prospects.

Berkeley Center for Health Research

The Center for Health Research serves as a forum for bringing together social scientists and other investigators across the Berkeley and San Francisco campuses of the University of California to address the many challenging issues facing the health sector of society. They have partnered with J-PAL...

Better Work

Better Work – a collaboration between the United Nation’s International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group – is a comprehensive programme bringing together all levels of the garment industry to improve working conditions and...