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.


Beyonic is a US-based firm (with offices in Kampala) that helps companies integrate mobile payment technology into their business operations. Digitize your payment workflow, and pay people with mobile money. Start collecting funds via mobile money instantly. Connect your core systems to mobile money...

Bharat Integrated Social Welfare Agency (BISWA)

The Bharat Integrated Social Welfare Agency (BISWA) is an NGO committed to the sustainable development of underprivileged people living in Orissa, India with special emphasis on women.

Bharatha Swamukti Samsthe (BSS)

Bharatha Swamukti Samsthe (BSS) is a microfinance institution (MFI), which operates in Karnataka, India.

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation has partnered with J-PAL on an evaluation on urban communal sanitation facilities in India.

Big Word Club

Big Word Club is a education technology company that runs a classroom-based digital literacy program intended to increase the vocabulary of children in preschool through sixth grade as a supplement to the normal classroom literacy curriculum. The program uses animated books, songs, and dance...

Bihar Rural Livelihoods Promotion Society (BRLPS)

The Government of Bihar (GoB), through the Bihar Rural Livelihoods Promotion Society (BRLPS), an autonomous body under the Department of Rural Development, is spearheading the World Bank aided Bihar Rural Livelihoods Project (BRLP), locally known as JEEViKA with the objective of social & economic...

Bilim Akademisi

Science Academy was established on November 25, 2011 in Istanbul as an independent non-governmental organization to promote, practice and uphold the principles of scientific merit, freedom and integrity.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is dedicated to bringing innovations in health and learning to the global community. They have partnered with J-PAL on several interventions in Latin America and Africa.

Bill of Rights Institute

The Bill of Rights Institute educates young people about the words and ideas of America’s Founders, the liberties guaranteed in U.S. founding documents, and how founding principles continue to affect and shape a free society in the United States.

Biotech International

Biotech International Limited (BIL) is a professionally managed company, led by industry experts, qualified and experienced professionals, driven and dedicated to creating a progressive scenario in the field of agri biotechnology.

BJ's Wholesale Club

BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc. is a leading operator of membership warehouse clubs in the Eastern United States. The company currently operates over 205 Clubs in 15 states from Maine to Florida and employs more than 25,000 Team Members.

Blue Meridian Partners

Blue Meridian Partners is a pioneering philanthropic model for finding and funding scalable solutions to the problems that trap America's young people and families in poverty and limit economic mobility.

Borde Politico

Boston Mayor's Office of Workforce Development (OWD)

The primary focus of OWD is to enable competitive workforce development initiatives and policies to put Boston’s youth and adults on career paths toward economic security. While OWD continues to support adult basic education, ESOL and Hi-set related programs, OWD stresses the importance of...

Bougainville Police Service


BanKO works with microfinance institutions (MFIs) such as thrift and rural banks, NGOs, cooperatives, and lending institutions, offering wholesale loans and partnership agreements that enable them to extend financial services to their respective members and improve on their operations and...


BRAC seeks to improve the well being of the poorest in Africa and Asia, and has worked with J-PAL to improve the health and financial services of the poor in Uganda and Pakistan.


Breakthrough's mission is to prevent violence against women and girls by transforming the norms and cultures that enable it. Working out of centers in India and the U.S., Breakthrough creates innovative, relevant multimedia tools and programs - from short animations to long-term leadership training...

Bridge International Academies

Bridge International Academies is a chain of nursery and primary schools delivering high-quality education for just $5 a month (on average).