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.

USAlliance Financial

USAlliance Financial is a credit union offering a range of banking services. USAlliance assummed Bethex Federal Credit Union in December 2015.

Veolia Water

Specializing in the outsourced management of water services for municipal or industrial clients, Veolia Water is the world leader in engineering, design and execution of construction projects for turnkey facilities and water treatment plants.


@Verdade is a free and independent newspaper with the highest circulation of any paper in Mozambique.

Viamericas Corporation

Viamericas is an international money transferring company that has collaborated with J-PAL on evaluations relating to education subsidies and migrant remittances.

Vidya Bhavan

The Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan is an internationally reputed institution dedicated to the promotion of education and culture. They have partnered with J-PAL on several healthcare and nutrition-oriented interventions in India.

Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) is a national, non-governmental, non-profit organization which assembles and represents business community, employers and business associations of all economic sectors in Vietnam. The purpose of VCCI is to protect and assist business enterprises, to...

Vietnam Ministry of Labor - Invalids and Social Affairs

The Ministry of Labor - Invalids and Social Affairs is a national entity that manages issues of employment, vocational training, wage and salary, social insurances, occupational safety, social protection, child care and protection, gender equality, and social evils control and prevention.

Village Financial Services (VFS)

VFS is a microfinance organization in eastern India, with a mission to provide meaningful opportunities to the poor and disadvantaged, with particular emphasis on the empowerment of women and other vulnerable sections of the society so as to achieve high level of sustained social and economic...

Virginia Community College System (VCCS)

The Virginia Community College System (VCCS) is partnering with J-PAL researchers to personalized guidance, reminders, and information to community college students.

Vitol Foundation

Since 2002 the Vitol Foundation offers charitable grants to support projects that fall under four program areas critical to a child’s development: Health; ‘WASH’ (Water, Sanitation & Hygiene); Education; and Livelihoods.


Vodafone is a large British multinational telecommunications firm. The Vodafone Foundation is the company's charity arm which focuses on providing technology and communications access to empower people around the world. The firm partners with J-PAL affiliates in interventions that use mobile phone...

VOTO Mobile

VOTO Mobile is a Ghana-based social enterprise with staff in Ghana, Zimbabwe, Canada, and the United States.

W.T. Grant Foundation

The W.T. Grant Foundation seeks to understanding human behavior through research. The Foundation currently funds high-quality empirical research, with the ultimate aim of improving the lives of youth ages 8 to 25 in the United States.

Wallace Foundation

The Wallace Foundation supports ideas to improve learning and enrichment opportunities for children. They have partnered with J-PAL to evaluate an out-of-school enrichment program in Washington, D.C.

WAT-Human Settlements Trust (WAT-HST)

WAT-Human Settlements Trust (WAT-HST) is a non-governmental organization established and registered in Tanzania in October 1989 under the name “Women’s Advancement Trust” (WAT). In the year 2005, its Board decided to change the organisation’s name to read “WAT-Human Settlements Trust” (WAT-HST) so...

Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP)

WSUP is a partnership between the private sector, NGOs and research institutions focused on solving the global problem of inadequate water and sanitation in low income urban communities.