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.

Yale University Center for the Study of Globalization

The Yale Center for the Study of Globalization focuses on the discussion on global issues within the Yale campus and with policymakers worldwide.

Yale University Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics

The Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics at Yale University encourages research in economics and related fields. It provides financial support for research, visiting faculty, postdoctoral fellowships, workshops, and graduate students. Cowles regularly sponsors conferences and publishes a...

Yale University Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS)

The Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS) at Yale University advances interdisciplinary research in the social sciences that aims to shape public policy and inform democratic deliberation.

Yale University MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies

The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale is the University’s focal point for promoting teaching and research on all aspects of international affairs, societies, and cultures around the world.


Yandex is a technology company that builds products and services powered by machine learning. It delivers search and information services, on-demand transportation services, navigation products, and other mobile applications for millions of consumers across the globe.

Yapi Kredi

Yapi Kredi (YK), one of the five largest banks in Turkey’s retail banking, partnered with researchers to evaluate the optimal pricing strategy for its products.

Yemen Social Fund for Development

The Yemen Social Fund for Development helped implement the ultra-poor graduation model in Yemen.

Yemen Social Welfare Fund

The Yemen Social Welfare Fund implemented the ultra-poor graduation model in Yemen.

You Can Vote

You Can Vote is a nonprofit organization that aims to increase voter engagement and education in North Carolina. They assisted with the development of the various mailers used in an evaluation of a voter engagement intervention.

Youth Employment Network (YEN)

The Youth Employment Network (YEN) is a partnership of United Nations, International Labour Organization, and World Bank. YEN is a global platform to prioritise youth employment on the development agendas and to exchange on policies and programs to improve employment opportunities for youth. The...

Youth Employment PartnerSHIP

J-PAL Europe serves as an expertise partner for an international project “Youth employment partnerSHIP - evaluation studies in Spain, Hungary, Italy and Poland”. The project is carried out by the Institute for Structural Research from Poland, in cooperation with five European research institutions...

Yuva Parivartan

Yuva Parivartan is one of the largest NGOs in India who work towards providing livelihood to underprivileged youth.

Zambian Ministry of Health (MOH)

The Ministry aims to provide effective quality healthcare services close to the family as possible. This ensures equity of access to health service delivery and contributes to the human and socioeconomic development. The ministry also targets to attain Sustainable Development Goals on health and...

Zambian National Institute for Public Health (ZNPHI)

The Zambia National Public Health Institute was established in accordance with the ZNPHI Act No. 19 of 2020 which mandates the ZNPHI Board to approve policies, programs and strategies of the Institute. As a specialized technical institution, the ZNPHI is mandated to lead in safeguarding Zambia’s...

Zenith Bank

Zenith Bank is a commercial bank based in Lagos, Nigeria. The bank also has branches in the Gambia, Ghana, Sierra Leone, South Africa, and the United Kingdom.

ZeroDivide Foundation

ZeroDivide Foundation is a nonprofit organization that works to transform underserved communities in the United States through the strategic use of technology in ways that increase economic opportunity, civic engagement, and healthy outcomes.