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.

Buendía y Laredo

Buendía & Laredo is a leading consultancy in the design, implementation and analysis of market research and public opinion in Mexico.

Bureau de Coordination des Programmes Emploi (BCP-Emploi)

The Bureau de Coordination des Programmes Emploi (BCP-Emploi) coordinates programs for youth employment in Côte d'Ivoire.

Busara Center for Behavioral Economics

The Busara Center for Behavioral Economics is a research and advisory firm dedicated to advancing and applying behavioral science in the Global South.

Busia County Department of Education

The Department of Education and Vocational Training in Busia County, Kenya.

By the People Project

The By the People project gathers diverse groups of citizens not normally involved in civic and policy issues to discuss and learn about just those topics. By the People works with a network of local organizations, community colleges and PBS stations to host local events ranging from dialogues to...

Caisse Nationale d’Assurance Vieillesse (CNAV)

CNAV is a public organization charged with managing the retirement benefits of french workers.

Caja Municipal de Ica (CMAC Ica)

CMAC Ica is a municipal savings and loan bank, whose mission is to offer families, small and micro businesses the services that meet their financial needs.

Caja Nacional del Sureste

Caja Nacional del Sureste proporciona servicios financieros a las personas y comunidades.

Calcutta Foundation

Founded 25 years ago, Calcutta Foundation has worked to support over 500,000 individuals around West Bengal.

California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF)

The California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF) works as a catalyst to fulfill the promise of better health care for all Californians. CHCF supports ideas and innovations that improve quality, increase efficiency, and lower the costs of care. CHCF provided funding for the Oregon Health Insurance...

California Policy Lab

The California Policy Lab is a non-partisan research institution based at the University of California. They partner researchers with policymakers to guide research in six areas: education, criminal justice reform, poverty and the social safety net, labor and employment, health, and homelessness.

California Student Aid Commission (CSAC)

The Commission administers financial aid programs for students attending public and private universities, colleges, and vocational schools in California.

Cambridge Center for Finance (CCFin)

The Cambridge Centre for Finance (CCFin) is a research centre based in Cambridge Judge Business School. Its origins lie in the research activities of the Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF). CERF is also the major funding body for research in finance throughout the University of...

Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers

The Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers (CCHP) works with healthcare providers, hospitals, and physician practices to improve the care and coordination of healthcare for Camden residents while decreasing costs. CCHP targets the small percentage of "superusers" (very high-cost patients) with...

Campaign for Good Governance (CGG)

Campaign for Good Governance (CGG) is a nonprofit organization that aims to increase citizen participation in governance through advocacy, capacity building and civic education in order to build a more informed civil populace and a democratic State.


CARE is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to ending poverty that works to save lives, defeat poverty, and achieve social justice. CARE partnered with J-PAL-affiliated researchers to evaluate its Village Savings and Loans Association program.

Care for Education (CFE)

Care For Education (CFE) is a non-profit organisation (NPO) that was founded in March 2012. CFE is partnering with the LEGO Foundation to distribute Charity resources to children, schools and organisations in need. CFE aims to impact Early Childhood Development (ECD) and primary education through...

Carnegie Corporation of New York

The Carnegie Corporation of New York is guided by Andrew Carnegies mission to do “real and permanent good in this world.” The foundation primarily promotes education but also health and international peace.

Catholic Charities Fort Worth (CCFW)

Catholic Charities Fort Worth (CCFW) is a faith-based non-profit located in Fort Worth, Texas which partnered with J-PAL researchers to evaluate a comprehensive case management program that they were implementing.

Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Catholic Relief Services has partnered with J-PAL to expand educational opportunities to children, especially girls, in areas of Afghanistan that lack access to formal governmental schools.