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), an 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.

Angara Centre for Law and Economics (ACLE)

The Angara Centre for Law and Economic Policy (“Angara Centre”) is the first and only Philippine policy and academic think-tank that is dedicated to the scientific analysis and international assessment of Philippine and regional legislation, policies, and public sector programs.


Angaza provides pay-as-you-go (PAYG) technology solutions that remove the upfront price barrier to 30+ life-changing products (e.g. solar energy such as stand-alone accessories and solar home systems, clean cookstoves, solar water pumps) for last-mile consumers in 50+ countries across Africa, Asia...

Annie E. Casey Foundation

The primary mission of the Casey Foundation is to foster public policies, human-service reforms, and community supports that more effectively meet the needs of today’s vulnerable children and families. In pursuit of this goal, the Foundation makes grants that help states, cities and neighborhoods...

Anti Corruption Coalition Uganda (ACFIM)

Alliance for Election Campaign Finance Monitoring (ACFIM) is a loose coalition of civil society activists advocating for increased transparency in the practice of financing political parties and election campaigns in Uganda. It was formed to address corruption in campaign financing by scrutinizing...

APA Insurance

APA Insurance began operating in 2004, and is now the biggest insurance company in Kenya. APA Insurance underwrites Health, Marine, Aviation and other General Insurance risks. APA Insurance was the first insurance company in Kenya to undertake HIV/AIDS coverage.

Apoyo Institute

The Instituto APOYO is a non-profit think tank dedicated to the generation and dissemination of information, ideas, and analysis for the promotion of sustainable economic development, expanding and improving public policy options, strengthening of democracy and advancement of cultural values leading...

Arnold Ventures

Arnold Ventures supports J-PAL North America's US Health Care Delivery Initiative and Innovation Competition, State and Local Innovation Initiative, and Social Policy Research Initiative.

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

ADB is an international development finance institution whose mission is to help its developing member countries reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their people. They have worked with J-PAL to implement a commitment savings intervention in the Philippines.

Asian Institute of Management (AIM)

The Asian Institute of Management (AIM) is a graduate school of business and a center of business and management research. It was established in 1968 in partnership with Harvard Business School and the Ford Foundation.

Asociación Arariwa

Arariwa, an NGO committed to rural development in Cusco, has partnered with J-PAL to implement an intervention targeting ultra-poor households that are not currently microfinance beneficiaries, but have the potential to carry out sustainable livelihoods.

Asociacion Dominicana para el Desarrollo de la Mujer (ADOPEM)

ADOPEM is a savings and finance NGO dedicated to relieving poverty in the Dominican Republic.