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.

Bank of America

Bank of America is a global company committed to helping clients, customers and communities thrive around the world. We are a global leader in wealth management as well as corporate and investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes.

Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI)

The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) is a major bank in the Philippines. BPI partnered with J-PAL affiliate Dean Yang on an evaluation of a remittance product designed to help Filipino migrants in Italy send more money home for education.

Bank Rakyat Indonesia

Bank Rakyat Indonesia has collaborated with J-PAL on an evaluation of financial literacy and banking behavior in Indonesia.

BASIS Research Program on Poverty, Inequality and Development

The BASIS Research Program on Poverty, Inequality and Development is dedicated to understanding the poverty and income distribution dynamics of rural economies and to crafting creative policies and programs that broaden the base of economic growth and offer sustainable pathways from rural poverty...

BASIX Microfinance India

BASIX, a livelihood promotion institution established in 1996, has collaborated with J-PAL to improve the financial security of the poor in India through insurance.

Bavaria Foundation

Bavaria Foundation is the non-profit sustainable development arm of Bavaria S.A., the largest beverage company in Colombia. The main objective of the Bavaria Foundation is to benefit the poorest communities in Colombia through social investment programmes aimed at job and revenue generation, poverty...

Bavarian State Opera House

The Bavarian State Opera is an opera company based in Munich. The opera has collaborated with J-PAL affiliates on evaluating charitable fundraising in Europe.

Bayt is a large job site in the Middle East, offering a complete range of end-to-end employment solutions and career planning tools. Founded in 2000, is fully functional in English, Arabic and French, and helps employers to find quality candidates, and job seekers to find jobs, in the...

Belén Educa

Belén Educa is a non-profit Catholic organization that offers children from disadvantaged backgrounds with educational opportunities through the creation of schools. They have 12 private subsidized high schools in the Santiago Metropolitan area of Chile that serve over 13,000 students.

Benefits Data Trust

The BDT model seeks to improve the efficiency of benefits enrollment for low-income people by using data-driven strategies and a person-centered approach to target and streamline the outreach and application assistance process.

Benin Ministry of Secondary Education

The Benin Ministry of Secondary Education is partnering with J-PAL affiliated researchers to evaluate the impact and cost-effectiveness of temporary supplemental math teachers on girls’ numeracy skills, professional aspirations, and job prospects.

Berkeley Center for Health Research

The Center for Health Research serves as a forum for bringing together social scientists and other investigators across the Berkeley and San Francisco campuses of the University of California to address the many challenging issues facing the health sector of society. They have partnered with J-PAL...

Better Work

Better Work – a collaboration between the United Nation’s International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group – is a comprehensive programme bringing together all levels of the garment industry to improve working conditions and...


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.