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Browse through our most recent updates in research, policy outreach, and training from our six regional offices.


WFP And J-PAL Partner To Promote Child Growth And Immunization In Moyamba District

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and J-PAL Africa are partnering on a program to promote children’s health in Moyamba district, one of the districts in Sierra Leone most affected by...


How Does Winning the Lottery Affect Labor Supply? Evidence from Sweden

Understanding how individuals adjust their labor supply in response to cash transfers is a key consideration when designing economic policies. Researchers used data on lottery winners in Sweden to...

Student at work in classroom


MineduLAB Announces Third Innovation Window

MineduLAB has launched its Third Innovation Window, a call for proposals to identify low-cost innovations that can be evaluated using experimental methods and administrative data from the Ministry of...

Inmates in a prison in the US


Stopping the revolving prison door

MIT News covers J-PAL North America's work supporting randomized evaluations to rigorously test prisoner reintegration policies and programs so policymakers can direct their efforts in the most...

Smokestacks over roofs in India


Maharashtra starts industry rating to check emissions

J-PAL affiliate Michael Greenstone and colleagues worked with the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board to launch a rating system that aims to identify and share information on pollution with the...

A program applicant taking a proxy means test.


Improving Targeting of a Conditional Cash Transfer Program in Indonesia

Governments frequently struggle to ensure that social programs reach the people they intend to support. Researchers conducted a randomized evaluation with the Indonesian government that compared self...