Research Resources

Our library of practical resources is available for researchers undertaking randomized evaluations and those teaching the technique to others. The resources presented here are curated by J-PAL in partnership with Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA).

A Practical Guide to Measuring Women and Girls’ Empowerment in Impact Evaluations: Appendix 2

Appendix 2 of A Practical Guide to Measuring Women and Girls’ Empowerment in Impact Evaluations includes examples of non-survey instruments that can be used to measure women’s empowerment, pros and cons for each approach, and tips on how to use them.

Guide to De-Identifying Data

Researchers who plan to publish data on human subjects should take careful steps to protect the confidentiality of study participants through data de-identification—a process that reduces the risk of re-identifying individuals within a given dataset. This guide provides further details on the de...

Guide to Publishing Research Data

J-PAL promotes the publication of de-identified data from randomized evaluations. This resource provides guidance on doing so in the form of a checklist for preparing data for submission. It also includes sample informed consent language and other considerations during project planning and before...

Stata manual: setseed

Stata documentation for "set seed" command

Pseudocode 101

MIT pseudocode introduction