Scale Ups Panel


J-PAL affiliated professors and staff work with governments, NGOs, development organizations, and donors to scale up programs found to be effective and to promote evidence-informed policy. To date, 202.72 million people have been reached by these scale-ups around the world. 

Classroom, India


Teaching at the right level

Programs that reorient classroom instruction to focus on the learning level of the child are reaching over 47 million children in India. Read More
Deworm the World rolls out in Kwale province, Kenya.

Education, Health

Deworming in schools improves attendance and benefits communities over the long term

School-based deworming programs scaled up by Evidence Action, local implementing partners, and other related organizations have reached over 95 million children across many countries, including India and Kenya. Read More
Woman receives a free insecticide-treated bednet at a health clinic in Kakagena County, Kenya.


Free Insecticidal Bednets

Research by J-PAL affiliates Pascaline Dupas and Jessica Cohen has shown that charging even small positive prices for health products such as insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) significantly reduces demand. Read More
Police training improves public perception and police morale.

Political Economy & Governance

Police Skills Training

Research by J-PAL affiliates Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Raghabendra Chattopadhyay, along with Daniel Keniston, has shown that training police officers in personality development skills and scientific techniques of investigation can improve victim satisfaction and investigation quality. Read More
Indonesians participate in their community block grants meetings and decision-making process as part of Generasi, 2007 (Komar |

Political Economy & Governance

Incentives improve aid efficacy: The case of the Generasi community block grants

Enabling communities to allocate funds to social programs and services that best meet their needs could more effectively reach the neediest individuals and avoid wasteful spending. Read More
Installed directly at community water sources, chlorine dispensers provide a visual reminder to use chlorine and are calibrated to deliver a precise dose of chlorine solution to treat the most commonly used water transport containers.

Health, Environment & Energy

Chlorine dispensers at community sources provide safe water in Kenya, Malawi, and Uganda

Chlorine dispensers installed at community water sources are a low-cost technology used to treat water for consumption. Read More

Political Economy & Governance

Using Identification Cards to Improve National Social Assistance in Indonesia

Identification cards printed with information about program eligibility and entitlements are a simple, low-cost way to improve access to targeted social assistance programs. Read More