Since its establishment ten years ago, J-PAL SEA has become a leading voice in efforts to ensure that regional policies intended to reduce poverty are informed by rigorous scientific evidence. Concretely, J-PAL SEA has conducted multiple randomized evaluations to test and improve the effectiveness of development programs and policies, built partnerships with policymakers to use the findings from this research in their decision-making, and trained policymakers and researchers to become better producers and consumers of impact evaluations.
have been conducted by J-PAL affiliated researchers in Indonesia, contributing to our broader goal to strengthen evidence informed policymaking.
41 LOCAL RESEARCHERS
have been engaged in conducting randomized evaluations. The expertise of Indonesian researchers can provide resourceful knowledge to increase the relevance of the research and assist in building partnerships.
9 NATIONAL POLICY DECISIONS
in Indonesia were informed by evidence generated by J-PAL affiliated researchers in the Southeast Asia network.
have been reached in Indonesia by programs and policies which were informed by evaluations conducted by
J-PAL affiliated researchers in the region.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
from the government, private sector, non-profit, and donor organizations have been trained in conducting rigorous randomized evaluations, promoting the use of evidence in policymaking
The training sessions have been expanded to government and development partners in three countries: South Korea, Papua New Guinea, and Thailand.
have been established with governments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), donors, research organizations, and the private sector to support our work in the region.