Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)
Master’s student Pavarin Bhandtivej seeks to bring data to bear on policymaking in Thailand.
Results suggest people of all races and political affiliations can be influenced with accurate and clear information conveyed by trusted experts, such as physicians.
Senior Fiona Chen combines economics research and student advocacy to study the pandemic’s effect on students.
Celebrating 20 remarkable years, MIT OCW looks to the future, informed by learning needs underscored by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Research is part of a $25 million effort to generate evidence on the real-world effectiveness of policies and programs at the intersection of poverty and climate change.
Study: Covid-19 communications featuring racially diverse physicians can improve health outcomes for communities of color
Improved public health messaging to Black, Latinx, and other communities disproportionately impacted by the pandemic can increase Covid-19 knowledge and information-seeking.
Incubator aims to identify the most effective strategies at reducing homelessness and promoting housing stability.
Series paints a holistic picture of summer youth employment programs and how research helps strengthen them.
J-PAL North America launches MIT Roybal Center for Translational Research to Improve Health Care for the Aging
Center will work with affiliated researchers to test low-cost, high-impact behavioral interventions to improve health-care delivery and health outcomes for aging adults in the United States.
The Covid-19 Recovery and Resilience Initiative aims to catalyze evidence-based policy solutions to the challenges posed by the pandemic.
Diverse international cohort first to earn MIT master's degrees in data, economics, and development policy
Twenty-two students from 14 countries take an evidence-based approach to affecting global change.
Summarizing results from 96 randomized evaluations, new J-PAL North America publication highlights the sizable impact tutoring programs can have on student learning.
The King Climate Action Initiative at J-PAL will develop large-scale climate-response programs for some of the world’s most vulnerable populations.