Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)
Faculty members granted tenure in economics; history; literature; music; philosophy; political science; and science, technology, and society.
J-PAL North America and Results for America announce 18 collaborations with state and local governments
Organizations will support government agencies in using evidence to advance economic mobility and racial equity in the wake of Covid-19.
Labs in Africa, the Middle East and North Africa, and South Asia will be led by J-PAL with support from Community Jameel.
An experiment in Egypt suggests ways to spread information for women facing domestic violence.
Laying the foundation to diversify the economics field and center racial equity in economics research
J-PAL North America is developing a strategic vision — informed by a new racial equity advisory committee — to advance inclusion, prioritize racial equity in research, and promote equitable and inclusive research practices in its network.
One of MIT’s five Climate Grand Challenges flagship projects, the Jameel Observatory-CREWSnet project will pilot in Bangladesh and Sudan to help communities adapt to the impacts of climate change.
J-PAL North America announces six new evaluation incubator partners to catalyze research on pressing social issues
The research center will support two nonprofits and four government agencies in designing randomized evaluations on housing stability, procedural justice, transportation, income assistance, and more.
Gokul Sampath and Jie Yun have been named 2023-24 J-WAFS Fellows.
MIT Professor Esther Duflo honored as Committed to Caring for fostering graduate student skills and ambition.
Notowidigdo will guide J-PAL North America in developing rigorous research on economic mobility and advise the creation of a racial equity research agenda.
Research collaboration to examine parent-child learning interactions’ impact on child skill and curiosity
J-PAL North America and the University of Chicago’s Behavioral Insights and Parenting Lab will evaluate two approaches to text-based parental engagement programs that motivate two distinct kinds of learning interactions.