J-PAL

AcronymDefinition
J-PALJameel Poverty Action Lab (Masssachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Taking into account the mixed response from the survey, J-PAL recommended the introduction of a choice-based PDS.
The centrepiece event was a public forum held Wednesday at JICA headquarters featuring John Floretta, J-PAL director of Policy and Communication, Pascaline Dupas, co-chair of J-PAL's health sector group and Associate Professor at Stanford University, Eiji Kozuka, JICA director of Basic Education, and Rukmini Banerji, chief executive officer of Pratham, which presented an opportunity for 160 attendees from Japanese academic institutions, government agencies and NGOs to learn about J-PAL and Pratham's recent research, particularly in the education sector.
Starting in the summer of 2018, J-PAL is teaming up with MIT's Refugee Action (ReACT) initiative to provide access for selected refugees to the online MicroMasters program in Data, Economics and Development Policy (DEDP) offered by J-PAL and MIT's Department of Economics.
Several studies, similar to that of J-PAL, done by other agencies had found the transfer of funds happening to dubious accounts, while people who had laboured under the government's employment guarantee schemes like MGNREGA were not finding their wages credited to their bank accounts.
Abhijit Banerjee, Professor of Economics, MIT, and Director, J-Pal Global; Dr.
Banerjee's recently published book, Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty, co-authored with Professor Esther Duflo, also at MIT and a co-founder of J-PAL. In that book, Banerjee and Duflo argue with great persuasion that while there are many grand generalizations about what is required for economic development, it is far more important to observe and experiment on the ground to learn how poor people actually cope with their poverty, what they know, what they seem (or don't seem) to want, what they expect of themselves and others, and how they make the choices they make.
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On June 20, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a memorandum of cooperation (MOC) with the Pratham Education Foundation (Pratham) 1 and the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) 2 with the objective of sharing knowledge and collaborating to improve literacy and numeracy abilities among children in developing countries.
J-WEL is part of MIT's broader $5 billion global 'Campaign for a Better World' and sits alongside ongoing collaborations between Community Jameel and MIT, including the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and the Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab (J-WAFS), along with other projects.
Ongoing collaboration between Community Jameel and the MIT include the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and the Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab (J-WAFS), along with other projects.
Jameel has also worked with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to establish the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and the Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab (J-WAFS).
The study was conducted by Esther Duflo of MIT, Michael Greenstone of the University of Chicago, Professor Rohini Pande of Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), and Nicholas Ryan of Yale, in partnership with the Gujarat Pollution Control Board and the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) South Asia.