J-PAL

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J-PALJameel Poverty Action Lab (Masssachusetts Institute of Technology)
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While the government claims that 99 per cent people received cash transfers where the pilot projects were implemented and is keen on implementing DBT instead of subsidised food-grains, a survey conducted by the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), commissioned by Niti Ayog had different findings altogether.
* Joshua Deutschmann and Emilia Tjernstrom, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Maya Duru, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab; and Kim Siegal, One Acre Fund, "Information, Credit, and Inputs: The Impacts and Mechanisms of a Program to Raise Smallholder Productivity"
The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Pratham, a prominent education non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in India, recently co-hosted a platform in Tokyo on promoting education and health, especially in Africa.
The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is launching a new scheme to help refugees access higher education in development economics.
Leigh Linden, an affiliate of the US-based MIT Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, to design and implement a pilot impact evaluation of its program at one of its 29 placement schools in partnership with 17 local governments nationwide.
J-WEL 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.
Joined by key national partners from the Kresge Foundation, the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Harvard Government Performance Labs, we heard how both philanthropy and academia are supporting systems change through next generation and ecosystem thinking; evidence-informed practices; a focus on root causes; and capturing return on investment.
In Bihar, affiliates of the Abdul Lateef Jameel Poverty Action Lab (JPAL) implemented a pilot in 2012 for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), where it allowed panchayat bodies to bypass the district and pull wage payments directly from a state pool account.
Leading organisations represented at the conference will include the World Bank, International Labour Organisation, Oasis 500 (Jordan), Tamweelcom (Jordan), Mowgli (United Kingdom), Save the Children, United Nations Development Programme, Beyond Reform and Development (Lebanon), the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (United States), Ahead of the Curve (Egypt), Tawasul (Oman), Rwaq (Saudi Arabia), the RAND Corporation (US), Al Amal Microfinance Bank (Yemen), Ruwwad (Jordan), the Jordan Federation of Tourism Associations, Bayt.com, Injaz Jordan, MicroCred (Tunisia), World Learning, the Egyptian National Competitiveness Council, Silicon Baadia, IHEC Carthage (Tunisia) and GIZ (Germany).
Iqbal Dhaliwal is Deputy Director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) in the Department of Economics at MIT