Government leaders, social service providers, and leading scholars gathered for the second conference of J-PAL North America’s State and Local Innovation Initiative.
March 7, 2018 • ~5 min
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MIT economist David Atkin looks beneath the surface of global commerce.
Feb. 4, 2018 • ~8 min
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Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab initiative aims to help U.S. education leaders identify technology-based solutions to key challenges in education.
Jan. 26, 2018 • ~4 min
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MIT research center aims to support state and local governments and health care organizations in testing innovative approaches to address pressing policy challenges.
Dec. 6, 2017 • ~4 min
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PhD student Matt Lowe uses cricket tournaments to explore caste interactions in rural India and whether the popular sport can help bridge class divides.
July 20, 2017 • ~9 min
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Games found to improve conceptual math skills, but gains may not carry over to primary school.
July 6, 2017 • ~7 min
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Density of highly educated residents, rather than income or housing costs, predicts revitalization.
July 6, 2017 • ~6 min
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J-PAL North America partners with local governments to tackle homelessness and reduce incarceration | MIT News
Selected cities and counties will receive funding and technical support from J-PAL to test innovative strategies in the fight against poverty.
June 30, 2017 • ~8 min
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Can an antipoverty program work in different settings? A new report presents a user’s guide to a tough issue.
June 28, 2017 • ~9 min
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J-PAL North America tests innovative strategies to reduce recidivism and help inmates transition back to society.
May 10, 2017 • ~7 min
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