Researchers, policymakers, and education company leaders discuss innovative technologies to improve education for disadvantaged learners.
April 28, 2017 • ~6 min
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Alumni continue an enduring tradition of MIT service.
April 12, 2017 • ~11 min
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J-PAL North America releases new catalog of administrative data sets to give researchers a leg up in conducting rigorous evaluations of social programs.
Feb. 17, 2017 • ~2 min
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State and local policymakers joined with leading researchers to share experiences overcoming challenges to evaluating government programs.
Feb. 9, 2017 • ~6 min
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J-PAL North America funds randomized studies to evaluate crime-prevention programs.
Jan. 31, 2017 • ~4 min
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The city offers an ideal home for MIT alumni whose work spans disciplines and continents.
Jan. 12, 2017 • ~12 min
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Two-day conference explores opportunities for research, innovation, and evidence-informed policymaking to address a range of national health care challenges.
Dec. 7, 2016 • ~6 min
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MIT announces MITx MicroMasters program in development economics, with path to full master’s degree | MIT News
Institute to offer its first “blended-only” master’s program, in data, economics, and development policy.
Dec. 5, 2016 • ~8 min
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Tata Center graduate fellow Arun Singh shares energy-economic modeling research at UN Climate Change Conference.
Nov. 16, 2016 • ~9 min
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State and local governments invited to apply for funding, support on pressing policy challenges | MIT News
Selected governments will partner with MIT's J-PAL North America to test which programs work, which work best, and why.
Nov. 15, 2016 • ~5 min
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