Research is part of a $25 million effort to generate evidence on the real-world effectiveness of policies and programs at the intersection of poverty and climate change.
Feb. 25, 2021 • ~10 min
Study: Covid-19 communications featuring racially diverse physicians can improve health outcomes for communities of color
Improved public health messaging to Black, Latinx, and other communities disproportionately impacted by the pandemic can increase Covid-19 knowledge and information-seeking.
Feb. 22, 2021 • ~4 min
The State and Local Innovation Initiative is seeking government partners to rigorously evaluate policies and programs aiming to address critical social issues.
Feb. 1, 2021 • ~6 min
Incubator aims to identify the most effective strategies at reducing homelessness and promoting housing stability.
Nov. 16, 2020 • ~8 min
Featuring advocates, program coordinators, researchers, and program participants, podcast series paints a holistic picture of summer youth employment programs and how research helps strengthen them.
Oct. 29, 2020 • ~3 min
J-PAL North America launches MIT Roybal Center for Translational Research to Improve Health Care for the Aging
Center will work with affiliated researchers to test low-cost, high-impact behavioral interventions to improve health-care delivery and health outcomes for aging adults in the United States.
Oct. 5, 2020 • ~4 min
The Covid-19 Recovery and Resilience Initiative aims to catalyze evidence-based policy solutions to the challenges posed by the pandemic.
Sept. 21, 2020 • ~4 min
Housing Stability Evaluation Incubator will provide funding and technical assistance to help partners build evidence on strategies to reduce and prevent homelessness.
Jan. 13, 2020 • ~5 min
Study shows no effect from program intended to reduce repeated hospitalizations by targeting high-cost patients.
Jan. 8, 2020 • ~8 min
New partners will work with J-PAL to develop rigorous evaluations of policies related to criminal justice, health, housing stability, and economic security.
Oct. 28, 2019 • ~11 min