Using rigorous evaluation to reduce and prevent homelessness in North America

New J-PAL North America publication highlights how rigorous research can improve policies to help people access and maintain stable, affordable housing.

J-PAL North America • mit
Sept. 9, 2019 ~7 min

3Q: Hazel Sive on MIT-Africa | MIT News

Faculty director discusses the future of the initiative and Africa’s position as a global priority for the Institute.

Sarah McDonnell | MIT News Office • mit
May 7, 2018 ~7 min

Empowering refugees worldwide by providing tools for social change | MIT News

New collaboration joins together MITx MicroMasters, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, and MIT Refugee Action Hub.

Chuck Leddy | MIT Open Learning • mit
May 1, 2018 ~8 min

Conference advances use of data and evaluation in policymaking | MIT News

Government leaders, social service providers, and leading scholars gathered for the second conference of J-PAL North America’s State and Local Innovation Initiative.

J-PAL North America • mit
March 7, 2018 ~5 min

A deep dive into the effects of trade | MIT News

MIT economist David Atkin looks beneath the surface of global commerce.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 4, 2018 ~8 min

J-PAL North America launches education technology innovation competition | MIT News

Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab initiative aims to help U.S. education leaders identify technology-based solutions to key challenges in education.

J-PAL North America • mit
Jan. 26, 2018 ~4 min

J-PAL North America calls for proposals from governments and health care organizations | MIT News

MIT research center aims to support state and local governments and health care organizations in testing innovative approaches to address pressing policy challenges.

J-PAL North America • mit
Dec. 6, 2017 ~4 min

When castes collide | MIT News

PhD student Matt Lowe uses cricket tournaments to explore caste interactions in rural India and whether the popular sport can help bridge class divides.

Kate Telma | MISTI • mit
July 20, 2017 ~9 min

Study: Preschoolers learn from math games — to a point | MIT News

Games found to improve conceptual math skills, but gains may not carry over to primary school.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
July 6, 2017 ~7 min

Why do some neighborhoods improve? | MIT News

Density of highly educated residents, rather than income or housing costs, predicts revitalization.

Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office • mit
July 6, 2017 ~6 min