New J-PAL North America publication highlights how rigorous research can improve policies to help people access and maintain stable, affordable housing.
Sept. 9, 2019 • ~7 min
Faculty director discusses the future of the initiative and Africa’s position as a global priority for the Institute.
May 7, 2018 • ~7 min
New collaboration joins together MITx MicroMasters, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, and MIT Refugee Action Hub.
May 1, 2018 • ~8 min
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
MIT economist David Atkin looks beneath the surface of global commerce.
Feb. 4, 2018 • ~8 min
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
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
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
Games found to improve conceptual math skills, but gains may not carry over to primary school.
July 6, 2017 • ~7 min
Density of highly educated residents, rather than income or housing costs, predicts revitalization.
July 6, 2017 • ~6 min