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
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
J-PAL North America tests innovative strategies to reduce recidivism and help inmates transition back to society.
May 10, 2017 • ~7 min
Researchers, policymakers, and education company leaders discuss innovative technologies to improve education for disadvantaged learners.
April 28, 2017 • ~6 min
Alumni continue an enduring tradition of MIT service.
April 12, 2017 • ~11 min
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
State and local policymakers joined with leading researchers to share experiences overcoming challenges to evaluating government programs.
Feb. 9, 2017 • ~6 min
J-PAL North America funds randomized studies to evaluate crime-prevention programs.
Jan. 31, 2017 • ~4 min
The city offers an ideal home for MIT alumni whose work spans disciplines and continents.
Jan. 12, 2017 • ~12 min
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