Housing Stability Evaluation Incubator will provide funding and technical assistance to help partners build evidence on strategies to reduce and prevent homelessness.
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Study shows no effect from program intended to reduce repeated hospitalizations by targeting high-cost patients.
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New strategy for encapsulating nutrients makes it easier to fortify foods with iron and vitamin A.
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New partners will work with J-PAL to develop rigorous evaluations of policies related to criminal justice, health, housing stability, and economic security.
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New J-PAL North America publication highlights how rigorous research can improve policies to help people access and maintain stable, affordable housing.
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Economic benefits of mitigation arrive much sooner than previously thought.
May 1, 2019 • ~5 min
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CITE and D-Lab study finds evaporative cooling devices show promise for helping small-scale farmers, market vendors, and families store and preserve vegetables.
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Professor emeritus and former U.S. energy secretary reflects on recent meeting with Pope Francis and energy and finance leaders.
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Taking time to understand underlying causes of stress can help children escape debilitating health effects, symposium speakers argue.
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A simple card explaining a government aid program leads to more rice for poor villagers in Indonesia.
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