Iqbal DhaliwalIn North America and globally, structural disparities mean low-income populations and people of color disproportionately experience climate change-related hazards. Read the @JPAL blog to hear how @JPAL_NA thinks about the nexus of climate change & poverty
On February 3, 2020, Iqbal Dhaliwal, Global Executive Director of J-PAL, discusses the journey to generate evidence on the effectiveness of the Teaching at t...
Iqbal DhaliwalA few months ago I spoke at a @USAID event to honor Michael Kremer's innovative lifelong work. I talked about the vital role he and @USAID DIV played in @Pratham_India & @TaRL_Africa's journey to bring Teaching at the Right Level to children across Africa
Iqbal DhaliwalWant to better understand why & when researchers & policymakers choose to conduct randomized evaluations? How about learning strategies to maximize policy impact & assess the generalizability of research? Register for our free interactive webinar series!
Iqbal DhaliwalHow can we keep students engaged in online learning during these unprecedented times? Read this blog for key lessons from @JPAL's @MITxonedX #MicroMasters program on how to ensure that students learn when transitioning to virtual classrooms
How the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and the Evidence to Policy (E2P) community are integrating innovation and evidence into social policy and practice at scale.
Iqbal DhaliwalHow will J-PAL build on the success of this year's Nobel Prize to innovate in research, policy & capacity building? In @SSIReview, we discuss innovations in admin data, climate change, online learning, govt partnerships, policy windows, diversity, & more!
Iqbal DhaliwalThe @JPAL research team recently attended a @UCBITSS event to speak about a "file drawer problem": When a study is not published, how can we ensure its results are still reported—instead of remaining inaccessible in a (metaphorical) file drawer? Read more
In the next installment of our Alumni Spotlight series, we speak with Tanya Sethi, a former senior policy associate at J-PAL South Asia. Tanya joined J-PAL South Asia’s policy team after receiving a
Iqbal DhaliwalWhat do alumni of @JPAL go on to do after J-PAL? We have alumni in exciting positions in governments, foundations, NGOs, & more. Check out this Alumni Spotlight from @JPAL_SA and then check out other blogs in this series to see where our alumni are now!
Improved cooking stoves may be a way to reduce exposure to indoor air pollution, improve health, and decrease greenhouse gas emissions. This is largely supported by observational field studies and
Iqbal DhaliwalIt works in lab but will it work in the field? Today at #wef20 shared this brilliant study by @JPAL‘s Duflo, Greenstone & @rema_nadeem on how clean cookstoves did not deliver promised results. So important to evaluate in field, not just lab before scaling
The digital financial services (DFS) sector is among the fastest-growing: the number of financial technology (“fintech”) companies in Indonesia more than doubled from 130 in 2017 to more than 320 in
Iqbal DhaliwalDid you know that Indonesia's digital economy has quadrupled since 2015? We're very excited about the launch of our new @JPAL_SEA Inclusive Financial Innovation Initiative, supported by the @gatesfoundation. Read more here
Iqbal DhaliwalA lot of folks noticed that Esther is only the 2nd woman to get the economics Nobel. But seeing the other laureates of 2019 I noticed that everyone of them is a man. Each award is independent but still, 1 out of 14 is a bit sad - a long way to go still.
Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo of MIT and Michael Kremer of Harvard University — the 2019 winners of the Sveriges Riksbank Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences — are donating their prize money to invest in the next generation of development...
Iqbal DhaliwalWhat a way to start Nobel week in Stockholm - Abhijit, Esther and Michael donated their entire prize money to unlock a $50m donation from the Weiss family to fund innovative research of next generation of economists.
Iqbal Dhaliwal“My hope is my tenure at Harvard and IMF can change the status quo and encourage young women to enter the field knowing they can also make a difference in the world of economics.” Congrats #GitaGopinath on Bloomberg 50 for 2019. @WomenInMacro@WomenInEcon
“We want to create more and better jobs.” Sound familiar?
Iqbal DhaliwalHow can RCTs contribute to job creation? As we continue to celebrate this year's Nobel, our Firms co-chairs David Atkin and Nick Bloom reflect on how this kind of innovative research can inform our understanding of how to create jobs
Iqbal DhaliwalAs the US begins another election cycle, have you ever wondered if info campaigns in low and middle-income countries affect voter turnout? Read our #policyinsight about how info on candidates’ qualifications, positions, & performance affect voter behavior