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The Poverty Lab: MIT Economists Pursue New Way to Study the Problem

The Poverty Lab: MIT Economists Pursue New Way to Study the Pr...

2003 Three MIT economists— , Abhijit Banerjee, and Sendhil Mullainathan—establish the Poverty Action Lab, which helps pioneer the use of randomized trials to study poverty. There are various ways to define poverty. One definition of extreme ... BusinessWeek, 1 month ago
TN govt signs MoU with Poverty Action Lab The Hindu, 2 months ago

TN Govt inks pact with MIT

Chennai, Nov 19: The Tamil Nadu government today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a US-based Poverty Action Lab to institutionalise an evidence-based approach to policy making in order to maximise the impact of anti-poverty ...
 Chennai Online2 months ago Tamil Nadu agreement with MIT for schemes  Indolink2 months ago Tamil Nadu govt signs agreement with MIT, IFMR for schemes  Business Standard India2 months ago

Saudi- J-PAL's Esther Duflo wins Infosys prize

(MENAFN - Arab News) Esther Duflo one of the founders and a director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) a global network of researchers based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and supported by Abdul Latif Jameel ...
 MENAFN4 weeks ago J-PAL's Esther Duflo wins Infosys prize  Arab News4 weeks ago

Microcredit no panacea for poverty: study

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Six studies conducted in four continents reveal that small loans had no impact on women's empowerment. TOPICS Six studies in four continents also reveal that small loans had no impact on ...
 The Hindu4 days ago

T.N. partners with MIT

Comment · print · T T T+· T- 5 projects have been identified for evaluation Leading development economists and social scientists across the world are likely to take part in the formulation and evaluation of various schemes in the State ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

4 Ways Your Business Can Help Stamp Out Poverty

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate and to reflect. Since 2000, the extreme poverty in the world has been halved. The remaining half will be the harder part, but experts say we have a chance to eradicate poverty altogether. Today we can be reminded, ...
 Inc.com2 months ago

Microcredit doesn't live up to promise of transforming lives of the poor, 6 studies show

Six new studies find small loans for underserved entrepreneurs have some benefits but are not a viable poverty alleviation tool Microcredit--providing small loans to underserved entrepreneurs--has been both celebrated and vilified as a ...
 Innovations Report6 days ago

MIT Professor Wins Infosys Science Foundation Prize

Madhu Sudan, principal researcher at Microsoft Research New England and adjunct professor at MIT's electrical engineering and computer science department and the university's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, has won the ...
 India-West2 months ago Infosys Prize Celebrates the Best in Research across Sciences and Humanities  ADVFN India3 weeks ago Prize Celebrates the Best in Research across Sciences and Humanities  4 Traders3 weeks ago

Schooling trap

By:Yamini Aiyar The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) released last week forced India's policymakers, yet again, to confront the unfortunate realities of our primary education system. In its 10-year history, ASER has challenged the ...
 Indian Express5 days ago
Chronicle of Higher Education

A Modern Clinical Trial: 7 Years, 1,000 Patients, and Plenty of Questions About Cost

I t was my ritual for seven years. Every day, take two sets of pills—one labeled, the other a mystery. Every three months, take three sets of blood-pressure readings, twice a day for a week. Once a year, collect urine for 24 straight hours, lug ...
 Chronicle of Higher Education5 days ago
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