Massachusetts Institute of Technology

For Impact Evaluations Of Programs To Improve Governance In Developing Countries

Overview
This grant would support the second phase of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab’s Governance Initiative. The Initiative sponsors randomized impact evaluations of governance programs, including those designed to reduce the leakage of public funds in service delivery. This grant would fund evaluations, as well as begin disseminating the results and findings to policymakers.
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for MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative's climate change mitigation and sustainability work  
The MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative aims to limit global warming emissions to protect the planet from the worst effects of human-induced climate change, and promote human prosperity and health around the world. One leverage point in reducing emissions is the re-allocation of capital. This work will provide information on financial institution carbon intensity that would be relevant to organizations in the United States; it will inform the following decisions: choice of investment targets for capital, choice of insurance companies for a range of business insurance services, choice of banks, and choice of investment options for employees in 401(k) retirement plans.

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