Massachusetts Institute of Technology

For Support Of The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab At MIT

Overview
The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) strives to make development programs more effective by equipping policymakers with evidence from randomized evaluations. J-PAL does this by (a) increasing the quantity and quality of randomized evaluations; (b) promoting a culture of evaluation through training; and (c) encouraging policymakers to use research through outreach, promotion, and technical advising. With this grant, J-PAL will work to make randomized evaluations more robust and transparent, expand and improve its training programs, and deepen its partnerships with developing country governments.
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Grants to this Grantee
for support of the Election Data and Science Lab  
The MIT Election Data and Science Lab advances and disseminates scientific knowledge about the conduct of elections, primarily in the United States but with attention to the rest of the world. By addressing the multiple audiences of academic researchers, the general public, and practitioners, it serves a unique role among individuals and institutions dedicated to improving the conduct of American elections and supports a growing network of election science research centers across the U.S. This supplemental grant will expand capacity to meet the unanticipated demands of the 2020 elections.

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