J-PAL was established
in 2003 as a research center at the Economics Department at MIT.
Since then, it has grown into a global network of researchers who use
randomized evaluations to answer critical policy questions in the
fight against poverty. J-PAL is propelled by a first-rate team
dedicated to research, policy, training, and other vital work,
supporting J-PAL's mission to reduce poverty by ensuring that policy
is informed by scientific evidence.
POSITIONS INCLUDE: RESEACH Research staff
manage survey teams, perform data analysis, and support the research
activities that test and improve the effectiveness of programs
and policies aimed at reducing poverty. The bulk of positions we're
hiring for are research opportunities.
Fellows and Post-docs
TRAINING Training staff run
Executive Education classes, custom courses, online courses, and
build capacity for monitoring and evaluation; we train implementers
and policymakers on how to become better producers and users of
evidence from impact evaluations.
POLICY Policy staff take
the highest quality of academic research and translate it into action
on the ground by working with policymakers around the world.
FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION Finance and
Administration staff are the backbone of an organization, providing
finance, IT, human resources and general administrative support and
guidance to the organization.
Finance, HR, and
Administrative Associates & Managers
The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab
(J-PAL) is a center at the MIT Department of
Economics, with regional offices in Africa, Europe, Latin America
& the Caribbean, North America, South Asia, and Southeast
Asia. J-PAL's mission is to reduce poverty by ensuring that
policy is informed by scientific evidence. J-PAL works to achieve
this by conducting rigorous impact evaluations, building
capacity, and informing policy.