In 2005, MIT alumnus and Board of Trustees member Mohammed Jameel signed an agreement with MIT to develop and expand the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab.
What does PAL stand for?
PAL stands for Poverty Action Lab
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- Political Action League (various organizations)
- Polyvalente de l'Ancienne-Lorette (Quebec, Canada)
- Pool Allowance
- Portable Accelerated Learning (New Reality Wellness Inc.)
- Porting & Abstraction Lab
- Ports Association of Louisiana (Baton Rouge, LA)
- Positron Annihilation Lifetime
- Possession & Acquisition License (Canada firearms license)
- Possession and Acquisition License
Samples in periodicals archive:
Esther is a faculty member at MIT, one of the directors of the Jameel Poverty Action Lab at MIT, and a Research Associate in the NBER's Aging, Children's, and Education Programs.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Poverty Action Lab study in India as well as a study using randomized controlled trials in the Philippines by academics Dean Karlan and Jonathan Zin-man both found that microcredit did not reduce poverty.
The Effect of Internet Access on Labor Supply Decisions, by Christopher Stanton, University of Utah; Katrina Kosec, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab and International Food Policy Research Institute; and Sara Jo Champion, Stanford University.
Byline: Arab News JEDDAH: The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) announced recently that its alumnus Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel had made a substantial gift to the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) in its mission to reduce poverty worldwide by ensuring that policy was based on scientific evidence.
The event is hosted by the Financial Access Initiative (FAI), Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), the Abdul LatifJameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Moody's Corporation, Deutsche Bank and the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP).
Jameel Poverty Action Lab, and co-Founder and President of StickK.
A special award for the inaugural 2006-2007 Yunus Innovation Challenge to alleviate poverty, supported by the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab at MIT (J-PAL), will also be presented.