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How Do Managers’ Beliefs about New Technologies Evolve? Informational Interventions and the Adoption of Energy-efficient Stitching Motors in Bangladesh

This project will conduct a randomized control trial on the determinants of adoption of an energy-efficient technology in the Bangladeshi manufacturing sector. The technology is a new motor for stitching machines, called a “servo” motor, which uses about 75% less electricity than traditional “clutch” motors. We will provide information about the servo motors in varying intensities to managers of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the leather goods and footwear industry.

U.S. Health Care Delivery Initiative

J-PAL North America’s U.S. Health Care Delivery Initiative (HCDI) supports randomized evaluations of strategies that aim to make health care delivery in the United States more efficient and more effective.

Deadline: 

Monday, September 13, 2021

Crime and Violence Initiative

The Crime and Violence Initiative (CVI) fosters experimental research on crime and social and political violence. Crime and violence can hinder economic development and urban growth, and exacerbate governance challenges by fostering corruption and draining public sector resources. Given the wide reach of these adverse effects, the initiative funds evaluations that focus on preventing, mitigating, and responding to the effects of crime and violence.

Deadline: 

Monday, December 6, 2021

J-PAL Governance Initiative Pilot Studies

Grants for testing and pilot data to develop a full-scale evaluation.

Deadline: 

Monday, December 6, 2021

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