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Press Release: Generating Evidence for Educational Outcomes in Puerto Rico Through Collaborative Partnerships

The Second International Symposium on Research and Impact in Education highlighted the value of research-practice partnerships in building and using evidence to inform education policy.

Education Conference Press Release March 2024

Advancing Women’s Representation and Opportunities in STEM Fields Through Exposure to Role Models

A summary of Clémentine Van Effenterre’s research in J-PAL's Policy Insights

Women and Girls In the Media February 2024
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How the Wage-Setting Power of Firms Shapes Peru’s Economy

Insights into Peru's labour market: A VoxDev column by FOS Affiliate Pamela Medina Quispe and co-authors examining firms' wage-setting power and its influence on informality.

Work In the Media January 2024

Press Release: Forward Society (FOS) Lab Launches

FOS officially launched on November 30, 2023, with a program highlighting successful partnerships in education and workforce development and bringing together funding organizations advancing global equity.

Press Release Conference December 2023

From Overwhelm to Opportunity: Gustavo J. Bobonis Champions Data-Driven Policy

Together with the Puerto Rico Department of Education (PRDE), FOS Co-Director Bobonis and his team are working to address the unique concerns of Puerto Rico’s students and educators by promoting a culture of data-driven experimentation, identifying what works locally, and setting the stage for evidence-based policymaking.

Education In the Media November 2023

Interdisciplinary Workshop Forging a Path Between Causal Inference and Policy

Workshop co-organized by FOS, brought together data scientists, experts in the causal inference literature, and applied researchers, fostering collaborative exploration and amplifying the impact of causal inference and data science research on real-world policy challenges.

Workshop November 2023

FOS Co-Director Distinguished as Evidence Champion by J-PAL North America

Gustavo J. Bobonis was recognized as one of two inaugural J-PAL North America Evidence Champions for his extraordinary contributions to evidence-based policymaking.

Faculty News September 2023

Learning by Doing Together: Improving Education Policy in Puerto Rico through a Research-Practice Partnership

Puerto Rico’s public school system identified a need for reform even before COVID-19. To respond to these needs, FOS Co-Director Gustavo Bobonis and a research team established a research-practice partnership with the Puerto Rico Department of Education (PRDE).

Education In the Media July 2023
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