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J-PAL — Support for Immunization Incentives RCTs

Award Date 
9/2015
Grant Amount 
$200,000
Purpose 
To support two randomized controlled trials that will test whether providing non-cash incentives increases child immunization rates.
Topic (focus area) 

Published: March 2017

Note: This grant was awarded while the Open Philanthropy Project was a partnership between GiveWell and Good Ventures.

Good Ventures made two gifts of $100,000 each to the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to support two randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in India and Pakistan that will test whether providing non-cash incentives increases child immunization rates. See GiveWell’s review of J-PAL for more about its activities and to follow its progress. See GiveWell’s writeup of this grant for more details.