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Anna Schickele

Anna Schickele

Senior Policy Associate

Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)

Greater Boston Area

International Development | Evidence-Based Policy

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Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)

Senior Policy Associate

Senior Associate in J-PAL’s Policy Group, which synthesizes and disseminates research results from randomized evaluations of social programs. Responsibilities include:
• Managing the Governance Initiative, a multimillion-dollar research fund. This involves administering calls for proposals, grant writing, maintaining donor relations, and coordinating with the initiative’s academic co-chairs.
• Maintaining J-PAL's online database of evaluation summaries, coordinating a team of 13 writers and editors, and training staff in J-PAL's writing style.
• Authored "Make It Rain," a policy bulletin synthesizing results from ten randomized evaluations of weather index insurance products (published February 2016).

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