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GiveWell and Evidence-based Philanthropy

Dec 16/13 | From the blog
by Jeff Mosenkis
We’ve long been fans of the charity rating organization GiveWell. Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Farhad Manjoo explains

What Does “Better Banked” Mean?

Oct 09/13 | From the blog
by Anna Cash and Pooja Wagh

Remembering IPA Community Members Lost in Kenya Attacks

Sep 25/13 | From the blog
by Annie Duflo
It is with great sadness that I write as IPA mourns those our community lost, along with the many others, in the Nairobi Westgate attack. We are all shocked by this tragic event.  

The Road to Understand How Farmers Manage Risk in Rural Areas

Sep 27/13 | From the blog
Editor’s note: This guest posting is by IPA intern Ali Ouedraogo.

CGAP Blog: Social Inclusion Cannot be Achieved Without Financial Inclusion

Aug 07/13 | From the blog
Following up on her keynote address at the Evidence on Innovations in Financial Capability conference in June, Ms. Carolina Trivelli, a researcher at the Instituto de Estudios Peruanos and former Minister of Development and Social Inclusion in Peru, has a post up on the CGAP Blog:

Round II: US Household Finance Initiative Kicks off Second Round of IPA Ford Financial Products Innovation Fund

Aug 01/13 | From the blog
by Anna Cash
On July 26, 2013, Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)’s Financial Products Innovation Fund Working Group convened its second meeting in New York City. This meeting brought together researchers, financial institutions, policymakers, funders, and intermediaries to discuss the first round of IPA’s Financial Products Innovation Fund, plans for the next round of the Fund, and innovative financial product development opportunities.

Clearing the Path to Financial Capability in Latin America

Jul 22/13 | From the blog
by Beniamino Savonitto
This cross-post with the Center for Financial Inclusion's blog was written by Beniamino Savonitto, Project Director of the Citi IPA Financial Capability Research Fund.
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