September 12, 2013
Media Coverage
The science magazine Nautilus profiles IPA's Busara Center for Behavioral Economics in Nairobi, Kenya. Researchers there are trying to combat Western bias in the field of experimental and behavioral economics by including participants from the developing world. You can read the whole story,...
August 29, 2013
Media Coverage
The New York Times Fixes column discusses cash transfer research, including quotes from IPA's Director of Research Methods and Training, Niall Keleher, and IPA affiliate Chris Blattman who discusses his work with IPA in Uganda. The article also discusses our evaluation of GiveDirectly, and our new...
August 23, 2013
Press Release
For Immediate Release   NEW HAVEN, CT - Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is pleased to announce the launch of a new organization created with IPA's support and dedicated to taking cost-effective programs to scale to improve the lives of millions in Africa and Asia. Evidence Action has been...
August 20, 2013
Media Coverage
  The Atlantic summarizes the results of our study on cash transfers in Morocco.
August 19, 2013
Media Coverage
Our affiliate Chris Blattman is quoted on cash transfers in a New York Times Magzine article and on NPR's This American Life discussing our evaluation of GiveDirectly (results should be released in the coming months). He also has an interesting new blog post on the topic.   Read the project...
August 13, 2013
Media Coverage
Our affiliate Chris Blattman is quoted on cash transfers in a New York Times Magazine article and on NPR's This American Life discussing our evaluation of GiveDirectly (results should be released in the coming months). He also has an interesting new blog post on the topic.   Read the project...
August 12, 2013
Announcement
GRANT AWARDS TO PROMOTE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF INNOVATIVE FINANCIAL PRODUCTS SERVING LOW AND MODERATE-INCOME AMERICANS New Haven, August 12, 2013 - Innovations for Poverty Action’s US Household Finance Initiative (USHFI) is pleased to present a unique Request for Proposals (RFP) designed to...
August 12, 2013
Press Release
 PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Media Contact:Nicole Mauriello203-772-2216 x206nmauriello@poverty-action.org   IPA’s US Household Finance Initiative Announces Seven Grant Awards for Innovative New Financial Products Grant Awards to Promote Research and Development of Innovative Financial...
August 01, 2013
Media Coverage
The Global Citizens Initiative interviews Executive Director Annie Duflo.
July 16, 2013
Media Coverage
  Development Asia has a profile (pdf) of our Executive Director, Annie Duflo. Among other topics, they discuss her involvement in our Remedial Education program in Ghana. 
July 16, 2013
Media Coverage
  The Financial Times's Tim Harford discusses direct cash transfers and our study on the topic in Northern Uganda. See more coverage of that project here.
July 04, 2013
Media Coverage
An impediment to accessing finance in a developing economy, in general, and in the Philippines, in particular, is the absence of robust data and credit bureaus that will allow the development of a sophisticated model for determining credit scores based on past borrowing history. There is a need to...
July 03, 2013
Media Coverage
IPA founder and president Dean Karlan is interviewed in a story on NPR's All Things Considered about the recent rise in mortgage rates.  
July 02, 2013
Media Coverage
  Two stories in the July/August issue of Foreign Policy feature IPA affiliates and research network members: Michael Kremer, Rachel Glennerster, William Jack and James Habyarimana are mentioned in an article on giving by Silicon Valley. Michael Kremer, Esther Duflo, and Abhijit Banerjee are...
June 20, 2013
Media Coverage
  The New York Times's Economix blog interviews our affiliate Chris Blattman about the recently-released results of his study on cash transfers in Uganda. 
June 20, 2013
Media Coverage
  NPR's Planet Money interviews IPA's Evan Green-Lowe and reports on chlorine dispensers in Kenya and human behavior.
June 10, 2013
Media Coverage
The Washington Post discusses the IPA-conducted study of bednet pricing in their article "Join Wall Street. Save the world."
June 10, 2013
Media Coverage
  NPR's Planet Money blog discusses the latest updates to the Spandana microcredit study in India.
June 06, 2013
Media Coverage
  Bloomberg discusses IPA's new study on sexual health advice provided via text message in Uganda.
June 06, 2013
Media Coverage
IPA's study on the effects of cash transfers on youth employment and income in Northern Uganda appears in The New York Times. You can read more about the study on Chris Blattman's blog or on our project summary.

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