May 15, 2012
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The Huffington Post highlights the necessity of deworming and its impact to call attention to a range of issues that should be addressed at the G8 summit. An excerpt: Most people have never heard of elephantiasis, river blindness, snail fever, trachoma, hookworm, whipworm or roundworm. These seven...
May 12, 2012
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May 01, 2012
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"The authors of this paper conducted a field experiment in Sri Lanka that provided incentives for informal firms to formalize…Their focus is largely on the private costs and benefits of existing firms formalizing.”
April 27, 2012
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"IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, launched the SME Finance Forum [on April 19, 2012], a G-20 initiative designed to improve access to financial resources for small and medium enterprises and catalyze effective SME-financing tools...The forum is a knowledge-sharing platform for data, research...
April 20, 2012
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"This report outlines the need to provide capital to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries. It shows the impact of this capital on economic development, and the role for International Finance Institutions (IFIs) in the provision of this capital. Finally, it outlines...
April 18, 2012
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Dean Karlan discusses IPA's work and More than Good Intentions on MSNBC's The Dylan Ratigan show. He explains how we find out what works and what doesn't and also encourages those who give to help the poor to embrace their good intentions but add to their dollar's impact by asking: "Does the...
April 10, 2012
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Deworm the World is celebrated amongst other NGOs in the Huffington Post as a "new guard of friendly NGOs" who have a non-competitive spirit to end poverty. Noah Marwil's recent article titled, "Joint Ventures for Good" praises non-profit...
April 04, 2012
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Deworm the World was featured in the New York Times Opinionator Blog for their success in deworming in India.  An excerpt: "Deworming programs require surveillance, monitoring and evaluation, training of health workers and teachers, and education about sanitation and hygiene, as well as worms....
April 03, 2012
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"The results of an experiment in Sri Lanka [by Christopher Woodruff and David McKenzie] show the impact of financing on small businesses in communities shattered by natural disasters."
April 02, 2012
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J-PAL recently released its March Bulletin on why deworming is a best buy for development. Based on lessons from a series of studies evaluating the Primary School Deworming Project (PSDP) in Western Kenya from 1998 - 2001, the...
April 01, 2012
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The members of the Poverty Busters Giving Circle, who support non-profits helping to empower individuals and communities to make their own livelihoods, recently selected Deworm the World as the organization to receive funds in its "donation cycle...
March 30, 2012
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March 29, 2012
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The Devex Development Newswire questions whether or not the development community has been spreading misconceptions of poverty, drawing on Abhijit Banerjee's work. An except: Abhijit Banerjee, co-author of the book "Poor Economics” and Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at MIT,...
March 28, 2012
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The Atlantic discusses the strengths and limitations of randomized evaluations with Esther Duflo.  An excerpt: Do free bed nets in some countries lead to more cases of malaria? Could anti-parasite pills raise school attendance in one country and have no effect in another? How cheap does...
March 27, 2012
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Young Global Leader and DtW Board Member Sriram Raghavan, emphasizes the need for school-based deworming to become a standard practice in his recent blog entry, "Deworming to stay in school” which was published today on the World Economic Forum's...
March 26, 2012
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Peru's Ministry of Economy and Finance as well as the Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion announced that they would work together with the Quipu Commission to work to reduce poverty in Peru. An excerpt (translated from original Spanish): ...the work of the Quipu Commission is extremely...
March 23, 2012
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"Christopher Woodruff talks to Viv Davies about his recent research in Sri Lanka that looks at the constraints to growth of micro-enterprises and how to generate job creation; he highlights the effects of wage subsidies, savings programmes, entrepreneurship training, firm registration and the...
March 22, 2012
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"After a comprehensive review of existing studies, with particular focus on recent randomized control trials, David Roodman released a new book arguing that "the average impact of microcredit on poverty reduction of clients is zero.” How should the SME movement learn from the research on...
March 01, 2012
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