May 30, 2012
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A recent evaluation of Chile's supplier development program aimed at improving the linkages between small and medium enterprises and their larger customers showed that the program had positive impacts on the smaller firms, with firms increasing sales, employing more workers, and improving their...
May 22, 2012
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An expert panel of 65 researchers has culminated with the Copenhagen Consensus 2012, a panel of economists including four Nobel laureates tasked with identifying the smartest ways to allocate money to respond to ten of the world's biggest challenges. Deworming is ranked fourth in their list of 16...
May 18, 2012
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Niranjan Rajadhyaksha encourages Indians to give but to make sure their giving counts. He uses IPA research to point out why it's all about how you ask and goes on to explain why causes like deworming are among the most effective charities to spend your giving budget. An excerpt: The experiment was...
May 17, 2012
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"Economic development efforts are best served by testing and refining assumptions about what works."
May 16, 2012
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USAID praises Ghana for its advancement in primary education enrollment and highlights the work of the recent Evidence-Based Education conference. An excerpt: The conference dubbed "Evidence Based Education: Policy-Making and Reform in Africa", is being co-hosted by Innovations for Poverty Action...
May 16, 2012
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The Christian Science Monitor profiles the work of our partner, J-PAL, as well as some IPA projects, as they point out that perhaps Americans and Europeans who are stressed at the prospects of job growth might have something to learn from the evaluations of what works for the poor around the world...
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,...

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