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.
June 05, 2013
Media Coverage
IPA's study on the effects of cash transfers on youth employment and income in Northern Uganda appears in Bloomberg Businessweek. You can read more about the study on Chris Blattman's blog or on our project summary.
June 04, 2013
Media Coverage
IPA's study on the effects of cash transfers on youth employment and income in Northern Uganda appears in Forbes. You can read more about the study on Chris Blattman's blog or on our project summary.
June 03, 2013
Media Coverage
IPA's study on the effects of cash transfers on youth employment and income in Northern Uganda appears in Foreign Policy. You can read more about the study on Chris Blattman's blog or on our project summary.
June 03, 2013
Media Coverage
IPA's study on the effects of cash transfers on youth employment and income in Northern Uganda appears in Slate. You can read more about the study on Chris Blattman's blog or on our project summary.
May 20, 2013
Media Coverage
Mexico's El Economista discusses our study on the impact of lowering interest rates for microloans in Mexico (article in Spanish).
May 20, 2013
Media Coverage
The Economist wrote about IPA's recently released studies on interest rate sensitivity and the impact of microcredit on women with Mexican microfinance bank Compartamos Banco.
May 14, 2013
Press Release
For Immediate Release Contact: Jeffrey Mosenkis  press@poverty-action.org 203-772-2216   NEW HAVEN, CT  - Speaking at an event in Mexico City, Yale University economist Dean Karlan released the findings of two new studies examining microcredit loans for women in Mexico.  Microcredit is the...
May 08, 2013
Media Coverage
Joshua Keating at Foreign Policy discusses IPA's newly released findings from the WINGS study, which explores how to help women become entrepreneurs in post-war northern Uganda, here.  
April 30, 2013
Media Coverage
Over the past decade, governments and institutions the world over have spent roughly $9 billion annually to combat public health scourges such as HIV/AIDS, malaria, and waterborne illnesses. Yet more than 13 million people die each year, mostly in developing countries, from medical conditions for...
April 25, 2013
Announcement
The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) have signed an agreement to establish a High-Growth Entrepreneurship Research Fund. The fund will support studies focused on growth of small and medium...
April 15, 2013
Media Coverage
Roughly two billion people in the world live on $2 a day or less. Of these a staggering 50 per cent are estimated to be micro entrepreneurs, running a small business to make ends meet but employing only a handful of people. If just a small proportion of these entrepreneurs were encouraged to grow...
April 03, 2013
Media Coverage
    IPA Executive Director Annie Duflo is profiled in The Guardian's "View From The Top” series, which interviews prominent leaders from the global development world about their views on leadership and development.
March 18, 2013
Media Coverage
IPA founder and President Dean Karlan is quoted in a story about the rise of microsavings, programs which allow the poor to build up savings by depositing small amounts at a time.   
February 26, 2013
Announcement
The Small & Medium Enterprise (SME) Initiative is pleased to announce that it is now accepting a FIFTH ROUND of applications for it its Competitive Research Fund on Entrepreneurship and SME Growth. The goal of this fund is to support innovative research that is in line with the initiative's...
February 14, 2013
Media Coverage
Writing in the UK's The Independent newspaper, Memphis Barker discusses the rise of the evidence-based development movement. Referencing Bill Gates' recent op-ed he says: Gates writes in his op-ed of how, “if I could wave a wand, I'd love to have a way to measure how exposure to risks like...

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