News and Announcements
- Apr 07/14 | From the newsroom |
Foreign Affairs highlights how financial inclusion efforts have benefited from rigorous studies, including IPA's. The article reviews IPA study findings on bolstering savings through text messages, increasing financial discipline through commitment accounts, and stimulating investment through automatic deposits. It also features an IPA study highlighting the role of gender and household bargaining power when it comes to increasing bank use. Read the full story here.
- Jan 30/14 | From the newsroom |
This week’s issue of the Economist features IPA founder and President Dean Karlan. While the article suggests that Microfinance Institution (MFI) interest rates have been rising, Professor Karlan points out that borrowing costs may have in fact fallen for the poorest clients when compared to their previous credit landscape. Read the full story here, and more details on the Free exchange blog here.
- Jan 27/14 | From the newsroom |
Wednesday, January 29 2014
McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University
We are at an exciting phase in understanding how to bring research results to scale.
During this symposium we will hear researchers and practitioners discuss the challenges and opportunities during the piloting, evaluation and scaling phases of programs.
For more information click here.
- Jan 23/14 | From the newsroom |
The UK's Independent discusses GiveDirectly's unconditional cash transfers, highlighting Innovations for Poverty Action's evaluation findings on increased asset holdings as well as lowered stress and hunger rates for recipients. Read the full story here and the project summary here.
- Dec 23/13 | From the newsroom |
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