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Sarah Consoli, Jeni Sorensen
September 26, 2022
IPA’s Human Trafficking Research Initiative (HTRI) examined the body of evidence to date with a focus on rigorous qualitative and quantitative research to develop the Research and Learning Agenda. While the body of qualitative and descriptive...
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John Branch, Jeffrey Mosenkis
August 08, 2022
People often struggle to follow through on things they want to accomplish. When we try to do something like quit smoking, save money, or exercise, many of us have short-term desires that conflict with our long-term goals. To address this, economists...
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Yuna Liang, Marieliz Maines, Rafe Mazer
July 18, 2022
To understand how BOB works and how it can be improved, IPA and the BSP analyzed the first year of chatbot data: 1,372,534 messages between BOB and consumers from August 1, 2020, through July 31, 2021.
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Tanvi Jaluka, Lauren Perlik
July 12, 2022
Given the fast growth of BNPL and the known risks consumer lending can raise, this may be an area where new research could help understand the benefits and risks of BNPL to form appropriate policies in the future. 
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Jeffrey Mosenkis, Gabriel Olila
June 30, 2022
In this final installment of our RECOVR Roundup series, we are sharing highlights from our 37 previous volumes.
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Sofía Granados, Alejandra Rivera, Laura Vargas Rueda
June 22, 2022
Data collection in the context of the pandemic posed multiple challenges for researchers. At IPA Colombia, this situation led us to explore and test new tools like WhatsApp surveys. Here we’d like to share some of the specific situations in which...
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Jeffrey Mosenkis, Gabriel Olila
June 09, 2022
In this newest installment of our RECOVR Roundup series, we are sharing new findings and analyses from the RECOVR Research Hub and from our partner organizations, as well as links on what is happening in the Social Protection landscape in response...
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June 02, 2022
To develop more effective fraud prevention tools, our research team tested digital finance consumers’ abilities to identify phone scams in Kenya. Our tests found that information campaigns may not be as effective as we once thought. 
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Jeffrey Mosenkis, Gabriel Olila
May 27, 2022
In this newest installment of our RECOVR Roundup series, we are sharing new findings and analyses from the RECOVR Research Hub and from our partner organizations, as well as links on what is happening in the Social Protection landscape in response...
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May 26, 2022
There are currently 244 million people worldwide affected by humanitarian crises, including 84 million who have been forcibly displaced. The displacement crisis in countries bordering Ukraine is a reminder of the many ongoing displacement crises...
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Jeffrey Mosenkis, Gabriel Olila
May 06, 2022
In this newest installment of our RECOVR Roundup series, we are sharing new findings and analyses from the RECOVR Research Hub and from our partner organizations, as well as links on what is happening in the Social Protection landscape in response...
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April 29, 2022
How can we identify the best strategies to confront GBV? With this question in mind, in 2016 MIMP, IPA Peru, and J-PAL LAC launched a collaboration to develop a learning cycle for the institutionalization of evidence-informed decision-making in Peru...
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Jeffrey Mosenkis, Gabriel Olila
April 22, 2022
In this newest installment of our RECOVR Roundup series, we are sharing new findings and analysis from the RECOVR Research Hub and from our partner organizations, as well as links on what is happening in the Social Protection landscape in response...
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Jonathan Fu, Mrinal Mishra
April 13, 2022
During the pandemic, app stores saw a sharp rise in suspect apps globally. The number of suspect personal loan apps appears particularly high. Of the personal loan apps available on the Google Play Store as of April 2021 and drawn from a 63-country...
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Jeffrey Mosenkis, Gabriel Olila, Rachel Strohm
March 31, 2022
In this newest installment of our RECOVR Roundup series, we are sharing new findings and analysis from the RECOVR Research Hub and from our partner organizations, as well as links on what is happening in the Social Protection landscape in response...
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Sofía Granados, Catalina Reyes Villegas, Ana Tamayo
March 24, 2022
ConsultIPA is a pro-bono consultancy whose aim is to help small non-profit organizations start implementing a monitoring and evaluation system. If you are or know an organization that wants to implement an M&E system, do not hesitate to review...
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Jeffrey Mosenkis, Gabriel Olila, Rachel Strohm
March 17, 2022
In this newest installment of our RECOVR Roundup series, we are sharing new findings and analysis from the RECOVR Research Hub and from our partner organizations, as well as links on what is happening in the Social Protection landscape in response...
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Steven Glazerman
March 15, 2022
IPA has a 20-year history of co-creating evidence on solutions to problems of global poverty by partnering with principal investigators (PIs) from universities and other research institutions. Working with academic researchers has allowed us to...
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Jeffrey Mosenkis, Gabriel Olila, Rachel Strohm
March 04, 2022
In this newest installment of our RECOVR Roundup series, we are sharing new findings and analysis from the RECOVR Research Hub and from our partner organizations, as well as links on what is happening in the Social Protection landscape in response...
IPA's Africa Regional Research & Data Summit
Annie Duflo, Radha Rajkotia
February 28, 2022
Even in these difficult times, we are reflecting on our key accomplishments and lessons and, most importantly, staying focused on the major tasks to come. Looking into 2022, as we approach IPA's 20th anniversary, four things are top of mind for us...

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