Media Coverage
June 29, 2020
In a piece discussing COVID-19 and the risks of violent conflict, The Economist cites IPA research with Mushfiq Mobarak, C. Austin Davis, and Paula Lopez Peña in the Cox's Bazar region of Bangladesh, which found that COVID-19 symptoms were prevalent among Rohingya refugees.
Media Coverage
June 29, 2020
In an op-ed for Foreign Policy, researcher Mushfiq Mobarak discusses the implications of COVID-19 lockdowns for regions in which households commonly use seasonal migration to weather agricultural lean seasons.
Media Coverage
May 27, 2020
The Atlantic and The Economist cover the impact of COVID-19 in developing countries, mentioning IPA Bangladesh's work using phone surveys to reduce risk and raise awareness and research on the Rohingya refugee's increased vulnerability.
Media Coverage
May 27, 2020
Yale News covers Professor Mushfiq Mobarak's work with IPA and others to measure and prevent the spread of COVID-19 among Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.
A busy street in Dhaka
May 22, 2020
A busy street in Dhaka
 

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Media Coverage
April 28, 2020
In an interview with the Dhaka Tribune, Mushfiq Mobarak shares why he believes developing countries like Bangladesh may need different COVID-19 response measures than those in high-income countries. He also discusses ongoing work to repurpose IPA Bangalesh's research infrastructure to collect data and share public health messages relevant to COVID-19.
Workers resting on boats in Bangladesh
April 23, 2020
Workers resting on boats in Bangladesh
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Mushfiq Mobarak presenting results
December 19, 2019

A long-time supporter of IPA recently gave me the gift of a very open-ended question—something along the lines of “So, how did things go this year?” As we close a very eventful 2019, it was refreshing to be able to recollect some highlights of IPA’s policy engagement around the world and reflect on what we’ve learned and where we’re going next on the second pillar of our strategic ambition: sharing evidence strategically.

Media Coverage
December 16, 2019
United News of Bangladesh recaps an event in Bangladesh, where IPA, the International Growth Centre, and Y-RISE released a new study on the trauma experienced by Rohingya refugees in the Cox's Bazar camp in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Media Coverage
July 25, 2019
The Dhaka Tribune recaps a roundtable in which IPA Bangladesh Country Director, Dr. Mohammad Ashraful Haque, presented baseline findings of a survey on adolescent well-being, assessing mental, physical, and sexual/reproductive health as well as educational and economic development.
Media Coverage
July 25, 2019
In Foreign Policy, Yale's Mushfiq Mobarak writes on how to address seasonal poverty, including his and others' work with IPA on: seasonal migration in Bangladesh, public works programs in Malawi, microfranchising in Kenya, and 
Media Coverage
February 22, 2019
The Dhaka Tribune recaps the 2019 Financial Inclusion Summit held in Dhaka, where IPA's Financial Inclusion Program Director, Rebecca Rouse, delivered a keynote speech. Rouse discussed how digital cash transfers can be more time and cost effective while ensuring greater accessibility and transparency. She cites IPA evidence on mobile money in Kenya and digital payments in Mexico.
Media Coverage
January 31, 2018
In December, IPA Bangladesh and the Access to Information (a2i) Program of the Prime Minister's Office co-hosted an Evidence Dialogue on SME Development in Bangladesh. The event was widely covered by the Bangladesh media. The Daily Sun summarized the discussions at the event:
Media Coverage
January 04, 2018
In Bloomberg, Noah Smith cites IPA's research on seasonal migration in Bangladesh in an op-ed arguing for policies that encourage worker mobility. 

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