Media Coverage
August 31, 2021
A piece in The Guardian argues for the need to prioritize the response to COVID-19 and other viruses in developing countries and cites a survey conducted by IPA and over 30 other institutions which found overall that people in lower-income countries were more interested in getting a COVID vaccine than in the higher-icnome countries studied.
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July 30, 2021
Nature's news service highlights key findings from a study conducted by IPA and over 30 other institutions surveying nearly 45,000 people in 12 countries which found willingness to get a COVID vaccination was higher in lower-income countries than in Russia and the U.S. 
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July 30, 2021
Yale University's School of Management features their research in collaboration with IPA and Stanford University to NORMalize mask-wearing in Bangladesh.
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July 30, 2021
The Free Press Journal reports on a study providing women in Madhya Pradesh with bank accounts in their own names and direct deposit of wages to giving them greater access to and control over their earnings. The program increased women's working, particularly among those whose husbands had previously been most opposed to women working.
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July 19, 2021
Study examines vaccine acceptance and hesitancy in 10 low- and middle-income countries in Asia, Africa, and South America.  New research published in Nature Medicine reveals willingness to get a COVID-19 vaccine was considerably higher in developing countries (80% of respondents) than in the United States (65%) and Russia (30%). 
Media Coverage
July 16, 2021
Nature Medicine features commentary by Shingai Machingaidze and Charles Shey Wiysonge on the new study "COVID-19 vaccine acceptance and hesitancy in low- and middle-income countries." They argue that the findings of the study "suggest that prioritizing distribution of vaccines to LMICs is justified not only on equity grounds but also on the expectation of higher marginal returns in maximizing global coverage at a faster rate."
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June 28, 2021
In an op-ed for Project Syndicate, Michael Kremer and Edward Miguel cite IPA's long-term deworming research in arguing against UK aid cuts to combatting neglected tropical diseases.
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June 28, 2021
In an op-ed for The Indian Express, Mushfiq Mobarak, Maha Rehman, and Satchit Balsari write on the need for collaboration between countries in South Asia to address COVID-19 in the region, citing the scale-up of an IPA-tested model in Bangladesh to NORMalize mask-wearing.
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May 26, 2021
Vox's Kelsey Piper highlights effective ways to donate to help India as their COVID-19 crisis worsens, including how IPA's work scaling up community mask-wearing in South Asia is helping inform efforts to encourage mask use.
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April 30, 2021
BRAC's Lindsay Coates & J-PAL's John Floretta reflect in Project Syndicate on the need for evidence-based poverty solutions in the time of COVID-19.
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August 31, 2020
NPR’s Goats and Soda podcast covers the long-term impact of Nobel Prize winner, Michael Kremer, and Edward Miguel’s study evaluating school-based deworming in Kenya.
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August 31, 2020
Vox’s Future Perfect features Michael Kremer and Edward Miguel’s 20-year follow-up of their school-based deworming study in Kenya, in a new paper with co-authors Sarah Baird, Joan Harmony, and Michael Walker.
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January 24, 2020
IndiaSpend reports on a study providing women in Madhya Pradesh with personal bank accounts to determine the impact of women's increased financial control on labor market participation and earnings.
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January 13, 2020
On Tyler Cowen's podcast, Abhijit Banerjee mentions his work with Esther Duflo, Dean Karlan, and others on a
Media Coverage
October 29, 2019
In the wake of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer being announced as winners of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, their research has been highlighted by news outlets across the world.

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