Media Coverage
January 13, 2020
On Tyler Cowen's podcast, Abhijit Banerjee mentions his work with Esther Duflo, Dean Karlan, and others on a
Media Coverage
August 26, 2019
PBS NewsHour reported from Ethiopia on IPA's research examining the Ultra-Poor Graduation model, which targets the world's poorest.
Media Coverage
November 27, 2018
Vox's Future Perfect writes on the effects of cash transfers compared to holistic "graduation" programs as well as how both approaches can be applied in conjunction with one another.
Media Coverage
October 18, 2018
With the launch of their Future Perfect section, Vox discusses IPA research on cash benchmarking, comparing cash to the multi-faceted "graduation approach" to helping the poorest of the poor. They discuss how this worked in Uganda and a
Media Coverage
October 17, 2016
Significant evidence so far points to the success of graduation style programs to get people out of poverty. These programs help the poorest “graduate” from destitution into sustainable livelihoods, largely by fostering self-dependence and resilience before disaster hits. In 2015 the Consulting Group to Assist the Poor at the World Bank and Ford Foundation released research documenting how graduation programs worked across contexts, in six countries, with six different implementers, to assist the poorest people out of poverty.
Media Coverage
October 06, 2016
The Economist talks about IPA's work in microcredit, flexible repayment loans, and ultra-poor graduation studies.
Media Coverage
November 19, 2015
Stanford Social Innovation Review reports on IPA and our partners' six-country evaluation of the "graduation" approach to helping those who make under $1.25 a day. According to Harvard economist Michael Kremer  "...it’s very encouraging. We’re not going to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030. But we can get most of the way there with the tools that we have available.”
Media Coverage
July 06, 2015
IPA researcher Chris Blattman thoughtfully considers what we know about anti-poverty programs that work, and how to make them better. Specifically, he looks at our research on the Graduation model, the six-pronged approach to helping the poorest of the poor, whose results were recently published in Science.
Media Coverage
June 24, 2015
IPA President and founder Dean Karlan has an op-ed in Reuters titled: New data reveals which approach to helping the poor actually works. He reviews what we know from the 6-country randomized controlled trials published in Science, testing the Graduation approach to helping those who live on less than $1.25 per day.
Media Coverage
May 21, 2015
In The New York Times, Nicholas Kristof writes about IPA's Graduating the Ultra Poor studies recently published in Science.
Press Release
May 14, 2015
May 15, 2015 NEW HAVEN CT - A new six-country study shows a comprehensive approach for the ultra-poor, the approximately one billion people who live on less than $1.25 a day, boosted livelihoods, income, and health. Published in Science (available here), the research tested the effectiveness of an approach known as the “Graduation model” in six countries by following 21,000 of the world’s poorest people for three years.
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March 23, 2015
By Konstantin Peric & Jake Kendall
 
Editors Note: Our partner, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has asked us to share this announcement with the financial inclusion community.
 
 
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Xavier Giné
November 05, 2012

 

Editor’s note: Xavier Giné is a Senior Economist at the World Bank. In our continuing series, he talks about research he presented at the Impact and Policy Conference.

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Dean Karlan
August 31, 2012
 
This blog was originally posted on the CGAP Microfinance Blog. Click here to see the full post.
 

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