IPA Peru has been leading field-based randomized evaluations since 2003. Our work in Peru is defined by foundational research in financial inclusion and strong relationships with key decision-makers, especially in the education sector.

IPA Peru was the site of one of the six ultra poor graduation studies which showed strong impacts of the graduation model on the well-being of the poorest of the poor across all six countries. The Peru team has launched some of our first official research collaborations with governments and local academics, including the Quipu Commission and MineduLAB, both of which work to ensure that the questions of policymakers are incorporated into and addressed in research design.

In addition, IPA Peru leads evaluations across Central America, including in Costa Rica, El Salvador, and Panama. Questions regarding research in this region can be directed to the IPA Peru team.