Supporting Human Talent in Peru
October 14, 2021

IPA Peru co-hosted the virtual conference "Supporting Human Talent in Peru: Impact Evaluation, Public Policy and Professional Development opportunities at IPA." The conference is part of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion actions that IPA Peru is undertaking to promote a more diverse staff. The goal is to contribute to reducing the information gaps between universities around the country, especially those from less privileged backgrounds.

Webinar,United States
July 16, 2020

Este seminario forma parte de la serie de seminarios RECOVR. Junto con nuestros socios, estamos utilizando esta serie para compartir de forma rápida lo que estamos aprendiendo con la comunidad política y de investigación para apoyar los esfuerzos de políticas públicas en respuesta al COVID-19 basados en la evidencia. Más información sobre otros eventos de la serie está disponible aquí.

Webinar,United States
July 14, 2020

This webinar is part of IPA's RECOVR Webinar Series: Bringing Evidence to COVID-19 Policy Responses in the Global South. Together with our partners, we are using this series to rapidly share what we are learning with the policy and research community to support evidence-informed response efforts. More information about other events in the series is available here.

Webinar,United States
June 11, 2020 - April 29, 2021

COVID-19’s wide-ranging health and economic impacts have permeated across the world, and much of the research community has pivoted to respond. At IPA, we have launched a major effort—Research for Effective COVID-19 responses, or RECOVR, to support immediate response efforts and provide evidence to decision-makers working to mitigate the impacts of the crisis in the 22 countries where we work.

February 18, 2020

On February 18, IPA, Fundación Capital and the Centro de Investigación de la Universidad del Pacífico will co-host a three-part event featuring results from a randomized evaluation of Fundacion Capital's LISTA para ahorrar Program.

Peru IPV Presentation
Armayari and Lima,Peru
January 30, 2020 - February 01, 2020

IPA Peru, Erica Field (Duke University), and Ursula Aldana (Institute of Peruvian Studies) met with the Vice Minister of the Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations, Patricia Carolina Rosa Garcés Peralta, to discuss the results of a pilot of group sessions focusing on domestic violence in rural areas in Peru.

January 15, 2020

On January 15, IPA Peru Deputy Country Director, Sergio de Marco presented on "Effective Approaches to Improve Financial Inclusion in Vulnerable Groups" at a workshop co-organized by the World Bank and Peru's Comisión Multisectorial de Inclusión Financiera. The objective of this workshop was to share best practices and recent evidence related to interventions aimed at improving the financial inclusion of vulnerable groups and to deepen the discussion on effective public policies.

December 05, 2019

On December 5, IPA, the Behavioral Government Lab (BGL), and CAF-Development Bank of Latin America co-hosted an academic and policy conference to explore the potential of the Behavioral Sciences to improve state capacity and public sector management in developing countries. The event aimed to contribute to the dissemination of lessons from behavioral economics among policymakers in Peru and, consequently, motivate collaborations between public institutions and academia, in order to design and provide socially beneficial policy innovations and public goods.
MIMP Presentation
November 21, 2019

On November 21, the Ministry of Women of Peru hosted a dissemination event where Ursula Aldana (Instituto de Estudios Peruanos) presented the design of “Leaders in Action” a program that trains local leaders to become community health volunteers and raise awareness of gender-based violence (GBV) in their villages, to a policy audience at the Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations (MIMP).

Washington, DC,United States
November 13, 2019 - November 14, 2019

On November 13-14, the US Department of Labor's Bureau of International Affairs (ILAB) held an event on "Impact to Action" to release the results of 14 rigorous evaluations examining what works to combat child labor, forced labor, and human trafficking. The studies looked at varied government and non-government programs, including awareness-raising campaigns, girls' mentoring, scholarship and education programs, cash transfers, and other income and livelihoods supports. 

Steven Glazerman IPA Peru training
August 28, 2019

On August 28, IPA's Chief Research & Methodology Officer, Steven Glazerman, conducted a training on power calculation and research design with technical teams from the Ministry of Education (MineduLab); Ministry of Social Development (AyniLab); and Superintendencia de Banca, Seguros y AFP (SBS Peru); and IPA Peru staff in Lima, Peru. The goal of the training was to strengthen the design skills of technical teams at government units that are involved in evaluation design, implementation, and supervision.

May 20, 2019

On May 20, IPA Peru and J-PAL LAC co-hosted a dissemination event where researchers Erica Field (Duke University) and Ursula Aldana (Instituto de Estudios Peruanos) presented baseline findings from “...

SBS Peru Event
March 25, 2019

During the week of March 25, Dean Karlan presented to decision-makers at an event focused on savings in Lima, Peru. The event was one of several hosted by Peru's Superintendencia de Banca, Seguros, y AFP (SBS) during World Savings Week.
Semana de la Evidencia
October 26, 2018

On October 26, IPA Peru participated in an event titled "Semana de la Evidencia," presenting on "How to Design an Impact Evaluation" in Lima. Sergio De Marco — Deputy Country Director for IPA's Peru, Bolivia, and Paraguay country programs — presented on the fundamental problem of causal inference and the importance of finding a valid counterfactual. Afterward, Sergio discussed the use of experimental evaluation methods and the different types and designs of randomization.

October 25, 2018

On October 25, IPA and J-PAL co-hosted a dissemination event titled "Gender Violence and Impact Evaluation: Translating Evidence to Public Policy” in Lima, Peru. During the event, Sergio De Marco, Deputy Director of the Regional Office of IPA for Peru, Bolivia and Paraguay, presented on interventions to prevent Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and IPA’s IPV Initiative.