MIMP Presentation
Lima,Peru
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
Lima,Peru
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.

Peru MIMP
Lima,Peru
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
Lima,Peru
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
Lima,Peru
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.

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Lima,Peru
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.

Lima,Peru
September 28, 2018

On September 28, IPA and J-PAL co-hosted a dissemination event titled "Deciding for a Better Future" (DFM) in Lima, Peru.

Lima,Peru
August 27, 2018

On August 27, IPA in partnership with the Ministry of Production of Peru held an event entitled Evidence Dialogue on micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) Development in Peru. This half-day workshop featured presentations by academics and decision-makers in government, multilateral organizations, and the private sector.

Lima,Peru
May 04, 2018

On May 4, IPA Peru, along with Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) training leader Erica Field and PhD candidate Javier Romero, met with Silvia Loli Espinoza, Vice Minister of the Peruvian Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations (MOW).

Washington, D.C.,United States
April 16, 2018

On April 16, IPA Peru shared preliminary results of an impact evaluation conducted with the Peruvian Ministry of Education. The study evaluated the effectiveness of information campaigns in increasing students' and parents' understanding of the returns to education and reducing school dropout and child labor in rural and urban areas.

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Lima,Peru
March 16, 2018

On Friday, March 16, 2018, the Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion (MIDIS), held their first workshop for the AYNI Lab Social (AYNI Lab), a new social innovation lab focused on solutions that are cost-effective, evidence-based, and scale-able. IPA and J-PAL LAC have partnered with MIDIS to form AYNI Lab and are developing the Lab’s capacity to conduct randomized evaluations and impact evaluations and designing a protocol for data management. AYNI Lab aims to promote innovation and rigorous evaluation in public policy.

Lima,Peru
November 25, 2017

On November 25, 2017, Juan Manuel Hernández-Agramonte, IPA Country Director for Perú, Bolivia, and Paraguay, gave a TED Talk at TedxTukuy in Lima. The video of the TED Talk was recently released this year and can be viewed below. Juan focused his talk on how government can achieve high impact by partnering with academics to propose innovative policies that are tested using randomized controlled trials. He presented two successful case studies of policy innovation that were conducted with the Peruvian Ministry of Education.

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