Matthew Bird, Stanislao Maldonado
September 18, 2014
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August 07, 2013
Following up on her keynote address at the Evidence on Innovations in Financial Capability conference in June, Ms. Carolina Trivelli, a researcher at the Instituto de Estudios Peruanos and former Minister of Development and Social Inclusion in Peru, has a post up on the CGAP Blog:
Dean Karlan
July 22, 2013
This cross-post with the Center for Financial Inclusion's blog was written by Beniamino Savonitto, Project Director of the Citi IPA Financial Capability Research Fund.
Dean Karlan
June 19, 2013
IPA founder and president Dean Karlan was recently interviewed by Rumbo Economico, a Peruvian TV show focusing on economic issues. Watch video of the interview, divided into two parts, below.
Part 1:

Part 2:

Media Coverage
March 26, 2012
Peru's Ministry of Economy and Finance as well as the Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion announced that they would work together with the Quipu Commission to work to reduce poverty in Peru. An excerpt (translated from original Spanish): ...the work of the Quipu Commission is extremely important as we work to improve social interventions, adequately distribute the state's resources, and ultimately to benefit the poorest of the poor, which is our principal objective....
Hannah Trachtman
Dean Karlan
November 15, 2011

Hannah Trachtman is a project associate with the Group vs. Individual Liability Project in Peru.

Media Coverage
May 16, 2011
Politicians are ignorant about trials, and they're weird about evidence. It doesn't need to be this way. In international development work, resources are tight and people know that good intentions aren't enough: in fact, good intentions can sometimes do harm. We need to know what works.
March 01, 2011

IPA is evaluating pilots of the CGAP-Ford Ultra-Poor Graduation program in 7 different countries. The idea is to provide a comprehensive package of support to the very poorest, with the hope that at the end of the program they will have moved out of extreme poverty and be able to generate enough income to support themselves. 

Maria Dolores Sanchez Liste reports back on the CGAP blog on the results from our baseline survey in Honduras:

Dean Karlan, Bram Thuysbaert, Catherine Timura
January 20, 2011

This blog is cross-posted from the CGAP-Ford Foundation Graduation Program website. 

December 02, 2010

El Profesor Dean Karlan, presidente de IPA, institución que hace evaluación de impactos a través de experimentos aleatorios, habló en Perú acerca de las últimos descubrimientos en el campo de las Microfinanzas. El evento fue organizado por el Instituto del Perú de la Universidad San Martin y se tituló “Microfinanzas: ¿Que funciona y que no?

Al evento asistieron diversas personas ligadas al mundo de las Microfinanzas en el Perú.

Mike Goodwin
Dean Karlan, Margaret McConnell, Sendhil Mullainathan, Jonathan Zinman
September 10, 2010
Glenna Gordon
May 06, 2010

Here's a nice article written by Chris Dunford and the gang at Freedom from Hunger.  Freedom from Hunger is certainly an organization that understands the value of rigorous evaluation.  They have worked with IPA in Benin,...

Media Coverage
November 10, 2009
A recent Slate article picks up where the WSJ left off in describing IPA's research in the Philippines, Bolivia, and Peru that explores how text message "reminders" can help people overcome barriers to saving.