On September 28, 2021, the Becker Friedman Institute (BFI) at the University of Chicago, Princeton University, and Innovations for Poverty Action held the fifth webinar in a series presenting innovative research on crime and violence in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Webinar, United States
September 28, 2021
From September 28-29, the Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK) and the University of Johannesburg’s Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development (CCRED) hosted the 8th Annual Capacity Building Workshop and Symposium on Competition Law and Policy during the 6th Annual Competition and Economic Regulation (ACER) Week (ACER VI). Rafe Mazer, Director of Consumer Protection, at IPA moderated a panel discussion on the linkages between competition policy and data protection law. This included a presentation on the potential of data portability rules to expand consumer choice and competition in digital finance and e-commerce, as well as a panel discussion on how regulators are developing new approaches to regulating the digital economy.
Webinar, Kenya
September 28, 2021 - September 29, 2021
On September 27, 2021, IPA's Human Trafficking Research Initiative (HTRI) held a Q&A session for its Fall 2021 Request for Expressions of Interest (EOIs).
Online, United States
September 27, 2021
On September 22, IPA participated in the third webinar in the series, Building the Evidence on Forced Displacement: From Research to Policy Making, to discuss findings from the latest research on forced displacement. This webinar focused on the economic and social impact of Venezuelan refugees migrating to Brazil.
Webinar, United States
September 22, 2021
On August 25, IPA Philippines presented the results of the pre-pilot study of the mEducation program at the virtual Research O’clock 2021: Evidence on Learning Continuity.
Webinar, Philippines
August 25, 2021
On August 19, Ricardo Morel, IPA's Peace and Recovery Program Director, and Aprille Knox Policy Manager at J-PAL, joined USAID's Center for Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG) Community of Practice to present emerging evidence on interventions aimed at reducing or preventing the violent behavior of individuals in high-crime or conflict setting.
Webinar, United States
August 19, 2021
On July 28, 2021, Kathryn Glynn-Broderick, Associate Director of the Financial Inclusion Program, presented on behalf of IPA at the webinar “Government to People (G2P) Payment Digitization: Understanding Beneficiaries’ Experiences.”
Webinar, Bangladesh
July 28, 2021
From July 15-17, IPA Myanmar moderated a conference titled Myanmar Update 2021: Living with the Pandemic and the Coup hosted by Australian National University.
Webinar, Myanmar
July 15, 2021 - July 17, 2021
On July 8, 2021, Rebecca Rouse, Director of IPA's Financial Inclusion Program, presented at a roundtable entitled "Scaling innovative solutions and financing mechanisms for city-wide transformation of slums and informal settlements."
Webinar, United States
July 08, 2021
On June 30, IPA's Chief Research and Policy Officer Radha Rajkotia moderated the second webinar in the series, Building the Evidence on Forced Displacement: From Research to Policy Making, to discuss findings from the latest research on forced displacement. This webinar was focused on a study on the impact of vouchers on displaced people in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Webinar, United States
June 30, 2021
On Tuesday, June 29, 2021, IPA and the Global Poverty Research Lab (GPRL) at Northwestern University held a webinar on rapid phone surveys.
Webinar, United States
June 29, 2021
On June 28, IPA Philippines conducted a virtual design workshop with key stakeholders and implementing partners to assess and refine treatment prototypes for the Nimble Experimentation on Digital Financial Inclusion project. This exercise helped ensure that the experiment designs are relevant and feasible to implement under a short-term proof-of-concept project. The experiments are mainly focused on information treatments that promote take-up and usage of the newly opened digital financial accounts as a result of the government's digitized distribution of the Social Amelioration Program emergency cash subsidy. IPA engaged with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and GCash (financial service provider). Ma Isabel Fernandez (Research Associate, IPA Philippines) moderated the design workshop.
Webinar, Philippines
June 28, 2021
This event on June 28, 2021 convened researchers, policymakers, and practitioners to share research findings and discuss policy solutions.
Webinar, United States
June 28, 2021
On June 23, 2021, IPA hosted a virtual workshop with financial service providers and government officials in Indonesia on the challenges and opportunities in delivering financial services to women entrepreneurs. The event was hosted in partnership with the Millennium Challenge Corporation, Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK), and Bappenas.
Webinar, United States
June 23, 2021
On June 22, IPA presented best practices for measuring gender-based violence (GBV) at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) symposium for a panel on GBV and food security in Lesotho. Ellen Bates-Jeffreys presented on behalf of IPA in a small research breakout session moderated by Abby Thatcher (Stanford University) and oversight from Celine Mazars (Prevention Collaborative). IPA presented the operational learnings from various studies on measuring GBV and discussed the ethical challenges of measuring GBV, the basics of designing survey questions, survey models, and managing staff in the field. The event was an opportunity for IPA to present to and connect with GBV researchers and discuss together vital lessons learned about navigating rigorous research about sensitive subjects.
Webinar, Lesotho
June 22, 2021