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Financial Inclusion Program Director Aishwarya Ratan was part of a team making a presentation at USAID Microlinkson commitment savings.
Washington D.C., United States
May 16, 2012
Financial Inclusion Program Director Aishwarya Ratan presented findings from the Aflatoun study conducted by Jim Berry, Dean Karlan, and Menno Pradhan in Ghana.
Washington D.C., United States
April 17, 2012
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Financial inclusion - ensuring that the poor have access to financial services that are relevant for their lives - has great potential to alleviate poverty, stimulate economic growth and increase the welfare of the poor. In Ghana and other African countries, a wide group of stakeholders, including governments, NGOs, and financial institutions, is investing considerable resources towards bringing savings and other formal financial services to the poor.
Legon, Ghana
March 14, 2012
Deworm the World was featured at at a World Economic Forum event in Davos in January 2012. The press conference highlighted key achievements of this Young Global Leader initiative and featured exciting new commitments from partners to improve the lives of millions of children through school-based deworming.
Davos, Switzerland
January 31, 2012
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On January 19-21, 2012, Innovations for Poverty Action and Strathmore University hosted a three day workshop for approximately 20 African researchers on experimental research design in savings and payments. Participants traveled from 9 countries across Africa to participate in the Nairobi event, which was the first of a series of workshops to be conducted by IPA over the coming three years as part of the Savings and Payments Research Fund, under the Financial Inclusion Program.
Nairobi, Kenya
January 19, 2012 - January 21, 2012
University of California, Washington Center 1608 Rhode Island Ave, NW Washington, DC 20036 (map) 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Washington D.C., United States
January 10, 2012
The SME Initiative hosted its First Annual Conference on Entrepreneurship and SME Development on November 30, 2011. Co-hosted by the Inter-American Development Bank’s Multilateral Investment Fund, this event brought together over 130 researchers, practitioners and policymakers focused on entrepreneurship and SMEs in emerging markets.
Washington, United States
November 30, 2011
IPA’s SME Initiative held its first Working Group – a full-day event brought together 41 researchers, practitioners and donors to discuss early-stage research and potential new projects pertaining to SME policy and entrepreneurship.  The Working Group provided an opportunity for affiliates of the SME Initiative to share their work, discuss potential areas for collaboration, and network with others active in the SME space.   
Cambridge, United States
September 16, 2011
Financial Inclusion Program Director Aishwarya Ratan was on a microsavings panel at the Microfinance Club of New York. 
New York, United States
May 22, 2011
NIH Sponsored Training onImpact Evaluation Using Randomized Trials  In Partnership with Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab
Bethesda, United States
February 08, 2011
This event, the Microfinance Impact and Innovation Conference, was created as a unique forum for both communication of accumulated knowledge as well as the generation of innovations in both microfinance product design and research. See here for papers and presentations.
New York City, United States
January 20, 2011
Owen Ozier discusses Exploiting Externalities to Estimate the Long-Term Effects of Early Childhood Deworming.  See here for more details.
Washington D.C., United States
January 20, 2011
This one-day conference marked the launch of J-PAL’s regional office for Africa at the University of Cape Town in South Africa and brought together researchers, policymaker and development practitioners to present and discuss findings from rigorous evaluations of social programmes and their practical applications to pressing social problems in Africa.
Cape Town, South Africa
January 20, 2011
The USAID Microenterprise Development office presents MICROFINANCE LEARNING AND INNOVATIONS After Hours Seminar Dean Karlan, Professor of Economics at Yale University and president of Innovations for Poverty Action, will speak on the topic of "Microfinance: Learning what works, what doesn't, and why". 
Washington D.C., United States
April 21, 2010
The Third Annual Microfinance Conference hosted by the Centre for Microfinance
Pune, India
January 07, 2010

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