The 2021 Annual Meeting of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA) and the Latin American Meeting of the Econometric Society (LACEA LAMES 2021) is an ideal forum to reflect and discuss how our region can best navigate these difficult times without losing sight of other significant economic challenges as the pervasiveness of inequality, the effects climate change, and the future of work. On October 19, IPA Colombia Country Director, Kyle Holloway moderated a session with Oriana Bandiera, Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Bogotá, United States
October 19, 2021
On October 14, IPA Philippines hosted a policy dialogue session about Teaching at the Right Level (TaRL) with the Department of Education (DepEd).
Webinar, Philippines
October 14, 2021
Supporting Human Talent in Peru
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.
Webinar, Peru
October 14, 2021
KYEOP dissemination
On October 6, IPA Kenya, alongside Kenya’s State Department for Youth Affairs (SDY), Micro and Small Enterprises Authority (MSEA), and the World Bank, hosted the dissemination of the COVID 19, Gender and Youth Employment Study.
Webinar, Kenya
October 06, 2021
On September 28, IPA's Director of the Human Trafficking Research Initiative (HTRI), Jeni Sorensen, presented on a panel held by the Walk Free Foundation about an updated version of a modern slavery promising practices database released by the Foundation. This database is complementary to HTRI's recently-released Learning and Research Agenda. Sorenson discussed the importance of strong organizational M&E practices, referencing the work of IPA's Right-Fight-Evidence team.
Webinar, United Kingdom
September 28, 2021
Group photo from Ghana National Education Week in Accra from September 28 to October 1 2021
The 2021 Ghana Evidence Summit, which forms part of the National Education Week (NEW), was held on September 29, 2021.
Conference, Ghana
September 28, 2021 - October 01, 2021
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