None of the six studies found statistically significant increases in household income or spending. Four of the six found no change in food consumption; one found a modest increase and the sixth found a significant decrease.
December 09, 2015
Nate Silver’s data journalism site, FiveThirtyEight, used our results to point out why to trust data over fundraising brochures, with research on microloans led by IPA and our colleagues. Despite what the fundraisers suggest: