Media Coverage
The Washington Post
August 26, 2019

"If tomorrow a drug was developed that transformed the lives of the world’s extreme poor as efficiently as direct cash transfers, it would be considered a revolution in the world of aid." 

In an op-ed for The Washington Post, Francisco Toro writes on the impact of direct cash transfers compared to other poverty reduction tools. He cites IPA's evaluation of GiveDirectly's work in Kenya, as well as our work reviewing a range of interventions.