December 27, 2017
Media Coverage
In an article originally published in The Citizen (Tanzania) and republished by AllAfrica, Louis Kolumbia cites an IPA study showing that providing financial incentives to teachers for student performance (in addition to providing grants to schools based on the number of students enrolled) improved...
December 27, 2017
Media Coverage
On November 21, IPA and the government of Kenya's Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat co-hosted a one-day policy forum to discuss evidence and relevant policy lessons in health, water, and sanitation. The Star (Kenya) reported on the conference and the broader state of the health sector in Kenya. 
December 06, 2017
Press Release
New Haven, CT / Cambridge, MA – Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) and the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), two research centers working to support evidence-informed policymaking, were jointly awarded a grant of GBP£12 million (US$16 million) from the UK Department for International...
December 05, 2017
Media Coverage
In a review of the behavioral evidence surrounding charitable giving, the Nonprofit Times cites an IPA study by Dean Karlan and John List on how to maximize matching gift donations, and cites other research by Karlan and fellow IPA researcher Margaret McConnell. 
November 28, 2017
Media Coverage
In his guide for charitable givers, Vox's Dylan Matthews cites IPA as an organization that encourages effective giving by evaluating international development approaches. 
November 15, 2017
Media Coverage
In the Financial Times, MIT's Tavneet Suri writes on the importance of good data for effective philanthropy in sub-Saharan Africa, citing IPA as an organization building the infrastructure for impact evaluations. Suri mentions her IPA-implemented study on the long-term effects of mobile money in...
November 10, 2017
Media Coverage
The Economist mentions the finding from an IPA study on mobile money in Kenya that the technology may have lifted as many as 2 percent of Kenyan households out of poverty between 2008 and 2014.
November 10, 2017
Media Coverage
Devex recently discussed the preliminary results of IPA's evaluation of a program that outsources the management of certain schools in Liberia to private operators. Read more about those preliminary results here.
November 10, 2017
Media Coverage
The Economist covers the preliminary results of an IPA evaluation on outsourcing in Liberian schools. Learn more about the preliminary results here.
October 30, 2017
Media Coverage
The preliminary results of an IPA study on the effectiveness of an employment program for students in the Philippines were covered by the Business Mirror (Philippines). 
October 23, 2017
Media Coverage
On the IADB's Enfoque Educación blog, read about how the Government of Finland has named Math in My School, a preschool program evaluated by IPA, as one of the world's 100 most innovative education initiatives. Read about how Paraguay's government is scaling the program here. 
October 23, 2017
Media Coverage
ABC (Paraguay) covers Math in My School, an evaluation done by IPA in Paraguay. Read the article here, and read more about how Paraguay's government is scaling the initiative. 
October 17, 2017
Media Coverage
GhanaWeb highlights the Early Childhood Education Dissemination Event, at which IPA researchers presented the results of two IPA studies about early childhood education in Ghana. 
September 17, 2017
Media Coverage
Opinião e Notícia (Brazil) reports on the preliminary midline results of IPA's evaluation of a program that outsources the management of certain schools in Liberia to private operators. Read our full report on the results here. 
August 15, 2017
Announcement
The Peace & Recovery (P&R) Program at Innovations for Poverty Action is launching its first request for proposals, through an Expression of Interest (EOI) Form available now. Expressions of Interest are due on September 15, 2017. The P&R Program is designed to support field experiments...
July 21, 2017
Media Coverage
The New York Times discusses the findings, published in Science, that small payments to Ugandan landowners can help avoid their cutting down forest, home to endangered Chimpanzees.
July 20, 2017
Press Release
CREDIT: Megan Kearns [New Haven, CT – July 20, 2017] A new study finds that simply paying landowners in the developing world to not cut down trees can significantly reduce carbon in the atmosphere. It may also be a very cost-effective way to help meet goals such as the Paris Accord targets...
July 17, 2017
Media Coverage
IPA researchers Jonathan Morduch and Christopher Woodruff discuss their study results on mobile financial services and obstacles to hiring female garment workers to supervisory roles in Bangladesh.
July 16, 2017
Media Coverage
The Financial Express of Bangladesh reports on a recent conference co-organized by IPA where researcher Christopher Woodruff presented findigns from his study on female managers in the garment industry. As part of his presentation, Woodruff identified three obstacles to women being promoted: lower...

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