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
Media Coverage
AFP News covers an IPA Uganda study evaluating the effectiveness of a payments for ecosystem services (PES) program, in which Ugandan landowners were paid to not cut forest trees on their property. Seema Jayachandran, the lead author of the study, and Annie Duflo, Executive Director of IPA, reflect...
July 20, 2017
Media Coverage
NPR's Goats and Soda reports on an IPA Uganda study evaluating the effectiveness of a payments for ecosystem services (PES) program, in which Ugandan landowners were paid to not cut forest trees on their property. Seema Jayachandran, the lead author of the study, and Kelsey Jack, an assistant...
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...
July 05, 2017
Announcement
IPA is pleased to announce the appointment of our first Chief Research & Policy Officer, Imran Matin. This new role will be responsible for developing and leading IPA’s strategy to ensure relevant evidence is developed for and used by decision-makers and that IPA’s voice continues to lead...
May 15, 2017
Announcement
MineduLAB has launched its Third Innovation Window, a call for proposals to identify low-cost innovations that can be evaluated using experimental methods and administrative data from the Ministry of Education of Peru (Minedu). Application materials should be submitted by May 31, 2017. MineduLAB...
May 11, 2017
Announcement
  A group of leading organizations from the behavioral science community today launched the Behavioral Evidence Hub, a comprehensive resource that brings together some of the world’s most promising innovative solutions into a single tool, putting them within easy reach of all those working to...
May 10, 2017
Media Coverage
Tina Rosenberg speaks to IPA board member Tavneet Suri, about her work with William Jack and IPA in Kenya on the long-term effects of mobile money in alleviating poverty.

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