January 20, 2018
Media Coverage
In an op-ed in the Daily Nation, IPA Kenya Country Director Suleiman Asman and IPA Associate Director of Policy & Communications Heidi McAnnally-Linz discuss IPA's extensive breadth of work in Kenya to date and the opportunities for rigorous evidence to inform the country's education policies...
January 04, 2018
Media Coverage
In Bloomberg, Noah Smith cites IPA's research on seasonal migration in Bangladesh in an op-ed arguing for policies that encourage worker mobility. 
December 28, 2017
Media Coverage
NPR's Goats and Soda section has a feature about No Lean Season—a program that offers small, low-interest cash loans for transportation costs to help members of rural poor households get from their farms to cities to find their own temporary employment during the agricultural lean season. In the...
December 27, 2017
Media Coverage
In the Christian Science Monitor, Daniel Grossman explores strategies scientists are pursuing to prevent deforestation and preserve forests' natural ability to sequester carbon and slow the effects of climate change. Grossman interviews Seema Jayachandran about study with IPA showing that paying...
December 27, 2017
Media Coverage
IPA's evaluation of Making Ghanaian Girls Great (MGCubed), a program of satellite-transmitted classes for pupils in rural Ghana, is mentioned in this News Ghana report about the Varkey Foundation's plans to invest further in the program.
December 27, 2017
Media Coverage
In a discussion of the evidence surrounding the effects of matching gifts on charitable giving, Caroline Fiennes cites IPA research by Dean Karlan and John List demonstrating that offering a match increased both the likelihood of giving and the amount of the gifts. 
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. 

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