Myanmar Maternal Cash Transfer RCT Workshop
Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
November 25, 2019

On November 25, IPA Myanmar presented at a workshop discussing the findings from the Randomised Control Trial (RCT) of the Maternal and Child Cash Transfer (MCCT) program by Save the Children in Myanmar's Central Dry Zone.
Mexico City, Mexico
November 20, 2019, November 21, 2019

On November 20-21, the Centro de Estudios Monetarios Lationamericanos (CEMLA) and Banco de México (Mexico's Central Bank) co-hosted the XI Conference of Financial Education and Inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean. The event convened representatives from education ministries, treasuries, banking regulators, commercial banks, multilateral organizations, and cooperation organizations in the hemisphere.
Mexico City, Mexico
November 20, 2019, November 21, 2019

On November 20-21, the Centro de Estudios Monetarios Lationamericanos (CEMLA) and Banco de México (Mexico's Central Bank) co-hosted the XI Conference of Financial Education and Inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean. The event convened representatives from education ministries, treasuries, banking regulators, commercial banks, multilateral organizations, and cooperation organizations in the hemisphere.
Webinar, United States
October 22, 2019

On Tuesday, October 22, 2019, IPA hosted an interactive webinar aimed at researchers and practitioners in behavioral finance, as part of Financial Inclusion Week 2019.
Bogotá, Colombia
October 07, 2019

On October 7, IPA Founder and President, Dean Karlan presented the results of the study “Increasing Voluntary Retirement Contributions in Colombia” at Universidad Javeriana to a wide audience of academics from local universities, policymakers such Colpensiones, the Financial Regulator, private pension funds, and others. He then presented his work in Ghana at the academic seminar at the Economics Department at Universidad de los Andes.
Accra, Ghana
June 27, 2019

On Thursday, June 27, Dr. Angela Ofori-Atta, Prof. Dean Karlan, and Prof.
Washington, DC, United States
May 09, 2019

For video and podcast recordings of the full event, please visit the IFPRI event page.
SBS Peru Event
Lima, Peru
March 25, 2019

During the week of March 25, Dean Karlan presented to decision-makers at an event focused on savings in Lima, Peru. The event was one of several hosted by Peru's Superintendencia de Banca, Seguros, y AFP (SBS) during World Savings Week.
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Denarau, Fiji
November 26, 2018

On November 26th, Financial Inclusion Program (FIP) Manager, Nellie Moore, presented at the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) and Reserve Bank of Fiji’s Conference on Smart Policies for Green Financial Inclusion. She shared a synthesis of and relevant examples from the existing evidence on how financial services can build resilience to climate change, as well as knowledge gaps to prioritize for future research.
Lusaka, Zambia
November 06, 2018

On November 6, IPA and the CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security joined forces to bring together researchers, donors, and practitioners in a half-day research development workshop at the International Microinsurance Conference in Lusaka, Zambia.
Webinar, United States
October 23, 2018

Women’s economic empowerment has reemerged as a top priority for policymakers as a development objective in its own right as well as a means to spur greater economic growth in developing economies. As a result, M&E practitioners and researchers are grappling with how to measure a concept as complex as women and girls’ empowerment in impact evaluations.
Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
July 05, 2018

On July 5, IPA Myanmar, in partnership with the International Growth Centre (IGC) and the Myanmar Development Institute (MDI), co-hosted a conference at the capital city of Nay Pyi Taw. The objective was to bring together thought leaders from academia and government, policymakers, and practitioners to discuss the international experience and evidence on targeted poverty alleviation programs and their implications for the Myanmar context. Professors Dean Karlan, Robin Burgess, and
Yangon, Myanmar
July 03, 2018

On July 3, IPA and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) co-hosted a workshop on digital finance and financial inclusion in Yangon, Myanmar. IPA Founder Dean Karlan kicked off the event with a keynote presentation followed by two panels. In the first panel, Gonzalo González, CEO of DAWN Microfinance, and Rebecca Rouse, Director of IPA's Financial Inclusion program, discussed digital finance and financial inclusion in and beyond Myanmar.
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Abidjan, Burkina Faso
June 27, 2018

On June 27, Making Finance Work for Africa, IPA, 3ie, PlaNet Guarantee, the University of Kent, and Oklahoma State University presented a webinar on "Enhancing Access to Index-Based Weather Insurance: A New Marketing Approach in Burkina Faso." 
Washington, D.C., United States
May 29, 2018 - May 30, 2018

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), Mercy Corps, and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) joined forces to bring together researchers, donors, and practitioners in a 1.5-day roundtable to advance a research agenda on financial inclusion and resilience to climate variability. Through the event, key stakeholders took stock of existing evidence, identified important gaps in the evidence, and prioritized open research questions.

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