The Consumer Protection Research Fund is open to all academic researchers and accepts proposals for randomized evaluations of consumer protection in digital financial services in lower and lower-middle-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Applicants are invited to consult this Request for Proposals Overview document to better understand the policy motivation and research questions acceptable for consideration under this scheme.

The deadline for submission is Friday, August 19, 2022. To help researchers prepare proposals for the August 19 deadline, IPA will host two identical Question & Answer sessions on Thursday, July 14, at 7:00AM Eastern Standard Time for those in Africa, Asia, and Europe, and 2:00PM Eastern Standard Time for those in the United States. To register for these sessions please visit our registration pages: 7:00am EST | 2:00pm EST.

Learn more here about this open call for proposals.

Publication type: 
Research Resource
Date: 
July 11, 2022
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