Developing countries often have low adoption rates of new products that could potentially boost livelihoods, increase income and encourage productivity. The reasons for low take-up of these products could be that they are not designed in ways that fit the particular needs of the target population, or that the products are not easily attainable. IPA studies focus on designing products that address the specific contexts of the intended users across every program area.


In 2012, remittances from migrant workers to developing countries were roughly three times the total amount of global foreign aid, yet little is known about how to make these funds work better....


The Wall Street Journal Weekend Review section had front page feature on Innovations for Poverty Action and randomized controlled trials called "...


Regular handwashing with soap is one of the best ways to prevent diarrheal and respiratory disease, which are two of the primary causes of death among children worldwide.