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On August 19, IPA Francophone West Africa signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the African School of Economics (ASE) to establish collaboration in research, project development, co-creation of evidence, and public policy forums on topics considered essential by both institutions.
Abidjan, Ivory Coast
May 13, 2022
On May 13, 2022, IPA Executive Annie Duflo met with early career scholars at the African School of Economics (ASE) campus in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire to discuss their respective research projects and common goals.
Abidjan, Ivory Coast
May 13, 2022
Annie Duflo
Côte D’Ivoire's Directorate General of Employment (DGE) now has an Embedded Evidence Lab to institutionalize the development and implementation of employment policies using evidence. The official launch of the activities of this Lab took place on May 12, 2022, in Abidjan, in the presence of the Chief of Staff of the Minister of Employment and Social Protection, Dr. Jean-Jacques Kanga, representing the Minister; Annie Duflo, Executive Director of IPA; the Director General of Employment, Franck Dogoh; and the stakeholders from the employment sector (public administrations, technical and financial partners, the private sector, and trade unions).
Abidjan, Ivory Coast
May 12, 2022
On Monday, May 9, 2022, Annie Duflo (Executive Director of IPA) and Andreas Holzinger (Country Director of IPA Francophone West Africa) met with the President of Togo, Faure Gnassingbé, in Lomé.
Lomé, Togo
May 09, 2022
On Monday, May 9, IPA Francophone West Africa and the Togolese National ID agency (ANID) under the President of Togo’s auspices signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU was signed in Lomé, Togo in the presence of IPA Executive Director, Annie Duflo and the Minister of the Digital Economy and Transformation (MENTD), Cina Lawson.
Lomé, Togo
May 09, 2022
The Partnership for Economic Inclusion (PEI), together with the World Bank’s Development Impact Evaluation unit (DIME) and IPA, will co-host a webinar to discuss a new wave of evidence from Niger, Senegal, and Zambia.
Webinar, United States
April 13, 2022
On March 31, IPA Country Director Nasreena Sampaco-Baddiri and Deputy Country Director Peter Srouji presented the role of randomized controlled trials in innovating and scaling development programs to the World Health Organization (WHO)'s Western Pacific Region as part of the former's Innovators Webinar Series.
Webinar, Philippines
March 31, 2022
In this webinar, Daniel Putman (IPA) introduced a practical toolkit for using data for digital credit market monitoring.
Webinar, United States
March 30, 2022
This webinar collated the current evidence on cash during the pandemic across a range of outcomes including food security and nutrition, livelihood support, health behaviors, and inequalities. The webinar highlighted rigorous impact evaluations of cash-based programs from countries across Latin America and Africa including cash transfers and public works programs.
Webinar, United States
March 24, 2022
IPA, in collaboration with MINEDUC, convened a full-day inception workshop to officially launch the embedded evidence lab.
Kigali, Rwanda
March 22, 2022
On March 9, 2022, the Becker Friedman Institute (BFI) at the University of Chicago, Princeton University, and Innovations for Poverty Action will hold the ninth webinar in a series presenting innovative research on crime and violence in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Webinar, United States
March 09, 2022
On March 8, IPA and J-PAL organized a roundtable discussion at the 2022 Fragility Forum with a group of leading academics researching effective strategies for combating gang rule and improving citizen security.
Online, United States
March 08, 2022
From March 2-3, IPA Kenya organized a workshop In collaboration with the Directorate of Policy, Partnership, and East Africa Community Affairs, Ministry of Education to support the conceptualization of a research coordinating mechanism to advance the use of evidence/data in the formulation and review of policies within the State Department of Early Learning and Basic Education.
Naivasha, Kenya
March 02, 2022 - March 03, 2022
On March 2nd, 2022, IPA’s research team in Burkina Faso held an impact evaluation research methods workshop at Université Norbert Zongo with thirty doctoral and master's students from their Economics Department. The specific focus was requested by a group of young researchers in November 2021 during a first targeted discussion (Economics Exchange Forum).
Koudougou, Burkina Faso
March 02, 2022
IPA and Inclusion for All conducted an audit study to compare the actual costs of using digital financial services in Nigeria against providers’ officially stated prices and fees. In this webinar, researchers shared key insights from the report, “Measuring Fees and Transparency in Nigeria’s Digital Financial Services.”
Webinar, Nigeria
February 23, 2022