IPA’s Consumer Protection initiative works with governments, financial institutions, and researchers to measure risks of using novel digital data sources and to test new ways to better protect consumers and support their financial health.
IPA’s EPSD sector brings together researchers and decision-makers to identify, rigorously evaluate, adapt, and scale up effective solutions to the constraints that affect entrepreneurship and business growth in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).
IPA has a strong and expanding body of research in health and nutrition. Among the many findings thus far, studies have shown that simple approaches can have dramatic impacts on health, particularly for children.
IPA’s Human Trafficking initiative focuses on innovating and improving research methods and funding research. The fund aims to build evidence on effective ways to prevent trafficking, prosecute crimes, and protect trafficked persons.
IPA’s Peace & Recovery sector works to identify effective ways to reduce violence and fragility, promote peace, and prevent, manage, and recover from crisis. The program is also the largest funder of rigorous research on forced displacement.