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Thursday, September 28 • 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Poverty Measurement in the Age of Lean Data: An Introduction to the Progress out of Poverty Index (PPI)

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The Progress out of Poverty Index (PPI) is a poverty measurement tool for organizations and businesses with a mission to serve the poor. Whether you are new to the PPI or have used it in the past, come learn about the basics of a tool that has become the global standard for household-level poverty measurement. The PPI team at Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) will share exciting news about changes to the development of the tool, and also ways that organizations and businesses are leveraging their PPI data for decision-making.

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Varun Kshirsagar

Technical Lead, PPI, Innovations for Poverty Action
Varun Kshirsagar is the technical lead for the Progress out of Poverty Index (PPI), a household-level poverty measurement tool. He is leading the PPI scorecard development at IPA, which includes designing a methodology that is based on established statistical learning techniques, while maintaining the simplicity of the PPI from a user perspective. Most recentl... Read More →
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Julie Peachey

Director, Progress out of Poverty Index, Innovations for Poverty Action
Julie Peachey serves as a Director at Innovations for Poverty Action where she oversees the Progress out of Poverty Index® (PPI®), a household-level poverty measurement tool initially developed by Grameen Foundation. Ms. Peachey has more than 20 years' private sector and non-profit experience, including more than a decade in international development with a focus on financial inclusion. Her accomp... Read More →

Thursday September 28, 2017 1:15pm - 2:15pm EDT
Continental Room C Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center