Why we need strong public-private partnerships in health care and beyond.
If we want to achieve all 17 Sustainable Development Goals, we need to start at the bottom of the list.
We need to ratchet up from targeted innovation and apply design-thinking principles to one of the biggest social issues of our time: global poverty itself.
When a pay-for-success project succeeds in improving social outcomes, governments should establish a new performance-based contract to continue to scale successful programs.
Up for debate: The pay-for-success model will have a positive impact, just not in the way that many proponents think. Includes additional, online-only responses from a variety of thought leaders.
Race to the Top, a $4 billion US education reform effort, produced valuable lessons on designing a competition-based program.
By imposing requirements on recipients, cash transfer programs can “push” them to develop habits of civic participation.
Instead of building an independent base of expertise, many NGOs in China focus on retaining ties to government agencies.
In developing countries such as Kenya, interaction with NGOs appears to boost people’s level of civic activity.
The current health care market consistently fails the world’s poorest people. Increasing efficiencies and an influx of innovation are overdue.