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.
Recent changes in US policy regarding teacher evaluation reflect the impact of foundation-supported advocacy.
In developing countries such as Kenya, interaction with NGOs appears to boost people’s level of civic activity.
The catalysts of innovation are almost as rare, and almost as essential, as those who get credit for new ideas.
In the nonprofit sector, occupational segregation can adversely affect women’s chances of moving into managerial positions.
Spontaneous protest activity—a vital part of many social movements—can arise from a variety of conditions
Market structures have a complex but discernible effect on people’s willingness to buy socially responsible products.
Benefiting emotionally from altruistic behavior doesn’t lessen—indeed, it increases—other people’s regard for that behavior.
Teachers who help boost students’ test scores also have a notable impact on students’ long-term outcomes.