Spring 2017

Volume 15, Number 2

All too often people use intuition, along with trial and error, to devise social programs. But we now have a large and growing body of knowledge about how people interact with their environment and with each other. The cover story in the spring 2017 issue of Stanford Social Innovation Review,The New Science of Designing for Humans,” discusses how the social sector can draw on behavioral science to design more effective programs.

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Creating Systemic Change

By Ken Ito

Japan is opening the door to new approaches, such as social enterprise, for solving its pressing social problems.

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