Critics have argued that charitable giving isn’t focused enough on the poor, isn’t sufficient to make a difference, is undemocratic, and more, but research—and history—show otherwise.
An innovative digital currency could help harness and unleash more private capital to alleviate poverty, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and achieve the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.
This passage from Global Inequality argues that we should focus less on inequalities between specific identity groups and more on reducing overall wealth gaps.
Reverse and frugal innovation approaches have their limits when it comes to health impact for the poor. We need more ways to provide high-quality, affordable products to low-income people.
There is no doubt that social change efforts are accelerated by data, but investing in high-quality, cutting-edge research alone isn’t enough to produce solutions. Funders and researchers have to invest more in translating research into action.