Government Innovative public sector policies and programs
Better policies in host countries can enable refugees to
rebuild their lives and contribute to host economies.
Solving systemic social problems takes people, politics, and power—not more social entrepreneurship.
It is time to give US women the convenience and autonomy of birth control and abortion pills that women elsewhere enjoy.
Viewing social and economic development as a series of interpersonal interactions can help us understand why development outcomes sometimes diverge from policy goals, and how gendered interactions shape social and economic development.
Mapping the ecosystem for impact and investment
Why global philanthropists can no longer afford to overlook the importance of supporting government capacity in developing countries—and what they can do about it.
The real promise of pay-for-success lies in changing how government funds social services.
Our ongoing obsession with the myth of meritocracy is now spreading to education systems in developing economies with pernicious effects.
The Trump administration wants to ban terms like “evidence-based” from government reporting. But if policymakers can’t make budget and policy decisions based on evidence, what, exactly, is supposed to guide them?
Large-scale social change requires broad cross-sector coordination, not the isolated intervention of individual organizations.
For-profit executives use business models—such as "low-cost provider"—as a shorthand way to describe the way companies are built and sustained. Nonprofit executives have not had an equivalent lexicon—until now.
In this SSIR Live! webinar, Bill Meehan, Lafayette Partners Lecturer in Strategic Management, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Kim Jonker, President & Chief Executive Officer, King Philanthropies, will explore key ideas and tools for nonprofits that will enable them to pursue their work more strategically.Access this webinar
Laws and programs designed to benefit vulnerable groups, such as the disabled or people of color, often end up benefiting all of society.
Building Movement Mindsets: Tools and Frameworks for Transforming Communities, States, and Countries
This SSIR Live! webinar will help organizations to better understand the process of building and strengthening movements, identify their unique role within a broader field of networked organizations, and partner with others to build synergistic force.Access this webinar