To curb rising inequality, global leaders must work together to stop the flow of illicit wealth and mitigate tax avoidance.
Government Innovative public sector policies and programs
Models and policy recommendations for boosting civic engagement and fortifying American democracy.
Blockchain technology will not solve all government problems, but it can help curb corruption and instill trust in government.
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
The real promise of pay-for-success lies in changing how government funds social services.
Large-scale social change requires broad cross-sector coordination, not the isolated intervention of individual organizations.
Organizations must prioritize collecting and analyzing the data needed to manage implementation and improve programs.
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.
Laws and programs designed to benefit vulnerable groups, such as the disabled or people of color, often end up benefiting all of society.
Civil society can act directly to solve critical problems, but its indirect effect might be just as important: allowing individuals to participate, collaborate, and—in the process—develop into citizens capable of upholding democracy.