Measurement & Evaluation New ways to measure and evaluate the impact an organization’s work has on society
Valerie Threlfall of the Fund For Shared Insight, Krystle Onibukon of the Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula, and Brad Dunning of the Center for Employment Opportunities talk about building quality feedback loops.
Combining tools such as design thinking, behavioral science, and evaluation can shape programs to improve patient experiences and change health behaviors.
What can social sector organizations learn from large companies about using data to maximize impact?
Hal Varian, chief economist at Google, discusses the conceptual framework required to establish causal inference and computational methods that can allow causality to be inferred.
Many valuable datasets remain locked away or siloed across different organizations and sectors. This panel from our February data conference looks how we can collaborate better on data projects.
Is it possible to use data to make predictions without enforcing existing biases?
Finding solutions for the global poor need not require choosing between theory and decision making. Good evaluations focus on both.
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.
To fulfill the promise of cash transfers, we need to double down on investment in research.
Rigorous impact evaluations tell us a lot about the world, not just the particular contexts in which they are conducted. Access to this article made possible by MIT.