An initiative undertaken by the World Bank reveals a troubling gap in the financing of social enterprises.
The new book Scarcity provides critical insights for designing better anti-poverty programs, but not for allocating scarce philanthropic resources.
The Public School Advantage draws on empirical data to argue against the popular perception that public schools are inferior to private schools.
Every year nonprofits and government agencies partner to help resettle the more than one million new immigrants to the United States.
In Accra, Ghana, social entrepreneurs are working to reinvent the public library for the 21st century.
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Software from a group called Ultrasafe Ultrasound promises to make it harder to practice sex-selective abortion.
In parts of the world, expanding cell-phone coverage brings with it an increase in violent activity.
A $100 million foundation initiative aims to foster urban resilience in the face of disaster.
People are more apt to behave in socially responsible ways when they think that others might take notice.
Spreading messages in remote villages is a matter of understanding the patterns by which villagers connect with each other.