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Co-Creation in Government

Co-Creation in Government

Bringing innovation to the public sector is famously difficult. But efforts that open up the public sector value chain to multiple stakeholders can deliver impressive results.

 

Cuban Remix

In measured but far-reaching ways, a state-controlled economy is opening a space for socially responsible enterprise.

 

Nuance in Government

A leading public intellectual, fresh from government service, explores the complexities of cost-benefit analysis.

Reviewed By Peter A. Ubel | Winter 2015
 

Scrappy Solutions

A new regulation in Massachusetts aims to direct food waste away from landfills and toward more productive uses.

 

Finding a Niche

In Colombia, the Center for Social Innovation is exploring how much government can do to facilitate social change.

 

In Aid of Conflict?

International food assistance can lead to a spike in the occurrence of armed conflict within a country.

 
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Deeply Divided: Racial Politics and Social Movements in Post-War America

Deeply Divided: Racial Politics and Social Movements in Post-War America offers a sweeping look at political and economic divisions in American politics over the past century.

By Doug McAdam & Karina Kloos | Oct. 1, 2014
 

Government by Toolkit

The first chief technology officer of the United States offers a vision for remaking public services.

Reviewed By Sonal Shah | Summer 2014
 

Philanthropy in a Time of Polarization

The polarization of US politics is imposing new limits on how foundations can influence the policy process.

 

A Mandate for Responsibility

In the wake of a recently passed law, companies in India are figuring out how to meet their CSR requirement.