Allocating government funding where evidence shows it can have impact will yield results—but there are potential pitfalls.
Does the hype around “pay for performance” financing match the reality?
Recent experience with government-convened hackathons has generated insights into the methods and instruments used to design effective mass collaboration efforts.
How a little-known tradition that helped rebuild Rwanda could help the rest of us.
Planners must shift their attention to the informal economy that is the invisible engine of true urban greatness.
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Evidence-based policy, iteration, and innovation are making their way into government.
Earlier this month, a group backed by companies including Airbnb and Taskrabbit began urging users to petition for changes in regulation—will politicians uphold the rules or loosen them? Or is there is a third option?
As leaders across sectors convene to discuss the new global agenda, the opportunity to collaborate on a new breed of large-scale development projects known as innovative financing has never been brighter.
Progress, pitfalls, and what lies ahead.
A local initiative offers lessons on how to use collaboration, experimentation, and forward-thinking to create a culture of innovation.