Stanford Social Innovation Review : Informing and inspiring leaders of social change


Tag: Altruism


Understanding why people behave unselfishly


Economic Development

Personal Attention Reduces Poverty

By Phuong Ly | 4 | May. 16, 2012


Three Steps to More Informed Giving

What we in the philanthropic sector can do to increase informed giving by donors?

By Bob Ottenhoff & Greg Ulrich | 2 | Mar. 19, 2012


Ephemeral Perpetuity? Transforming Endowments Into Annuities

Funders who insist that organizations build endowments dilute those organizations’ efforts to raise annual operating funds.

By Michael Wilkerson | Mar. 8, 2012


Golfing Alone

By Jessica Ruvinsky | Feb. 15, 2012
SSIR blogger Regina Ridley joined the Stanford Social Innovation Review in 2006 as publishing director.

Stone Soup and an Impoverished Mexican Village

In a session at the Opportunity Collaboration, stories were shared on the power and importance of community decision-making.

By Regina Ridley | Oct. 19, 2011


Ethical Philanthropy

Reviewed By Chip Pitts | 2 | Aug. 9, 2011


The Emotions of Aid

By Jessica Ruvinsky | 3 | Jul. 27, 2011

Civil Society

Just Instincts

Reviewed By Roberto De Vogli | May. 18, 2011


Philanthropic Practices

Reviewed By Matthew Bishop | 1 | May. 18, 2011

Measuring Social Impact

Impact Market Failure

It comes down to this: We’re all operating in a dysfunctional market for impact.

By Kevin Starr | 16 | Apr. 7, 2011