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


Tag: Government Programs


Innovations in federal, state, and local government programs

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Lessons of an SSIR Blogger

A look back at government regulation, philanthropy, “social blank” movements, and third sector grit.

By John Brothers | Mar. 8, 2013


The State of America’s Well-being

A valuable measurement tool sheds light on investments that will save taxpayers money and reduce US debt, while ensuring American competitiveness in a global economy.


10th Anniversary Essays

Design-Led Innovation in Government

By Christian Bason | 4 | Feb. 21, 2013

Economic Development

China’s Quest to Adopt Electric Vehicles



Transforming Multilateralism: Innovation on a Global Stage

By Jeremy M. Weinstein | Feb. 21, 2013


Building a Social Investment Market by Design

The work of the Social Innovation Fund should provide inspiration to governments looking to drive social investment at home.

By Jenny North | 4 | Feb. 7, 2013

Technology & Design

Connection Technology to Save Lives

Featuring Ridwan Djamaluddin | Nov. 27, 2012


New Option for Retirees

By Suzie Boss | Nov. 14, 2012


Trading on Climate Change

By Corinna Wu | Nov. 14, 2012

Technology & Design

Technology and International Development

Featuring Maura O'Neill | Oct. 26, 2012