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


Tag: Measurement & Evaluation



Roundtable on Collective Impact

By Eric Nee & Michele Jolin | Aug. 15, 2012

Economic Development

Changing Savings Habits

By Annie Duflo & Dean Karlan | Aug. 15, 2012

Measuring Social Impact

A GPS for Social Impact


Development Controversy a Sign of Sophistication

Public debate about two prominent poverty-alleviation programs shows that over the past 15 years international development has become much more scientific.

By Dean Karlan & Caroline Fiennes | Aug. 7, 2012

Measuring Social Impact

The Present Value of Social Investment

How to calculate the value of a social investment made now versus at a future date.

By Aaron Hurst | 2 | Aug. 1, 2012


Risks Worth Taking

When philanthropists fund programmatic interventions, they should resist the seduction of certainty.

By Lisbeth B. Schorr | Jul. 31, 2012


Social Enterprises and Growth: Lessons from the Microcredit Debate

Ambition to scale makes MFIs more financially driven.

By Ignacio Mas and David del Ser | 1 | Jul. 30, 2012

Measuring Social Impact

Measuring Advocacy – Yes We Can!

Five measurement strategies that enable rapid course correction and continuous improvement.

By Matthew Forti | 4 | Jul. 25, 2012


Giving Wisely When Time is of the Essence

The importance of a nonprofit’s impact when choosing where to donate, and the top high-impact organizations working in international emergency response.

By Erinn Andrews | Jul. 23, 2012

Nonprofit Management

Understanding the Value of Backbone Organizations in Collective Impact: Part 4