Tag: Measurement & Evaluation
Five insights from results-oriented philanthropists on how to reap the benefits of failure.
Many programs targeting low-performing students rely on data that doesn’t indicate a real understanding of impact on students’ lives.
A study finds that some companies’ corporate social responsibility efforts can do more harm than good.
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Frameworks and tools for building strategy—a report from the Social Media on Purpose conference.
It is important to remember that while all this studying is great, innovators should place a higher priority on helping people when some program or product is effective.
Who is the target population for a microcredit intervention? Your answer will depend largely on where you sit: Academics and microfinance institutions will be interested in different groups of people.
It is perhaps no coincidence that the development community’s biggest successes—eradication initiatives like polio and smallpox—are precisely the ones that made monitoring central to their work.
Data scientists and information economists are beginning to pair with social innovators to understand the dynamics of interventions and to separate what works from what doesn’t.