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Tag: Poverty

 

Understanding why people are poor and innovative ways to alleviate poverty

 

Nonprofits

Scrutinizing ONE’s “Secret Sauce” for Global Social Change

How a global NGO has fought extreme poverty using a formula that mixes pragmatic incrementalism and practical idealism with pop culture.

By Jamie Drummond | 1 | May. 16, 2014
 

Economic Development

Making Cash Pay Off

By Brandon Keim | May. 14, 2014
 

Economic Development

The Trouble With Top-Down

Reviewed By Kevin Starr | May. 14, 2014
 

Economic Development

Tackling Financial Exclusion

How to provide sustainable banking solutions for low-income consumers in the United States and abroad.

By Chris Page & David Porteous | 1 | May. 12, 2014
 

Business

Microinsurance: Scaling Through Peer Learning

Insurers in Peru and South Africa are learning from each other how to reach low-income clients and help break the cycle of poverty.

By Craig Churchill & Alice Merry | May. 8, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Transformative Scale Means “Crowding In”

We must develop and scale programs and ideas that harness the power of social movements.

By Susan Davis | 6 | Apr. 28, 2014
 

Urban Development

What Makes a “World-Class” City?

Planners must shift their attention to the informal economy that is the invisible engine of true urban greatness.

 

Social Entrepreneurship

Seven Elements of Social Innovation

A new framework emerges for social innovation education.

By Ilaina Rabbat, with Roshan Paul | 2 | Apr. 1, 2014
 
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Philanthropy

GiveThoughtfully: It Depends on Your Point of View

Bringing a discussion of cash transfers in for a landing.

By Kevin Starr & Laura Hattendorf | Mar. 28, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Broadening the Aperture of Measurement

What research can and does tell us about unconditional cash transfers.

By Jeremy Shapiro & Johannes Haushofer | 1 | Mar. 26, 2014