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Tag: Poverty

 

Understanding why people are poor and innovative ways to alleviate poverty

 

Government

Beyond Aid

As leaders across sectors convene to discuss the new global agenda, the opportunity to collaborate on a new breed of large-scale development projects known as innovative financing has never been brighter.

By Angela Rastegar Campbell | Mar. 25, 2014
 

Environment

Squaring Global Poverty with Climate Change

Meeting the energy demands of modern society without destroying the planet will require a new approach to climate and energy issues.

By Rachel Pritzker | 3 | Mar. 20, 2014
 

Individual Giving

Are Cash Transfers Overrated?

Response to the recent post "GiveDirectly? Not So Fast."

By Chris Blattman | Mar. 14, 2014
 
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Philanthropy

GiveDirectly? Not So Fast.

We are mistaking an important experiment for a proven solution.

By Kevin Starr & Laura Hattendorf | 14 | Mar. 11, 2014
 

Civil Society

Visualizing Citizenship

By SSIR Editors | Feb. 19, 2014
 

Human Rights

Safety as a Civil Right

Reviewed By Connie Rice | 1 | Feb. 19, 2014
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

The Limits of Buy-One Give-One

Most socially responsible businesses won’t succeed by giving away something for free.

By Nathan Rothstein | 8 | Jan. 28, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Prepare to Update Your Theory of Change

Reviewed By Timothy Ogden | 1 | Jan. 23, 2014
 
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Health

Extending Pro-Poor Health Care

Growth in developing country health markets is driving new health care solutions—an aggregate look at developments in pro-poor health care over the past year.

By Donika Dimovska | Dec. 10, 2013
 

Philanthropy

Funding For Impact: How to Know When Your Giving is Getting Results (Complimentary)

Presented by Jeff Raikes, Tom Tierney, & Lisbeth Schorr | Dec. 10, 2013