Feedback Labs is constantly reading and learning. Here, we’d like to share with you an ongoing collection of literature (both new and old). Some is academic, some is more popular. We don’t necessarily endorse or agree with everything but it all advances our thinking in different ways. Enjoy!


New frontiers in social innovation research // Author: Geoff Mulgan (December 2, 2015)

“Millennials Rising” Super PAC is 95% Funded by Old Men // Author: Jon Schwarz (February 4, 2016)

The Reductive Seduction of Other People’s Problems // Author: Courtney Martin (January 9, 2016)

A New Social Contract Between Doctors and Patients // Author: Soma Stout (January 25, 2016)

The Emergence of Subversive Charities in China // Authors: Christopher Marquis, Yanhua Zhou, and Zoe Yang (Winter 2016)

The rise of the citizen expert // Author: Beth Simone Noveck (February 4, 2016)

Want to Complain to Cambodia’s Gov’t? There’s an App for That // Author: Joshua Wilwohl (February 14, 2016)

The Quality of Care: How Can It Be Assessed? // Author: Avedis Donabedian (1988)

Evaluating the Quality of Medical Care // Author: Avedis Donabedian (2005)

Goal-Oriented Patient Care– An Alternative Health Outcomes Paradigm // Authors: David Reuben and Mary Tinetti (March 1, 2012)

Designing impact evaluations: different perspectives // Authors: Robert Chambers, Dean Karlan, Martin Ravallion, and Patricia Rogers (July 2009)

Poverty and Livelihoods: Whose Reality Counts? // Robert Chambers (1995)

Living with the Gates Foundation: How Much Difference Is it Making?  // Timothy Ogden (2011)

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