Try out an interactive feature that lets you publish the evidence you want and silence the rest. Is this the “rigorous” evidence we were promised?
Information is powerful, but for whom? Providing information report cards may backfire depending on your objective and other design details.
New reports reveal how constituents (Nepalese victims and frontline workers) feel about the earthquake relief response.
Measurement of impact is not always appropriate or possible. What’s one to do?
What is the Inter-American Foundation doing differently? Do happy grantees make for more social impact?
Does feedback produce a new kind of subject? Will it help instill a new form of governance– a social contract– in aid and philanthropy?
Published: July 29, 2015 Author: Renee Ho In this piece, we look at how acceptable forms of evidence—and who creates this evidence—are shifting in applied medical science. We ask: if information about what works in medicine is changing, then shouldn’t social policymakers also be considering new forms of evidence? Photo Credit: GlobalGiving Healthcare organizations are…
Private philanthropy has the power to determine the lives of millions of people. Yet it doesn’t have to answer to any of these people.
Behavioral economists talk about the “intention-action” gap. Does feedback measure only intentions?
How is project M&E like a visit to your family physician or the coroner?