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Insights on Health Policy and Management

  • May 13, 2013

    The increasing importance of the pharmaceutical industry in global health and development Posted by Debbie Koh Take a moment to think about the last time you bought some medication. Maybe you went to your local Duane Reade/CVS/RiteAid to pick up...

  • April 9, 2013

    Cash payments as a baseline measure for program performance Posted by Debbie Koh What if every nonprofit that focused on poverty alleviation had to prove they could do more for the poor with a dollar than the poor could do for themselves? – from...

  • March 6, 2013

    Will Pay for Performance Strategies Improve Impact? Is Further Innovation Needed? Posted by Debbie Koh A few years ago, someone who wanted to give money to a nonprofit would likely head to Charity Navigator’s website, check that the organization’...

  • February 28, 2013

    Posted by Joel Wittman Egads!  Is it truly possible?  Has the increase in health care costs been at its lowest in almost four decades?  And this in spite of the Baby Boomer generation fast approaching retirement age?  What could account for such...

  • February 4, 2013

    Posted by: Joel Wittman  The debate continues: can a social service such as health care operate in a profit-generating mode?  Undoubtedly, there are fierce opinions on both the pro and con aspects of this question.  Those who support the notion...

Financial Access Initiative

  • February 27, 2015

    1.  Remittances: A number of large banks are no longer operating in certain countries in the global south in response to growing pressure from regulators to comply with rules on anti-money laundering and financing of terrorism. ...

  • February 25, 2015

    In this special edition of The FAIV, we round up some of the best commentary and analysis of the publication of six microcredit evaluations in the ...

  • February 20, 2015

    1. Informal Finance: FAI's Executive Director Jonathan Morduch discusses what makes informal finance so popular and how financial institutions can respond....

  • February 18, 2015

    Despite the long-awaited publication of six impact evaluations of microcredit, there are still many questions to be answered. But I worry about whether we will ever get answers. I don’t think that anyone involved in the impact evaluations would...

  • February 13, 2015

    1. Microfinance: A look at the microfinance industry's rebuilding efforts in a post-Ebola West Africa. ...


The Governance Lab

Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management

  • February 9, 2015

    Reflections from the excellent reporters at WNYC Radio on covering the 265 New Yorkers killed in traffic last year. Their work reminds us that traffic safety isn’t a concern for some New Yorkers, it is a concern for all New Yorkers. Throughout...

  • February 2, 2015

    Sarah Kaufman, Digital Manager, wants New Yorkers to prepare for change. “In the coming decades, a familiar overhead sight—this one fully a product of the automobile age—may disappear. The disappearance of the familiar green, yellow, and red...

  • February 2, 2015

    FullSizeRenderThis afternoon, New Yorkers looking out their windows may wonder if...

  • February 2, 2015

    IMG_3316Next City talks to two of our researchers, Anthony Townsend and Sarah Kaufman,...

  • February 2, 2015

    Job Access MapIn January 2015 The NYU Rudin Center...


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