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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...

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The Governance Lab

  • June 16, 2015

    Jeffrey M. Jones at Gallup: “Americans’ confidence in most major U.S. institutions remains below the historical average for each one. Only the military (72%) and small business (67%) — the highest-rated institutions in this year’s poll — are...

  • June 16, 2015

    Clara Chaisson at onEarth: “Forget your weather app with its five- or even ten-day forecasts—a supercomputer at NASA has just provided us with high-resolution climate projections through the end of the century. The massive new 11-terabyte data...

  • June 16, 2015

    Gavin Starks in The Guardian: “Over the past two weeks, Fifa has faced mounting pressure to radically improve its transparency and governance in the wake of corruption allegations. David Cameron has called for reforms including expanding the use...

  • June 16, 2015

    Paper by Dieter Zinnbauer: “Where to go next in research and practice on information disclosure and institutional transparency? Where to learn and draw inspiration from? How about if we go back to the roots and embrace an original, material...

  • June 14, 2015

    The Worldbank: “…Energy efficiency – using less energy input to deliver the same level of service – has been described by many as the ‘first fuel’ of our societies. However, lack of adequate data to accurately predict and measure energy...

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