The global research center, the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), celebrated its 10th anniversary recently. Rafael Reif, president of MIT, gave the opening speech at an event, which was attended by over 1,000 international and local ... Arab News, 1 month ago
Crossing the great divide: Convincing others of what works to address poverty -- by Betty Wilkinson - Asian Development Bank, 1 month ago
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(Bloomberg) -- There's no shortage of theories about health-care policy. Amy Finkelstein wants facts. Her newest research, based on data from Oregon, builds on her agenda: measuring the effects of health programs with scientific rigor. She and ...LifeHealthPro, 2 months ago MIT Economist Seeks Facts in Health-Care Policy Debate Bloomberg, 2 months ago MIT Economist Finkelstein Seeks Facts to Fuel Health-Care Debate BusinessWeek, 2 months ago
A study by researchers at Harvard University shows people who are given access to Medicaid coverage get more emergency care.on.aol.com Anne HartSacramento Holistic Family Health Examiner Follow: Related Photo: Photo by Alex Wong/ Medicaid ...Examiner.com, 2 months ago
VENTURES AFRICA It seems that very soon we may have the opportunity to experience just what it must be like to be in movies like Mission Impossible, War Games, Firewall, Electric Dreams, The Matrix and Pirates of Silicon Valley to name a few. ...Ventures Africa, 1 week ago Top Ten Emerging Technology Developments 2014 [Ventures Africa] TMC Net, 1 week ago
Our weekly roundup of new and noteworthy posts from and about the nonprofit sector.... Big Data In the Washington Post , Brian Fung reports that more than a dozen civil rights organizations, including the NAACP and the National Council of La ...Philanthropy News Digest, 1 week ago
NGO Pratham takes the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Development Cooperation Award for providing
MADRID, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The sixth annual BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Development Cooperation category goes to the NGO Pratham, which for over twenty years has successfully catered to the learning needs of tens of ...Yahoo! Finance, 1 week ago
By Alex Edmans, Professor Finance at London Business School. The World Economic Forum in Davos was an incredible opportunity to learn from leading policy-makers, executives, and commentators on the current macroeconomic climate. Europe was a major ...Forbes.com, 1 month ago
Summary Akhilesh was scheduled to inuagurate the two-day meet and inform entrepreneurs about the incentives on offer for them. In much disappointment to the industry and embarrassment for his own government,Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav did ...Indian Express, 1 month ago
Throughout history, innovations in instrumentation—the microscope, the telescope, and the cyclotron—have repeatedly revolutionized science by improving scientists ability to measure the natural world. Now, with human behavior increasingly ...Technology Review, 1 month ago
Can the sharing economy movement address the root causes of the world's converging crises? Unless the sharing of resources is promoted in relation to human rights and concerns for equity, democracy, social justice and sustainability, then such ...Resilience, 1 month ago
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