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  • Borrowing Requirements, Credit Access, and Adverse Selection: Evidence from Kenya 

    Jack, William; Kremer, Michael; de Laat, Joost; Suri, Tavneet (Georgetown University Initiative on Innovation, Development and Evaluation, 2016-07-18)
    We examine the potential of asset-collateralized loans in low-income country credit markets. When a Kenyan dairy cooperative exogenously replaced high down payments and joint liability requirements with loans collateralized ...
  • Most of Africa's Nutritionally Vulnerable Women and Children Are Not Found in Poor Households 

    Brown, Caitlin; Ravallion, Martin; van de Walle, Dominique (Georgetown University Initiative on Innovation, Development and Evaluation, No Date)
    Antipoverty policies in developing countries often assume that targeting poor households will be reasonably effective in reaching poor individuals. We question this assumption. Our comprehensive assessment for Sub-Saharan ...
  • The Architecture of Innovation: Institutionalizing Innovation in Federal Policymaking 

    Beeck Center; Massive Data Institute (Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation and the Massive Data Institute at the McCourt School of Public Policy, 2016-10-06)
    This publication provides recommendations for how multiple levels of government can build and scale a culture of innovation to deliver better outcomes for citizens.
  • Smarter Government for Social Impact: A New Mindset for Better Outcomes 

    Beeck Center (Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation, 2015-10-29)
    This report recommends strategies for transforming the public sector and shifting billions of dollars in public spending to incentivize and pay for policies that deliver impact.
  • Funding for Results: How Governments Can Pay for Outcomes 

    Beeck Center (Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation, 2014-11-12)
    This report surfaces strategies for redesigning funding between providers and government to reform social service delivery.

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