Interdisciplinary Scholarship and Research
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(2017-05)Following the horrors of the Holocaust, psychological genocide became a new technique for destroying a group of people. Since cultural heritage greatly contributes to a group’s sense of belonging and recognition, it becomes ...
(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 ...
(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 ...
(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.
(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.