What difference does Norwegian aid make?
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What difference does Norwegian aid make?

A new report from ITAD, in association with the Chr. Michelsen Institute, commissioned by the Evaluation Department at Norad, has generated a lot of discussion. The report asks “Can we demonstrate the difference that Norwegian aid makes to the lives of poor people in developing countries?” and concludes that no, it’s not possible to effectively measure this change.  Read … Continue reading

“And the winner is…”: How the use of prizes can drive innovation
BOOKS AND REPORTS

“And the winner is…”: How the use of prizes can drive innovation

By: Gregory Häuptli Ever wondered how prizes can be used to spur innovation? Or what sponsors can do to deliver effective prizes? Prizes are not just for sporting events; indeed, philanthropic organizations have long used prizes to encourage and reward innovation in the social sector. A McKinsey report drew on academic literature, case studies, databases … Continue reading