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"Why You Just Helped That Stranger"

The Wall Street Journal
Robert Morris Sapolsky , 1987 MacArthur Fellow
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Informing Global Education Strategies

A report by the Brookings Institution draws on wide-ranging research on scaling and learning, including 14 in-depth case studies from around the globe, to share how low- and middle-income countries are providing quality education. Read More
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Applying Economic Evidence to Inform Social Policy

This report by the National Academy of Sciences highlights the potential for economic evidence to inform investment decisions for interventions that support the health and well-being of children, youth, and families. Read More
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Oxford Reviews Global Data, Literature on Impact Investment Research

MacArthur supported Oxford University’s Said Business School in a review of academic research on impact investing, identifying opportunities to enhance its growth and contributions to enhancing practice. Read More
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ProPublica Research Finds Correlation Between Payments and Rise in Brand-Name Drug Prescriptions

Using data from its Dollars for Docs project, ProPublica has tracked drug company payments to doctors since 2010. Read More
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Pew and MacArthur Renew Partnership for Results First

Results First now works with 22 states and four counties to provide policymakers with tools to make the most informed decisions on how to spend limited taxpayer dollars. Read More
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Mapping Philanthropy and Impact Investing Opportunities in India

The report identifies challenges that inhibit funding by corporations, high net worth individuals, diaspora groups, and retail investors, as well as opportunities to address those challenges. Read More
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Assessing DACA at Year Three

The report states that while 700,000 undocumented youth and young adults obtained DACA status by September 2015, a number of barriers still stand in the way of that population’s education and employment. Read More