Tag Archives: Evaluation

… the best practices for designing, funding, incentivizing and implementing Grand Challenges and how to measure their impact

What is the role of government in solving really big problems? Is it the government’s place to set the research agenda for the private and NGO sectors through grand challenges? How can we facilitate open and transparent sharing of ideas and solutions between the individuals, organizations and broad sectors engaged with grand challenges? Can we […]

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GovLab Editorial Meeting Links, 7/10/13

Can Silicon Valley Save the World? – Foreign Policy: A piece that tries to deflate the utopian hype around technology (One Laptop Per Child etc.) in development. But far from denying the power of tech in poverty alleviation, the author argues for more rigorous metrics and methodology in evaluating its impact in developing countries. Disruptions: […]

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… how government can develop the capacity to make the most of Prize-Induced Contests

Can we develop a simple test or set of metrics to determine if a given problem would be a strong candidate for a prize-induced contest? Design Best Practices How can we facilitate open and transparent sharing of ideas and solutions between the individuals, organizations and broad sectors engaged with grand challenges? How should government agencies […]

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… the best practices for designing, funding, incentivizing and implementing Prize-Induced Contests and how to measure their impact

Can we develop a simple test or set of metrics to determine if a given problem would be a strong candidate for a prize-induced contest? Design Best Practices How can we facilitate open and transparent sharing of ideas and solutions between the individuals, organizations and broad sectors engaged with grand challenges? How should government agencies […]

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