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Dec 11, 2014

Thinking On: Reshoring Jobs from China

Manufacturing jobs are coming back to the United States due to growing labor costs and strengthening currency in China, but it is unclear if it’s a win for workers.

Aug 28, 2014

Field Notes: Scaling Down Innovation for Bigger Impact

When it comes to innovation in international development, Sarika Bansal argues that “less is more” in having impact, once several critical conditions are met.

Aug 20, 2014

Field Notes: Money and Power in Impact Investment

How do donors influence the operation and outcome of social impact organizations? Tris Lumley says it’s all about power shifting.

Aug 13, 2014

Field Notes: Should Every Tuesday be a Giving Tuesday

As #GivingTuesday becomes an online sensation, what are the implications for our perception and action on charity?

Jul 31, 2014

Multimedia: On ‘Economic Polarization’

Will the future labor market leave low skilled workers behind? MIT’s David Autor offers insight.

Jul 25, 2014

Multimedia: Investing in Good Jobs Gets Good Returns

MIT’s Zeynep Ton shows us what a “good” job looks like, how to create one, and why it is important to all.

Jul 17, 2014

Multimedia: Have Less, Pay More

High fees and other banking practices have left millions without access to traditional banking services, but the alternatives create new hurdles.

Jul 15, 2014

Field Notes: Impact Investment, Vatican Style

The Vatican hosted an unprecedented conference last month, in which Pope Francis stressed the importance of using capital to address global poverty and inequality.

Jul 8, 2014

Field Notes: Corporate Ventures in Social Impact

More companies are delving into social responsibility via venture investment and innovative products.

Jun 26, 2014

Multimedia: The Job After Tomorrow

Watch highlights of the Open Society Foundations’ half-day event about the transformation of work and what the labor market might look like in 30 years.

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