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Mar 20, 2014

Field Notes: Bill Gates on Poverty and Prosperity

Bill Gates discusses the trends in the U.S. labor market during a conversation on poverty and prosperity with the American Enterprise Institute's Arthur Brooks.

Mar 18, 2014

Field Notes: Impact Investing's Potential

A few updates in the impact investing space.

Mar 15, 2014

In Case You Missed It: Investing & Giving for Good

In this issue, there is thinking on philanthropy and impact investing, another job market check up, and the big bank debate and subprime lending.

Mar 14, 2014

Thinking On: Scaling Impact, Evidence Is Not Enough

Heron Fellow Rodney Christopher asks philanthropists and nonprofits: Are we focusing enough on enterprise when we seek to increase the impact of evidence-based programs?

Mar 11, 2014

Field Notes: Women in Poverty

International Women’s Day kicks off a month of worldwide discussion so we’re digging into female poverty in the United States and investing with a gender lens.

Mar 8, 2014

In Case You Missed It: Working Any Which Way You Can

In this issue, we have new thinking on the job market, innovations in the social sector, overhauling taxes, and the decline of American exceptionalism.

Mar 6, 2014

Field Notes: Bolder, Better Philanthropy

Today we’re reading about recent thought on the philanthropic sector.

Mar 1, 2014

In Case You Missed It: The Business of Low-Wage Work

In this issue, thinking on corporations’ relationship to the state and taxes, impact investing’s promise and the utility of raising the minimum wage.

Feb 22, 2014

In Case You Missed It: The Great Wealth Divide

In this issue, we have new thinking on the minimum wage, inequality, the trajectory of philanthropy, and the Dalai Lama talks free enterprise.

Feb 15, 2014

In Case You Missed It: Investing in Social and Financial Returns

In this issue, we have more thinking on jobs data, the erosion of the American Dream, insecurity over inequality, and impact investing.