Articles

Our thinking on a bunch of stuff clarified into longer form pieces, all originally published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review.

Dump the Prizes

August 21, 2013

Contests, challenges, awards -- they do more harm than good. Let's get rid of them.

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New School Economics

Kevin Starr
May 31, 2011

"More Than Good Intentions: How a New Economics is Helping to Solve Global Poverty" by Dean Karlan & Jacob Appel

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It's Not About the Tea

Kevin Starr
April 25, 2011

By and large, the Central Asia Institute's supporters went for a feel-good story, didn't do their homework, and didn't ask the right questions with the Three Cups of Tea dust up.

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