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Impact Investing: A Guide for Philanthropists and Social Investors

Publication date: 
10/01/2014

Within the context of, and as a complement to traditional philanthropy, this guide by Northern Trust includes a high-level overview of the field of impact investing by examining several impact investing practices and strategies, namely, program-related investments, mission-related investments, socially responsible investments and social impact bonds.

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Rigorous Program Evaluations on a Budget: How Low-Cost Randomized Controlled Trials are Possible in Many Areas of Social Policy

Publication date: 
03/01/2012

To illustrate the feasibility and value of low-cost Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) for policy officials and researchers, by providing concrete examples from diverse program areas. The guide summarizes five well-conducted, low-cost RCTs, carried out in real-world community settings.

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Special Initiatives 

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