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Perspectives Blog

Clearing out the gray to deliver transparent solutions. That’s what we do as we bring clarity to answering the world’s toughest challenges. 

Blogging about our perspectives on issues — from affordable housing, child trauma and coastal restoration to universal health coverage, gender equality, blockchain technology, HIV/AIDS, influenza and more — invites readers to react and benefit from our thinking each and every day.

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How Can We Measure and Evaluate the Racial Wealth Gap?

The current political cycle has prompted renewed interest in the nation’s distribution of …
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Creating an Interface between Health Authorities and Cen …

When dwindling external funding for health coincides with increasing government revenue in recipient …
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College for All? Then Create Better Pathways for Low-Inc …

Julie Strawn  Principal Associate, Social and Economic PolicyThis month, more than three million …
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Data without Design: Don't Do It!

In a recent blog post, Jacob Klerman and I argued that having administrative data available for …
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How Zika Presents a Teachable Moment for Caring for Chil …

Co-written by Donald Wertlieb. The Zika virus epidemic, first observed in Brazil in Spring of 2015, …
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Local Governments Lead the Way on Affordable Housing, Mi …

The adoption by California and New York of policies to gradually raise the state minimum wage to $15 …
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The Next Malaria Threat: Insecticide Resistance and Stra …

World Malaria Day is an appropriate time to reflect on the achievements of the past few years and …
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Public and Private Pathways Toward Universal Health Cove …

Jeanna Holtz Principal Associate, International Health   Catherine Connor Principal …
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The Long Reach of Inclusive Education

Across the globe, many students with disabilities face challenges in accessing high-quality …
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Wanted: A Dose of Prevention in the ACA

Five years in, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has improved the delivery of health care in the United …
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Fighting Data Poverty: How Simple Technologies Can Make …

Gabe Schwartz Analyst, Social & Economic Policy   Julia Bradshaw Research …
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How Can We Engage the Private Sector to Reach Family Pla …

As the world is working together to achieve the FP 2020 goal of increasing the number of women of …