Podcast – The White Album edition

by Raphael Bostic, Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, Martin Krieger, and David Sloane In this edition of the Bedrosian Book Club Podcast, we discuss Joan Didon’s book of essays about history and politics, The White Album. Published in 1979, these essays reflect a time of change here in California and America as a whole. If as she writes in the…

When Policy Evaluation, Social Innovation, and Policy Design demand that you Go Look and See

by Martin Krieger 1. What to look for: There is always the idea that if you can’t measure it, you are not doing it right. In much of public policy, you try for various measures, but you know as well that they are proxies, and they may not be reliable or even accurate. So what do…