How to Take Risks, Make the World a Better Place, and Get Paid
Gary Painter walks us through some examples of these new “outcome-based” payment systems to encourage innovative risk-taking to solve wicked problems in public policy.
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National experts debate solutions for ending urban poverty
USC Price’s Innovating to End Urban Poverty Conference drew top scholars and practitioners from across the country. (Photos by Matt Gainer, left, and Tom Queally) Fifty years after President Lyndon B. Johnson declared his War on Poverty, the issue remains an all-too-familiar part of American life. The USC Sol Read more…
Renewing the Fight Against Poverty
by Jeremy Loudenback In his 1964 State of the Union address, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared an “unconditional war on poverty,” beginning an expansive campaign to alleviate the effects of poverty. As part of his Great Society agenda, Johnson rolled out or strengthened a raft of programs that have become part Read more…