Anyone who has spent time in Africa knows that creative problem-solving and entrepreneurship is everywhere you turn. That said, a recent report from The Omidyar Network and Monitor Deloitte addresses […]
Harvard B-School professor and behavioral economist Nava Ashraf travels the world researching the human desire to help others. She calls this urge “altruistic capital,” distinct in economic parlance from financial […]
A natural disaster happens. People are suffering, the media images are devastating. Well meaning volunteers –doctors, philanthropists, inspired students, charitable organizations– swoop in to help. But what happens when helping […]
Welcome to the online “idea habitat” for my work on philanthropic traditions and activities around the world.