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Impact Investment Indicators: A Critical Assessment *

Sarah Dadush

in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199658244
eISBN:
9780199949915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter takes a look at the development and use of indicators and related reporting systems in social impact investing. It introduces the Global Impact Investment Rating System (GIIRS) and the ... More


The Nature of Statistical Work

Arunabh Ghosh

in Making It Count: Statistics and Statecraft in the Early People’s Republic of China

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691179476
eISBN:
9780691199214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179476.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter draws upon statistical reports generated from all levels of the statistical system—internal work bulletins, and materials from conferences at the local, provincial, and national ... More


Bubbles, Food Prices, and Speculation: Evidence from the CFTC’s Daily Large Trader Data Files

Nicole M. Aulerich, Scott H. Irwin, and Philip Garcia

in The Economics of Food Price Volatility

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226128924
eISBN:
9780226129082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226129082.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The “Masters Hypothesis” claims that unprecedented buying pressures from new financial index investors created a massive bubble in agricultural futures prices at various times in recent years. This ... More


Irruption onto the World Stage

Robert L. Wears and Kathleen M. Sutcliffe

in Still Not Safe: Patient Safety and the Middle-Managing of American Medicine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190271268
eISBN:
9780190271299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271268.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) report To Err Is Human created a media firestorm. Prior to this, interest in patient safety might be described as a cult—a small group of passionate believers—but the ... More


Exploitation: “Labor Utilization”

Golfo Alexopoulos

in Illness and Inhumanity in Stalin's Gulag

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300179415
eISBN:
9780300227536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179415.003.0010
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the systems of exploitation within the camps and how they strive for maximum efficiency. Camps were required to demonstrate maximum labor utilization (trudovoe ispol'zovanie) of ... More


Conclusion

Arunabh Ghosh

in Making It Count: Statistics and Statecraft in the Early People’s Republic of China

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691179476
eISBN:
9780691199214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179476.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter returns to the main themes of the book before ending with a brief overture to developments in 1979. In that year, the statistician Dai Shiguang published two influential ... More


Evidence, Strategies, and Challenges for Assuring Vaccine Availability, Efficacy, and Safety

Saad B. Omer and Sam F. Halabi

in Global Management of Infectious Disease After Ebola

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190604882
eISBN:
9780190604912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190604882.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

In chapter 13, Saad B. Omer and Sam F. Halabi examine the evidence, strategies, and challenges surrounding vaccine safety as novel technologies and expanding coverage introduce new factors to ... More


Introduction

Mary Kay Gugerty and Dean Karlan

in The Goldilocks Challenge: Right-Fit Evidence for the Social Sector

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199366088
eISBN:
9780199366118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199366088.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter introduces the landscape of data collection and impact measurement among nonprofit and social sector organizations. New technologies for collecting data as well as increasing donor ... More


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