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Robin Hood Rules for Smart Giving

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ISBN-10: 023115836X

ISBN-13: 9780231158367

Edition: 2013

Authors: Michael M. Weinstein, Ralph M. Bradburd

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The Robin Hood Foundation is a charitable organization focused on alleviating problems caused by poverty in New York City. Michael M. Weinstein is the Foundation's senior vice president, and Ralph M. Bradburd was a long-time consultant. Together, they worked to develop a metric-based approach called "relentless monetization," which made sure the money they took in and granted out was used effectively and resulted in long-term change.In this book, Weinstein and Bradburd describe their method, explaining how to measure, track, and present a project so as to realize its full potential. They share examples from the Foundation's own experience with relentless monetization, opening the books on…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 5/14/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 176
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880

Michael M. Weinstein is director of programs for the Robin Hood Foundation and the New York Times Foundation. He provided analysis of economic issues for National Public Radio before joining the New York Times, becoming a member of its editorial board and its economics columnist during the 1990s.

Overview of Relentless Monetization
Translating Mission Into Mission-Relevant Outcomes
Basics of Monetizing Outcomes
Those Pesky Counterfactuals
The Meaning of Present Discounted Values
Examples of Metrics by Outcome
Examples of Metrics by Grant: Multi-Outcome Interventions
Completing the Analytical Traverse: Small-Bore Benefit/Cost Analysis
Key Generalities: Q&A
Six Purposes
Prominent Metrics Systems
Reflections on Risk
Counterfactual Complications: Scared Responsibility
Choices Between More and Less Risky Initiatives
Calculating a Program's Expected Well-being Impact