Recent Posts

Is honesty the best policy?

Recently I came across an article in Harvard Business Review about the importance of creating a “culture of candor” at any business or organization.  “Candor” essentially mean... Read More

Planting the seeds of innovation

On the BRAC blog, you can see “2011 in review” to get a quick sense of how much was accomplished last year!  It’s worth five minutes to appreciate the incredible breadth and depth t... Read More

Evaluate early, evaluate often

Guest post by Toby Norman (PhD candidate in Management Studies at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge).  Toby spent last week in Dhaka exploring opportunities to do his dissertation rese... Read More

Not urgent, but important

Last week, the Social Innovation Lab has hosted a PhD student, Toby Norman, from Cambridge University who is interested in applying the randomized controlled trial method to BRAC’s delivery acti... Read More

Rethinking Microfinance

Last Thursday, I learned about a microfinance organization that helps the poor save while borrowing, access interest-free loans, and make a profit! Sound impossible? Guess what? It’s happening right... Read More