Professor Liebman delivered the opening plenary speech at the National Governor’s Association Innovation Summit. His speech addressed how better use of data, analysis, and evaluation can improve government performance.
The Laura and John Arnold Foundation recently announced a $7.4M grant to the Harvard Kennedy School Government Performance Lab. The grant will support the GPL’s Performance Improvement projects, including work in Massachusetts, New Mexico, and Rhode Island.
As part of our work with the Bloomberg Philanthropies What Works Cities initiative, we recently announced the selection of Seattle as a Government Partner. The GPL will work with Seattle on integrating data and evidence into city contracts to achieve better results.
State and Local Governments Receive Assistance to Launch Pay for Success Projects Across the Country
CAMBRIDGE, MA – The Social Impact Bond Technical Assistance Lab (SIB Lab) at the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) today announced the selection of five state and local governments to receive technical assistance to help develop Pay for Success (PFS) projects that align payment for community-based solutions with verified social outcomes. The competition, run with support from the