Social impact research news and information from the Rustandy Center.

Ticket to Ride? Building Efficient and Equitable Cities with Bus Rapid Transit

Posted by Nick Tsivanidis on 3/29/2018 4:00:00 PM

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Marianne Bertrand

One Complex Problem, 3 Simple Strategies: What research reveals about gender and racial discrimination

Posted by Rustandy Center on 12/11/2017 10:00:00 AM

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Four ways to make hospitals more efficient

Posted by Chana R Schoenberger on 3/14/2016 1:06:00 PM

New research from Chicago Booth and other institutions aims to help hospitals care for the sick while also being operationally and fiscally efficient.

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What are the Keys to Achieving Impact in Poverty Alleviation?

Posted by Joan Spirytus on 3/3/2016 2:17:00 PM

Last week, the Global Social Impact Practicum was fortunate to host Booth professor Marianne Bertrand for a lively discussion about impact measurement and poverty alleviation as it relates to our work with Tata Trusts.

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How Slow Thinking Can Help At-Risk Youth

Posted by Ally Batty on 12/16/2015 2:31:00 PM

As gun violence in Chicago makes headlines across the country, a group of researchers, including Chicago Booth's Anuj Shah, are finding success in some of Chicago’s most dangerous neighborhoods.

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How Booth Economists Are Helping Food Banks Feed the Hungry

Posted by Rustandy Center on 12/7/2015 3:44:00 PM

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How long run discount rates inform climate change policy

Posted by Chicago Booth Review on 12/4/2015 4:21:00 PM

Imagine that carbon emissions are expected to cause $5 trillion in damages by the year 2100. Should we act now, or wait to pay that bill?

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