Perspectives on impact bonds: The next five years for international development.
By Michael Eddy.
Brookings, Oct. 2015.
This article was published as part of a blog series on the potential and limitations of impact bonds. Michael Eddy writes about his journey into impact bonds and provides thoughtful insights about the value of these instruments as means to drive more cost-effective service delivery in international development. He concludes that “as we look towards the next five years of impact bonds, we need to be thinking explicitly about how we develop a learning agenda to help understand when, how, and why impact bonds.”
Design Memo: Educate Girls Development Impact Bond
May 20th, 2015.This document outlines the components of the Educate Girls Development Impact Bond. A joint project between the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, Educate Girls, the UBS Optimus Foundation, IDinsight, and Instiglio to increase enrollment for girls and learning for all children in the district of Bhilwara in rural Rajasthan, India. Girls’ education in India is a pressing issue that has motivated the stakeholders and Instiglio to pursue the rigorous and collaborative approach offered by a DIB to improve the educational experience girls in Rajasthan receive.