Blog Entry

Pathways to Inclusive Growth: Corner Store 2.0

November 23, 2015

By Busi Radebe --This blog was originally published on the African Policy Journal

Growing up in the 80’s, it was common for low-income households to visit the city once a month to buy their supply of groceries. The corner stores catered for their grocery needs throughout the month. For the business owner, your typical customer was not the most sophisticated. You knew your customers...

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How Data Donations are Transforming Public Policy and Academic Research

May 28, 2015

This blog was originally published by the MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth.

In an era where “crowdfunding” has become a household term, a less widely known, but no less transformative, innovation is taking place at the level of institutional giving. Data philanthropy refers to donating a resource that in just the last few years has become an eagerly sought-after commodity: Big Data insights.... Read more about How Data Donations are Transforming Public Policy and Academic Research