Gordon Berlin And The Role of Research Evidence in Shaping Social Policy

Gordon Berlin And The Role of Research Evidence in Shaping Social Policy

For organizations seeking government and philanthropic funding, reliable proof of progress is an increasingly important currency. “Programs that had good evidence would get the bulk of the money,” says Gordon Berlin, President of MDRC, a nonprofit research organization focusing on education and social policy.¬†In this segment from the Business of Giving, Mr. Berlin discusses¬†about the role of rigorous research evidence in informing how government and philanthropy invest in education and social programs.