Incentivizing Prizes: How Foundations Can Utilize Prizes to Generate Solutions

Matthew Leerberg

2008

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Paper written for Professor Joel Fleishman's Public Policy Studies 280 class, "The Idea of the Voluntary Society: Philanthropy, the Not-for-profit Sector, and Public Policy." Interim working paper, subject to revision.

 

Leerberg, Matthew, 2006. "Incentivizing Prizes: How Foundations Can Utilize Prizes to Generate Solutions to the Most Intractable Social Problems."

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