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AI Nudge Bots, behavioral economics, Blockchain Universal Basic Income, Cass Sunstein, Daniel Kaheneman, digital nudges, Elon Musk, Every Student Succeeds Act, Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes, George W. Bush, Mark Zuckerburg, No Child Left Behind, Nudge - healthy choices, Nudge Unit, Peter Thiel, President Obama, Ray Kurzweil, Richard Branson, Richard Thaler, Sam Altman, The movie Elysium, The Stockton project - Universal Basic Income, universal basic income (UBI)

Do You Believe a Universal Basic Income will Save Society? Think again.

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AI and education, Angela Duckworth, app-ified “solutions”, Atlantic Philanthropies, Automated Drones, “evidence-based” approaches, behavioral economics, big data and the surveillance state, Bill Gates, Blockchain, Bloomberg, Callsign (digital identity authentication), Cambridge Analytica, Cass Sunstein, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Characterlab / Grit, Choice Architects, Citi Group’s “Living Cities” program, Cornell-Technion’s Small Data Lab, criminal justice reform, Daniel Kaheneman, decentralized identifiers (DIDs used to create self-sovereign digital identities), digital exhaust, digital nudges, DISC Holdings (digital payments and credit on blockchain), Dr. James Heckman, a professor of economics at the University of Chicago, e-government transactions, EA3 devices, Element (biometrics), Evan Nesterak - The Philadelphia Behavioral Science Initiative (PBSI), Goldman Sachs, Google, Google’s Eric Schmidt Data is the New Oil, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group (HCEO), Ideas42, Illinois Blockchain Taskforce, impact metrics, Institute for New Economic Thinking - George Soros, International Finance Commission (IFC), Internet of Things, John and Laura Arnold Foundation, John Arnold- Enron, Katherine Milkman, Lisa Nutter - Sidecar Social Finance, MacArthur Foundation, Michael Nutter - What Works Cities, MIT Media Lab, neoliberal practices, Nudge Unit, Obama’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OccupyICEPHL, Pay for Success, Philadelphia District Attorney’s office - Larry Krasner, Project Trillion Billion, PTB Ventures, public pensions, Results for America, Richard Thaler, Smart Cities, social control, social impact investing, Swarthmore Professor Syon Bhanot, Tata Consulting, The Brookings Institution, UPenn’s GRASP lab, US Army Research Lab, Wharton Business School, Wharton’s Behavior Change for Good program

Digital Nudging: Data, Devices & Social Control

America’s Edge Pennsylvania, America’s Promise, American Enterprise Institute, “evidence-based” approaches, Bill Gates, Chicago-based MacArthur Foundation, education metrics, ESSA, Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking act, Hanover Provident Capital in Alexandria, VA, Harlem Children's Zone, health outcomes metrics, John and Laura Arnold Foundation, K12 Inc., Lamar Alexander, Michael Milken, Partnership for America’s Economic Success, Patty Murray, Paul Ryan, Paul Tudor Jones, Pay for Success, Pennsylvania’s Pre-K Counts, Pew Charitable Trusts, Poverty, Pritzker, ReadyNation, Resolution Trust Corporation, Robert Dugger, financial policy analyst and venture capitalist, Sara Watson, social impact investing, Student-level data, The Brookings Institution, The New York State Early Childhood Advisory Council, the Robin Hood Foundation, Tudor Investment Corporation, Urban Institute, Virginia Early Childhood Education Foundation, Washington State Institute for Public Policy, workforce metric

Is Robert Dugger setting up Robin Hood to steal from the poor?

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Break the Ban, data dashboards, digital identity, digital identity systems linked to public assistance benefits, Dr. James Heckman, a professor of economics at the University of Chicago, food insecurity, Gina Cornia of Utahans Against Hunger, Healthy eating incentive, hunger, Illinois Blockchain Taskforce, INET, Janis Dubno, neoliberal practices, Nudge - healthy choices, nutrition, outcomes-based contract, outcomes-based funding stream, Pay for Success, Pay for Success Fund, performance-based contract, Poverty, Ridge-Lane, Robert Dugger, financial policy analyst and venture capitalist, ROI - return on investment, San Francisco Federal Reserve, Smart contracts - benefit eligibility, social impact investing, The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, third grade reading scores, white supremacy

Test Scores and Child Hunger: The Cold Calculus of Pay for Success Predators

1871, a tech accelerator based in Chicago’s Merchandise Mart, Arthur Rolnick, senior researcher at the Minneapolis Federal Reserve, Becker (Milton) Friedman Institute for Economics, Buffett Early Childhood Fund, Center for the Economics of Human Capital Development, Connie Matsui - the San Diego Grantmakers, Dr. James Heckman, a professor of economics at the University of Chicago, Dr. Raymond Cattell - The Big Five Theory & Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire, Education Synergy Alliance - Laura Kohn, First Five Years Fund, George Soros, High/Scope Perry Preschool Study, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group (HCEO), Institute for New Economic Thinking - George Soros, JB Pritzker, Kaiser Family Foundation, Mind + Matter Studio - Suzanne Muchin, outcomes-based contracting, Pay for Success, Penny Pritzker - Commerce Secretary in the Obama administration, Pritzker Children’s Initiative - JB Pritzker, Ready4K app, ReadyNation, Robert Dugger, financial policy analyst and venture capitalist, ROI - return on investment, Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s campaign “Choose Children”, Social Emotional Learning SEL, social impact bonds, Stephen Durlauf, professor of economics at the University of Chicago, The Heckman Equation, The Invisible Heart - documentary, Waterford Upstart online preschool, whole child - data collection

Heckman and Pritzker Pitch Apps as Poverty “Solutions” Yielding a 13% Return on Investment

ames Heckman, University of Chicago economics professor, Arthur Rolnick, senior researcher at the Minneapolis Federal Reserve, big data and the surveillance state, Blockchain, Blockchain sovereign identity, Chicago Child-Parent Centers, Chicago Longitudinal Study, Commission on Evidence-Based Policy Making, Decentralized Identifier (DID), early childhood education, economic precocity, financialization, Goldman Sachs, high quality preschool, High/Scope Perry Preschool Study, Human Capital Performance Bonds or HuCaps, Human Capital Research Collaborative in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Internet of Things, Investing in Kids Working Group, Milton Friedman, Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank, Minnesota Early Learning Foundation, Money Ball for Government, Northern Trust, outcomes-based contracting, Pay for Performance, Pay for Success, Pay for Success and Big Data, Pew Charitable Trusts, predictive analytics, predictive profile, Preschool, Pritzker, ReadyNation, Rob Grunewald, regional economic analyst, Robert Dugger, financial policy analyst and venture capitalist, Rothschild - "Non Non-Profit", Rothschild-Invest in Outcomes, San Francisco Federal Reserve, social impact bonds, social impact investing, The Invisible Heart - documentary, Twin Cities RISE!, WePlaySmart - smart tables

Making Childhood Pay: Arthur Rolnick, Steven Rothschild, and ReadyNation