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Category: Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group (HCEO)

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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

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