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Category: JB Pritzker

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“A Blockchain Profile for Medicaid Applicants and Recipients.” Institute for the Future, biocryptic process, biometric data, Bitcoin, Bitcoin entrepreneur Andreas Atonopolous, Blockchain, Bloomberg’s What Works Cities, Chamber of Digital Commerce and Coin Center - Blockchain Alliance, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, datum, decentralized identifiers (DIDs used to create self-sovereign digital identities), Dr. James Heckman, a professor of economics at the University of Chicago, Enigma, Evernym, a Utah-based company - digital identity solutions, Fummi, Illinois Blockchain Taskforce, Internet of Things, iris scans, JB Pritzker, MacArthur Foundation, Michael Casey, global economics professor, MIT Digital Currency Lab, Municipal ID Card / Payment Programs, Neha Nerula, Ocean Protocol, Pay for Success, refugee crisis, Santoshi Nakamoto - “Bitcoin: A Peer to Peer Electronic Cash System.”, Self Sovereign Identity, Smart contracts - benefit eligibility, un-housed - homeless, unCHAINed - refugee UI, universal basic income (UBI)

Blockchain, Self-Sovereign Identity, and Selling Off Humanity

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