Conference: STATS-DC Date: August 2017 Presenters: Jennifer Tschantz , Megan Cox, & Donna Spiker This session will provide an overview of Pay For Success (PFS), an innovative financing mechanism being used to expand early childhood programs. The types of administrative and child-level data contained in state education data systems can be used to establish that an […]
This 2015 article describes some of the early PFS project in the U.S. and discusses some of the pros and cons of the model as currently being implemented. Citation: Rangan, V. K., & Chase, L. A. (2015). The payoff of pay-for-success. Stanford Social Innovation Review The Payoff of Pay-for-Success
This 2012 guide contains a set of common questions about Social Impact Bonds (a type of PFS model). Costa, K., Shah, S., Ungar, S., & Social Impact Bonds Working Group. (2012). Frequently asked questions: Social impact bonds. Washington, DC: Center for American Progress.
This 2014 resource is directed at organizations considering using PFS to finance services and is organized as a series of curated resources, including reports and articles from the Urban Institute, Social Finance US, news articles from New York Times, and others. Munoz, C., & Gordon, R. (2014). Pay for success: A primer for social innovators. […]
This is a general information resource about PFS that outlines some of the advantages and challenges of using PFS. Kohli, J., Besharov, D., J., & Costa, K. (2012). What are social impact bonds? An innovative new financing tool for social programs. Washington, DC: Center for American Progress.