Commissioned Papers

The Bellagio Initiative commissioned the following papers to feed into the debate about the future of philanthropy and international development in the pursuit of human wellbeing:

The Role and Limitations of Philanthropy
Michael Edwards
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Islamic Philanthropy: development and wellbeing
Mariz Tadros
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Corporate Philanthropy and the ‘Education for All’ Agenda
Kevin Watkins
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Caring for Wellbeing
Marzia Fontana/Rosalind Eyben
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Poverty in Middle-Income Countries
Andy Sumner
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Resource Scarcity, Wellbeing and Development
Alex Evans/Jules Evans
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Values and Human Wellbeing
Tim Kasser
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Transformative Innovations in African Philanthropy
Bhekinkosi Moyo
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Evaluating Development Philanthropy in a Changing World
Robert Picciotto
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The Changing Ecosystem of Philanthropies in International Development 
Noshua Watson
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Urbanisation as a Threat or Opportunity in the Promotion of Human Wellbeing in the 21st Century 
David Satterthwaite and Diana Mitlin
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