Our Resources on Social Services

How privatization increases inequality
September 2016

A section of a report describing how programs that provide and deliver critical support to the poor, like Medicaid and food stamps, are often subject to privatization experiments, many times with tragic results.
Privatizing the VA: Lessons from privatized Medicaid in Kansas and Iowa
March 2018

A brief examining the experiences of Kansas and Iowa in privatizing their Medicaid programs within the context of recent pushes to privatize health care for U.S. veterans.
A Guide to Evaluating Pay for Success and Social Impact Bonds
March 2016

A guide helping communities and policymakers identify critical issues surrounding Pay for Success (PFS) contracts and Social Impact Bonds, particularly their impact on vulnerable individuals and the public.

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