The two scarcest resources in better policy are good ideas and the will to make them happen. To help with the first comes Better, Faster, Cheaper, a new website from the Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kennedy School.
They have a team of top notch contributors, with a good eye for innovations that work and lessons learned. This should become an important resource for good policy ideas.
Already there is a great column on solving storm water runoff problems by my former colleague Lynn Scarlett, until recently deputy secretary at Interior. And another on electronic benefit transfer cards by John O’Leary, also formerly with Reason. Hmmm, maybe there is a trend here. . .