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Early Intervention Bonds – Big Risk. Low Opacity?

Here’s a piece from the Prevention Action website, of May 2010: “Among new mechanisms for funding early intervention that do not depend on Government money, Allen (Graham Allen, MP, Labour) and Duncan Smith suggest an early intervention bond or some similar financial instrument that will allow private and public investors to invest in proven programs. “Funds could be raised on the market and dividends paid as children’s health and development improves (and calls on expensive treatments subside).” They end on a pragmatic but optimistic note. “As politicians we must avoid the temptation of claiming to have found the magic bullet,… Read more
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