Research Briefing

Research Briefing

Our monthly Research Briefings capture the newest research related to cross-sector collaboration for scholars whose own thinking can benefit from staying current on progress in the field and practitioners who are interested in how this research may be helpful to their cross-sector work.

Our March/April briefing includes articles about cross-sector collaborations post-pandemic to optimize care for vulnerable homebound older adult populations, why partners leave collaborative governance arrangements, information sharing in public-private relationships, collaborative governance in the energy sector, and more.
Our January/February 2022 briefing includes articles about the perceived legitimacy of collaborative governance from a citizens’ perspective, a learning agenda for the next decade of collective impact, coping with the inclusiveness–efficiency paradox in cross-sector partnerships, and a replicable, solution-focused approach to cross-sector data sharing for evaluation of community violence prevention programming.

Our November/December briefing includes articles about systematically analyzing outputs to understand collaborative governance evolution, understanding incremental and transformative innovations in local government, counterfactual assessment methods in outcome-based contracts, and more.
Our September/October briefing includes articles about moderating tests of sectoral differences in collaborative performance, public-private partnerships in e-car sharing, COVAX and the rise of public-private partnerships for global health, the public-private partnership valuation paradox, and more.
Our July/August briefing includes articles about data sharing in cross-sector collaborations, cross-sector dialogue for sustainability, public-private partnerships in COVID-19 emergency response, and more.
Our May/June briefing includes articles about partnerships for public purpose, collaborative governance models to reduce chronic homelessness, influence of organizational conditions on cross-sector collaboration, and corporate megadevelopment and coalitions for community power in Baltimore.
Our March/April briefing includes articles about collaborative governance implementation, typologies and dimensions of cross-sector partnerships, new practices around equitable and impactful data re-use, and more.
The January/February briefing includes articles about downstream problems in collaborative governance, non-profit autonomy in cross-sector collaborations, impact investing through public policy, and more.
The November/December briefing includes articles about strategic communication in cross-sector social partnerships, community voice strategies in health collaboratives, sustainable public-private partnerships in the water sector, and more.
The September/October briefing includes articles about cross-sector business models for sustainability, data re-use and collaboration for the public good, forming tri-sector alliances in a crisis, and more.