Outcomes-Based Financing: Impact Bonds and Outcomes Funds
March 26 - April 11, 2024
Here is what you will learn  
Learn what outcomes-based financing is and how it works with examples from projects around the world.
Understand how and when outcomes-based financing has improved the effectiveness of government spending. 
Analyze how outcomes-based financing improves the delivery of social services.
Understand the role and ways that impact investors can invest in outcomes-based financing including impact bonds. 
Analyzer when outcomes-based financing works and how to develop a project.
Get the latest lessons learned from projects using outcomes-based financing and impact bonds. 

What our students say about us

I feel better equipped to critically assess when an outcomes-based financing solution might make sense and that's what I was hoping to get out of the course so thank you! 
Mila Nepomnyashchiy

The knowledge I gained in this Deep Dive will be applied in our institution's efforts to facilitate the set-up of an impact bond

International Organization
The learning from this Deep Dive I will be taking back to my organization to help develop outcomes-based financing 
Sara khan 
Teach for India 
Meet Your Expert: Emily Gustafsson-Wright
Dr. Gustafsson-Wright is a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution where she is a global expert on innovative financing mechanisms including social development impact bonds, payment by results, public-private partnerships and impact investing. Prior to Brookings she worked at the World Bank, the UNICEF Innocenti Research Center, and as Senior Researcher with the Amsterdam Institute for International Development (AIID). Dr. Gustafsson-Wright holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Tinbergen Institute at the University of Amsterdam, a Masters of Science in Applied Economics and Finance and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of California at Santa Cruz. She is regularly cited in the media including in the Economist, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times.
Frequently asked questions
Who will benefit from this Deep Dive?
  • Officials developing policies or implementing social or environmental projects including in the employment, education, health, social welfare and green sectors. 
  • Individuals working to improve the impact of philanthropic and impact investing across the globe.
  • Individuals seeking to understand how outcomes-based financing works and how to engage.  
Can I be reimbursed for the cost? 
Many of the people who have taken our deep dives are reimbursed by their employers. Click on the button or go to the Reimburse Me tab for a letter you can use to seek reimbursement from your employer.
What this Deep Dive Offers
Flexible Learning
Approx. 4 hrs of video, with a portion released every couple of days so you can watch at your own pace.  
Live lectures from a world-leading expert
Six live lectures by Emily Gustafsson-Wright with opportunities to ask questions. 
What's included?
Ongoing access to all content 
Access to all videos and the recorded live lectures after the end of Deep Dive
Apply what you learn to real-world issues
You will be able to engage with other participants and apply what you learn to real-world issues.
A Policyware Certificate
A Policyware certificate in Outcomes-Based Financing which you can display on LinkedIn. 
Benefits of our Deep Dives  
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Now Open For Enrollment
Dates: March 26-April 11, 2024  
Cost: $950
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