The craft of incentive prize design Public sector by the numbers

Explore a visual summary of public- and philanthropic-sector incentive prize activity.

Public sector challenges by the numbers

These data summarize and characterize mainly public- and philanthropic-sector prize activity based on the analysis of 314 challenges found on and validated through a secondary dataset of 89 philanthropic, state, local, and international challenges. In coding this data, we found that individual challenges often sought to achieve simultaneously more than one of the six outcomes discussed in this report. Our analysis of challenges by outcome illustrates how prize designers are prioritizing the elements of prize design to achieve certain results. Additional information on our data analysis methodology can be found in Appendix B.


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