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Injecting Incentives into the Solution of Social and Environmental Problems

Social Policy Bonds

by Ronnie Horesh

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Published by iUniversity Press .
Written in English

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Number of Pages144
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Open LibraryOL7546827M
ISBN 100595153747
ISBN 109780595153749

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Injecting incentives into the solution of social problems: Social Policy Bonds Introducing Risk-Sharing Mechanisms for a More Balanced Version of Social Impact Bonds, Contemporary Issues in Sustainable Finance, / Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, /csr, 27, 3, ( Cited by: Injecting incentives into the solution of social problems - Injecting Incentives into the Solution of Social and Environmental Problems book Policy Bonds This is a slightly edited version of an article originally published in the September issue of Economic Affairs, the journal of the Institute of Economic Affairs, London.

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