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Social and Solidarity Economy and the Challenge of Sustainable Development

This position paper has been prepared by members and observers of the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy. It responds to the concern that the process of crafting a post-2015 development agenda and set of Sustainable … Continue reading

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Defining the Boundaries of the Social Economy and the Context for a Social Enterprise

This paper contributes to the theory and practice of social economy, presenting the results of a three-phase research project in Winnipeg’s inner city. The social economy encompasses four patterns – two formal (free market and redistribution) and two informal (reciprocity … Continue reading

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From Social Data Mining to Forecasting Socio-Economic Crisis

Read Socio-economic data mining has a great potential in terms of gaining a better understanding of problems that our economy and society are facing, such as financial instability, shortages of resources, or conflicts. Without large-scale data mining, progress in these … Continue reading

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The Open Book of Social Innovation

This book is about the many ways in which people are creating new and more effective answers to the biggest challenges of our times: how to cut our carbon footprint; how to keep people healthy; and how to end poverty. … Continue reading

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