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Social Finance

Alex Nicholls, Rob Paton, and Jed Emerson (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198703761
eISBN:
9780191773013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703761.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Social finance is now a multibillion dollar market that encompasses ethical investment (including finance for green businesses), community investment to support economic development in deprived ... More


Financialisation, Social Impact Bonds and the making of new market spaces in social policy

Jay Wiggan

in Towards a Spatial Social Policy: Bridging the Gap Between Geography and Social Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447337904
eISBN:
9781447337959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337904.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Social Impact Investing (SII) is a mechanism by which governments seek to access and mobilise the resources of private for-profit and philanthropic capital to finance a range of social policies. SII ... More


The Peterborough Pilot Social Impact Bond

Alex Nicholls and Emma Tomkinson

in Social Finance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198703761
eISBN:
9780191773013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703761.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This is a detailed case analysis of the world’s first SIB, based at Her Majesty’s Prison in Peterborough, UK. This chapter starts by defining the SIB model and its key constituent parts. Next, the ... More


The Next Neoliberal Thing: Social Impact Bonds

Sanford F. Schram

in The Return of Ordinary Capitalism: Neoliberalism, Precarity, Occupy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190253011
eISBN:
9780190253042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190253011.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Economy

This chapter examines the development of social impact bonds as arguably the quintessential example of neoliberalization and marketization of the welfare state. Social impact bonds are discussed as ... More


Leverage for Good: An Introduction to the New Frontiers of Philanthropy and Social Investment

Lester M. Salamon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199376520
eISBN:
9780199377633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376520.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

With the resources of both governments and traditional philanthropy barely growing or in decline, yet the problems of poverty, ill-health, and environmental degradation ballooning daily, it is ... More


Public Policy as Social Innovation: Social Impact Bonds

Alex Nicholls and Daniel Edmiston

in Creating Economic Space for Social Innovation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198830511
eISBN:
9780191868702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830511.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter explores in detail the evolution of social impact bonds (SIBs) in the United Kingdom as an example of social policy as social innovation. Specifically, it presents new analysis of three ... More


Social Impact Bonds: Shifting the Boundaries of Citizenship

Stephen Sinclair, Neil McHugh, Leslie Huckfield, Michael Roy, and Cam Donaldson

in Social Policy Review 26: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2014

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447315568
eISBN:
9781447315582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315568.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter Seven focuses on efficiency of administration and the mixing of morals and mathematics in the context of the financialisation of everyday life. They examine the development and scope of ... More


Other Bond Products: Social Impact Bonds, Death Bonds, Catastrophe Bonds, Green Bonds, and Covered Bonds

Erik Devos, Robert Karpowicz, and Andrew C. Spieler

in Debt Markets and Investments

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190877439
eISBN:
9780190877460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877439.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Over time, the availability of investable bond products has expanded considerably to include bonds focused on social improvements (social impact bonds), life settlement securitization (death bonds), ... More


Innovative Finance in Communities Across the United States

Georgia Levenson Keohane

in Capital and the Common Good: How Innovative Finance is Tackling the World's Most Urgent Problems

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178020
eISBN:
9780231541664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178020.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

examine whether some of the place-based investment strategies, like the Community Reinvestment Act and the Low Income Housing Tax Credit—which have unlocked billions of dollars in private capital for ... More


Social-Impact Bonds/Pay-for-Success Financing

Drew von Glahn and Caroline Whistler

in New Frontiers of Philanthropy: A Guide to the New Tools and New Actors that Are Reshaping Global Philanthropy and Social Investing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199357543
eISBN:
9780199381425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357543.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on an emerging new tool for financing social services known variously as pay-for-success financing (PFS), or the social-impact bond (SIB). This tool provides an alternative, ... More


Austerity and the social innovation agenda

Meghan Joy, John Shields, Sharon Broughton, and Siu Mee Cheng

in The Changing Politics and Policy of Austerity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447359517
eISBN:
9781447359548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447359517.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Social innovation (SI) has been widely embraced as a pragmatic problem-solving approach to social policy challenges. While framed as apolitical, this chapter demonstrates that the dominant SI agenda, ... More


Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds: Outcome-Based Payment Systems in the UK and US

Kevin Albertson, Chris Fox, Chris O'Leary, and Gary Painter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447340706
eISBN:
9781447340744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340706.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Over recent years there has been increasing interest in ‘Payment by Results’ (PbR) — Pay for Success (PFS) or outcomes-based funding in the US — as a model for outcomes-based commissioning in the ... More


Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds in the UK

Kevin Albertson, Chris Fox, Chris O’leary, Gary Painter, Kimberly Bailey, and Jessica Labarbera

in Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds: Outcome-Based Payment Systems in the UK and US

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447340706
eISBN:
9781447340744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340706.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the development of outcomes-based commissioning in the UK, focusing on Payment by Results (PbR) and Social Impact Bonds (SIBs). It first considers key policies that have ... More


Introduction: outcome-based payment and the reform of public services

Kevin Albertson, Chris Fox, Chris O’leary, Gary Painter, Kimberly Bailey, and Jessica Labarbera

in Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds: Outcome-Based Payment Systems in the UK and US

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447340706
eISBN:
9781447340744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340706.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book examines outcomes-based commissioning as an important element of the public service reform agenda, focusing on Payment by Results (PbR) and Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) in the UK (also known ... More


Pay for Success and Social Impact Bonds in the US

Kimberly Bailey and Jessica LaBarbera

in Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds: Outcome-Based Payment Systems in the UK and US

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447340706
eISBN:
9781447340744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340706.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the development of Pay for Success (PFS) and Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) in the US. PFS ties payment for service delivery to the achievement of measurable outcomes. PFS projects ... More


Review of the evidence for outcome-based payment systems

Kevin Albertson, Chris Fox, Chris O’leary, Gary Painter, Kimberly Bailey, and Jessica Labarbera

in Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds: Outcome-Based Payment Systems in the UK and US

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447340706
eISBN:
9781447340744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340706.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter reviews the current state of evidence on what works in outcomes-based commissioning using published evaluations of Payment by Results (PbR) and Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) in the UK and ... More


Outcome-based commissioning: theoretical underpinnings

Kevin Albertson, Chris Fox, Chris O’leary, Gary Painter, Kimberly Bailey, and Jessica Labarbera

in Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds: Outcome-Based Payment Systems in the UK and US

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447340706
eISBN:
9781447340744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340706.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses some key theoretical issues that are raised by outcomes-based commissioning. It begins by outlining three potential theoretical drivers of outcomes-based commissioning. First, ... More


Conclusions, cautions and future directions

Kevin Albertson, Chris Fox, Chris O’leary, Gary Painter, Kimberly Bailey, and Jessica Labarbera

in Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds: Outcome-Based Payment Systems in the UK and US

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447340706
eISBN:
9781447340744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340706.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book has examined some technical, economic and political questions about outcomes-based commissioning as well as key theoretical debates, arguing that outcomes-based commissioning in its various ... More


Outcomes-based contracts in the UK public sector

Chris Fox and Kevin Albertson

in Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447345701
eISBN:
9781447346579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345701.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

A major innovation in public sector commissioning in recent years is the recourse of the state to so called ‘Outcomes-based Contracts’ particularly Payment by Results (PbR) in the UK. A PbR contract ... More


The Institutional Donor Perspective

Mary Kay Gugerty and Dean Karlan

in The Goldilocks Challenge: Right-Fit Evidence for the Social Sector

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199366088
eISBN:
9780199366118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199366088.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter considers the perspective of institutional donors like foundations and government in right-fit monitoring and evaluation. Institutional donors may have different data needs than the ... More


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