Category Archives: Economy

DonorsChoose Supplement Part 3: Market Corrections

Note: In preparation for the results announcement by DonorsChoose, this series is meant to carve up different issues raised by my work on the DonorsChoose Data and address them directly and more fully.Β  You can find the original announcement and … Continue reading

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The Revolutionary Potential of Social Enterprise

Over the past forty years, we’ve become accustomed to the legal, economic, organizational, and moral distinctions between for profit and non-profit enterprises.Β  For-profits, like McDonald’s and Proctor and Gamble, provide goods and services in exchange for money which then gets … Continue reading

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Business, Civics, and Entrepreneurship

My research and engagement in the Chicago community seem to be converging on a nexus embedding business and civil society, or the economic and nonprofit sectors.Β  In the academy, this research is emerging around the concepts of social capital/social networks, … Continue reading

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