Frontiers of sustainable finance in Europe: the social impact bond

Social impact bonds are a special type of bond whose purpose is to provide long term funds to projects with a social impact. Especially in the UK and in the US these bonds are increasingly being used to raise funds to fi
Social impact bonds are a special type of bond whose purpose is to provide long term funds to projects with a social impact. Especially in the UK and in the US these bonds are increasingly being used to raise funds to finance government projects. Their return depends on the social improvements achieved. Especially in times of crisis, governments lack funds to prevent the social consequences of recessions. Faia argues that the European Union should develop an equivalent to the British Social Finance Ltd. to finance projects for social improvement.
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Author:Ester Faia
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30:3-340989
Parent Title (German):SAFE policy letter series ; 24
Series (Serial Number):SAFE policy letter series (24)
Publisher:SAFE
Place of publication:Frankfurt am Main
Document Type:Working Paper
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2014/05/06
Date of first Publication:2014/05/06
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2014/06/03
Tag:incentives for investment; risk premia; social impact bonds
Pagenumber:4
Last Page:2
HeBIS PPN:352816392
Institutes:Wirtschaftswissenschaften
House of Finance (HoF)
Center for Financial Studies (CFS)
Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe (SAFE)
Dewey Decimal Classification:300 Sozialwissenschaften
330 Wirtschaft
Sammlungen:Universitätspublikationen
Licence (German):License Logo Veröffentlichungsvertrag für Publikationen

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