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How the world’s first Social Impact Bond drained public resources, and why the market model fails forward

Tweet In today’s blog, Robert Ogman argues that success stories on the social investment market are hiding inconvenient truths, and require honest rethink about such risky and expensive policy experiments In 2009, when governments took on enormous debts to rescue … Continue reading

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Impacts of the Global Financial Crisis on Cities in Europe: Chapter on the Social Investment Market

Tweet CURA Researcher Robert Ogman has published a chapter on the social investment market in a recently published book on Urban Austerity in Europe. Robert’s chapter discusses the relationship between austerity policies and the social investment market, showing government’s turn towards Social … Continue reading

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Investigating the Ethical Turn in Finance: Symposium Report

Tweet On 17 September 2015, a one-day symposium was held in Leicester to discuss the “seeming ‘social’ and ‘ethical’ turn of finance in the context of the global economic crisis”. The symposium was a joint endeavour organised by academics at … Continue reading

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