19 October 2017
Working Paper

162 – Civil economics: definition and strategies for sustainable well-living

Abstract The civil economics paradigm presented in this paper has two main characteristics. First, it identifies the philosophical roots of the limits of our socioeconomic system […] Read More
14 July 2017
Working Paper

160 – The role of the social economy in migrants’ reception and integration

Abstract In this paper we consider the phenomenon of the reception of migrants, political refugees and asylum seekers in Southern European countries as instance of patterns […] Read More
12 May 2017
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159 – Nudging and environmental corporate responsibility: A natural experiment

Abstract We devise a ‘nudging’ natural experiment to test the impact of a simple form of advertising on  environmentally responsible products with/without the increase of the […] Read More
13 March 2017
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Analysis of community reporter material

‘Stories of Social Investment and Innovation’ is a summative report from Work Package 5: User Voice. User involvement runs through the heart of the Innovative Social […] Read More
13 March 2017
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From foresight to welfare practices

Report on driving forces One central aim of the futures studies is to help understand the future and to support planning and responsible decision making. In […] Read More
8 March 2017
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158 – Making information on CSR scores salient: a randomized field experiment

Abstract We locate a giant scorecard poster with social and environmental responsibility scores of the ten leading world food companies, measured by the Oxfam “Behind the […] Read More
1 March 2017
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157 – The firm as a common. The case of the accumulation and use of capital resources in co-operative enterprises

Abstract Contemporary literature dealing with the governance of the exploitation of common-pool natural resources was initiated by Elinor Ostrom in 1990, and has been growing fast […] Read More
6 February 2017
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156 – (Poor) eudaimonic subjective wellbeing as a mortality risk factor: a cross-country analysis

Abstract We investigate the nexus between poverty of sense of life (a dimension of eudaimonic subjective wellbeing) and mortality in a large sample of individuals from […] Read More
22 December 2016
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The role of social economy to deliver social outcomes. A social investment perspective.

This report presents the results of work package D3.3 of the project “Innovative Social Investment. Strengthening communities in Europe” (innosi). The focus of the report lies […] Read More
9 December 2016
Working Paper

155 – Bridging the gap between GDP and subjective wellbeing

Abstract We contribute to the debate on the relative pros and cons of using composite wellbeing indicators as a relevant source of information beyond (in addition […] Read More