Social Economy

12 November 2019

175 – Eudaimonic wellbeing and life expectancy

Abstract We investigate the relationship between eudaimonic wellbeing (sense of life) and subjective survival probability (SSP), a proxy of self-assessed life expectancy. We find a robust […]
26 July 2019

174 – Un(comfortably) numb: hearing loss, relational goods and subjective wellbeing

Abstract Hearing and speaking are basic ingredients of relational goods (ie. local public goods generated by interactions among individuals) that are in turn crucial for subjective […]
18 September 2018

169 – Generativity and subjective wellbeing

We show that generativity, intended as the capacity of affecting positively other human lives, has a strong and significant effect on life sense and life satisfaction. […]
21 June 2018

Financial tools for Social enterprises

Editors: Paolo Venturi (Scientific co-ordinator, Executive Director of AICCON) Sara Rago (Researcher, Manager of the Research Area of AICCON)   Project objectives FIT4SE – Financial Tools […]
21 June 2018

Impact investing for climate change

Paolo Venturi (AICCON CEO) and Giorgia Perra (AICCON Research) with the support of the Italian Sustainable Investment Forum (Forum per la Finanza Sostenibile or FFS) Some […]
19 October 2017

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 […]
14 July 2017

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 […]
12 May 2017

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 […]
13 March 2017

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 […]
8 March 2017

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 […]