31 January 2019
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172 – Social capital and loan cost: the role of interpersonal trust

Abstract We argue that social dilemmas structured as investment trust games are a dominant feature in social and economic life due to asymmetric information, incomplete contracts […] Read More
18 September 2018
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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. […] Read More
21 June 2018
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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 […] Read More
21 June 2018
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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 […] Read More
19 October 2017
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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
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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