Social innovation and sustainable entrepreneurship

Maritza I. Espina, Phillip H. Phan, Gideon D. Markman

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The rapid and formative rise in research on social innovation and entrepreneurship means that theoretical frameworks are still being created, while traditional notions of economic efficiency and social welfare are tested. The field is progressing fastest in the measurement and measuring of social entrepreneurial effectiveness. Social innovators, who draw from philanthropy, as well as capital markets, for financial resources, have adopted the lean start up as a paradigm for their organization logics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
Number of pages319
ISBN (Electronic)9781788116855
ISBN (Print)9781788116848
Publication statusPublished - Aug 31 2018


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)

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Espina, M. I., Phan, P. H., & Markman, G. D. (2018). Social innovation and sustainable entrepreneurship. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.