What Are Social Impact Bonds?

Answering basic questions about Social Impact Bonds—what they are, where they can be most useful, and how they differ from traditional government contracts. The document also looks at some of the issues government needs to consider before beginning Social Impact Bonds. These arrangements show real potential to help solve difficult social problems and give taxpayers better value for their money.

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Pages:

11

Author:

Jitinder Kohli, Douglas J. Besharov, and Kristina Costa

Date:

March 22, 2012

Media Type:

Report

Category:

Social Impact Bonds