Public Sector Solutions, Results-Based Funding

This article published in Stanford Social Innovation Review explores the strengths and weaknesses of the U.S. Social Impact Bond field and highlights how the field can solidify Social Impact Bonds as a practical financial tool. Authors Tracy Palandjian and Jane Hughes from Social Finance analyze shared identity; standards of practice; and leadership, policy, and support to present recommendations for strengthening the SIB field.

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Social Impact Bond market participants should be intentional and thoughtful about not just launching individual Social Impact Bond transactions, but also collaborating to foster a strong field that will ultimately benefit our most vulnerable citizens.

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Social Impact Bonds: The Early Years
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Social Impact Bonds: The Early Years

This paper outlines the history of SIBs, highlights how they have developed so far, and speculates what the future holds.

Rashmi Khare, Alexandra Zaroulis, Gretchen Crosby Sims, Jane Newman, Ruth Lotan, and Alisa Helbitz