Social impact bonds

Commentary

25 May 2017
With the budget announcement of $30 million to support Australian impact investing, the Government has signaled its...
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Research report

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14 Feb 2017
This report forms part of an AHURI Inquiry into the funding and delivery of programs to reduce homelessness. It...

Briefing paper

10 Feb 2017
Recidivism is not a topic that has traditionally been associated with the world of high finance. Yet, in recent times,...
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Discussion paper

27 Jan 2017
The purpose of this discussion paper is to explore ways the Australian Government can develop the social impact...
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Guide

05 Oct 2016
This Topic Guide provides an overview of the development of social impact bonds, a mechanism for using private...
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Commentary

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04 Oct 2016
The concept has spread like wildfire but the results, here and overseas, are mixed, reports Mike Steketee NSW PREMIER...
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Research report

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22 Sep 2016
Governments, insurers and service providers all stand to benefit from savings in future health costs if spending is...

Website

20 Jul 2016
The Victorian Government is exploring Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) to trial innovative interventions in complex areas of...
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Working paper

31 May 2016
Social Impact bonds (SIBs) have attracted much attention in the aftermath of the financial crisis. They have been...
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Research report

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11 May 2016
Social impact bonds (SIBs) can be defined as “a mechanism that harnesses private capital for social services and...
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Discussion paper

30 Apr 2016
On 4 February 2015, the NSW Government launched its Social Impact Investment Policy. The policy builds on the success...
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Commentary

Article

25 Jan 2016
There has been considerable interest recently, at both state and federal government levels, in using social impact...
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Commentary

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15 Oct 2015
The announcement of a partnership between HESTA and SVA with the launch of a $30m Social Impact Investment Trust...
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Research report

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14 Sep 2015
Overview Social impact bond projects are the latest new ‘buy-now, pay later’, off-balance sheet schemes to increase...
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09 Jul 2015
While we have seen considerable progress over the past decade in some indicators of well-being, the gravity of the...
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Briefing paper

06 Jul 2015
A number of policy initiatives aimed at reform of primary health care financing are currently either being debated...
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Research report

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26 Jun 2015
In this speech to the 2015 Australian Council of Social Service congress, social security minister Scott Morrison...
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Evaluation

19 Jun 2015
The UK government is increasingly using outcome-based payment schemes – often called “payment by results” – to deliver...
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Commentary

Article

10 Jun 2015
The social impact bond (SIB) innovation is gathering pace around the world and here in Australia, but it is still very...
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Commentary

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25 May 2015
The NZ government sees economic as well as social benefits in breaking cycles of poverty and imprisonment. Although the...
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