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Chris Mason

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16 May 2018
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This research investigated social impact investment (SII), which aims to generate and actively measure social and financial returns. There are several promising SII models—including housing supply bonds, property funds, funding social enterprises, social impact bonds and social impact loans.

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22 Feb 2018
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This research examined social impact investment (SII) in social and affordable housing in Australia. It considered US and UK models, together with interviews with government experts, social impact investors and not-for-profit housing providers, to inform the analysis.

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8 Aug 2017
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This study investigated the opportunities and risks for social impact investments (SII) to improve housing and homelessness outcomes in Australia. It described what social impact investing is and its application to housing and homelessness policy in Australia, as well as examined different finance models and...

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27 Apr 2017
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Social enterprises continue to make significant impacts to the lives of many Australians. A recent study has shown there are an estimated 20,000 social enterprises operating in Australia, present in every industry (Barraket, Mason and Blain 2016). Although they are a growing presence in our...

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7 Jun 2016
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Social enterprises are organisations that:

Are led by an economic, social, cultural, or environmental mission consistent with a public or community benefit; Trade to fulfil their mission; Derive a substantial portion of their income from trade; and Reinvest the majority of their profit/surplus in...

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