A research and education center based at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) promotes the entrepreneurial pursuit of social impact through the thoughtful adaptation of business expertise.
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CASE staff and faculty will be highlighting our programs and initiatives as well as articles, research and new insights on social entrepreneurship. Whether you are a student studying social entrepreneurship, a faculty member, practitioner, investor, or alum, we hope to have news for you!
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New Toolkit!Scaling Social Impact – A Literature Toolkit for Funders by Catherine H. Clark, Cynthia W. Massarsky, Tamara Schweitzer Raben, and Erin Worsham, June 2012
"The Impact Investor: People and Practices Delivering Exceptional Financial and Social Returns: The Need for Evidence and Engagement" by Cathy Clark, Jed Emerson, and Ben Thornley
Report: “Investing for Impact: How social entrepreneurship is redefining the meaning of return” with chapter by Cathy Clark and Jed Emerson.
Working Paper: The Challenges of Creating Databases to Support Rigorous Research in Social Entrepreneurship by Bloom & Clark, Nov 2011.
Social Ventures as Learning Laboratories (updated version), by Greg Dees, Tennessee's Business, May 2011
Scaling Social Impact: New Thinking by Paul Bloom and Edward Skloot (eds), Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
Creating Large Scale Change..., essay by Greg Dees in McKinsey Quarterly, April 6, 2010
Identifying the Drivers of Social Entrepreneurial Impact… by Paul Bloom and Brett Smith in the Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, March 2010
Scaling Social Entrepreneurial Impact by Paul Bloom and Aaron Chatterji in the California Management Review, Spring 2009
Download CASE Report on: "Developing the Field of Social Entrepreneurship"
Cultivate Your Ecosystem, by CASE Faculty Director, Greg Dees and CASE Senior Research Scholar, Paul N. Bloom(SSIR Winter 2008)
Business Entrepreneurs & Philanthropy: Potential and Pitfalls, by CASE Advisory Board Member, Mario Morino
Philanthropy and Enterprise: Harnessing the Power of Business and Entrepreneurship for Social Change, by CASE Faculty Director, Greg Dees
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Duke GCP wins Ashoka U Innovation Award, Feb. 2011
CASE Founder Greg Dees recently spoke about the role social entrepreneurship can play in China. Read his remarks here or watch the video online. Jan 2011
Paul Bloom, CASE Faculty Director Honored with AMA Lifetime Achievement Award
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View videos of past CASE speakers, including Muhammad Yunus, Wendy Kopp, and David Bornstein, in our Archives