Scarlato, Margherita (2012): Social Enterprise, Capabilities and Development: Lessons from Ecuador.
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The paper analyses how the theoretical framework of social enterprise proposed in the academic debate could be operationalised in the specific socioeconomic context of Ecuador. Recently, this country designed a new economic paradigm based on the solidarity economy model to reconcile an ambitious developmental state platform with the vision of a participatory strategy that pursues democracy, human rights and poverty reduction. This paradigm was enshrined in the constitution and elaborated through the Plan Nacional para el Buen Vivir 2009-2013. The paper explores the peculiar features of the solidarity model in Ecuador and draws more general insights related to development policy.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Social Enterprise, Capabilities and Development: Lessons from Ecuador|
|Keywords:||Social enterprise, human development, social protection, development policy, Ecuador|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O5 - Economywide Country Studies > O54 - Latin America; Caribbean
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O15 - Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
L - Industrial Organization > L3 - Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise > L31 - Nonprofit Institutions; NGOs
|Depositing User:||Margherita Scarlato|
|Date Deposited:||24. Mar 2012 16:37|
|Last Modified:||18. Feb 2013 10:13|
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