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Social Science Speakers Series: Jesse Hajer
October 21, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
CSSRP Social Science Speakers Series: Jesse Hajer
Dr. Hajer will be presenting about his research on social impact bonds and his recently published book co-authored with the late John Loxley:
Social Service, Private Gain: The Political Economy of Social Impact Bonds
Social impact bonds (SIBs) are public-private partnerships designed to fund social services. This talk will example how SIBs work, their theoretical motivation, and critically assess the potential of SIBs to constructively contribute to solving multifaceted social challenges emerging from a context of entrenched and growing inequality, with a brief reflection on the Manitoba context.