The 18th Sustainable Development Goal: Social Entrepreneurship in a Global Society

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Abstract

This discussion paper aims to better understand what social entrepreneurship means and how it contributes to overcoming some of the greatest social and environmental challenges of our times. Based on the work of Sen and Nussbaum, the idea basic human needs creates a reference point to determine the meaning of ‘social’. Apart from reinforcing these capabilities, an important dimension of ‘socialness’ is the extent to which the beneficiaries confirm that they are in a better position to fulfil these basic needs. The 18th SDG deals with the improved set of capabilities.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationUtrecht
PublisherUtrecht University School of Economics
Number of pages95
Volume18
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2018

Publication series

SeriesU.S.E. Working Paper Series
Number01
Volume18

Keywords

  • local labour markets
  • urban wage premium
  • employment
  • commuting
  • regional aggregation

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Hummels, H. (2018). The 18th Sustainable Development Goal: Social Entrepreneurship in a Global Society. (01 ed.) Utrecht University School of Economics. U.S.E. Working Paper Series, No. 01, Vol.. 18