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Social Entrepreneurship: An Overview Of a Public University Alumni Survey

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  • Kimle, Kevin
  • Yu, Li
  • Orazem, Peter
  • Jolly, Robert W.

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This report presents an overview of social entrepreneurship activities of public university graduates obtained from a survey. Almost 3 percent of respondents had created at least one nonprofit organization. The primary focus of the organizations founded by social entrepreneur respondents was education and youth related causes, with services geared heavily toward local needs. The nonprofit organizations founded to meet these needs were typically small, with one or two paid employees and 5 to 15 volunteers.

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Paper provided by Iowa State University, Department of Economics in its series Staff General Research Papers with number 34666.

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Date of creation: 09 Dec 2011
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Handle: RePEc:isu:genres:34666

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Keywords: social entrepreneurship; non-profit enterprises; alumni;

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