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Who’s counting? Measuring social outcomes from targeted private equity


  • Ratcliffe, Janneke


The potential of private equity investment in emerging domestic markets to deliver strong financial returns while also giving rise to public benefits has drawn the attention of both venture and economic development capital, as well as policymakers and researchers. Ratcliffe examines this strategy and shares some real world examples of how funds are performing in their double-bottom line objectives.

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  • Ratcliffe, Janneke, 2007. "Who’s counting? Measuring social outcomes from targeted private equity," Community Development Investment Review, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue 1, pages 23-37.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedfcr:y:2007:p:23-37:n:v.3no.1

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