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Government and Social Innovation: Current State and Local Models


  • Andrew Wolk

    (Andrew Wolk is founder and CEO of Root Cause, a nonprofit organization that advances enduring solutions to social and economic problems by supporting social innovators and educating social impact investors. He is also a senior lecturer in social entrepreneur ship at MIT and was recently appointed a Gleitsman Visiting Practitioner in Social Innovation at David Gergen's Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University.)

  • Colleen Gross Ebinger

    (Colleen Ebinger is director of Public Innovators at Root Cause, where she leads a national initiative to support government leaders who are ensuring the creation and growth of the most effective, efficient, and sustainable solutions to pressing social problems. She began her career as a Peace Corps volunteer in Honduras, and later launched a statewide policy and advocacy program for Latino immigrants in Minnesota.)


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  • Andrew Wolk & Colleen Gross Ebinger, 2010. "Government and Social Innovation: Current State and Local Models," Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization, MIT Press, vol. 5(3), pages 135-157, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:tpr:inntgg:v:5:y:2010:i:3:p:135-157

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