Our database will help users to easily search and access information on AlpSib and its outputs.

Bugg-Levine, A., & Goldstein, J. (2009). Impact investing: harnessing capital markets to solve problems at scale. Community Development Investment Review, (2), 30-41.

Bugg-Levine, A., & Emerson, J. (2011). Impact investing: Transforming how we make money while making a difference. Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization, 6(3), 9-18.

Carbone, J. T., & McMillin, S. E. (2017). Social impact bonds: A social impact investment approach to facilitating community development. Perspectives on Social Work, 4.

Dear, A., Helbitz, A., Khare, R., Lotan, R., Newman, J., Sims, G. C., & Zaroulis, A. (2016). Social Impact Bonds: the early years. London: Social Finance.

Dowling, E., & Harvie, D. (2014). Harnessing the social: State, crisis and (big) society. Sociology, 48(5), 869-886.

Fox, C., & Albertson, K. (2011). Payment by results and social impact bonds in the criminal justice sector: New challenges for the concept of evidence-based policy?. Criminology & Criminal Justice, 11(5), 395-413.

Galitopoulou, S., & Noya, A. (2016). Understanding Social Impact Bonds. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Gustafsson-Wright, E., Gardiner, S., & Putcha, V. (2015). The potential and limitations of impact bonds: lessons from the first five years of experience worldwide. Global Economy and Development at Brookings.

Impact, S., & TASKFORCE, I. (2014). Impact investment: The invisible heart of markets.

Mulgan, G., Reeder, N., Aylott, M., & Bo’sher, L. (2011). Social impact investment: the challenge and opportunity of social impact bonds. Young Foundation, 1-38.

Myers, R. R., & Goddard, T. (2016). Virtuous profits: Pay for success arrangements and the future of recidivism reduction. Punishment & Society, 1462474516680209.

Ramsden, P., Noya, A., & Galitopoulou, S. (2016). Social Impact Bonds: State of Play and Lessons Learnt.

Simon, J., & Barmeler, J. (2010). More than money: Impact investing for development (No. id: 3299).

The following links refer to the recent history of the SIB in France (2016-2017): a government tender call to improve innovation and solidarity (testing projects)

Le portail de l’Economie, des finances, de l’Action et des Comptes publics, “les contrats à impact social” [online]., [retrieved on November 24th, 2016]. Available on:

Le portail du développement de l’économie sociale et solidaire, “les contrats à impact social” [online]., [retrieved on March 15th, 2016]. Available on:

The following article focuses on one of the French SIB

L’association pour le droit à l’initiative économique, “L’Adie signe l’un des deux premiers contrats à impact social en France” [online]., [retrieved on November 24th, 2016]. Available on:

The following articles explain the results two years after the launching of SIB in France

Mécénat performant partenariat innovant, “Contrats à Impact Social: quel bilan, 2 ans après leur arrivée en France?” [online]., [retrieved on February 7th, 2018]. Available on:

The following articles recounts the French fear of the SIB’s impact on the social French model; their rentability and the lack of transparency

Guérard, Stéphane “Financiarisation. Les contrats à Impact Social avancent sans bruit” [online]. Humanité.fr, [retrieved on March 7th, 2018]. Available on:

Mouzon, Céline “Innovation Sociale: le mirage des contrats à impact social” [online]. Alternatives Economiques [retrieved on April 21st, 2016]. Available on:


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This project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund