Social Innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean

In: Atlas of Social Innovation, New Practices for a Better Future, SI-Drive, January 2018

5 Pages Posted: 23 Jan 2018

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Simone Cecchini

United Nations - Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Maria Elisa Bernal

Independent

Date Written: January 16, 2018

Abstract

In Latin America and the Caribbean, a very active civil society has been able to bring about much social innovation at the local level, in order to face challenges related to poverty, inequality and social exclusion. However, challenges remain in scaling up and replicating successful initiatives.

Keywords: social innovation, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, poverty, exclusion

JEL Classification: I3

Suggested Citation

Cecchini, Simone and Bernal, Maria Elisa, Social Innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean (January 16, 2018). In: Atlas of Social Innovation, New Practices for a Better Future, SI-Drive, January 2018 . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3102962

Simone Cecchini (Contact Author)

United Nations - Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean (ECLAC) ( email )

Santiago
Chile

Maria Elisa Bernal

Independent

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