The measurement of social economies in Europe
The European Union has recognised social innovations as an important way of tackling social challenges and obstacles. Yet, there are several steps that have to be taken to get a resilient, internationally comparable understanding of central questions, based on empirical research. These questions are: who are social innovators? What are the main problems that should be solved by social innovations? What are the main areas in which social innovations take place? Are there patterns that support or hinder the emergence of social innovation?
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