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Social Enterprise, Capabilities and Development: Lessons from Ecuador

Margherita Scarlato ()

MPRA Paper from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: The paper analyses how the theoretical framework of social enterprise proposed in the academic debate could be operationalised in the specific socioeconomic context of Ecuador. Recently, this country designed a new economic paradigm based on the solidarity economy model to reconcile an ambitious developmental state platform with the vision of a participatory strategy that pursues democracy, human rights and poverty reduction. This paradigm was enshrined in the constitution and elaborated through the Plan Nacional para el Buen Vivir 2009-2013. The paper explores the peculiar features of the solidarity model in Ecuador and draws more general insights related to development policy.

Keywords: Social enterprise; human development; social protection; development policy; Ecuador (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: L31 O15 O54 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012-03-21
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