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Jo Barraket

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Distinguished Professor Jo Barraket is the Director of the Centre for Social Impact Swinburne. A political sociologist, Jo is Australia’s premier researcher of social enterprise. Her work focuses variously on: the macro policy conditions that support social enterprise and social innovation; the social impacts of social enterprise; and the organisational elements that generate positive social progress.


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Research by Jo Barraket


Do employment-focused social enterprises provide a pathway out of disadvantage? An evidence review

Social enterprises are businesses led by a social mission that derive the majority of their income from trade and...

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