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Below, you'll find a selection of academic articles with links to sources where the articles may be available for free download or accessible via academic database. Articles may also be available elsewhere depending on database subscriptions and journals available to the user.

Articles are listed by the most recent year, then alphabetically by author.


Fitzgerald, Michael. 2016. Issue: Venture Capital Short Article: More VCs Invest in Companies With Social Impact.


Burand, D., 2015. Resolving Impact Investment Disputes: When Doing Good Goes Bad. Washington University Journal of Law & Policy 48.

Farley, L.A., 2015. Knowledge Is Power: How Implementing Affirmative Disclosures Under the JOBS Act Could Promote and Protect Benefit Corporations and Their Investors. Minnesota Law Review 99, 1507-1570.

Geczy, C.J., Jessica S. Musto, David K. Tucker, Anne M., 2015. Institutional Investing When Shareholders Are Not Supreme. Harv. Bus. L. Rev. 5, [i]-140.


Hasler, J.E., 2014. Contracting for Good: How Benefit Corporations Empower Investors and Redefine Shareholder Value. Virginia Law Review 100, 1279-1322.

Minhas, D.K., 2014. Enhancing the Legal and Regulatory Environment for Investment in Social Enterprise. Mich. Bus. & Entrepreneurial L. Rev. 3.

Reiser, D.B., Dean, S.A., 2014. Creative Financing for Social Enterprise. Stanford Social Innovation Review 12, 50-54.

Wilson, J.M., 2014. Litigation Finance in the Public Interest. American University Law Review 64, 385-455.


Everett, C.R., 2013. Measuring the Social Responsibility Discount for the Cost of Equity Capital: Evidence from Benefit Corporations. The Journal of Behavioral Finance & Economics 3, 55-75.

Hall, L.S.A.S.A., 2013. Valuing Social Enterprises: Any Discount for Good Deeds? Valuation Strategies 16, 40-42.

Halsey, B.J., Tomkowicz, S.M., Halsey, J.C., 2013. Benefit Corporation Concerns for Financial Service Professionals. Journal of Financial Service Professionals 67, 74-82.

Pleven, L., 2013. When Doing Good Meets Investing. Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition 262, B9-B9.

Reiser, D.B., Dean, S.A., 2013. Hunting Stag with Fly Paper: A Hybrid Financial Instrument for Social Enterprise. Boston College. Law School. Boston College Law Review 54, 1495-1544.

Shiller, R.J., 2013. Finance Contributing to the Good Society. Business Economics 48, 77-80.


Bugg-Levine, A., Kogut, B., Kulatilaka, N., 2012. A New Approach to Funding Social Enterprises. Harvard Business Review 90, 118-123.

Heminway, J.M., 2012. To Be or Not to Be (a Security): Funding for-Profit Social Enterprises Emerging Issues in Social Enterprise. Regent U. L. Rev. 25, 299-328.


Gilbert, K., 2011. Sustainable Investing In a Benefit Corporation. Institutional Investor.​