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Social Enterprises = Sharing Economy Organizations?

Johanna Mair, Nikolas Rathert and Georg Reischauer. The Business of Society Sep 2019.

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Changing Systems? Welcome to the Slow Movement

Seelos, C. 2019. Stanford Social Innovation Review (Winter)

Research Paper

Alternative Organizing with Social Purpose: Revisiting Institutional Analysis of Market-Based Activity.

Mair, J. and Rathert, N. 2019. Socio-Economic Review. Online First: DOI: 10.1093/ser/mwz031.

Research Paper

The Organizational Reproduction of Inequality

Amis, J., Mair, J., Munir, K. 2020. Academy of Management Annals

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Scaling innovative ideas to create inclusive labour markets

Mair, J. 2018. Nature Human Behaviour.

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Innovation Is Not the Holy Grail

Seelos, C., & Mair, J. 2012. Stanford Social Innovation Review(Fall): 45-49.

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Scaffolding: A Process of Transforming Patterns of Inequality in Small-Scale Societies.

Mair, J., Wolf, M., & Seelos, C. 2016. Academy of Management Journal, 59(6): 2021-2044.

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Building Inclusive Markets in Rural Bangladesh: How Intermediaries Work Institutional Voids.

Mair, J., Martí, I., & Ventresca, M. J. 2012. Academy of Management Journal, 55(4): 819-850.

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Profitable business models and market creation in the context of deep poverty: A strategic view.

Seelos, C., & Mair, J. 2007. Academy of Management Perspectives, 21(4): 49-63.

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Nonprofit Goals, For-Profit Tactics

Alisha Green, Silicon Valley Business Journal

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When Nonprofits Act Like Businesses, Transparency Improves

Louise Lee, Insights by Stanford Business

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The Language of Nonprofits is Changing

Louise Lee, Insights by Stanford Business

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Interstitial Organizations as Conversational Bridges

Valeska Korff, Achim Oberg, and Walter W. Powell

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Institutional analysis in a digital era: Mechanisms and methods to understand emerging fields

Walter W. Powell, Achim Oberg, Valeska Korff, Carrie Oelberger, and Karina Kloos

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Social Service Mergers: Hope Services & Skills Center

Victoria Chang and Walter W. Powell

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The Welfare Effects of Social Media

Hunt Alcott, Associate Professor of Economics, NYU

Luca Braghieri, Economics, Stanford University

Sarah Eichmeyer, Economics, Stanford University

Matthew Gentzkow, Professor of Economics, Stanford University

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Resolving the Progressive Paradox: Conservative Value Framing of Progressive Economic Policies Increases Candidate Support

Jan Voelkel and Robb Willer. “Resolving the Progressive Paradox: Conservative Value Framing of Progressive Economic Policies Increases Candidate Support.” SSRN Working Paper.

Student Paper

FOSTA, Explicit Content Bans, and Free Speech

Brynne O’Neal, J.D. Candidate, Stanford Law School 

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Analyzing the Effectiveness of Secure Elections as an Application of Blockchain Technology

Salvatore S. Calvo, Graduate Student, Stanford Management Science & Engineering 

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Hidden Censors: How Indirect Intermediaries Shape Online Speech

Anna Mitchell, Graduate Student, Computer Science, Stanford University 

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Age Matters: Sampling Strategies for Studying Digital Media Effects

Kevin Munger, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Princeton Center for the Study of Democratic Politics

Mario Luca, Doctoral Candidate, Sciences Politique 

Jonathan Nagler, Professor of Politics, NYU

Joshua Tucker, Professor of Politics, NYU

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Trends in the Diffusion of Misinformation on Social Media

Hunt Allcott, Associate Professor of Economics, New York University

Matthew Gentzkow, Professor of Economics, Stanford University 

Chuan Yu, Research Assistant, Stanford University

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Echo Chambers and Partisan Polarization: Evidence from the 2016 Presidential Campaign

Erik Peterson, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Dartmouth College

Sharad Goel, Assistant Professor, Department of Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University

Shanto Iyengar, Professor of Political Science, Stanford University

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Digital Resources for Civil Society

By Lucy Bernholz

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The Internet’s Challenge to Democracy: Framing the Problem and Assessing Reforms

Nathaniel Persily, James B. McClatchy Professor of Law, Stanford Law School 

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Who Do You Sue? State and Platform Hybrid Power over Online Speech

Daphne Keller, Director of Intermediary Liability, The Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School 

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Threats to Racial Status Promote Tea Party Support Among White Americans

Robb Willer, Matthew Feinberg, and Rachel Wetts. “Threats to Racial Status Promote Tea Party Support Among White Americans.” SSRN Working Paper.

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Extreme Protest Tactics Reduce Popular Support for Social Movements

Matthew Feinberg, Robb Willer, and Chloe Kovacheff. “Extreme Protest Tactics Reduce Popular Support for Social Movements.” SSRN Working Paper.

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Glasnost! Nine Ways Facebook Can Make Itself a Better Forum for Free Speech and Democracy

Timothy Garton Ash, Robert Gorwa, and Danaë Metaxa

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Book

Putting Social Movements in their Place

Hilary Schaffer Boudet and Doug McAdam

Blueprints

Philanthropy and Digital Civil Society: Blueprint 2019

The Annual Industry Forecast by Lucy Bernholz

Student Paper

The Role of Open Source Technology in the Battle Against Fake News

Hilary Sun, Stanford Law School 

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Studying the Real Ramifications of Fake News

Sarah Mahmood, Stanford Law School 

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Student Paper

The Voting Technology Problem

Margot Adams, Stanford Law School 

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Social Media Echo Chambers & Democratic Discourse

Helen Lawless, Stanford Law School 

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Internet Immunity, Fake News, and Asymmetrical Action

Thomas Davidson, Stanford Law School 

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Antidemocratic Effects of the Internet & Social Media: A Survey

Taisa Goodnature, Stanford Law School 

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A Structure to Counter Fake News

Travis Trammell, Stanford Department of Management Science and Engineering

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Does Violent Protest Backfire? Testing a Theory of Public Reactions to Activist Violence

Brent Simpson, Robb Willer, and Matthew Feinberg. 2018. “Does Violent Protest Backfire? Testing a Theory of Public Reactions to Activist Violence.” Socius.

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Privilege on the Precipice: Perceived Racial Status Threats Lead White Americans to Oppose Welfare Programs

Rachel Wetts and Robb Willer. 2018. “Privilege on the Precipice: Perceived Racial Status Threats Lead White Americans to Oppose Welfare Programs.” Social Forces.

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Unethical and Inept? The Influence of Moral Information on Perceived Competence

Jennifer Stellar and Robb Willer. 2018 “Unethical and Inept? The Influence of Moral Information on Perceived Competence.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 114: 195-210.

Research Paper

Nonprofit Data Governance

By Lucy Bernholz and Rob Reich

Research Paper

Trusted Data Intermediaries

By Lucy Bernholz

Student Paper

The Mixed Promise of Public Broadcasters in Combating Fake News

Jared Crum, Stanford Law School

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Serve or Conserve: Mission, Strategy, and Multi-Level Nonprofit Change During the Great Recession

Aaron Horvath, Christof Brandtner, and Walter W. Powell

Research Paper

Universal Basic Income: Safety Net 2.0

By Juliana Bidadanure

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Innovating Philanthropy

By Kathleen Kelly Janus

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Globalizing Philanthropy

By Eric Nee

Research Paper

Effective Altruism: Doing the Most Good

By Hilary Cohen and Rob Reich

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Designing for Strategic Philanthropy

By Paul Brest and Nadia Roumani

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Can Philanthropy Help Protect Democracy?

By Lucy Bernholz

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Cultivating the Next Generation of Givers

By Kim Laughton

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Beyond Funding: Leveraging Your Full Philanthropic Toolkit

By Anne Marie Burgoyne and Will Fowler

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Demystifying the Theory of Change Process

By Kathleen Kelly Janus

Blueprints

Philanthropy and Digital Civil Society: Blueprint 2018

The Annual Industry Forecast by Lucy Bernholz

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Can Democracy Survive the Internet?

Nate Persily, James B. McClatchy Professor of Law, Stanford Law School 

Book

The Nonprofit Sector: A Research Handbook, Second Edition

Walter W. Powell and Richard Steingberg

Research Paper

Managing Through Challenges: A Profile of San Francisco Bay Area Nonprofits

By Denise L. Gammal, Caroline Simard, Hokyu Hwang, and Walter W. Powell

Blueprints

Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2017

The Annual Industry Forecast by Lucy Bernholz

Book

Innovation and Scaling for Impact

By Christian Seelos and Johanna Mair

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The Humanitarian Data Ecosystem: The Case for Collective Responsibility

Jos Berens, Nathaniel Raymond, Gideon Shimshon, Stefaan Verhulst, Lucy Bernholz

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When Innovation Goes Wrong

Christian Seelos and Johanna Mair

Book

Philanthropy in Democratic Societies

Book edited by Rob Reich, Chiara Cordelli, and Lucy Bernholz

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The Role of Decision Science

Paul Brest

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The Social Structure of Political Echo Chambers: Variation in Ideological Homophily in Online Networks.

Andrei Boutyline and Robb Willer. 2016. “The Social Structure of Political Echo Chambers: Variation in Ideological Homophily in Online Networks.” Political Psychology.

Research Paper

2015 Survey on Board of Directors of Nonprofit Organizations

David F. Larcker, Nicholas E. Donatiello, Bill Meehan, Brian Tayan

Blueprints

Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2016

The Annual Industry Forecast by Lucy Bernholz

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Design Thinking and Strategic Philanthropy Case Study

Nadia Roumani, Paul Brest, and Olivia Vagelos

Book

Integrating Capacity and Strategy

A Handbook for Next Generation Grantmakers

By C.R. Hibbs

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Problem Solving, Human-Centered Design, and Strategic Processes

Paul Brest, Nadia Roumani, Jason Bade

Research Paper

The Emergence of Digital Civil Society

Lucy Bernholz, Chiara Cordelli, Rob Reich

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Innovate and Scale: A Tough Balancing Act

Johanna Mair and Christian Seelos

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Organizational Capacity for Continuous Innovation

Christian Seelos and Johanna Mair

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From Gulf to Bridge: When Moral Arguments Facilitate Political Influence

Matthew Feinberg and Robb Willer. 2015. “From Gulf to Bridge: When Moral Arguments Facilitate Political Influence.” Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.

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Logic Models: An Overview

curated by Paul Brest

Blueprints

Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2015

The Annual Industry Forecast by Lucy Bernholz

Blueprints

Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2014

The Annual Industry Forecast by Lucy Bernholz

Research Paper

The Shifting Ground Beneath Us: Framing Nonprofit Policy for the Next Century

Lucy Bernholz, Rob Reich, and Chiara Cordelli

Research Paper

Good Fences: The Importance of Institutional Boundaries in The New Social Economy

Rob Reich, Lucy Bernholz, and Chiara Cordelli

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The Moral Roots of Environmental Attitudes

Matthew Feinberg and Robb Willer. 2013. “The Moral Roots of Environmental Attitudes.” Psychological Science. 24:56-62.

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For Whom Do the Ends Justify the Means? Social Class and Utilitarian Moral Judgment

Stéphane Côté, Paul Piff, and Robb Willer. 2013. “For Whom Do the Ends Justify the Means? Social Class and Utilitarian Moral Judgment.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 104:490-503.

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Hidden Paths from Morality to Social Order: Moral Judgments Promote Prosocial Behavior

Brent Simpson, Ashley Harrell, and Robb Willer. 2013. “Hidden Paths from Morality to Social Order: Moral Judgments Promote Prosocial Behavior.” Social Forces. 91:1529-1548.

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Overdoing Gender: A Test of the Masculine Overcompensation Thesis

Robb Willer, Christabel Rogalin, Bridget Conlon, and Michael T. Wojnowicz. 2013. “Overdoing Gender: A Test of the Masculine Overcompensation Thesis.” American Journal of Sociology. 118:980-1022. PRESS RELEASE.

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Gut Check: Reappraisal of Disgust Helps Explain Liberal-Conservative Differences on Issues of Purity

Matthew Feinberg, Olga Antonenko, Robb Willer, E.J. Horberg, and Oliver P. John. 2013. “Gut Check: Reappraisal of Disgust Helps Explain Liberal-Conservative Differences on Issues of Purity.” Emotion. 14(3):513-521.

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Apocalypse Soon? Dire Messages Reduce Belief in Global Warming by Contradicting Just World Beliefs

Matthew Feinberg and Robb Willer. 2011. “Apocalypse Soon? Dire Messages Reduce Belief in Global Warming by Contradicting Just World Beliefs.” Psychological Science. 22:34-38.

Blueprints

Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2013

The Annual Industry Forecast by Lucy Bernholz

Research Paper

To Act or Not to Act: Context, Capability, and Community Response to Environmental Risk

Rachel A. Wright and Hilary Schaffer Boudet

Research Paper

Leadership for Feminist Movement Building

Miranda Mammen, Women’s Glib; Vanessa Daniels, Groundswell Fund; Shannon Farley, Spark; Helen Kim, Building Movement Project; Linda Burnham, Women of Color Resource Center; Kim Meredith, Stanford PACS; Moderated by Casey Nichols, Stanford University, PhD Candidate, Department of History

Blueprints

Philanthropy and Social Investing: Blueprint 2012

The Annual Industry Forecast by Lucy Bernholz

Book

Giving 2.0: Transform Your Giving and Our World

Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen, PACS founder/advisory board chair

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A Simple Change in Phrasing Can Increase Voter Turnout

Christopher Bryan, Postdoctoral Psychology Researcher
Co-authors, Greg Walton, Carol Dweck and Todd Rogers

Research Paper

Organizational Mechanisms of Scaling Social Enterprises

Christian Seelos and Johanna Mair

Blueprints

Philanthropy and Social Investing: Blueprint 2011

The Annual Industry Forecast by Lucy Bernholz

Research Paper

The Embeddedness of Social Entrepreneurship: Understanding Variation Across Local Communities

Christian Seelos, Johanna Mair, Julie Battilana and M. Tina Dacin.

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Civil Society, Philanthropy and the Fate of the Commons

Bruce Sievers, PACS Visiting Scholar.

Blueprints

Philanthropy and Social Investing: Blueprint 2010

The Annual Industry Forecast by Lucy Bernholz