Conceived to help government agencies with limited budgets fulfill their social responsibilities, impact bonds reward investors only if the borrower attains measurable results. According to this engaging report from experts at the Brookings Institution and Ethos, Mexico appears to be an ideal proving ground for this financing model, given the security, health and economic obstacles the country faces. getAbstract recommends this informative study of a burgeoning area of social impact investing to the lay reader and policy expert alike.
In this summary, you will learn
- How impact bonds work,
- What they have achieved so far, and
- How these financing vehicles could address Mexico’s challenges in human development and social welfare.
About the Authors
The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit independent research organization. Ethos is a public policy think tank based in Mexico.