Community Economic Development literature review

Community Economic Development’s research literature review summary is a quick read with some valuable information.

The review explores the following key concepts:

  1. Community Economic Development (CED)
  2. Social Economy
  3. Social Enterprise
  4. Social Entrepreneurship
  5. Social Innovation
  6. Community Ownership of Assets
  7. Social Finance and Investment
  8. Social Value and Impact Assessment

… in terms of their history, theroretical frameworks and critiques, and the New Zealand context.

The document includes a table of characteristics of these key terms and concepts that you may find useful.

Purchase the full report

For those of you who would like a more in depth exploration, the full version of the literature review is 112 pages long, and can be purchased for a fee of $30 plus GST and postage. If you would like to order a copy, email Lindsay Jeffs at