Social Impact bonds and education in latin america

Despite substantial growth in education spending over the last decade, educational outcomes in the region lag behind other regions over the world – from years of school to quality of schooling. Social Impact Bonds may represent a new tool for LAC countries to improve education outcomes. White paper of SIBs for education. Levey, Bloomgarden and Eddy, 2015.


Impact bonds and maximizing finance for development

This paper outlines the potential contributions of impact bonds to the World Bank Group’s Maximizing Finance for Development (MFD) approach. The MFD approach is in part a response by the World Bank Group to the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.


Considerations for investment returns and pricing of outcomes

This paper offers an initial framing of the challenge to set the terms of investment and pricing, so that outcome payer organizations can begin to address questions regarding how to approach pricing outcomes in impact bonds.