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Social entrepreneurship act

Country of implementation
General short description of the innovation
Legal requirements for specific accounting; limited scope of activities covered by the law.
Target group
Total Population
Policy Field
  • employment
  • social
Type of Policy
  • public
  • social partnership
Duration of the policy
from 2011
Scope of innovation
  • Scope: structural
  • Number of intended beneficiaries: active population
  • Spatial coverage: national
General description of (intended) objectives and strategies
Legal requirements for specific accounting; limited scope of activities covered by the law. General objective was primarily to relieve unemployment and prevent the dependence on social transfers.
Nature of the innovation-short-term perspective
relieve of dependence of social transfers
Nature of the innovation-long-term perspective
failed to achieve long-term goals
Type of ideal-typical strategy for the innovation
  • flexicurity
Type of innovation
  • new policy, practice or measure
New outputs
  • benefit eligibility
  • regulations of the labour market
  • subsidies/tax-credits (subsidies for social contributions)
Intended target group
active population
Working age population
  • employment situation (atypical organization of employment, dimished statistics on unemployed)
Actors involved in policy-making/implementation and/or evaluation
  • beneficiaries/users (all unemployed)
  • central state
  • employees (organised or individual)
  • employers (organised or individual)
  • private not-for-profit organisations (e.g. Third Sector organisation or NGO)
Intended output
  • benefit eligibility
  • regulation of the labour market
  • subsidies/tax-credits
  • wages
Did the innovation have any outcome related to job quantity?
short-term increaseincreasedintensedecreased, subsidies dependentshort-term increaseincreasedshort-term decrease
Intended and unintended outcomes
one fifth of unemployed
Clarification of outcomes in terms of impacting resilience and labour market inclusion
mainly short-term effects boosted by systemic subsidies.
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