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Learn more about social impact topics.

The Kelley Institute for Social Impact strives to offer the latest information and publications about economic development, social change, and social entrepreneurship at Kelley and around the world. Find resources on the website, or stop by our office—Hodge Hall 2030—to browse our collection.

Do you know of a great person, publication, or project focused on social impact issues? Email your resource recommendation to kisi@indiana.edu.

KISI Library

The following resources are available in the KISI offices:

Careers in Social Entrepreneurship

  • Making a Living while Making a Difference by Melissa Everett
  • More than MoneyQuestions Every MBA Needs to Answer by Mark Albion
  • Social Entrepreneurship: What Everyone Needs to Know by David Bornstein and Susan Davis

Microfinance and Lending

  • Banker to the Poor by Muhammad Yunus
  • Building Social Business by Muhammad Yunus
  • The Blue Sweater by Jacqueline Novogratz
  • The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid by C.K. Prahalad

Nonprofits and Volunteering

  • Citizen You: Doing Your Part to Change the World by Jonathan Tisch
  • Forces for Good: The Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits by Leslie R. Crutchfield and Heather McLeod Grant
  • Leaving Microsoft to Change the World by John Wood

Periodical Publications

  • Good magazine
  • Stanford Social Innovation Review

Social Economics

  • Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism by Muhammad Yunus
  • Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
  • How to Change the World by David Bornstein
  • Social Entrepreneurship, the Art of Mission-Based Venture Development by Peter C. Brinckerhoff
  • The End of Poverty, Economic Possibilities for Our Time by Jeffrey D. Sachs
  • The Power of Unreasonable People, How Social Entrepreneurs Create Markets that Change the World by John Elkington and Pamela Hartigan