Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation, School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED), University of Waterloo
Phone: 519-888-4567, ext. 38680
Dr. Sean Geobey's research looks at financial tools that can support social innovation including crowd funding, impact investing and the role of credit unions. He holds a PhD specialized in social innovation from the University of Waterloo and is the Director of Academic Programs at the Waterloo Institute for Social Innovation and Resilience (WISIR).
Geobey, S., & Harji, K. (2014). Social finance in North America. Global Social Policy, 14(2), 274-277.
Geobey, S., & Weber, O. (2013). Lessons in operationalizing social finance: The case of Vancouver City Savings Credit Union. Journal of Sustainable Finance and Investment, 3(2), 124-137.
Geobey, S. (2013). The Young and the Jobless: Youth Unemployment in Ontario. Toronto: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Geobey, S., Westley, F., & Weber, O. (2012). Enabling Social Innovation through Developmental Social Finance. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, 3(2), 151-165.