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Whether you’re working on a local collective impact initiative or a national public-private partnership; whether you’re a practitioner or a researcher; whether you’re looking for basics or a detailed look at a particular topic, our Resource Library can help you find the information and tools you need for your cross-sector thinking and practice. The Library — which includes resources from research organizations, advisory groups, training organizations, academic centers and journals, and other sources — spans issue areas, sectors, and partnership types.

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✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “This paper carries out a micro-level analysis of collective goods provision by focusing on the formation of Business Improvement Districts (BIDs). The paper’s theoretical and empirical analysis is unusually complete in that it considers the entire process of…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “‘Sowing the Development of the Country’ (SDC) was a public-private partnership between Wal-Mart Puerto Rico (Wal-Mart PR), the island’s Department of Agriculture as well as its Economic Development Bank (EDB), two NGOs “Caborrojeños Pro Salud y Ambiente” (Caborrojeños…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “What is the current state of research on business improvement districts (BIDs)? What is an appropriate framework for analysis? What are key questions for advancing future BID research? BIDs can be understood best within a network governance framework….

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “This three-part case study (along with a video supplement) presents the initial problem, the thinking, the politics, and the design negotiations that produced New York City’s NYC Acquisition Fund in August 2006. The case concludes with a brief…