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ВЕЛИКОТЪРНОВСКИ УНИВЕРСИТЕТ "СВ. СВ. КИРИЛ И МЕТОДИЙ" - УНИВЕРСИТЕТСКО ИЗДАТЕЛСТВО

Social Economy in Bulgarian Municipalities – Scope, Opportunities and Challenges


Автори:
Maria Ilcheva “St. Cyril and St. Methodius” University of Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

Страници: 184-190

Резюме:

In the last decade, Bulgaria is facing new challenges related with the growing social fragmentation and social exclusion, which require new type of interventions combining economic and social models. Undoubtedly, social economy is a key feature of European social model and it creates opportunities for new jobs, boosts social innovations as a response to the growing public needs and stimulates social cohesion. Bulgarian municipalities have a twofold role in the social economy – on one side they act as operators in social economy through the establishment of municipal social enterprises. On the other side as local authorities, they can formulate local policies and create favorable conditions to boost social economy. The article is analyzing the scope, trends and opportunities of Bulgarian municipalities to strengthen the social economy at local level, and in this way to influence the creation of a favorable environment for social enterprises. In addition, it provides an overview of the existing models of municipal social enterprises and the expected impact on the local development.


Ключови думи:

social economy; municipal social enterprises; policies and ecosystems for social economy

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