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call for paper "Impact of Base‐of‐the‐Pyramid Ventures"

From: Chevrollier, N.G. (Nicolas) <nicolas.chevrollier@tno.nl>
Date: Tue, 7 Apr 2009 08:55:41 +0200
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Hi all,
Please find here http://www.bopimpact.nl/papers.html the call of paper for the international conference on “Impact of base-of-the-pyramid ventures”, November 16-18th, 2009, in Delft, The Netherlands. 
Topics of interest include:
1.        Impact assessment 
*	In what way are the characteristics of impact assessment of BoP ventures different from other impact assessment of economic development processes? 
*	How can methodologies of impact assessment frameworks and tools contribute to comprehensive understanding of impacts and also to stimulate “improving” interventions. 
*	In what way does the Triple Bottom Line concept contribute to impact assessment of BoP ventures? 
*	Provide a more systematic and informed judgment about the overall design of impact assessments in relation to their costs, specific objectives and contexts. I
*	ncrease our understanding of the ways in which the results of impact assessment studies influence policymakers and managers
2.        Optimization of value creation
*	 In what way are the challenges for value creation similar or different for BoP ventures in comparison to conventional business development strategies? 
*	What are the different strategies to optimize value creation for BoP ventures? 
*	What are the tradeoffs that BoP ventures face when optimizing value creation? 
*	Case studies of successful (and unsuccessful)  optimization of value creation of BoP ventures 
Thanks in advance for submitting abstract related to MW4SD before May 15th, 2009.
Best,
Nicolas


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