Social entrepreneurship in the Netherlands, socio-cultural, political and legal contexts: open seminar talk by Maarten Hogenstijn

Maarten Hogenstijn, senior researcher social entrepreneurship at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences was the guest speaker of research team Social Enterprise and Institutions for Collective Action on 11 January. He talked a about the contextual developments that affected the design of legal frameworks for Dutch social enterprises. In the Netherlands, social enterprises are usually considered as the social side of business. Increasingly researchers and civil servants recognize that social enterprises can also been seen as the entrepreneurial side of the social economy.