The staff and associates of Jackson and Associates frequently write for professional or academic audiences. Notable publications include:
Jackson, Edward. “What’s All the Fuss About Impact Investing?” Presented to the WUSC 2015 International Forum, World University Service of Canada and CECI, Montreal. 23p. Slide deck as PDF.
Jackson, Edward and Karim Harji. “Accelerating Impact: Impact Investing & Innovative Financing for Development.” Presented at the inaugural seminar of the joint Aga Khan Foundation of Canada and Carleton University Seminar Series on Innovative Financing for Development, Ottawa, March 26, 2013. WebCast
Harji, Karim and Edward T. Jackson. “Accelerating Impact: Achievements, Challenges and What’s Next in Building the Impact Investing Industry.” Prepared for The Rockefeller Foundation, New York, July 2012. Full Report
Harji, Karim and Edward T. Jackson. “Accelerating Impact: Achievements, Challenges and What’s Next in Building the Impact Investing Industry – Executive Summary.” Prepared for The Rockefeller Foundation, New York, July 2012. Executive Summary
Jackson, Edward, Nancy MacPherson, Sulley Gariba and Z. Ofir. “Evaluating Impact Investing: An Emerging Area of Development Evaluation Practice.” Prepared for the 6th AfrEA Conference, Accra International Conference Centre, Ghana, January 2012. PPT Presentation
Jackson, Edward. “How LGBT Enterprises Get Down to Business.” Huffington Post. September 12, 2012. Huffington Post blog
Jackson, Edward T. “Innovations in Development Finance: What impact investing is, why it matters, and what you should do about it.” MD Magazine, Forum, June 2012, p 53. Based on a workshop on Impact Investing at the InterAction conference in Washington, DC, in June 2012.
Jackson, Edward T. “Impact Investing: A Growing Global Opportunity.” The Networker, January-March, 2013, 16-17. Based on a workshop on Impact Investing at the Bond conference in London in October 2012. pages 16-17.
Jackson, Edward T. “Impact Investing: Maximizing Social Impacts through Ethical Capital – What’s Possible?” PPT Presentation to the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs, St. Mary’s University, Halifax, 19 March, 2013. PPT Presentation
Essien-Lore, Eme, Sarah Troup, Karim Harji and Hilary Best. “Digital Jobs: Building Skills for the Future.” Rockefeller Foundation, New York, 2013. PDF Report
Beaulieu, Denise. “Diversity and Tension in Knowledge Production and Dissemination: A Closer Look at the Activities of Ten Ghanaian CSOs.” Knowledge Management for Development Journal, 9 (2), 34-49. 2013. Report
Jackson, Edward and Karim Harji. “Measuring the Blended Value of CSR and Social Enterprise.” Evaluation Canada: Presented at the 2009 CES Conference, June 2009. PPT Presentation
Livelihoods and Enterprise
Saxby, John. “Cotton, Computers and Citizenship: Economic and Social Change in Rural Communities in Northeastern Brazil.” In Development in Practice. COEP: Rio de Janeiro. 2011. 252 pp. Abstract
Jackson, Edward T. “Community Innovation through Entrepreneurship: Grantmaking in Canadian Community Economic Development.” Journal of the Community Development Society. 35(1), October 2004. Abstract
Jackson, E.T. “The Evaluation of SDC’s Governance Programming and Mainstreaming: Highlights.” Presented at the Meeting of the Evaluation Network of the Development Assistance Committee of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris, June 15, 2015. 11 p. Also presented to the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague, June 17, 2015 and to GIZ, Eichborn, June 18, 2015. PPT Presentation.
Jackson, Edward T., Johb Saxby and Lilly Nicholls. “Evaluation of SDC’s Performance in Governance Programming and Mainstreaming.” Published by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, 2015. To view the Report only. To view the Annexes only.
Turcot, Paul. “Adaptation, Resilience and Transition: Report of the Formative Evaluation of Camp Management in the Burmese Refugee Camps in Thailand – Short Report.” Prepared for CIDA, AUSAID and Act for Peace, 2012. Short Report. View the Long report with the Executive Summary in Burmese, Karen, Thai and French. You may also view the Annexes.
Jackson, Edward. “Delivering Change: Tracking Policy Actions and Deliverables.” PPT Presentation to a Roundtable on Delivery of Public Policy at the National Development Planning Commission in Accra, 19 October 2012. PPT Presentation
Jackson, Edward. “Evaluation of the District Wide Approach Project in Northern Ghana: Findings and Recommendations” PPT Presentation
District Capacity Building Project Resources for planning, leadership, community water, gender equality and poverty monitoring by District Assemblies in northern Ghana. See the DISCAP website here
Jackson, Edward. “Multipolarity: It’s Already Here.” Posted June 8, 2011. HuffingtonPost
Jackson, Edward. “University Capital, Community Engagement and Continuing Education: Blending Professional Development and Social Change.” Canadian Journal of University Continuing Education. 36(2) Fall 2010. Article
Jackson, Edward. “The CUE Factor: Community-University Engagement for Social Innovation,” Technology Innovation Management Review. September 2008. Article