Our cutting-edge research partnerships connect leading academics with partners in the for-profit, nonprofit, and public sectors in support of game-changing social sector research.
“We spent time researching and analyzing the number of households of chili consumers, as well as potential consumers, and we found that 60 percent of households in Kenya could be our customers. Before, I didn’t know this. I was running my business blind.”
Impact Finance Research Consortium
A collaboration among Chicago Booth, Harvard Business School, and the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, this consortium is advancing academic research on impact investing. Faculty are already using the data to better understand impact investing.
Stories from Our Research Community
Rustandy Center research partnership aims to develop supply chain, deliver health supplies in Democratic Republic of Congo.Research to Practice: Booth Professor, Alumna Team up to Fight Malaria
Rustandy Center-supported research shows viability of virtual coaching for entrepreneurs.Social Impact Around the Globe: Alumni Work With Rwandan Entrepreneurs
Booth, Harvard Business School, and University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School Collaborate on Impact Investing Data Collection
New joint effort will advance both research and practice in impact investing.Booth, Harvard Business School, and University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School Collaborate on Impact Investing Data Collection
Among the findings: 84 percent of Indian households have lost income due to the lockdown.How are Indian Households Coping Under the COVID-19 Lockdown? Eight Key Findings
Rustandy Center case study highlights impact investments from Chicago neighborhood initiatives, U.S. Bank.Rustandy Center Publishes New Impact Investing Case Study