Publications

“What is Educational Entrepreneurship?”
Kim Smith & Julie Petersen (2006)
Overview of educational entrepreneurship

“Social Purpose Capital Markets: Financial Capital for Social Entrepreneurs in Education”
Kim Smith & Julie Petersen (2007)
Description and analysis of the market structures and resources for education entrepreneurs

“Creating Responsive Supply in Education”
Kim Smith & Julie Petersen (2009)
Explains the concept of market segmentation as a foundation for understanding the demand side of education and how we can design our systems to explicitly account for diversity of priorities in our communities

“Innovation in Public Education: Problems and Opportunities”
Kim Smith (2009)
Offers a definition of innovation and an analysis of the challenges and opportunities for innovation in the education sector

“Pull and Push: Strengthening Demand for Innovation in Education”
Kim Smith & Julie Petersen (2011)
Summarizes the barriers and opportunities for innovation in the education sector

“Steering Capital: Optimizing Financial Support for Innovation in Public Education”
Kim Smith & Julie Petersen (2011)
How public, private, and nonprofit sectors can work together to advance education innovation by steering capital towards educator’s productivity and students’ learning outcomes.