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Gorgi Krlev

Gorgi Krlev

Phone: +49 6221 / 54119-82

Gorgi has studied Business Administration and Anglo-American studies in Mannheim and Bordeaux. He holds a masters degree from the University of Mannheim, with majors in international management and finance. He is a research associate at the Centre for Social Investment (CSI) since 2011 and has been involved in a variety of major research projects. Past projects include: International research symposium on hybrid organizations, TEPSIE, and INNOSERV. Currently he is working on ITSSOIN.

Gorgi is also a DPhil candidate at the University of Oxford where he is a member of Kellogg College. Gorgi's DPhil research focuses on social impact measurement and is supervised by Professors Alex Nicholls and Jonathan Michie.

Gorgi’s main research interests include:

  • Social impact measurement and rating
  • Social investment
  • Social innovation
  • Governance, leadership and strategic management
  • Hybrid organizations
  • Social entrepreneurship


  • Anheier, H. K., & Krlev, G. (2014). Welfare Regimes, Policy Reforms, and Hybridity - Introduction to the Special Issue. American Behavioral Scientist, 58(11), 1395-1411.
  • Krlev, G., Bund, E., & Mildenberger, G. (2014). Measuring what matters—Indicators of social innovativeness on the national level. Information Systems Management, 31(3), 200–224. doi:10.1080/10580530.2014.923265
  • Krlev, G., Münscher, R., & Mülbert, K. (2013). Social Return on Investment (SROI): State-of-the-Art and Perspectives: A Meta-Analysis of practice in Social Return on Investment (SROI) studies published 2000-2012. CSI Report. CSI_SROI_Meta_Analysis_2013.pdf
  • Krlev, G. (2013). Framework conditions for Social Entrepreneurship – A spotlight on legal and financial issues. Trusts & Trustees, 19(6), 526–534.
  • Krlev, G. (2012). Strategies in Social Entrepreneurship: Depicting entrepreneurial elements and business principles in SEOs from Germany and Bangladesh. Journal of Entrepreneurship Perspectives, 1(1), 61–96.

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