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Social capital (Sociology)
Working Paper
Riots and social capital in urban India

This paper explores the relationship between household exposure to riots and social capital in urban India using a panel dataset collected by the authors in the state of Maharashtra...

Riots Social capital (Sociology) Trust
Working Paper
Social capital and household vulnerability: New evidence from rural Vienam

Using the Vietnam Access to Resources Household Survey (VARHS) with a panel of households present from 2008 to 2016, the study investigates the impact of social capital on household vulnerability...

Fixed effects Social capital (Sociology) Vulnerability
Working Paper
Social and political capital in rural Vietnam

This paper exploits five waves of the Vietnam Access to Resources Household Survey (VARHS) to investigate issues of social and political capital in rural Vietnam...

Economic development Families Household survey
Working Paper
Social capital, political connections, and household Enterprises: Evidence from Vietnam

Social capital and political connections can play an important role in developing countries where markets fail and institutions are weak...

Econometric models (Economic development) Households Panel analysis
Annual Lecture
Egalitarian Principles: The Foundation for Sustainable Peace

President Ahtisaari reminds us that social capital is a vital and too often neglected precondition for sustainable prosperity...

Economic growth Social capital (Sociology)
Journal Article
Aid Effectiveness: Looking at the Aid–Social Capital–Growth Nexus

Part of Journal Special Issue Development Aid

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development Institutional economics
Working Paper
Aid Effectiveness: Looking at the Aid-Social Capital-Growth Nexus

We examine the impact of institutional quality and social capital on aid effectiveness. We find strong evidence that social capital and institutions enhance aid effectiveness...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development Institutional economics
Journal Article
Income, Wealth, and Socialization in Argentina

Part of Journal Special Issue Symposium on Spatial Inequality in Latin America

Income Social capital (Sociology) Wealth
Book Chapter
Risk-Sharing and Endogenous Network Formation

From the book: Insurance Against Poverty

Informal sector (Economics) Insurance Risk
Book Chapter
Is a Friend in Need a Friend Indeed?: Inclusion and Exclusion in Mutual Insurance Networks in Southern Ghana

From the book: Insurance Against Poverty

Households Informal sector (Economics) Insurance
Book
Resource Abundance and Economic Development

Since the 1960s the per capita incomes of the resource-poor countries have grown significantly faster than those of the resource-abundant countries...

Economic development Economic policy Industrialization
Journal Article
Clans, Cliques, and Captured States: Rethinking “Transition” in Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

Part of Journal Special Issue Explaining Violent Conflict

Informal sector (Economics) Corruption Social capital (Sociology)
Book Chapter
Rebuilding Rural Livelihoods and Social Capital in Mozambique

From the book: From Conflict to Recovery in Africa

Equality and inequality Poverty Rural development
Book Chapter
SME Development in Hungary: Legacy, Transition and Policy

From the book: Small and Medium Enterprises in Transitional Economies

Business enterprises Economic policy (Business enterprises) Business networks
Working Paper
Risk-Sharing and Endogenous Network Formation

In economic literature insurance networks are often treated as exogenous institutions. Frequently, the assumption is made that some clearly identifiable group (e.g...

Informal sector (Economics) Insurance Risk
Working Paper
Is a Friend in Need a Friend Indeed?: Inclusion and Exclusion in Mutual Insurance Networks in Southern Ghana

Mutual insurance has been shown, theoretically and empirically, to be incomplete and limited by asymmetric information and lack of enforcement mechanisms...

Households Informal sector (Economics) Insurance
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