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The role of social capital in development an empirical assessment by Christiaan Grootaert

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rozwój terenów wiejskich,
  • Rozwój gospodarczy,
  • Aspekt społeczny,
  • Kapitał kulturowy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statemented. by Christian Grootaert and Thierry van Bastelaer ; with a foreword by Robert D. Putnam
The Physical Object
Format[Dokument elektroniczny] :
Pagination1 online resource.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27085907M
ISBN 100511326238
ISBN 109780511326233
OCLC/WorldCa804024679

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The Role of Social Capital in Development: An Empirical Assessment. Previously the role of social capital - defined as the institutions and networks of relationships between people, and the associated norms and values - in programs of poverty alleviation and development has risen to considerable prominence. The focus of the book was the individual concept of social capital, according to which that capital is perceived as the resources of individuals that uses those resources in their actions and that are contained in their social relations. The Role of Social Capital in Development An Empirical Assessment In recent years the role of social capital – defined as the institutions and networks of relationships between people,and the associated norms and values – has risen to considerable prominence in programs of poverty al-leviation and Size: KB. Based on a large volume of newly collected data from ten countries, this is the first book to provide a rigorous empirical testing of the link between social capital and economic development. It documents the pervasive role of social capital in accelerating poverty alleviation and rural development, facilitating the provision of goods and services, and easing .

This book addresses the role of social capital in promoting rural and local development. The recent financial and economic crises have exposed the European Union (EU) to an increased risk of social exclusion and poverty, which are now at the heart of its economic, employment and social agenda with explicit reference to rural and marginal areas (Europe ). The book documents the pervasive role of social capital in accelerating poverty alleviation and rural development, facilitating the provision of goods and services, and easing political transition and recovery from civil conflicts. Definitions, Measures, and Effects of Social Capital. French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu () and American sociologist James Coleman () contributed to the initial theoretical development of the concept of social capital by highlighting the benefits accruing to individuals or families from their social ties. Yet their interpretations of the role of social capital with respect to social Cited by: s the third in a series of books about building assets in poor communities, this volume examines the contributions that social capital can make to combating poverty and fostering the development of.

The modern development of the concept came from three key authors, Bourdieu, Coleman and Putnam with many other authors contributing to the current multidisciplinary theory. Very broadly, social capital refers to the social relationships between people that enable productive outcomes (Szreter ) [8]. This paper is the attempt to reflect over the role of the human and social capital in the process of the existence of local communities using the empirical example of Podkarpackie Voivodeship. The main objective of this paper is to determine the. The Role of Social Capital in Financial Development Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza, Luigi Zingales. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in February NBER Program(s):Corporate Finance To identify the effect of social capital on financial development, we exploit the well-known differences in social capital and trust (Banfield (), Putnam ()) across different . To identify the effect of social capital on financial development, we exploit social capital differences within Italy. In high-social-capital areas, households are more likely to use checks, invest less in cash and more in stock, have higher access to institutional credit, and make less use of informal credit.