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Measuring social capital : an integrated questionnaire (English)

The idea of social capital has enjoyed a remarkable rise to prominence in both the theoretical and applied social science literature over the last decade. ... See More +

Publication 28110 JAN 01, 2004

Christiaan Grootaert; Deepa Narayan; Michael Woolcock; Veronica Nyhan-Jones

On the relationship between empowerment, social capital and community-driven development (English)

The purpose of this brief note is to provide some thoughts on the conceptual and operational relationships between empowerment, social capital and community-driven development (CDD). ... See More +

Working Paper 33074 AUG 11, 2003

Grootaert, Christiaan

Understanding and measuring social capital - a multidisciplinary tool for practitioners (English)

The importance of social capital for sustainable development, is by now well recognized. Anthropologists, sociologists, political scientists, and economists have in their own ways, demonstrated the critical role of institutions, networks, and their supporting norms and values, for the success of development interventions. ... See More +

Publication 24465 JUN 30, 2002

Grootaert, Christiaan; Van Bastelar, Thierry [editors]; Kahkonen, Satu; Krishna, Anirudh; Pantoja, Enrique; Reid, Catherine; Salmen,Lawrence F.; Shrader, Elizabeth

Local institutions, poverty, and household welfare in Bolivia (English)

The authors empirically estimate the impact of social capital on household welfare in Bolivia--where they found 67 different types of local associations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2644 JUL 31, 2001

Grootaert, Christiaan; Narayan, Deepa

Does social capital help the poor? - a synthesis of findings from the local level institutions studies in Bolivia, Burkina Faso, and Indonesia (English)

The Local Level Institutions Study (LLIS) was designed to investigate more systematically, the role of local associations in the provision of services to households, and to examine the extent to which such associations help households, especially the poor, increase their welfare. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 22814 JUN 30, 2001

Grootaert, Christiaan

World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty (Russian)

This report focuses on the dimensions of poverty, and how to create a better world, free of poverty. The analysis explores the nature, and evolution of poverty, and its causes, to present a framework for action. ... See More +

World Development Report 22684 JAN 01, 2001

Kanbur, Ravi; Calvo, Christina Malmberg; Das Gupta, Monica; Grootaert, Christiaan; Kwakwa, Victoria; Lustig, Nora Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty : Relatorio sobre o desenvolvimento mundial 2000/2001 : luta contra a pobreza (Portuguese)

This report focuses on the dimensions of poverty, and how to create a better world, free of poverty. The analysis explores the nature, and evolution of poverty, and its causes, to present a framework for action. ... See More +

World Development Report 22684 JAN 01, 2001

Kanbur, Ravi; Calvo, Christina Malmberg; Das Gupta, Monica; Grootaert, Christiaan; Kwakwa, Victoria; Lustig, Nora Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty (Arabic)

This report focuses on the dimensions of poverty, and how to create a better world, free of poverty. The analysis explores the nature, and evolution of poverty, and its causes, to present a framework for action. ... See More +

World Development Report 22684 JAN 01, 2001

Kanbur, Ravi; Calvo, Christina Malmberg; Das Gupta, Monica; Grootaert, Christiaan; Kwakwa, Victoria; Lustig, Nora Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty : Rapport sur le developpement dans le monde 2000/2001 : combattre la pauvrete (French)

This report focuses on the dimensions of poverty, and how to create a better world, free of poverty. The analysis explores the nature, and evolution of poverty, and its causes, to present a framework for action. ... See More +

World Development Report 22684 JAN 01, 2001

Kanbur, Ravi; Calvo, Christina Malmberg; Das Gupta, Monica; Grootaert, Christiaan; Kwakwa, Victoria; Lustig, Nora Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, English Disclosed

World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2000/2001 : lucha contra la pobreza (Spanish)

This report focuses on the dimensions of poverty, and how to create a better world, free of poverty. The analysis explores the nature, and evolution of poverty, and its causes, to present a framework for action. ... See More +

World Development Report 22684 JAN 01, 2001

Kanbur, Ravi; Calvo, Christina Malmberg; Das Gupta, Monica; Grootaert, Christiaan; Kwakwa, Victoria; Lustig, Nora Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty (Chinese)

This report focuses on the dimensions of poverty, and how to create a better world, free of poverty. The analysis explores the nature, and evolution of poverty, and its causes, to present a framework for action. ... See More +

World Development Report 22684 SEP 30, 2000

Kanbur, Ravi; Calvo, Christina Malmberg; Das Gupta, Monica; Grootaert, Christiaan; Kwakwa, Victoria; Lustig, Nora Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, English Disclosed

World development report 2000-2001 : attacking poverty - overview : World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty - overview (English)

Poor people live without fundamental freedoms of action and choice that the better-off take for granted. They often lack adequate food and shelter, education, and health. ... See More +

World Development Report 20888 SEP 30, 2000

Malmberg Calvo,Christina; Das Gupta,Monica; Grootaert,Christiaan N.; Kanbur,Ravi; Kwakwa,Victoria; Lustig,Nora-451471 Spanish, French, Khmer Disclosed

World development report 2000-2001 : attacking poverty - overview : World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty - overview (Khmer)

Poor people live without fundamental freedoms of action and choice that the better-off take for granted. They often lack adequate food and shelter, education, and health. ... See More +

World Development Report 20888 SEP 30, 2000

Malmberg Calvo,Christina; Das Gupta,Monica; Grootaert,Christiaan N.; Kanbur,Ravi; Kwakwa,Victoria; Lustig,Nora-451471 Spanish, French, English Disclosed

World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty (English)

This report focuses on the dimensions of poverty, and how to create a better world, free of poverty. The analysis explores the nature, and evolution of poverty, and its causes, to present a framework for action. ... See More +

World Development Report 22684 SEP 04, 2000

Kanbur, Ravi; Calvo, Christina Malmberg; Das Gupta, Monica; Grootaert, Christiaan; Kwakwa, Victoria; Lustig, Nora Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese Disclosed

World development report 2000-2001 : attacking poverty - overview : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2000-2001 : lucha contra la pobreza - panorama general (Spanish)

Poor people live without fundamental freedoms of action and choice that the better-off take for granted. They often lack adequate food and shelter, education, and health. ... See More +

World Development Report 20888 SEP 01, 2000

Malmberg Calvo,Christina; Das Gupta,Monica; Grootaert,Christiaan N.; Kanbur,Ravi; Kwakwa,Victoria; Lustig,Nora-451471 French, Khmer, English Disclosed

World development report 2000-2001 : attacking poverty - overview : Rapport sur le développement dans le monde 2000-2001 : combattre la pauvreté - abrégé (French)

Poor people live without fundamental freedoms of action and choice that the better-off take for granted. They often lack adequate food and shelter, education, and health. ... See More +

World Development Report 20888 SEP 01, 2000

Malmberg Calvo,Christina; Das Gupta,Monica; Grootaert,Christiaan N.; Kanbur,Ravi; Kwakwa,Victoria; Lustig,Nora-451471 Disclosed

The Local Level Institutions Study : local institutions, poverty and household welfare in Bolivia (English)

The study provides a particularly rich context to disentangle the interplay between the formal and informal institutions, and the interplay between history, politics, and changes in social organization over time. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 22813 APR 30, 2000

Grootaert, Christiaan; Narayan, Deepa

The local level institutions study : local institutions and service delivery in Burkina Faso (English)

The precise definition of "institutions" and "social capital" is being debated, as is the extent to which these two ideas overlap; however, for the purpose of this paper its concepts will not be solved, rather the paper discusses what has been learned about social capital in Burkina Faso, following a description on the characteristics of households, their performance, or outcomes in various economic, and social dimensions, and their participation in association activity. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 22812 SEP 30, 1999

Swamy, Anand; Grootaert, Christiaan; Gi-Taik Oh

Social capital, houshold welfare, and poverty in Indonesia (English)

The author empirically estimates how social capital affects household welfare and poverty in Indonesia. His focus: household memberships in local associations, an aspect of social capital especially relevant to daily household decisions that affect welfare and consumption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2148 JUL 31, 1999

Grootaert, Christiaan

Social capital, household welfare, and poverty in Indonesia (English)

The objective of this paper is to investigate empirically the links between social capital, household welfare, and poverty in Indonesia. Specifically, the authors undertake a multivariate analysis of the role of local institutions in affecting household welfare and poverty outcomes and in determining access to services. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 22810 APR 30, 1999

Grootaert, Christiaan

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Measuring social capital : an integrated questionnaire (English)
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JAN 01, 2004 28110 Publication
On the relationship between empowerment, social capital and community-driven development (English)
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AUG 11, 2003 33074 Working Paper
Understanding and measuring social capital - a multidisciplinary tool for practitioners (English)
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JUN 30, 2002 24465 Publication
Local institutions, poverty, and household welfare in Bolivia (English)
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JUL 31, 2001 WPS2644 Policy Research Working Paper
Does social capital help the poor? - a synthesis of findings from the local level institutions studies in Bolivia, Burkina Faso, and Indonesia (English)
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JUN 30, 2001 22814 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2001 22684 World Development Report Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, French, Chinese, English
World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty : Relatorio sobre o desenvolvimento mundial 2000/2001 : luta contra a pobreza (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2001 22684 World Development Report Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English
World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2001 22684 World Development Report Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English
World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty : Rapport sur le developpement dans le monde 2000/2001 : combattre la pauvrete (French)
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JAN 01, 2001 22684 World Development Report Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, English
World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2000/2001 : lucha contra la pobreza (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2001 22684 World Development Report Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English
World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty (Chinese)
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SEP 30, 2000 22684 World Development Report Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, English
World development report 2000-2001 : attacking poverty - overview : World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty - overview (English)
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SEP 30, 2000 20888 World Development Report Spanish, French, Khmer
World development report 2000-2001 : attacking poverty - overview : World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty - overview (Khmer)
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SEP 30, 2000 20888 World Development Report Spanish, French, English
World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty (English)
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SEP 04, 2000 22684 World Development Report Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese
World development report 2000-2001 : attacking poverty - overview : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2000-2001 : lucha contra la pobreza - panorama general (Spanish)
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SEP 01, 2000 20888 World Development Report French, Khmer, English
World development report 2000-2001 : attacking poverty - overview : Rapport sur le développement dans le monde 2000-2001 : combattre la pauvreté - abrégé (French)
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SEP 01, 2000 20888 World Development Report
The Local Level Institutions Study : local institutions, poverty and household welfare in Bolivia (English)
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APR 30, 2000 22813 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The local level institutions study : local institutions and service delivery in Burkina Faso (English)
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SEP 30, 1999 22812 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Social capital, houshold welfare, and poverty in Indonesia (English)
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JUL 31, 1999 WPS2148 Policy Research Working Paper
Social capital, household welfare, and poverty in Indonesia (English)
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APR 30, 1999 22810 Working Paper (Numbered Series)