Community-driven Development and Social Capital: Evidence from Morocco

@inproceedings{Nguyen2014CommunitydrivenDA,
  title={Community-driven Development and Social Capital: Evidence from Morocco},
  author={Tu C. H. Nguyen and Matthias Rieger},
  year={2014}
}
Community-driven development programs rest on the p rinciple of development aid through active community participation. Their demand-driven and bo ttom-up nature of decision making is expected to promote pro-social behaviors. This paper studies th impact of one such program in rural Morocco on social capital. We use behavioral experiments in the field to measure social capital among households living in communes with and without the policy intervention. Using a regression discontinuity… CONTINUE READING
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