Initial Conditions Matter : Social Capital and Participatory Development IZA DP No . 9563 December 2015

@inproceedings{Cameron2015InitialCM,
  title={Initial Conditions Matter : Social Capital and Participatory Development IZA DP No . 9563 December 2015},
  author={Lisa Cameron and Susan Olivia and Manisha Shah},
  year={2015}
}
Initial Conditions Matter: Social Capital and Participatory Development* Billions of dollars have been spent on participatory development programs in the developing world. These programs give community members an active decision-making role. Given the emphasis on community involvement, one might expect that the effectiveness of this approach would depend on communities’ pre-existing social capital stocks. Using data from a large randomised field experiment of Community-Led Total Sanitation in… CONTINUE READING

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