Democratic institutions and social capital: Experimental evidence on school-based management from a developing country
Andrew S. Griffen,
Haruko Noguchi and
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2022, vol. 198, issue C, 267-279
We estimate the effects of a democratic school-based management (SBM) institution on social capital formation in Burkina Faso using a large-scale randomized controlled trial of the SBM combined with lab-in-the-field experiments to measure social capital. We find that this SBM significantly increased social capital in the form of public goods game contributions. Several novel aspects of the social experiment, lab-in-the-field experiments, and data collection provide insight into the mechanisms behind the impact.
Keywords: School-based management; RCT; Public goods game; Social capital; Institutions (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C93 D02 D7 H41 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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