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Social capital and household vulnerability: New evidence from rural Vienam

Thang T. Vo

No wp-2018-167, WIDER Working Paper Series from World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER)

Abstract: Using the Vietnam Access to Resources Household Survey (VARHS) with a panel of households present from 2008 to 2016, the study investigates the impact of social capital on household vulnerability. The empirical results indicate that both commune shocks and household shocks are associated with the higher likelihood of having state-run group memberships, except for the case of the political party. Group membership is also strongly influenced by a number of household characteristics.

Keywords: Fixed effects; Social capital (Sociology); Vulnerability (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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