Preferences, social capital, and compulsory volunteering
AbstractAn OLG model is developed to study a “compulsory volunteer” policy mandating the young to volunteer. While the policy likely increases the social capital level, its long-run effect on the old depends crucially on the elasticity of a public good.
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Volume (Year): 120 (2013)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
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Volunteer; Compulsory volunteering; Public good;
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- Bilodeau, Marc & Slivinski, Al, 1996. "Volunteering nonprofit entrepreneurial services," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 117-127, October.
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