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Social capital and health inequalities in developing countries: a case study for Indonesia

In: Elgar Companion to Social Capital and Health


  • Florence Jusot
  • Marta Menéndez


This chapter opens with a thorough review of the literature on the health effects of social capital in a large collection of countries, especially in developing countries such as Indonesia. The study includes many innovations and new findings. For example, it finds that inequalities in health opportunities account for 10 per cent of inequalities in health.

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  • Florence Jusot & Marta Menéndez, 2018. "Social capital and health inequalities in developing countries: a case study for Indonesia," Chapters,in: Elgar Companion to Social Capital and Health, chapter 17, pages 257-275 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Handle: RePEc:elg:eechap:16697_17

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