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Capital Social Y Calidad De Vida


  • Alejandro Vivas

    (Instituto de Políticas de Desarrollo IPD)

  • Alberto Alvarado Acevedo

    (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana)


La formación de Capital social es un factor clave para el desarrollo de programas y proyectos dirigidos a la superación de la pobreza. La investigación hace explícitos los factores asociados a la generación de capital social en un proyecto de desarrollo llevado a cabo en un barrio pobre de la ciudad de Bogotá, al tiempo que mide el aporte tanto global como de cada uno de sus componentes a la Calidad de Vida de la población afiliada y no afiliada al Proyecto. Por otra parte, investigación ofrece resultados importantes para ser utilizados en otras experiencias similares, al tiempo que orienta sobre la formulación de políticas e incentivos institucionales para promover proyectos de desarrollo semejantes y sugerir estrategias para incorporar este tipo de experiencias en programas y proyectos tendientes a aliviar la pobreza en las poblaciones económicamente menos favorecidas.

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  • Alejandro Vivas & Alberto Alvarado Acevedo, 2004. "Capital Social Y Calidad De Vida," HEW 0410004, EconWPA.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwphe:0410004
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    JEL classification:

    • A13 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Relation of Economics to Social Values
    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
    • I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
    • I31 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - General Welfare, Well-Being


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