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Collective action and vulnerability: Burial societies in rural Ethiopia.

Abstract:

Collective action has both intrinsic and instrumental value. Being part of a group and participating towards meeting a common objective provides direct benefits to individuals. In the Ethiopian survey data used in this study, individuals who report having larger networks also report higher levels of happiness. Such correlations are not unique to Ethiopia. Using data from the World Values Survey, Helliwell and Putnam (2004) found that individuals who report higher levels of individual and coll...

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Volume:
GPRG-WPS-076
Series:
Working Paper Series
Publication date:
2007-04-24
URN:
uuid:062ff62e-464f-47cb-acd1-4e75618e1736
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:12986
Language:
English

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