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Preferences, social capital, and compulsory volunteering

TitlePreferences, social capital, and compulsory volunteering
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsYang, W.
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume120
Pages32 - 35
Abstract

An 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.

URLhttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/s0165176513001328