International Conference on Civil society, social capital and economic development
Concerning civil society’s relations to economic development, among others, the following general questions of issue might be raised: • Conceptual and theoretical issues • Which tendencies of development can be observed within the Swedish and international social economy? • In what extension does the social economy live up to current policy expectations of“creating jobs” and being “an engine in local development”? • What are the experiences of measurements of social capital hitherto? • In what extension is the social capital of civil society influencing the economy? Is this influence varying between different types of places and regions? • What is the role of philanthropy for economic growth?
|Event dates:||2009-09-03 – 2009-09-04|
|Deadline Call for Papers:||2009-03-15|
|Organizers:||Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation’s sector committee for research on the civil society KTH (Royal Institute of Technology) Jönköping International Business School|
Hans Westlund (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Malin Gawell (email@example.com)
|Classification:||H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies ; I2 - Education ; I3 - Welfare and Poverty ; J2 - Time Allocation; Work Behavior; Employment Determination and Creation ; M5 - Personnel Economics ; O4 - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity|
|Event type:||Seminare, Summer Schools, Symposien, Workshops; Seminars, Summer Schools, Symposiums, Workshops|