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Michael Woolcock

Lead Social Development Specialist in the Development Research Group at the World Bank



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Michael Woolcock on Social Capital in Wealth

The welfare returns to investing in trust could be substantial. Michael Woolcock discusses research (conducted together with Kirk Hamilton and John Helliwell) that uses social trust data from 132 nations covered by the Gallup World Poll, presenting a range of estimates of social trust’s wealth-equivalent values.