Alex Teytelboym

Otto Poon Research Fellow at the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the University of Oxford


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.