Social Capital Resource Zone
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Containing links to a wide range of social capital development-related documents
A press release on a report entitled Human and Social Capital are Keys to Well-Being and Economic Growth, compiled by OECD (2001)
Four interpretations of social capital by OECD (Scrivens and Smith 2013)
Framework for the Measurement of Well-being: Social Capital as one of one of measurement aspects for measuring current well-being and one of stocks of resources that are important for sustaining well-being over time (OECD 2017)
An independent non-partisan public organisation based in London which has developed the Prosperity Index. The Index consists of eight sub-indexes where Social Capital is one of the sub-indexes
Efforts at National Level
Social Capital: Empirical Meaning and Measurement Validity (2002) by Wendy Stone and Jody Hughes, Australian Institute of Family Studies
Social Capital: Linking Family and Community? (2001) by Wendy Stone and Jody Hughes, Australian Institute of Family Studies, presented to Family Strengths Everybody's Business Everybody's Gain, Family Strengths Conference, held in Newcastle, Australia in December 2001
Framework for the Measurement of Social Capital (Spellerberg 2001)
Transcript of a speech by the Prime Minister on “Big Society” on 19 July 2010
Social Capital in UK (2017) was published by Office National Statistics, UK and introduced the method and dimensions of social capital measurement in UK
Regional Social Capital in Europe (2005) was a book published by Eurofound (the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions) under European Union and introduced how to use social capital to improve the living and working environment in European countries
The Geography of Social Capital in America: Social Capital Project (2018) was prepared by the Joint Economic Committee, United States Congress and introduced a new social capital index.
Research on Social Capital in Hong Kong
Researches with the theme of social capital, conducted by the universities in Hong Kong and commissioned by Policy Innovation and Co-ordination Office of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in the period of 2009 to 2012.
A reference from Audit Office, New South Wales, Australia on the concepts, principles and methods (including an example using the Balanced Scorecard approach) of developing performance indicators in human services
Containing links to many related references and interviews
A book was written by Prof. Putnam in 2000
The seminar was an initiative of Professor Robert D. Putnam at John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University focused on the study of “social capital” (the value of social networks) and community engagement