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Informal network interaction in reducing the risk of poverty and social vulnerability (on the example of Rostov region)

Informal network interaction in reducing the risk of poverty and social vulnerability (on the example of Rostov region)

Journal of Economic Regulation, , Vol. 4 (no. 4),
p. 13-22

The potential of a network exchange and network mutual aid in smoothing of consequences ofpoverty and decrease in risks of social vulnerability and isolation is considered in the paper. Authors state a low mark respondents of a role of the state and public organizations in overcoming of poverty problems and social risks and the high social capital of the related relations. The data provided in the paper, conclusions and recommendations are based on a basis of 110 respondents given of deep interviewing - representatives of various social and demographic groups in Rostov-on-Don and the Rostov region.

Keywords: poverty; social vulnerability; informal network exchanges; gifts; poverty measure

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