Polishchuk, Leonid and Borisova, Ekaterina (2010): Performance assessment of Russian homeowners associations : The importance of being social. Published in:
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Performance of Russian homeowners associations – non-profits established to manage common property in residential housing – is assessed using the stochastic frontier technique, which is a powerful tool of productivity analysis. Performance variations are explained by physical and social factors, prominent among them is the availability of social capital among tenants, required to resolve collective action problems and ensure accountability of managing bodies and outside contractors. Lack of civic capacity could be an obstacle to implementing community-governance solutions in residential housing, making homeowners associations dysfunctional or prone to capture by vested interests.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Performance assessment of Russian homeowners associations : The importance of being social|
|English Title:||Performance assessment of Russian homeowners associations : The importance of being social|
|Keywords:||homeowners associations; non-profit organizations; common property; stochastic frontier; social capital|
|Subjects:||P - Economic Systems > P2 - Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies > P25 - Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics
L - Industrial Organization > L3 - Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise > L31 - Nonprofit Institutions ; NGOs ; Social Entrepreneurship
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C0 - General > C01 - Econometrics
|Depositing User:||Ekaterina Borisova|
|Date Deposited:||28. Mar 2011 10:20|
|Last Modified:||19. Feb 2013 11:47|
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