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- Comparative Nonprofit Sector Project Methodology
The Johns Hopkins Comparative Nonprofit Sector Project sought to develop a common base of data about a similar set of “nonprofit” or “voluntary” institutions in a disparate set of countries. This required that we resolve five critical methodological and conceptual challenges including selection of a set of differing countries for testing theories; clearly defining what was meant by “nonprofit” or “voluntary” organizations; development of a classification scheme; identification the most meaningful aspects of these organizations to focus on for data-gathering purposes; and devising a way to collect reliable data on these aspects in a cost-efficient fashion. This document describes how the Center went about these tasks and provides more detail on the actual sources of data used in various countries.
- Czech Republic: Chapter 14 in Global Civil Society, Volume 1 (English, 1999)
Chapter 14 of Global Civil Society: Dimensions of the Nonprofit Sector, Volume 1. Resulting from the second stage of the Johns Hopkins Comparative Nonprofit Sector Project, this chapter analyses the scope, size, composition, and financing of the civil society sector in the Czech Republic. Data is circa 1995.
- Czech Republic: Chapter 14 in Global Civil Society, Volume 1 (Español, 1999)
Capítulo 14 de la La Sociedad Civil Global: Las dimensiones del sector no lucrativo, Volumen 1. Como resultado de la segunda etapa de la Johns Hopkins Proyecto Comparativo del Sector sin Fines de Lucro, en este capítulo se analiza el alcance, tamaño, composición, y la financiación del sector de la sociedad civil en la República Checa. Los datos son alrededor de 1995.
- Czech Republic: Defining the Nonprofit Sector (1998)
Comparative Nonprofit Sector Working Paper #27 | Pavol Fric, Lenka Deverová, Petr Pajas, and Hana Silhánová.
Describes the Czech nonprofit sector as being in a period of self-identification without precisely set borders delineating the scope of its activity. Following an outline of the sector’s historical roots and an analysis of the various organizational forms, the authors present ten critical issues that highlight the current status of the sector and what is at stake in its further development.
- Czech Republic: Nonprofit Institutions Satellite Account (Ongoing)
Produced by the Czech Statististcal Office, this document explains the methodology used, and provides an English translation for the tables provided in the ongoing online NPI satellite account, which are now available for covering the years 2003-2009. All tables for these satellite accounts are available for download directly in Excell and PDF formats here.
- Czech Republic: Workforce, expenditures, and revenue data (1995)
Adapted from Lester M. Salamon, S. Wojciech Sokolowski, and Associates, Global Civil Society: Dimensions of the Nonprofit Sector, Volume Two (Bloomfied, CT: Kumarian Press, 2004). Data circa 1995.
- Global Civil Society: Dimensions of the Nonprofit Sector, Volume 1 (1999)
ISBN 1-886333-42-4 | Lester M. Salamon, Helmut K. Anheier, Regina List, Stefan Toepler, S. Wojciech Sokolowski, and Associates.
Resulting from the Johns Hopkins Comparative Nonprofit Sector Project, this volume presents a comprehensive country-by-country analysis of the scope, size, composition, and financing of the civil society sector in 22 countries around the world. The full text is available for download here; also available for purchase at Amazon.
- The State of Global Civil Society and Volunteering: Latest findings from the implementation of the UN Nonprofit Handbook (2013)
Comparative Nonprofit Sector Working Paper #49 | Lester M. Salamon, S. Wojciech Sokolowski, Megan Haddock, and Helen S. Tice.
The latest findings resulting from the implementation of the UN Handbook on Nonprofit Institutions in the System of National Accounts. This report includes data on nonprofit employment, volunteering, fields of activity, contribution to GDP, expenditures, and revenues in 16 countries around the world.