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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.
- 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.
- Israel: Chapter 11 in Global Civil Society, Volume 1 (English, 1999)
Chapter 11 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 Israel. Data is circa 1995.
- Israel: Chapter 11 in Global Civil Society, Volume 1 (Español, 1999)
Capítulo 11 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 Israel. Los datos son alrededor de 1995.
- Israel: Defining the Nonprofit Sector (1998)
Comparative Nonprofit Sector Working Paper #26 | Benjamin Gidron and Hagai Katz. Describes the meaning of the nonprofit sector in Israeli society and the ambiguity of this definition in the Israeli context due to the lack of clear delineation as to the composition of the sector. Analyzes impact of the dominating political ideology on the definition of the nonprofit sector and the impact of the legal framework surrounding nonprofit organizations.
- Israel: Nonprofit Institutions Satellite Account, 2004 (2008)
Prepared by the Central Bureau of Statistics this nonprofit institutions satellite account finds that nonprofit institutions comprised 6.9 percent of Israel's gross domestic product and employed 365 thousand persons, representing 17.5 percent of all paid employees in the economy, or 306 thousand full-time employee jobs.
- Israel: Nonprofit Institutions Satellite Account, 2015-2017 (2018)
Prepared by the Central Bureau of Statistics this nonprofit institutions satellite account finds that nonprofit institutions comprised 5.8% of Israel's gross domestic product, employed 459 thousand persons, and engaged nearly half a million volunteers in 2017.
- Israel: UN Handbook Test Report (2002)
From November 2000 to July 2001, a draft version of the UN Handbook on Nonprofit Institutions in the System of National Accounts was tested in 11 countries, which varied in their level of development. This document captures the Israeli experience during this test implementation.
- Israel: 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.
- 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.
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