The Impact of the Voluntary Non-profit Sector on Development and Employment
The Voluntary Non-profit Sector (VNPS) is frequently defined as a residual set of institutions which are neither included in the private (for profit) nor in the public sector of an economy.2 Other authors suggest a number of attributes which characterise ‘third-sector institutions’. Examples given in the literature are orientation toward social responsiveness, dependence on voluntarism, etc.3
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