Institute of Sports Science

Quantifying volunteering and health effects in sports

21.09.2018 – On 21 September Professor Tim Pawlowski presented on behalf the Presidential Team of the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union about ‘New issues in quantifying volunteering and health effects’. In the presentation he focused on the methods used in two recently published papers about sports participation and social capital formation in developed (Germany) and less developed countries (Peru).



Pawlowski, T., Schüttoff, U., Downward, P. & Lechner, M. (2018). Can sport really help to meet the Millennium Development Goals? Evidence from children in Peru, Journal of Sports Economics, 19(4), 498-521. doi 10.1177/1527002516661601.

Schüttoff, U., Pawlowski, T., Downward, P. & Lechner, M. (2018). Sports participation and social capital formation during adolescence, Social Science Quarterly, 99(2), 683-698. doi 10.1111/ssqu.12453.