THE DISTRIBUTION AND RETURN OF SOCIAL CAPITAL: EVIDENCE FROM SWEDEN

@inproceedings{Behtoui2007THEDA,
  title={THE DISTRIBUTION AND RETURN OF SOCIAL CAPITAL: EVIDENCE FROM SWEDEN},
  author={Alireza Behtoui},
  year={2007}
}
ABSTRACT This paper studies the role of social capital in the status attainment process and examines the link between the hiring process and the potential pool of social capital embedded in a person's network. The analysis is based on a sample of people newly employed by the municipal services in Malmo, the third largest city in Sweden. Jobs in this sector of labour market are mainly low-paid, and are dominated by women and immigrants. The position generator method is used to measure social… CONTINUE READING

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