The Empirics of Social Capital and Economic Development: A Critical Perspective

@article{Sabatini2006TheEO,
  title={The Empirics of Social Capital and Economic Development: A Critical Perspective},
  author={Fabio Sabatini},
  journal={Social Science Research Network},
  year={2006},
  pages={92-110}
}
  • Fabio Sabatini
  • Published 2006
  • Political Science
  • Social Science Research Network
This paper provides an introduction to the concept of social capital, and carries out a critical review of the empirical literature on social capital and economic development. The survey points out six main weaknesses affecting the empirics of social capital. Identified weaknesses are then used to analyze, in a critical perspective, some prominent empirical studies and new interesting researches published in last two years. The need emerges to acknowledge, also within the empirical research… 
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The Empirics of Social Capital and Economic Development: A Critical Perspective
This paper provides an introduction to the concept of social capital, and carries out a critical review of the empirical literature on social capital and economic development. The survey points out

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