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Development and Social Capital.

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This paper examines social capital and its relation with economic development. We focus on the role that interpersonal relationships play in social exchange, whether through the market or through the provision of public goods. By facilitating search and trust, social capital can increase the efficiency of social exchange where formal institutions are weak. But the benefits from social capital are likely to be unequally distributed. Given these features, documenting empirically the benefits of...

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Publisher copy:
10.1080/00220380600884126
Publisher:
Routledge
Journal:
Journal of Development Studies More from this journal
Volume:
42
Issue:
7
Pages:
1180 - 1198
Publication date:
2006-01-01
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ISSN:
0022-0388
Language:
English
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uuid:cc7348ab-8bac-4176-a115-a7f9174082de
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:10883
Deposit date:
2011-08-16

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