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Important readings

Algann, Y., Cahuc, P. (2010). Inherited Trust and Growth. American Economic Review, 100(5): 2060–92.

This paper develops a new method to uncover the causal e¤ect of trust on economic growth, by...

Bjørnskov, C. (2008). Social Trust and Fractionalization: A Possible Reinterpretation. European Sociological Review 24 (3): 271-283.

This paper takes a closer look at the importance of fractionalization for the creation of social...

Costa, D., Kahn, M. (2003). Cowards and Heroes: Group Loyalty in the American Civil War. Quarterly Journal of Economics. 118 (2): 519-548

What motivated men to risk death in the most horrific war in U.S. history when pay was low and...

Leigh, A. (2004). Does Equality Lead to Fraternity? Harvard University, PhD Thesis

Andrew Leigh Chapter 2 of a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the...

Tesei, A. (2012). Racial Fragmentation, Income Inequality and Social Capital: New Evidence from the US

Existing studies of social capital formation in US metropolitan areas have found that social...

Pervaiz, Z., Chaudhary A R, van Staveren, I. (2013). Diversity, Inclusiveness and Social Cohesion. ISD Working Paper 2013-1.

This study aims to investigate the role of diversity (ethnic, linguistic and religious) and social...

Reading list archive

Vitale, T. (2003). Conflicts and normative production: a pragmatic approach. University of Milan, PhD Thesis

Tommaso Vitale PhD Programme in Sociology - Università degli Studi di Milano Supervisors...

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