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Measuring social capital

Important readings

Leigh, A. (2010). Disconnected. Sidney: University of New South Wales Press

Following in the footsteps of Robert Putnam’s Bowling Alone, Andrew Leigh’s book...

Reading list archive

Paldam, M. (2000). Social Capital: One or Many? Definition and Measurement. Journal of Economic Surveys 14 (5), 629-653.

Three families of social capital concepts are discussed: (fa1) trust, (fa2) ease of cooperation,...

Quibria, M.G. (2003). The Puzzle of Social Capital. A Critical Review. Asian Development Review 20 (2).

This expository note provides a critical review of the burgeoning literature on social capital...

Sabatini, F. (2009). Il capitale sociale nelle regioni italiane: un’analisi comparata. Rivista di Politica Economica 99 (2), 167-220

Questo saggio contribuisce alla letteratura mediante una valutazione critica della ricerca empirica...

Sabatini, F. (2009). Il capitale sociale nelle regioni italiane: un’analisi comparata. Rivista di Politica Economica 99 (2), 167-220.

Questo saggio contribuisce alla letteratura mediante una valutazione critica della ricerca...

Stanca, L. (2009). Measuring Indirect Reciprocity: Whose Back Do We Scratch? Journal of Economic Psychology, 30(2), 190-202.

This paper presents an experimental investigation of strong indirect reciprocity. We examine both...

Uslaner, E. M. (2006). The foundations of trust: macro and micro. Cambridge Journal of Economics 32 (2): 289-294.

This comment on Beugelsdijk's (2006) critique of trust and its measurement argues that it...

Upcoming events

2018-09-12

Social capital, public participation and democracy

Wed, 2018-09-12 - Fri, 2018-09-14

2018-11-15

Networks and Innovation

Thu, 2018-11-15 - Sat, 2018-11-17