How much is social capital worth?
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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

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StatementJohn F. Helliwell, Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 16025, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 16025.
ContributionsBarrington-Leigh, Christopher P., National Bureau of Economic Research
LC ClassificationsHB1
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FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24458655M
LC Control Number2010655914

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How Much is Social Capital Worth? John F. Helliwell and Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh NBER Working Paper No. May JEL No. A13,D03,D61,D62,I31,N30 ABSTRACT This paper uses data from global and Canadian surveys data to estimate the powerful linkages between social connections, their related social identities, and subjective well-being. The notion of social capital has been applied to disparate phenomena ranging from job search (Flap & Boxman ) to economic development (Woolcock ). Perhaps inevitably, the concept has taken on a number of disparate meanings over the years (for recent reviews, see Adler & Kwon ; Burt ).Cited by: 5. Some people don’t have much social capital because they don’t know the right people. Book Review Days ago. Social Capital, Social Support and Stratification – Book Review Days ago. Capitalism in Transformation – Book Review Days ago. Social sanctions – overview, meaning, examples, types and importance.   While an entrepreneur will risk financial capital, by becoming an intrapreneur, an individual finances their efforts using social capital. This is not to suggest that entrepreneurs do not need to possess a certain level of social game. Far from it. However, an intrapreneur’s primary risk capital is based on their reputation.

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  Social capital, as argued by sociologist James Coleman, is defined as those intangible resources that come embedded within interpersonal relationships or social institutions. They can be as strong as that of family members, friends, colleagues or fellow students, or .   How Much is Social Capital Worth? NBER Working Paper No. w 26 Pages Posted: 4 Jun See all articles by John F. Helliwell John F. Helliwell. University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Christopher Barrington-Leigh.   Communities and neighbourhoods with little social capital may find themselves unable to keep up with their counterparts with these deep networks,” to quote from the book Building Resilience. Books shelved as social-capital: Social Capital: A Theory of Social Structure and Action by Nan Lin, Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American.