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Social Capital And Economic Growth: A County-Level Analysis

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  • Rupasingha, Anil
  • Goetz, Stephan J.
  • Freshwater, David

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The effect of social capital on economic growth is examined using linear regression analysis and U.S. county-level data. Results reveal that social capital has a statistically significant, independent positive effect on the rate of per-capita income growth.

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Article provided by Southern Agricultural Economics Association in its journal Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics.

Volume (Year): 32 (2000)
Issue (Month): 03 (December)
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Handle: RePEc:ags:joaaec:15318

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Keywords: economic growth; social capital; U.S. counties; Institutional and Behavioral Economics; International Development;

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  1. Paudel, Krishna P. & Zapata, Hector O. & Schafer, Mark J. & Marzoughi, Hassan, 2005. "Does Social Capital Have a Role in Environmental Kuznets Curve? Spatial Panel Regression Approach," 2005 Annual meeting, July 24-27, Providence, RI 19457, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  2. Misra, Kaustav & Debertin, David L., 2007. "Determinants of Youth Poverty: A Zip Code Analysis," 2007 Annual Meeting, February 4-7, 2007, Mobile, Alabama 34899, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
  3. Jane Frances, 2004. "Institutions, Firms and Economic Growth," Treasury Working Paper Series 04/19, New Zealand Treasury.
  4. Crandall, Mindy S. & Weber, Bruce A., 2004. "Local Social And Economic Conditions, Spatial Concentrations Of Poverty, And Poverty Dynamics," Working Papers 18916, Oregon State University, Rural Poverty Research Center (RPRC).
  5. Krishna Paudel & Mark Schafer, 2009. "The Environmental Kuznets Curve Under a New Framework: The Role of Social Capital in Water Pollution," Environmental & Resource Economics, European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 42(2), pages 265-278, February.
  6. Shideler, David W. & Kraybill, David S., 2003. "Social Networks, Social Capital And Community Economic Growth," 2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada 22174, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
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  10. Golub, Alla A. & Henderson, Jason R. & Foster, Kenneth A., 2004. "Does Rural Job Growth Lead The Economy Out Of Recession?," 2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO 20066, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  11. David Shideler & Narine Badasyan & Laura Taylor, 2007. "The economic impact of broadband deployment in Kentucky," Regional Economic Development, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, issue Nov, pages 88-118.
  12. Smith, Stephen M., 2002. "The Role of Social Capital in the Industrialization of the Food System: Comment," Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association, vol. 31(1), April.
  13. Otto, Daniel M. & Tirmizi, Syed Noor & Ryan, Vern, 2001. "Role Of Social Capital In Economic And Community Development," 2001 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Chicago, IL 20465, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  14. Anil Rupasingha & Stephan J. Goetz & David Freshwater, 2002. "Social and institutional factors as determinants of economic growth: Evidence from the United States counties," Papers in Regional Science, Springer, vol. 81(2), pages 139-155.
  15. Maureen Kilkenny, 2010. "Urban/Regional Economics And Rural Development," Journal of Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 50(1), pages 449-470.
  16. Shideler, David W. & Kraybill, David S., 2009. "Social capital: An analysis of factors influencing investment," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 38(3), pages 443-455, June.

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