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Il capitale sociale nelle regioni italiane: un’analisi comparata

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  • Fabio Sabatini

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    (European Research Institute on Cooperative and Social Enterprises (Euricse) - University of Trento)

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Drawing on survey data, this study carries out an assessment of the Italian regions’ endowments of social capital and of its relationship with well-being and the quality of development. The contribution of the paper to the literature is threefold: first, we advance a framework for the measurement of social capital acknowledging the very multidimensionality of the concept. Second, we study the correlation between each social capital’s dimension and a series of possible outcomes. Third, we discuss the role of public policies in the creation of social capital.

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Article provided by SIPI Spa in its journal Rivista di Politica Economica.

Volume (Year): 99 (2009)
Issue (Month): 2 (April-June)
Pages: 167-220

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Handle: RePEc:rpo:ripoec:v:99:y:2009:i:2:p:167-220

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Keywords: social capital; networks; trust; well-being; Italy;

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  1. Damiano Fiorillo & Fabio Sabatini, 2011. "An exploratory analysis of the relationship between social interactions, income and health in Italy," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 31(2), pages 1336-1352.
  2. Sabatini, F;, 2011. "The relationship between happiness and health: evidence from Italy," Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG) Working Papers 11/07, HEDG, c/o Department of Economics, University of York.
  3. Riccardo Crescenzi & Luisa Gagliardi & Marco Percoco, 2011. "The Bright Side of Social Capital: How 'Bridging' Makes Italian Provinces More Innovative," SERC Discussion Papers 0096, Spatial Economics Research Centre, LSE.
  4. Fabio Sabatini, 2011. "Who trusts Berlusconi? An econometric analysis of the role of television in the political arena," EERI Research Paper Series EERI_RP_2011_08, Economics and Econometrics Research Institute (EERI), Brussels.
  5. Fabio Sabatini, 2012. "Who Trusts B erlusconi? An Econometric Analysis of the Role of Television in the Political Arena," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 65(1), pages 111-131, 02.
  6. Sabatini, Fabio, 2011. "Democracy or videocracy? An econometric analysis of the role of television in the Italian political arena," MPRA Paper 31117, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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