Algebraic Representation of Social Capital Matrix
AbstractThis paper proposes a mathematical model based on a Boolean algebra involving a 44 social capital matrix [Shah (2008)], that emerges through interaction within and across individuals, communities, institutions and state. The framework provides a coding system for the existence or otherwise of various categories of social interaction. The model illustrates that social interaction can be neatly described in a format that facilitates the interpretation of social intra- and interactions among the four types of players in generating economic activity.
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Social Capital (Matrix); Linear Space; Interactive Systems; Boolean Algebra;
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- Tariq Shah & Syed Akhter Hussain Shah & Eatzaz Ahmed, 2010. "Algebraic Representation of Social Capital Matrix," PIDE-Working Papers, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics 2010:61, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics.
- A13 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Relation of Economics to Social Values
- D78 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Positive Analysis of Policy Formulation and Implementation
- Z13 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology; Social and Economic Stratification
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