Quantify Trust In The European Countries
The concept of social capital may be approached from a variety of disciplines such as sociology, political science, economics, etc. Definitions of social capital use terms like networks, trust and shared action. The object of this work is to move towards a quantification of social capital and, more specifically, in finding a suitable proxy variable, because measuring social capital is difficult since there are no tangible elements that might aid identification in order to carry out an exact measurement. This study focuses on just one of the recurrent features of these definitions, ?Trust?. In order to do this, a principal components analysis (PCA?s) is carried out to clarify the relationships that exist between the different measures of this variable.
Volume (Year): 11 (2011)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
|Contact details of provider:|| Web page: http://www.usc.es/economet/eaa.htm|
|Order Information:|| Web: http://www.usc.es/economet/info.htm Email: |
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:eaa:aeinde:v:11:y:2011:i:1_4. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (M. Carmen Guisan)
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.