The Effect of Relative Income Position on Social Capital
This paper examines the influence of relative income position on individuals' attitudes by analyzing ISSP 1998 microdata from 25 countries along four different dimensions. Our results provide evidence for a sizeable relative income effect while also suggesting that absolute income level may be relevant. Changing the income reference group from regional to national does not significantly alter the results.
Volume (Year): 26 (2006)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
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