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Understanding Social Inclusion, Social Cohesion and Social Capital

  • Robert Oxoby

    (University of Calgary)

The topics of social capital, social cohesion, and social inclusion are increasingly gaining interest in economics, sociology, and politics, particularly in regards to addressing poverty and designing related policies. Here, we seek to develop the connections and interdependencies between these related concepts. We offer a framework for understanding the differences between these concepts and how they fit together in individual decision making.

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Paper provided by Department of Economics, University of Calgary in its series Working Papers with number 2009-11.

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Date of creation: 22 Jan 2009
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