The Social Capital and Health Hypothesis: A Theory and New Empirics Featuring the Norwegian HUNT Data
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KeywordsSocial norms and social capital; HUNT data set;
- I10 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - General
- I12 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Behavior
- Z13 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology; Language; Social and Economic Stratification
NEP fieldsThis paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2012-05-02 (All new papers)
- NEP-HEA-2012-05-02 (Health Economics)
- NEP-SOC-2012-05-02 (Social Norms & Social Capital)
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