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Capitale Sociale Civile: una nota sui concetti e sulla evidenza empirica macro
[Civil Social Capital: a note on the concepts and on the macro empirical evidence]

  • Fiorillo, Damiano

This paper offers an overview of the main literature on civil social capital and its impact on economic growth. Following Durlauf (2002), it points out the econometric issues useful to improve future aggregate empirical studies of social capital.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 3822.

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Date of creation: 22 Nov 2005
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