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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]

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  • Fiorillo, Damiano

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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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  • Fiorillo, Damiano, 2005. "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]
    ," MPRA Paper 3822, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    civil social capital; economic growth;

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    • Z13 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology; Language; Social and Economic Stratification

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