Yamamura, Eiji (2009): How do neighbors influence investment in social capital? : Homeownership and length of residence.
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This paper uses individual data from Japan to explore how the circumstances of where a person resides is related to the degree of their investment in social capital. Controlling for unobserved area-specific fixed effects and various individual characteristics, I found; (1) Not only that homeownership and length of residence are positively related to investment in social capital, but also that rates of homeowners and long-time residents in a locality increase in an individual’s investments in social capital. (2) The effects of local neighborhood homeownership and local length of residence are distinctly larger than that of an individual’s.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||How do neighbors influence investment in social capital? : Homeownership and length of residence|
|Keywords:||Social Capital, homeownership, length of residence|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D7 - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making > D71 - Social Choice; Clubs; Committees; Associations
R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R1 - General Regional Economics > R11 - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes
R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R2 - Household Analysis > R23 - Regional Migration; Regional Labor Markets; Population; Neighborhood Characteristics
|Depositing User:||eiji yamamura|
|Date Deposited:||08. Nov 2009 06:29|
|Last Modified:||27. Feb 2013 16:23|
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