Yamamura, Eiji (2010): 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 are 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 homeownership and long-time residency in a locality increase an individual’s investments in social capital. (2) The effects of local neighborhood homeownership and local length of residence are distinctly larger than those of an individual’s homeownership or length of residence.
|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:||07. Aug 2010 02:14|
|Last Modified:||15. Feb 2013 23:27|
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