Yamamura, Eiji (2010): Homeownership and investment for social capital in Japan: Dynamic Panel approach.
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This paper explores how the rate of home-ownership and income inequality are related to the formation of social capital using panel data from Japan during the period 19862006. I have used Dynamic Panel estimation to control unobserved prefecture-specific fixed effects and an endogeneity bias. I have found through this estimation that the rate of home-ownership enhances the participation in voluntary activities, leading to social capital accumulation. This is in accord with findings from the United States (DiPasquale and Glaeser, 1999).
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Homeownership and investment for social capital in Japan: Dynamic Panel approach.|
|Keywords:||Social Capital, home-ownership, length of residency|
|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:||26. Oct 2010 01:06|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 12:26|
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