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Social trust and human capital formation

Agapitos Papagapitos and Robert Riley

Economics Letters, 2009, vol. 102, issue 3, 158-160

Abstract: Social trust positively contributes to secondary education enrollment rates in a cross-section of countries. Country-specific characteristics that are significant in explaining secondary school enrollment include the degree of income inequality and the percent of the population identified as Muslim.

Keywords: Social; trust; Human; capital (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2009
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