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Social capital as an engine of growth: Multisectoral modelling and implications

Alain Pholo Bala (), Raouf Boucekkine and Youyou B. Bofota

No 317, Working Papers from Economic Research Southern Africa

Abstract: We propose a multisector endogenous growth model incorporating social capital. Social capital only serves as an input in the production of human capital and it involves a cost in terms of the final good. We show that in contrast to existing alternative specifications, this setting assures that social capital enhances productivity gains by playing the […]

Keywords: capital - human; Crime and Violence; economic growth; Social welfare (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C61 E20 E22 E24 O41 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012-10-01
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-dge, nep-fdg, nep-hrm and nep-soc
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