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Do borders matter for social capital?

John F. Helliwell

Do borders matter for social capital?

economic growth and civic culture in U.S states and Canadian provinces

by John F. Helliwell

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trust -- Economic aspects.,
  • Citizenship -- Economic aspects -- United States.,
  • Citizenship -- Economic aspects -- Canada.,
  • United States -- Ethnic relations -- Economic aspects.,
  • Canada -- Ethnic relations -- Economic aspects.,
  • United States -- Economic conditions -- Regional disparities.,
  • Canada -- Economic conditions -- Regional disparities.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn F. Helliwell.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no.5863, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 5863.
    ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28, [2] p. :
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22410948M

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Do Borders Matter for Social Capital. Economic Growth and Civic Culture in U.S. States and Canadian Provinces John F. Helliwell. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in December The paper first assesses regional and ethnic group differences in social trust and memberships in both Canada and the United by: Do Borders Matter for Social Capital.

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