20 Pages Posted: 22 Aug 2001
Date Written: February 2000
Social capital defined as sympathy has capital-like properties including transformaton capacity, durability, flexibility, opportunities for decay (maintenance), reliability, ability to create other capital forms and investment (disinvestment) opportunities.
Keywords: Social capital, sympathy, caring, investment, transformation capacity.
JEL Classification: Z13, D1, D64, B52
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Robison, Lindon J. and Schmid, A. Allan and Siles, Marcelo, Is Social Capital Really Capital (February 2000). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=280892 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.280892