In-Migration and Dilution of Community Social Capital
40 Pages Posted: 25 Jun 2018
Date Written: June 2018
Consistent with predictions from the literature, we find that higher levels of in-migration dilute multiple dimensions of a community's level of social capital. The analysis employs a 2SLS methodology to account for potential endogeneity of migration.
Keywords: social capital, migration, decennial census, social capital community benchmark survey, non-public data, simultaneous equations, endogeneity, factor analysis
JEL Classification: R23, D71, C36, C38
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