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Social Capital, Social Networks and Economic Development

Geoff Riley

27th July 2012

There is increasing interest in the roles that social capital and social networks can play both in economic development and also as part of effective development policies.The sociologist Robert Putnam has defined social capital as "connections among individuals – social networks and the norms of reciprocity and trustworthiness that arise from them."

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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