Social capital focuses on the value of social networks in improving productivity in an economy
Social networks can be used to spread beneficial ideas, causing individuals and society to simultaneously progress.
There are different types of social capital
How can social networks promote growth and development?
The key effect of strong social capital is in building trust within and between people in a nation
Negative social capital
Social capital can also have downsides including political favouritism, corruption, tribalism and ethnic politics – these are examples of negative social capital.
Key points on social capital
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