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Network-based Sources of Social Capital. Evidence from the Italian Multipurpose Survey

By Viviana Amati, Silvia Meggiolaro, Giulia Rivellini and Susanna Zaccarin


Social capital is usually seen as an individual’s pool of resources embedded\ud in personal network. Recent results have shown that friendship relationships,\ud beyond the relations within individuals’ family, are an important source of social\ud capital since they affect individuals’ well–being. Here, we use data from the Multipurpose\ud survey “Aspects of daily life” collected by the Italian National Statistical\ud Institute in 2012 to analyze the role of friendship ties in life satisfaction

Topics: social capital, Multipurpose survey, friendship relation, life satisfaction
Publisher: Cleup
Year: 2015
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