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Un paseo por la literatura sobre capital social desde una perspectiva económica*: A walk through the social capital literature from an economic perspective

  • Marta Felis-Rota (a1)

This essay considers the literature on the topic of social capital in relation to the economic science, and opens new perspectives of research in this area. This essay starts with a walk through the history of economic thought that has influenced social capital literature. Afterwards, the reader will find a discussion on different perspectives of research that have been followed up to now and some others in relation with the microeconomic foundations of the concept of social capital, and its connexion with economic growth and finance.

Este ensayo reflexiona a partir de la literatura existente sobre el tema del capital social en relación a la ciencia económica, y apunta hacia nuevas perspectivas de investigación. El texto comienza con un paseo por la historia del pensamiento económico. Acto seguido, se procede a discutir las diferentes perspectivas de investigación que se han seguido recientemente y otras nuevas en relación con los fundamentos microeconómicos del concepto de capital social y su conexión con el crecimiento económico y las finanzas.

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