Friends with Health Benefits: Does Individual-level Social Capital Improve Health?

We contribute to the growing literature exploring the effect of social capital (SC) on health in several ways. First, we compare three different measures of SC and find remarkable consistency in their effects on health. Second, we use a long panel and account for the time persistence of individual h...

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Volume: 40
Main Author: Susan L. Averett
Laura M. Argys
Jennifer C. Kohn
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Basingstoke Palgrave Macmillan 01.04.2014
published in: Eastern economic journal Vol. 40; no. 2; pp. 181 - 201
Data of publication: 20140401
ISSN: 0094-5056
EISSN: 1939-4632
Discipline: Economics
Public Health
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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