NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

How Much is Social Capital Worth?

John F. Helliwell, Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh

NBER Working Paper No. 16025
Issued in May 2010

---- Acknowledgements -----

We are grateful for invaluable access to the Gallup World Poll, and to Canadian GSS17 data through the UBC Research Data Centre supported by Statistics Canada. This paper is part of the 'Social Interactions, Identity and Well-Being' research program of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (including a Junior Fellowship award for Chris Barrington-Leigh), and is supported also by grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. We have been much aided also by the advice of Jolanda Jetten, Alex Haslam and Cath Haslam. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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