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Effect of Qualitative Dimensions of Social Capital on Economic Growth in Iran

Abstract

This study aims at effect of social capital on economic growth in Iran. Statistics and data needed in the research are gathered from central bank and organization (center) statistics Iran (CSI). In the research, using Reblo formula effecting social capital on economic growth is dealt with. The item is during 1981-2008. In order to do this, Excel and Eviews (3) are used. The results show that among social capital variables, variables of rate of income distribution, birth rate and mortality rate did not have a significant effect on economic growth.( Social capital variables contain health rate, birth rate, mortality rate, income distribution, accessories). And health rate, literacy rate and rate of having features have a positive and significant effect on economic growth.

Key words

social capital, gross domestic production (GDP), economic growth

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