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Journal Article

Social capital and windfalls: empirical evidence

Authors

Publication date

2008

Abstract

We examine the correlates of windfall gains amongst a sample of British respondents. Our results suggest that such gains are not random, but are significantly related to a variety of individual characteristics and traits. In particular, proxies of social capital are significantly related to the probability of receiving a windfall.

Published in

Economics Letters

Volume

99 (3):521-525

DOI

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2007.09.036

ISSN

16

Subjects

Social Capital and Finance

Links

http://serlib0.essex.ac.uk/search/s?SEARCH=economics+letters&sortdropdown=-&searchscope=5

Notes

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