Sodini Mauro

9 giugno 2012

103 – Relational consumption and nonlinear dynamics in an overlapping generations model

Abstract In this paper, we show that incorporating the relational dimension into an otherwise standard OLG model and focusing on dynamic leisure externalities leads to dramatically […]
26 aprile 2011

86 – Economic Growth, Technical Progress, and Social Capital: the Inverted U Hypothesis

Abstract We set up a theoretical framework to analyze the possible role of economic growth and technical progress in the erosion of social capital. Under certain […]
25 marzo 2011

83 – See you on Facebook! A framework for analyzing the role of computermediated interaction in the evolution of social capital

Abstract Empirical studies have documented a decline in indicators of social participation in the last decades. The responsibility of social disengagement has been often attributed to […]
19 ottobre 2009

71 – The Solaria Syndrome: Social Capital in a Growing Hyper-technological Economy

Abstract We develop a dynamic model to analyze the sources and the evolution of social participation and social capital in a growing economy characterized by exogenous […]
19 gennaio 2009

59 – The fragility of social capital∗

Abstract This paper addresses two hot topics of the contemporary debate, social capital and economic growth. Our theoretical analysis sheds light on decisive but so far […]