publication . Article . 2010

The effect of human capital on social capital among entrepreneurs

Hannes Ottósson; Kim Klyver;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2010
  • Country: Denmark
Abstract
<jats:p> Using data collected from 714 entrepreneurs in a random sample of 10,000 Danes, this study provides an investigation of the effect of human capital on social capital among entrepreneurs. Previous entrepreneurship research has extensively investigated the separated effect of human capital and social capital on different entrepreneurial outputs. The study takes a step back and investigates how these two capital concepts are related — specifically how human capital influences social capital. In general, human capital and social capital were found to be co-productive, and increased human capital seems to increase the level of social capital concurrently. Th...
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free text keywords: Entrepreneurs, human capital, social capital, entrepreneurial networks, social networks, Capital employed, Social reproduction, Financial capital, Physical capital, Social mobility, Economic capital, Individual capital, Economics, Human capital, Labour economics
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