EGE ACADEMIC REVIEW, vol.17, no.1, pp.105-126, 2017 (ESCI)
The study tries to explain social capital term and the importance of social capital in regional development. For this purpose, there is an empirical analyses based on survey for Aksaray City that calculates the level of social capital and determines the indicators of social capital. According to the fieldwork, while trust, network, reciprocal assistance and cooperation indexes are interpreted, social capital and regional development level of Aksaray are low. Although the development levels of neighbor cities are high, it is need to improve the human and social capital levels of Aksaray.