The Relationship between Social Capital and Regional Development: The Case of Aksaray


KARATAS I., Seki I.

EGE ACADEMIC REVIEW, cilt.17, ss.105-126, 2017 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 17 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.21121/eab.2017123471
  • Dergi Adı: EGE ACADEMIC REVIEW
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.105-126

Özet

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.