Income, Wealth, and Socialization in Argentina

Daniel Lederman
2005 Cuadernos de economía - Latin American Journal of Economics  
The data used in this study provides individual-level information about the population's participation in social organizations and its willingness to trust members of their community. Argentina's participation rate is close to 20%. The country's trust rate depends on the question used to measure interpersonal trust. The more reasonable estimate puts the percentage of the population that trusts non-family members at 33%. The determinants of the probability of participation are age, household
more » ... age, household income, rural communities, and the individual's trust itself. The determinants of trust are age, household wealth, participation itself, and the community or provincial unemployment rates and income inequality. JEL: N3, O1, Z0
doi:10.4067/s0717-68212005012500001 fatcat:emaq73lm6fdttexzrrn5sif6s4