ISSN: 1648 - 4460

International Journal of Scholarly Papers


Transformations  in
Business & Economics

Transformations in
Business & Economics

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Kuriame Lietuvos ateitį
Link Between Social Capital and Quality of Life
Ingrida Sarkiunaite, Rasa Bartkute, Edmundas Jasinskas, Mantas Dilys, Saulius Jurgelenas

ABSTRACT. The research goal of article is to determine the links of social capital to quality of life. Research tasks of the article are as follows: 1) to analyse the conception and levels of social capital; 2) to determine the links between quality of life and social capital, and empirical level of their analysis; 3) to determine empirically the links between social capital components and quality of life.

Referring to the methods of analysis of documents and application of quantitative method in empirical study in theoretical and empirical levels, social parameters highlighting the links between social capital and quality of life are analysed. It was determined that such criteria applicable in analysis of situation of social capital, as trust, sociality, social participation are important in subjective assessment of quality of life and sense of self-value in society.

KEYWORDS: social capital, the quality of life, social networks.

JEL classification: A13, A14, I31, L31.

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