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Exploring Social Capital

Navigating the diverse concept of social capital
By Lindon Robison and Tristan Claridge

This weekly series explores various topics related to social capital, navigating the divergent perspectives stemming from their academic disciplines. While economic and sociological viewpoints may appear irreconcilable at times, Lindon and Tristan skillfully bridge the gap, seeking mutual understanding and consensus on pivotal issues.

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About the Show

Join Lindon Robison, Emeritus Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at Michigan State University, and Tristan Claridge, President of the International Social Capital Association, as they engage in illuminating discussions exploring the meaning and application of social capital theories and related topics.  Lindon and Tristan, driven by a shared passion to better understand and apply the social capital concept, bring their distinct backgrounds—economics and sociology—to the table, fostering captivating conversations on the challenges and rewards of visiting social relationships through the lens of social capital.

In each episode, Lindon and Tristan delve into the complex and diverse concept of social capital. Their conversations not only unravel the meaning and significance of key theories, concepts, issues, and events but also contribute to a broader exploration of understanding and recognizing the intrinsic social value that underlies our interconnected world. Tune in as these two thought leaders navigate the intersection of economics and sociology, offering unique insights and fostering a shared appreciation for the profound impact of social capital.

Meet the Hosts

Lindon Robison

Emeritus Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at Michigan State University

Tristan Claridge

Director of the Institute for Social Capital and President of the International Social Capital Association

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