May 11, 2012

Map of the day

Map of civic capital measured by the first principal component of blood donations, volunteering, and electoral turnout.

That is from the new paper by Burker and Minerva "Civic capital and the size distribution of plants: Short-run dynamics and long-run equilibrium" (March 2012). The authors argue that the geography of civic capital shapes the geographic distribution of plants in Italy. 

HT: Fabio Sabatini. 

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