Here’s a list of clarifications, corrections, and other post-release explainers for my book on social trust:
-I misspelled Caitlin Kelly’s name. It’s is Caitlin Kelly, not Caitlin Kelley. I regret the error.
-There’s an endnote missing on page 128. The endnote should appear after the words “don’t know.” The endnote should read: Harford, The Economics of Trust. For a somewhat more skeptical take on the connection between political and social trust, see Putnam, Bowling Alone, page 466.
-On page 91, I write that “in areas with high political trust, there’s also less crime and a larger proportion of people own their own homes.” But that turns out not to be accurate at the state level. In fact, for some indicators, the opposite might be true. I regret the error.
Last updated: October 24, 2014.