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EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > SOCIOECONOMICS

Definition:
The use of economics in the study of society. More narrowly, contemporary practice considers behavioral interactions of individuals and groups through social capital and social "markets" (not excluding for example, sorting by marriage) and the formation of social norms. In the latter, it studies the relation of economics to social values.

Reference:
"A Theory of Social Interactions," Journal of Political Economy