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hawaiian capital

Capital

[kap-i-tl]

Capital may refer to:

Economics, finance and politics

  • Capital (political), the area of a country, province, region, or state, regarded as enjoying primary status, usually but not always the seat of the government
  • Capital (economics), any form of wealth capable of being employed in the production of more wealth
  • Capital requirement or "bank capital", the requirement that banks keep certain monetary reserves
  • Financial capital, money used by entrepreneurs and businesses to make products or provide services
  • Five Capitals, a model of sustainable development developed by the organization Forum for the Future
  • Human capital, workers' skills and abilities as regards their contribution to an economy
  • Natural capital, the resources of an ecosystem that yields a flow of goods and services into the future
  • Political capital, means by which a politician or political party may gain support or popularity

Publications

Sociology

  • Cultural capital, forms of knowledge, skill and education valued by a society
  • Social capital, the advantages available to a person or group of people through their position in a network of relationships

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