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Response to Dr Ramiro Manzano Nunez's comments
  1. Takashi Oshio
  1. Correspondence to Dr Takashi Oshio, Hitotsubashi University—Institute of Economic Research, 2-1 Naka, Kunitachi, Tokyo 186-8603, Japan; oshio{at}ier.hit-u.ac.jp

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I sincerely appreciate Dr Ramiro Manzano Nunez's comments on my article,1 which examined how the association between individual-level social capital and health is confounded by an individual's unobserved time-invariant attributes. He stressed the importance of linking social capital in addition to bonding and bridging social capital, which I addressed in my article. He suspected that the lack of this component could confound my results.

I agree that the linking aspect of social capital is an important …

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