Examining the role of establishing Aras Free Zone on economic and cultural capitals
The present study has been conducted to investigate the role of establishing Aras Free Zone on economic and cultural capitals of the families living in this area. The research method is survey and data has been collected using a researcher-developed questionnaire. The population of this study includes all the families living in Aras Free Zone (2621 households), and using cluster sampling method and Cochran formula, a sample of 335 households was selected and interviewed. Reliability and validity of the questionnaire were approved. T-test was used to evaluate the hypotheses. The data has been analyzed using spss software, based on which, it is concluded that the hypotheses have been confirmed, and thus there is a significant correlation between economic capital and cultural capitals with the establishment of Aras Free Zone. Thus, economic and cultural capitals of the families living in this area have increased after the establishment of Aras Free Zone.