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Design in a downturn? Creative work, labour market dynamics and institutions in comparative perspective

Tara Vinodrai.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Comparative Economic Systems; Economic Sociology; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 10205 words.

This article examines how creative workers are adapting to the global economic downturn and how this process is unfolding in different national and regional institutional spaces. The...

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Social Funds, poverty management and subjectification: beyond the World Bank approach

Anjan Chakrabarti and Anup Dhar.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology; Economic Development. 11494 words.

Revisiting, from a Marxist perspective, the World Bank’s discourse on Social Funds, we highlight three findings. One, Social Funds gets deployed in the context of a larger Third Worldist...

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A theory of trust based systems of intermediation

Marina Della Giusta.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2008; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Other Economic Systems; Economic Sociology; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development. 7424 words.

Recent studies have analysed the economic benefits of belonging to high-trust networks and the biological foundations of individual trust, but much scepticism remains regarding the precise...

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Varieties of neoliberalism? Restructuring in large industrially dependent regions across Western and Eastern Europe

Kean Birch and Vlad Mykhnenko.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Comparative Economic Systems; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 10006 words.

The recent travails of the European Constitution, now Reform Treaty, illustrate the divergence of views on European integration. To many commentators and academics, European integration has...

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