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Analysing the Radius of Trust in Rural Cameroon

Alvin Etang.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Economic Development. 9006 words.

Survey data have generally found trust to be much lower in Africa than in developed countries. This paper analyses the extent to which trust decreases with social distance, using data from...

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Apocalypse now or business as usual? Reducing the carbon emissions of the global car industry

John Mikler.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2010; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 10588 words.

The comparative institutionalist literature stresses that capitalist relations of production vary between industrialized nations. This has implications for car firms' environmental, as well...

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Baptism by fire: did the creative class generate economic growth during the crisis?

Elizabeth Currid-Halkett and Kevin Stolarick.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 6668 words.

Scholars have long argued that creativity drives economic prosperity. Recently, much of this debate has revolved around the creative class. Most of this research, however, has been done...

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Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

Journal. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography; Political Economy; Economic Sociology.

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Capital, institutions and urban growth systems

Robert Huggins.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 11831 words.

In recent years, both endogenous capital accumulation and institutional theories of economic growth have emerged as central sources for explaining uneven development across cities and...

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Christian Missionaries and Education in Former African Colonies: How Competition Mattered

Francisco A. Gallego and Robert Woodberry.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Economic History; Education and Research Institutions; Labour and Demographic Economics; Economic Development. 10719 words.

Using regional data for about 180 African provinces, we find that measures of Protestant missionary activity in the past are more correlated with schooling variables today than similar...

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<i>CJRES</i> ix/3 (2016年11月)

Steven Brakman, Harry Garretsen and Charles van Marrewijk.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 74 words.

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Crafting your way out of the recession? New craft entrepreneurs and the global economic downturn

Doreen Jakob.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Economic Sociology; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 7968 words.

Economic developers often celebrate making crafts for a living as a growing sector and positive career choice in these difficult economic times. Craft-making has not only been defined as a...

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Critical interventions into the corporate smart city

Robert G. Hollands.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2015; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis; Economic Sociology. 9638 words.

Driven by the profit motive of global high-technology companies, in collusion with the trend towards city governance being wedded to a competitive form of ‘urban entrepreneurialism’, has...

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Culture in Development

Shankha Chakraborty, Jon C. Thompson and Etienne B. Yehoue.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Sociology. 3684 words.

An anti-capitalist cultural bias, through directed within-family human capital transmission, adversely affects the supply of entrepreneurial talent and risk-taking. This limits economic...

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