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Greening the economy: interrogating sustainability innovations beyond the mainstream

Anna R. Davies and Sue J. Mullin.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology; Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Corporate Regulation; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise. 11747 words.

Current international economic and environmental conditions have led to increasing calls for alternative pathways of development. Globally, the language of a green economy is being promoted...

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Growing up in a Recession

Paola Giuliano and Antonio Spilimbergo.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Capitalist Systems; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Economic Sociology. 17298 words.

Does the historical macroeconomic environment affect preferences for redistribution? We find that individuals who experienced a recession when young believe that success in life depends...

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History, Expectations, and Leadership in the Evolution of Social Norms

Daron Acemoglu and Matthew O. Jackson.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 19052 words.

We study the evolution of a social norm of “cooperation” in a dynamic environment. Each agent lives for two periods and interacts with agents from the previous and next generations via a...

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The insider-outsider divide and economic voting: Testing a new theory with German electoral data

Paul Marx.

in Socio-Economic Review

January 2016; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology. 9722 words.

Adding to the recent debate on insider-outsider politics, the article provides a novel theory of how non-standard employment affects voting behavior. While existing theories stress effects...

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Life on the edge: navigating the competitive tensions between the ‘social’ and the ‘economic’ in the social economy and in its relations to the mainstream

Ray Hudson.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Capitalist Systems; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise. 9776 words.

Drawing on detailed empirical research in the UK, in this article I explore the motivations that lie behind the formation of social economy organisations (SEOs) and the multiple...

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Of Tastes and Values

Guido Calabresi.

in American Law and Economics Review

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; History of Economic Thought (to 1925); History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economic Methodology; Microeconomics; Production and Organizations; Welfare Economics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Publicly Provided Goods; Economics of Health; Education and Research Institutions; Law and Economics; Tort Law; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology. 8249 words.

This lecture was delivered by Judge Calabresi upon receiving the Ronald H. Coase Medal at the Annual Meeting of the American Law and Economic Association at Stanford Law School on May 18,...

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Opportunity and Social Mobility

Christopher Phelan.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Capitalist Systems; Microeconomics; Economic Sociology. 8257 words.

This paper argues that both unequal opportunity and social mobility are necessary implications of an efficient societal arrangement when incentives must be provided.

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Social Capital and the Viability of Stakeholder-Oriented Firms: Evidence from Savings Banks

Charlotte Ostergaard, Ibolya Schindele and Bent Vale.

in Review of Finance

August 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology; Banking; Corporate Governance. 20807 words.

We show that social capital improves the viability of stakeholder-oriented firms operating in competitive markets. Studying exits from the population of Norwegian savings banks after...

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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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