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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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Does human capital generate social and institutional capital? Exploring evidence from South African time series data

Johannes W. Fedderke and John M. Luiz.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Education and Research Institutions; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 13675 words.

This paper presents an analysis of the interaction of human capital investment and the development of social and political institutions. We find that human capital matters—for growth...

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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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Peer Effects and Social Networks in Education

Antoni Calvó-Armengol, Eleonora Patacchini and Yves Zenou.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2009; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Demographic Economics; Education and Research Institutions; Economic Sociology. 13303 words.

We develop a model that shows that, at the Nash equilibrium, the outcome of each individual embedded in a network is proportional to his/her Katz-Bonacich centrality measure. This measure...

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