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Cultural hysteresis, entrepreneurship and economic crisis

Annie Tubadji, Peter Nijkamp and Vassilis Angelis.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Economic Sociology; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 17567 words.

Entrepreneurship has been advocated as one of the major solutions for coping with (youth) unemployment in Europe during the recent economic downturn. Entrepreneurial activity is generally...

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Do Harsher Prison Conditions Reduce Recidivism? A Discontinuity-based Approach

M. Keith Chen and Jesse M. Shapiro.

in American Law and Economics Review

January 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Economic Sociology; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 9730 words.

We estimate the causal effect of prison conditions on recidivism rates by exploiting a discontinuity in the assignment of federal prisoners to security levels. Inmates housed in higher...

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The Intergenerational Transmission of Risk and Trust Attitudes

Thomas Dohmen, Armin Falk, David Huffman and Uwe Sunde.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Demographic Economics; Economic Sociology; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 16745 words.

Recent theories endogenize the attitude endowments of individuals, assuming that they are shaped by the attitudes of parents and other role models. This paper tests empirically for the...

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Migration, relationship capital and international travel: theory and evidence

Philip McCann, Jacques Poot and Lynda Sanderson.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2010; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Sociology; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 13013 words.

In this article we consider how international migration is related to the frequency and duration of trips to the home country. For many migrants, international migration triggers a series...

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Walls and bridges: knowledge spillover between ‘superdutch’ architectural firms

Robert C. Kloosterman.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Economic Sociology; Production and Organizations; Services; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 9426 words.

Innovation thrives on the face-to-face exchange of tacit knowledge. In this article, the focus is on how firms in a cutting-edge cultural industry, namely architectural design in Rotterdam...

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