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Formal Insurance and the Dynamics of Social Capital: Experimental Evidence from Uganda

Francesco Cecchi, Jan Duchoslav and Erwin Bulte.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economic Development; Economic Sociology. 10200 words.

We explore how the introduction of formal insurance affects the within-village dynamics of social capital in south-western Uganda. As a proxy for social capital, we use contributions in a...

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Religion, economic attitudes, and household finance

Luc Renneboog and Christophe Spaenjers.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2012; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economic Sociology; Economics. 8979 words.

We investigate the differences in economic attitudes and financial decisions between religious and non-religious households. Using Dutch survey data, we find that religious households...

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Social Aspects of Drug Use in Djibouti: The Case of the Leaf of Allah

Sara Borelli.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economics of Health; Economic Sociology. 11305 words.

In Djibouti the chewing of qat leaves is a widespread habit of the male population that has a profound socio-cultural importance, credited with fostering amity and building social...

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Trust and the Choice Between Housing and Financial Assets: Evidence from Spanish Households

Mayssun El-Attar and Markus Poschke.

in Review of Finance

October 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economic Sociology. 11110 words.

Trusting behavior has been shown to affect households' portfolio choice between risky and risk-free financial assets. We extend the analysis to include the dominant component of households'...

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Unpaid work and conformity: why care?

Marina Della Giusta and Sarah Jewell.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economic Sociology; Microeconomics. 9176 words.

We study the supply of unpaid eldercare (in particular caring for parents) in the UK, focusing on both the division of care and caring tasks by gender and the effect of conformity to social...

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