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Combining Top-Down and Bottom-Up Accountability: Evidence from a Bribery Experiment

Danila Serra.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

August 2012; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Design of Experiments; Economic Sociology; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 7512 words.

Monitoring corruption typically relies on top-down interventions acting on the probability of external controls or the severity of punishment. An alternative approach to fighting corruption...

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The Economics of Scientific Misconduct

Nicola Lacetera and Lorenzo Zirulia.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

October 2011; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Law and Economics; Economic Sociology; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 14707 words.

This article presents a model of the research and publication process that analyzes why scientists commit fraud and how fraud can be detected and prevented. In the model, authors are...

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Epistemic communities, localization and the dynamics of knowledge creation

Patrick Cohendet, David Grandadam, Laurent Simon and Ignasi Capdevila.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economic Sociology. 13116 words.

This article aims to clarify how epistemic communities dynamically shape the process of knowledge creation in a localized context and how the evolving interaction between different members...

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The far side of international business: local initiatives in the global workshop

Gard Hopsdal Hansen.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2008; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Sociology; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 8625 words.

This article presents a case study of the entry of two Norwegian lifeboat companies into the Chinese production system. Rather than merely studying the situation through the eyes of these...

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Groupthink: Collective Delusions in Organizations and Markets

Roland Bénabou.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2013; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Markets; Economics; Microeconomics; Economic Sociology; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Production and Organizations; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 17063 words.

This article investigates collective denial and willful blindness in groups, organizations, and markets. Agents with anticipatory preferences, linked through an interaction structure,...

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Identity, Morals, and Taboos: Beliefs as Assets

Roland Bénabou and Jean Tirole.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Economic Sociology. 17100 words.

We develop a theory of moral behavior, individual and collective, based on a general model of identity in which people care about “who they are” and infer their own values from past...

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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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Juvenile Delinquency and Conformism

Eleonora Patacchini and Yves Zenou.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

April 2012; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Economic Sociology; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 11553 words.

This article studies whether conformism behavior affects individual outcomes in crime. We present a social network model of peer effects with ex ante heterogeneous agents and show how...

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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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Social Learning and Norms in a Public Goods Experiment with Inter-Generational Advice

Ananish Chaudhuri, Sara Graziano and Pushkar Maitra.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Publicly Provided Goods; Economic Sociology. 10013 words.

We study a linear public goods game using an inter-generational approach. Subjects in one generation leave advice for the succeeding generation via free-form messages. Such advice can be...

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