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Culture in Development

Shankha Chakraborty, Jon C. Thompson and Etienne B. Yehoue.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Sociology. 3684 words.

An anti-capitalist cultural bias, through directed within-family human capital transmission, adversely affects the supply of entrepreneurial talent and risk-taking. This limits economic...

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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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