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Church and State: An Economic Analysis

Keith N. Hylton, Yulia Rodionova and Fei Deng.

in American Law and Economics Review

October 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Economic Sociology; Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Economic History; Law and Economics. 14015 words.

What purpose is served by a government’s protection of religious liberty? Many have been suggested, the most prominent of which center on the protection of freedom of belief and expression....

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Civil war, social capital and resilience in Uganda

Giacomo De Luca and Marijke Verpoorten.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic History; Economic Sociology; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 11163 words.

We show that armed conflict in Uganda affects social capital as measured by trust and associational membership. Relying on three rounds of nationally representative individual-level data...

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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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Endogenous Group Formation via Unproductive Costs

Jason A. Aimone, Laurence R. Iannaccone, Michael D. Makowsky and Jared Rubin.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Design of Experiments; Economic Sociology; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 9771 words.

Sacrifice is widely believed to enhance cooperation in churches, communes, gangs, clans, military units, and many other groups. We find that sacrifice can also work in the lab, apart from...

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History, Expectations, and Leadership in the Evolution of Social Norms

Daron Acemoglu and Matthew O. Jackson.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 19052 words.

We study the evolution of a social norm of “cooperation” in a dynamic environment. Each agent lives for two periods and interacts with agents from the previous and next generations via a...

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Judicial Ingroup Bias in the Shadow of Terrorism

Moses Shayo and Asaf Zussman.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

August 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Demographic Economics; Economic Sociology; Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 11494 words.

We study ingroup bias—the preferential treatment of members of one's group—in naturally occurring data, where economically significant allocation decisions are made under a strong...

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A Model of Judicial Influence on Congressional Policy Making: <i>Grove City College v. Bell</i>

Brian A. Marks.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

November 2015; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Law and Economics; Economic Sociology. 14735 words.

Traditional law and economic analysis has focused on legal rules directly related to the allocation of resources. Today, economic analysis is being used to examine more traditional legal...

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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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Stratification economics and identity economics

John B. Davis.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Sociology; Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 8087 words.

Stratification economics represents an important new approach devoted to explaining economic inequality in terms of how social groups are separated or stratified according to relative group...

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Trusting Neighbours or Strangers in a Racially Divided Society: Insights from Survey Data in South Africa

Dorrit Posel and Tim Hinks.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Economic Sociology; Labour Discrimination; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 8381 words.

In this paper, we investigate reported measures of trust in South Africa, collected in the 2008 National Income Dynamics Study. In particular, we compare responses to two questions asked of...

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