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Design in a downturn? Creative work, labour market dynamics and institutions in comparative perspective

Tara Vinodrai.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Comparative Economic Systems; Economic Sociology; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 10205 words.

This article examines how creative workers are adapting to the global economic downturn and how this process is unfolding in different national and regional institutional spaces. The...

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Greening the economy: interrogating sustainability innovations beyond the mainstream

Anna R. Davies and Sue J. Mullin.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology; Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Corporate Regulation; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise. 11747 words.

Current international economic and environmental conditions have led to increasing calls for alternative pathways of development. Globally, the language of a green economy is being promoted...

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Growing up in a Recession

Paola Giuliano and Antonio Spilimbergo.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Capitalist Systems; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Economic Sociology. 17298 words.

Does the historical macroeconomic environment affect preferences for redistribution? We find that individuals who experienced a recession when young believe that success in life depends...

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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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The insider-outsider divide and economic voting: Testing a new theory with German electoral data

Paul Marx.

in Socio-Economic Review

January 2016; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology. 9722 words.

Adding to the recent debate on insider-outsider politics, the article provides a novel theory of how non-standard employment affects voting behavior. While existing theories stress effects...

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Life on the edge: navigating the competitive tensions between the ‘social’ and the ‘economic’ in the social economy and in its relations to the mainstream

Ray Hudson.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Capitalist Systems; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise. 9776 words.

Drawing on detailed empirical research in the UK, in this article I explore the motivations that lie behind the formation of social economy organisations (SEOs) and the multiple...

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Moral sentiments and economic practices in Kyrgyzstan: the internal embeddedness of a moral economy

Balihar Sanghera and Elmira Satybaldieva.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2009; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Methodology; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies. 7598 words.

In The Theory of Moral Sentiments, Adam Smith notes that moral sentiments, emotions and feelings affect economic and social practices. In the literature on social embeddedness of the...

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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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Opportunity and Social Mobility

Christopher Phelan.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Capitalist Systems; Microeconomics; Economic Sociology. 8257 words.

This paper argues that both unequal opportunity and social mobility are necessary implications of an efficient societal arrangement when incentives must be provided.

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<i>Primus inter pares</i>? The French field of power and its power elite

François Denord, Paul Lagneau-Ymonet and Sylvain Thine.

in Socio-Economic Review

April 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic History; Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology. 11987 words.


The sociology of ‘elites’ usually identifies prominent persons and their connections. Instead, we construct a system of relations between the social...

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