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Analysing the Radius of Trust in Rural Cameroon

Alvin Etang.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Economic Development. 9006 words.

Survey data have generally found trust to be much lower in Africa than in developed countries. This paper analyses the extent to which trust decreases with social distance, using data from...

Apocalypse now or business as usual? Reducing the carbon emissions of the global car industry

John Mikler.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2010; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 10588 words.

The comparative institutionalist literature stresses that capitalist relations of production vary between industrialized nations. This has implications for car firms' environmental, as well...

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Baptism by fire: did the creative class generate economic growth during the crisis?

Elizabeth Currid-Halkett and Kevin Stolarick.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 6668 words.

Scholars have long argued that creativity drives economic prosperity. Recently, much of this debate has revolved around the creative class. Most of this research, however, has been done...

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Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

Journal. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography; Political Economy; Economic Sociology.

Capital, institutions and urban growth systems

Robert Huggins.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 11831 words.

In recent years, both endogenous capital accumulation and institutional theories of economic growth have emerged as central sources for explaining uneven development across cities and...

Christian Missionaries and Education in Former African Colonies: How Competition Mattered

Francisco A. Gallego and Robert Woodberry.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Economic History; Education and Research Institutions; Labour and Demographic Economics; Economic Development. 10719 words.

Using regional data for about 180 African provinces, we find that measures of Protestant missionary activity in the past are more correlated with schooling variables today than similar...

CJRES ix/3 (2016年11月)

Steven Brakman, Harry Garretsen and Charles van Marrewijk.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 74 words.

Crafting your way out of the recession? New craft entrepreneurs and the global economic downturn

Doreen Jakob.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Economic Sociology; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 7968 words.

Economic developers often celebrate making crafts for a living as a growing sector and positive career choice in these difficult economic times. Craft-making has not only been defined as a...

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Critical interventions into the corporate smart city

Robert G. Hollands.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2015; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis; Economic Sociology. 9638 words.

Driven by the profit motive of global high-technology companies, in collusion with the trend towards city governance being wedded to a competitive form of ‘urban entrepreneurialism’, has...

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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...

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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Discussion: Social Capital as an Important Lever in Economic Development Policy and Private Strategy

A. Allan Schmid.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2003; p ublished online August 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Economic Development. 2242 words.

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Divergent cities? Unequal urban growth and development

Greg Clarke, Ron Martin and Peter Tyler.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 5110 words.

According to Moretti (2013), deindustrialisation has been responsible for a “great divergence” between cities that have moved to become centres of innovation and ideas, and those that have...

DO NPEs MATTER? NON-PRACTICING ENTITIES AND PATENT LITIGATION OUTCOMES

Michael J. Mazzeo, Jonathan H. Ashtor and Samantha Zyontz.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Sociology; Law and Economics; Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 8496 words.

It is widely argued that so-called “patent trolls” are corrupting the U.S. patent system and endangering technology innovation and commercialization at large. For example, a recent White...

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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Does social capital matter? Evidence from a five-country group lending experiment

Alessandra Cassar and Bruce Wydick.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Design of Experiments; Economic Sociology; Economic Development. 9971 words.

Does social capital matter to economic decision-making? We address this broad question through an artefactual group lending experiment carried out in five countries: India, Kenya,...

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The economic crisis in Europe: urban and regional consequences

Juan R. Cuadrado-Roura, Ron Martin and Andrés Rodríguez-Pose.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 4023 words.

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...

Editorial: Poverty and place in the UK and the USA

Amy Glasmeier, Ron Martin, Peter Tyler and Danny Dorling.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 6488 words.

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Editorial: Rescaling the state: new modes of institutional–territorial organization

Linda Lobao, Ron Martin and Andrés Rodríguez-Pose.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 5660 words.

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