Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-4 of 4 items for:

Social Sciences x Economic Development and Growth x Economic Sociology x Econometrics and Mathematical Economics x clear all


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 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,...

Go to »  abstract

Emoting with their feet: Bohemian attraction to creative milieu

Timothy R. Wojan, Dayton M. Lambert and David A. McGranahan.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Economic Sociology; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 11244 words.

Creative class theory posits that creative people are attracted to places most conducive to creative activity. The association of the share of employment in the arts with various indicators...

Go to »  abstract

Violence, trust, and trustworthiness: evidence from a Nairobi slum

Leonardo Becchetti, Pierluigi Conzo and Alessandro Romeo.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2014; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Design of Experiments; Economic Sociology; Economic Development. 8560 words.

We test with a field experiment in a Nairobi slum whether violence suffered during the 2007 political outbreaks affects trustworthiness when interethnicity becomes salient and participants...

Go to »  abstract