Oxford Index Search Results

You are looking at 1-15 of 15 items for:

community x Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy x clear all

community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

See overview in Oxford Index

Distance as asset? Knowledge collaboration in hybrid virtual communities

Gernot Grabher and Oliver Ibert.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2014; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 12353 words.

This article takes issue with the reification of proximity in the current debates about the geographies of knowledge production. It aims at developing a more differentiated view on the...

Go to »  abstract

Risk Aversion: Experimental Evidence from South African Fishing Communities

Kerri Brick, Martine Visser and Justine Burns.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Renewable Resources and Conservation. 10799 words.

We estimate the risk attitudes of a large sample of individuals from various fishing communities along the west coast of South Africa. Female fishers and rights holders are found to be more...

Go to »  abstract

Epistemic communities, localization and the dynamics of knowledge creation

Patrick Cohendet, David Grandadam, Laurent Simon and Ignasi Capdevila.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economic Sociology. 13116 words.

This article aims to clarify how epistemic communities dynamically shape the process of knowledge creation in a localized context and how the evolving interaction between different members...

Relative Wealth Concerns and Complementarities in Information Acquisition

Diego García and Günter Strobl.

in The Review of Financial Studies

January 2011; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economics. 19050 words.

This article studies how relative wealth concerns, in which a person's satisfaction with their own consumption depends on how much others are consuming, affect investors' incentives to...

Conceptual and Practical Considerations for Sharing Catastrophic/Systemic Risks

Jerry R. Skees and Barry J. Barnett.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

Catastrophic or systemic risks are a major challenge for the farm and food system and rural communities. Private sector markets for sharing catastrophic risks are limited, but less so than...

Go to »  abstract

Rethinking the venture capital industry: relational geographies and impacts of venture capitalists in two UK regions

Felicity Wray.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Microeconomics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 9841 words.

This article provides new insights into the venture capital industry by tracing the relational geographies of two regional venture capital communities in the North East and East Midlands of...

Go to »  abstract

The Government Response to Informed Citizens: New Evidence on Media Access and the Distribution of Public Health Benefits in Africa

Philip Keefer and Stuti Khemani.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economics of Health. 15625 words.

We use a “natural experiment” in media markets in Benin to examine the impact of community radio on government responsiveness to citizens. Contrary to prior research on the impact of mass...

Overcoming frictions in transnational knowledge flows: challenges of connecting, sense-making and integrating

Harald Bathelt, John A Cantwell and Ram Mudambi.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; International Factor Movements and International Business; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 11820 words.

Abstract

The increasing interconnection of local, trans-local and transnational knowledge networks is the outcome of the coevolution of (i) knowledge centers,...

Strength in Numbers: Networks as a Solution to Occupational Traps

Kaivan Munshi.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 16055 words.

The “new classical” theory states that families in low-skill occupations with low levels of human capital can stay poor from one generation to the next, while families in high-skill...

Go to »  abstract

Social Learning and Norms in a Public Goods Experiment with Inter-Generational Advice

Ananish Chaudhuri, Sara Graziano and Pushkar Maitra.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Publicly Provided Goods; Economic Sociology. 10013 words.

We study a linear public goods game using an inter-generational approach. Subjects in one generation leave advice for the succeeding generation via free-form messages. Such advice can be...

Go to »  abstract

Farmer Bargaining Power and Market Information Services

Pierre Courtois and Julie Subervie.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Economic Development. 14060 words.

In many Sub-Saharan African countries, farmers typically have a choice between selling their products to traders who travel between villages and markets and transporting their products to...

Go to »  abstract

Cross-local knowledge fertilization, cluster emergence, and the generation of buzz

Sebastian Henn and Harald Bathelt.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; International Factor Movements and International Business; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 12171 words.

Abstract

Recent work in economic geography has investigated how clusters evolve and change over time. Yet our understanding of such processes is still...

Improving Spatial Coordination Rates under the Agglomeration Bonus Scheme: A Laboratory Experiment with a Pecuniary and a Non-Pecuniary Mechanism (NUDGE)

Simanti Banerjee.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Design of Experiments; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Environmental Economics. 13841 words.

The Agglomeration Bonus is a Payment for Ecosystem Services scheme that focuses on achieving spatially-coordinated land use across neighboring, privately-owned agricultural properties. In...

Global temporary networks of clusters: structures and dynamics of trade fairs in Asian economies

Peng-Fei Li.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies; Services; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 11578 words.

Acting as temporary clusters, trade fairs can turn into trans-local learning spaces in global industrial communities. However, up to now, how temporary gatherings are related to...

The creation of knowledge: local building, global accessing and economic development—toward an agenda

Harald Bathelt and Patrick Cohendet.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 6692 words.

This article argues that local knowledge building and global (nonlocal) knowledge-accessing practices in economic development are intrinsically interwoven. They generate fundamental...