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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...

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Economic Development Prospects of Forest-Dependent Communities: Analyzing Trade-offs Using a Compromise-Fuzzy Programming Framework

Emina Krcmar and G. Cornelis van Kooten.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2008; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Products; Demographic Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation. 8370 words.

Many aboriginal communities look to forest resources for short- and long-term employment, adequate timber for mills, an even flow of wood fiber for community stability, and financial...

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Sexual and Communication Networks of Internet-Mediated Prostitution

Luis E. C. Rocha, Fredrik Liljeros and Petter Holme.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Prostitution

October 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Labour and Demographic Economics; Industry Studies. 16435 words.

This chapter examines prostitution as a socioeconomic phenomenon and discusses its contribution to the spread of sexually transmitted infections. Using online network data from...

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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...

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Heterogeneous Technology Diffusion and Ricardian Trade Patterns

William R Kerr.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2018; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Particular Labour Markets; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies. 10608 words.

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Migration and trade are often linked through ethnic networks boosting bilateral trade. This study uses migration to quantify the importance of...