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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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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...