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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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An ecological analysis of competition among US communities

Pino G. Audia and Jennifer Kurkoski.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2012; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entrepreneurship; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Production and Organizations. 10688 words.

We apply the ecological concept of the organization's niche pioneered by John Freeman and Mike Hannan to the study of geographic communities. We define a community's market niche by the...

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Ontology and the study of social reality: emergence, organisation, community, power, social relations, corporations, artefacts and money

Tony Lawson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Systems; Production and Organizations; Economic Methodology; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 23736 words.

The conception of social reality I have previously defended (and here extend), positing features such as social relations, positions and powers, is thoroughly naturalistic and even...

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Is technology change good for cotton farmers? A local-economy analysis from the Tanzania Lake Zone

Anubhab Gupta, Justin Kagin, J Edward Taylor, Mateusz Filipski, Lindi Hlanze and James Foster.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

February 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium; Technological Change; Research and Development. 10814 words.


Technological change holds the potential to increase crop output as well as incomes of farmers and the communities in which they live. We carry out a...

The Ecological and Civil Mainsprings of Property: An Experimental Economic History of Whalers’ Rules of Capture

Bart J. Wilson, Taylor Jaworski, Karl E. Schurter and Andrew Smyth.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

October 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Property Law; Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Design of Experiments; Production and Organizations. 15674 words.

This article uses a laboratory experiment to probe the proposition that property emerges anarchically out of social custom. We test the hypothesis that whalers in the 18th and 19th...

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Organized Business, Political Competition, and Property Rights: Evidence from the Russian Federation

William Pyle.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

April 2011; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 11579 words.

Political competition and “merchant group” pressures have been pointed to as forces that limit state threats to the property rights of firms. This article presents evidence confirming their...

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A Model of corporate donations to open source under hardware–software complementarity

Luigi Di Gaetano.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2015; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Market Structure and Pricing; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 7346 words.

In recent years there has been an increasing diffusion of open source projects as well as an increasing interest among scholars on the topic. Open source software (OSS) is developed by...

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