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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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How Business Community Institutions Can Help Fight Corruption

Avinash K. Dixit.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Law and Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Other Economic Systems. 7691 words.

Collective action by the business community to counter corruption in the award of government licenses and contracts is analyzed, by analogy with contract enforcement institutions studied by...

A Solution Concept for Majority Rule in Dynamic Settings

B. D. Bernheim and S. N. Slavov.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 18557 words.

We define and explore the notion of a Dynamic Condorcet Winner (DCW), which extends the notion of a Condorcet winner to dynamic settings. We show that, for every DCW, every member of a...

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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...

Social networking and inequality: the role of clustered networks

Emanuela D'Angelo and Marco Lilla.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Microeconomics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 7302 words.

The paper aims to analyse how income inequality affects social networking in 14 European countries. By using the European Community Household Panel, we introduce new evidence to test the...

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Joan-Ramon Borrell, Juan Luis Jiménez and Carmen García.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2014; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 9188 words.

This article identifies and then quantifies econometrically the impact of leniency programs on the perception of the effectiveness of antitrust policies in the business community using...

Racial integration, ethnic diversity, and prejudice: empirical evidence from a study of the British National Party

Clive Lennox.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2012; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Demographic Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 9360 words.

Does contact with ethnic minorities exacerbate or lower the racial prejudice of whites? To provide empirical evidence on this question, I examine the recruitment of members by the British...

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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...

Short- and Long-Term Effects of United Nations Peace Operations

Nicholas Sambanis.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; International Finance; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 10230 words.

In an earlier study Doyle and Sambanis (2000) [Doyle, Michael W., and Nicholas Sambanis. 2000. “International Peacebuilding: A Theoretical and Quantitative Analysis.” American Political...

Decentralised Beneficiary Targeting in Large-Scale Development Programmes: Insights from the Malawi Farm Input Subsidy Programme

Talip Kilic, Edward Whitney and Paul Winters.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Development Planning and Policy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 13017 words.

This paper contributes to the long-standing debate on the merits of decentralised beneficiary targeting in the administration of development programmes, focussing on the large-scale Malawi...