Social capital and economic growth …
Dinda, S. (2008). Social capital in the creation of human capital and economic growth: A productive consumption approach. Journal of Socio-Economics 37 (5), 2020-2033. Social capital is a broad term containing the social networks and norms that generate shared
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Ranking of Economics journals based on the Impact …
19 American Economic Review: 2.531. 20 Ecological Economics: 2.422. Organization. Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) The Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) was founded by Eugene Garfield in 1960. It was acquired by Thomson Scientific & Healthcare in 1992, became known as Thomson ISI and now is part of the Healthcare & Science
From GDP To Well-Being: Economics On The Road To
Finally, economic growth is going to disclose the present and future costs associated with its present gains, as the environmental externalities. These socio-economic phenomena call for a critical review of the nexus between economic growth and well-being.
Institute for Economic Analysis (IAE
The Institute for Economic Analysis (IAE) is a research centre of the Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC). We are located on the campus of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). The Institute was founded in 1985 and …
American Economic Association socialcapitalgateway.org
Health Economics Bergen socialcapitalgateway.org
Health Economics Bergen, HEB, is a centre for economic research into health and health care. The main objective is to provide knowledge on organization and governance structures of the health care sector. Main fields of research include economic analyses of resource use in health care institutions, and economic evaluation.
University of Bologna, Department of Economics
The Department of Economics was established in 1983 as a consequence of the union between the institute of economics at the faculty of economics and the institute of economics at the faculty of political sciences. It is currently the largest department of economics in Italy and their members actively contribute to research and scientific debate
Research Institute of Industrial Economics
The researchers at IFN are united in their belief that economic methods offer a powerful tool for understanding society. IFN is one of Sweden’s leading research environments within the field of economics. We undertake research relevant to policy without sacrificing scientific quality, which is the only way to win the confidence of researchers
Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics (SABE
Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics (SABE) SABE, founded in 1982, is an association of scholars who are committed to rigorous economic analysis and are interested in learning how other disciplines—e.g. psychology, sociology, anthropology, history, political science, and biology--further our understanding of economic behavior.
The Economics of Structural Change: Theory, Institutions
In modern economic systems permanent and irreversible changes coexist with changes that are transitory and reversible. The economics of structural change focuses on permanent changes in the fundamental relationships among components of any given economic system, independently of whether they are brought about by cumulative changes negligible in
Association for Social Economics socialcapitalgateway.org
The Association for Social Economics was established in December 1941 in New York City, NY. The association was formed to advance scholarly research and writing about the great questions of economics, human dignity, ethics, and philosophy.
Networks, Complexity, and Economic Development
The Economics of Networks Research Unit at Centre for Economic and Regional Studies of Hungarian Academy of Sciences is pleased to announce that the workshop on "Networks, Complexity, and Economic Development” will take place in …
Knack, S., Keefer, P. (1997). Does Social Capital Have an
This paper presents evidence that “social capital” matters for measurable economic performance, using indicators of trust and civic norms from the World Values Surveys for a sample of 29 market economies. Memberships in formal groups—Putnam's measure of social capital—is not associated with trust or with improved economic performance.
Civil society, social capital and economic development
Civil society’s social capital – the social networks and the norms and values being distributed in them – can affect economic growth and change in many ways. Solid relations and conformist norms is normally an advantage during stable growth periods, but might provide serious obstacles during periods of transformation with need for innovation.
The Charismatic Principle in Economic and Civil Life
a) Concrete needs: economic and civil expression of the charismatic principle, emerge as a response to the concrete needs of particular people. In the charismatic expression of society, life comes before theory, and the concrete experiences of …
Reading list for the students of Economics of Networks
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, forthcoming. Farfan-Vallespin, A., Bonick, M. (2016). On the Origins and Consequences of Racism. Constitutional Economics Network Working Paper 02/2016. Fryer, R. J. (2016). An Empirical Analysis of Racial Differences in Police Use of Force. NBER Working Paper N. 22399.
Economics, Health and Happiness socialcapitalgateway.org
In times of economic crisis, a crucial question is whether and how the current economic downturn can affect individual health and happiness. Past findings are mixed, and suggest that an economic crisis may generate both threats and opportunities for individual health/happiness. 3. Interpersonal relationships and health/happiness
Research Quality Rankings of Heterodox Economic Journals
Research Quality Rankings of Heterodox Economic Journals. This ranking, edited by Fred Lee et al. (2010), ranks 254 Heterodox and Mainstream Journals. Journal classified by the authors as "heterodox" are reported in bold. Methodology can be checked in the paper Research Quality Rankings of Heterodox Economic Journals in a Contested Discipline
Ranking of the best Economics journals based on the Impact
Of course this is a questionable choice, so critiques, comments and suggestions are most welcome. 1. Journal of Economic Literature. 7.432. 2. Quarterly Journal of Economics. 5.940. 3. Technological and Economic Development of Economy.
The Economic and Social Impact of Financialization
The Economic and Social Impact of Financialization The University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszów, together with the Department of Banking, Finance and Accounting, University of Warsaw invite participants in an International Scientific Conference on to be held on 4-5 December 2015 in Rzeszów, Poland.
The Economic Costs of Organised Crime: Evidence from
the economic development of Apulia and Basilicata, before and after the increase in crime, with a control group of regions not signiﬁcantly exposed to the presence of criminal organisations. Following the approach originally devised by Abadie and Gardeazabal (2003) to estimate the economic costs of terrorism in the Basque country,
SCImago Ranking of Economics journals
SCImago Ranking of Economics journals. The SCImago Journal & Country Rank is a portal that includes the journals and country scientific indicators developed from the information contained in the Scopus® database ( Elsevier B.V. ). These indicators can be used to assess and analyze scientific domains. This platform takes its name from the
Ethics in Economic Life socialcapitalgateway.org
The conference is focused on ethical aspects of economic life - ethical consequences of phenomena taking place in the global and European economy, corporate social responsibility, business ethics, the processes of creation and enforcement of ethical codes and ethical problems of the academic community. Leading topics
Diener, E., Seligman, M. (2004). Beyond Money: Toward an
We argue that economic indicators were extremely important in the early stages of economic development, when the fulfillment of basic needs was the main issue. As societies grow wealthy, however, differences in well-being are less frequently due to income, and are more frequently due to factors such as social relationships and enjoyment at work
The economic analysis of social classes: the Classical
The project aims at updating and applying the approach to the study of social classes typical of British Classical political economists, integrating it with the most recent insights from the other social sciences. The main characteristic of the project is the overlapping of methods proper of the history of economic thought, economic theory and
European PhD in Socio-Economic and Statistical Studies
The European PhD in Socio-Economic and Statistical Studies is an international, interdisciplinary graduate programme in which nine partner universities are cooperating. After the completion of the programme the doctoral degree Doctor Europaeus is awarded. The Sess.EuroPhD is directed towards analysing the interplay of economy and society in
The Economics of Social Capital and Health A Conceptual
This book edited by Sherman Folland and Lorenzo Rocco defines the field of social capital and health. Over the last two decades, there has been a recognition of the importance of social capital (usually defined as ties in the community, attachment to the community, and participation in community activities) and its impact on the health of those in that community.
Sarracino, F. (2010). Social capital, economic growth and
The idea that economic growth improves the human condition shaped the modern economic, social and cultural order. However, recent research has shown that – at least in the long run – developed countries shouldn't expect substantial increases in well-being from economic growth.
European Journal of Political Economy
The socio-economic determinants of terrorism and political violence in Western Europe (1994–2007) Raul Carusoa,⁎, Friedrich Schneiderb a Institute of Economic Policy, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Via Necchi 5, 20123, Milan, Italy b Department of Economics, Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Altenbergerstrasse 69, A-4040 Linz-Auhof, …
Entrepreneurship, Family Firms and Economic Development
Entrepreneurship, Family Firms and Economic Development Entrepreneurship is a necessary condition for economic growth and development. Modern states converge in treating entrepreneurship as a key economic resource. But entrepreneurship is especially important in the period of structural change and changing global division of labour.
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim
The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim is a nonprofit and independent institute with the legal form of a limited liability company (GmbH). Founded in 1990 on the basis of a public-private initiative in the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg in co-operation with the University of Mannheim, ZEW is one of Germany's leading
Italian Institutions and Research Institutes
Economic and social institutions • Autorità Generale della Concorrenza e del mercato The Italian Antritust Authority • Autorità per l'Energia elettrica e il Gas The Italian Regulatory Authority for Electricity and Gas is an independent body established under Law 481 of 14 November 1995 to regulate and control the electricity and gas sectors
Economic Governance and Social Preferences
Economic Governance and Social Preferences. The Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC) organizes the Workshop “Economic Governance and Social Preferences” which will be held in Tilburg on 3 and 4 September 2015. The deadline for submissions is April 12, 2015.
Aghion, P., Durlauf, S. N. (eds) (2005). Handbook of
The published version of the Handbook of Economic Growth is here. (Your university must have a subscription to the Handbooks for this to work.) Ch 00 Reflections on Growth Theory (Not available online, to my knowledge.) Robert M. Solow Ch 01 Neoclassical Models of Endogenous Growth: The Effects of Fiscal Policy, Innovation and Fluctuations
Guiso, L. Sapienza, P., Zingales, L. (2009). Cultural
How much do cultural biases affect economic exchange? We answer this question by using data on bilateral trust between European countries. We document that this trust is affected not only by the characteristics of the country being trusted, but also by cultural aspects of the match between trusting country and trusted country, such as their history of conflicts and their religious, …
Political economy and the outlook for capitalism
The Conference will be held in Paris, France, 5-8 July 2012, and aims at bringing together scholars from all strands of political economy and heterodox economics in order to discuss their future and the recent developments in the global economy and in economic science following the global economic crisis.
Dynamics, Economic Growth, and International Trade, DEGIT
The submission will be evaluated by the scientific committee that will consist of members of the Minerva Center for Economic Growth: Oded Galor, Omer Moav, Joseph Zeira, Moshe Hazan, and Avi Simhon. Time schedule • March 31, 2006 Deadline for receiving papers • April 15, 2006 Notification of acceptance to authors
The role of Higher Education in local and regional social
The role of Higher Education in local and regional social and economic development PASCAL International Observatory will organise its 10th International Conference that will be hosted at the Western Brittany University (UBO) in France from October 29-31, 2012.
and 2014 Warwick Summer Workshop in Economic Growth. A special thanks goes to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life for sharing their data. James Fenske, NoelJohnson,MaryHansen,MarkKoyama,NippeLagerlöf,andSteliosMichalopoulos contributed useful comments. Ivanova Reyes and Diego Rivera provided excellent research assistance.
PhD Position in Economics at ETH Zurich
PhD Position in Economics at ETH Zurich. The Chair of Economics/Energy Economics (Prof. Sebastian Rausch) is recruiting a new PhD student. Our chair is part of the Centre for Energy Policy and Economics (CEPE), which belongs to the Department of Management, Technology and Economics (D-MTEC) at ETH Zurich. Our main focus is on applied economic
Vanin, P. (2003). Economic Growth and Social Development
Vanin, Paolo Journal articles Crime and Social Sanction (with P. Buonanno and G. Pasini), Papers in Regional Science, in press Trade Protection and Industrial Structure (with F. Albornoz), The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 10(1) …
Algann, Y., Cahuc, P. (2010). Inherited Trust and Growth
This paper develops a new method to uncover the causal e¤ect of trust on economic growth, by focusing on the inherited component of trust and its time variation. We show that inherited trust of descendants of US-immigrants is signi cantly in uenced by the country of origin and the timing of arrival of their forbears. We thus use the inherited trust of descendants of US-immigrants as a …
Alesina, A., Giuliano, P. (2014). Family ties. In S
Handbook of Economic Growth. Amsterdam: Elsevier. We study the role of the most primitive institution in society: the family. Its organization and relationship between generations shape values formation, economic outcomes, and influences national institutions. We use a measure of family ties, constructed from the World Values Survey, to review
Market and Happiness: Do economic interactions crowd out
Normal economic dealings are not necessarily the offspring of greed, competition or self interest. This conference will explore the many dimensions of this tension between market interactions and human capabilities, where such and similar views are subjected to close scrutiny and criticism.