New evidence on the durability of social norms

John Helliwell, Shun Wang, Jinwen Xu, 12 March 2014

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Recent studies find that individuals’ social norms – as evidenced by their opinions and behaviour – can be transmitted from one generation to the next within the same cultural setting (Algan and Cahuc 2010, Bjørnskov 2012, Dohmen et al. 2012, Guiso et al. 2006, Rainer and Siedler 2009, Rice and Feldman 1997).

Topics: Frontiers of economic research, Migration
Tags: Culture, immigration, institutions, migration, social attitudes, social norms, trust

Laws and norms

Jean Tirole, Roland Bénabou, 21 November 2011

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URL: http://www.cepr.org/DP8663
Topics: Frontiers of economic research, Politics and economics
Tags: Culture, laws, norms, psychology, social attitudes, values

Social attitudes and economic development: an epidemiological approach

Yann Algan, Pierre Cahuc, 2 October 2007

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What are the fundamental causes of differences in income per capita across countries?

Topics: Development
Tags: economic development, social attitudes, trust

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