Culture: Persistence and evolution

Francesco Giavazzi, Ivan Petkov, Fabio Schiantarelli, 16 June 2014

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Are a person’s values and beliefs persistent, or do they evolve – possibly rather quickly – in response to the economic and institutional environment? This is a central question, for instance, if one is interested in assessing the likelihood of success of reforms that change rules within a country.

Topics: Frontiers of economic research, Institutions and economics, Migration
Tags: attitudes, beliefs, Culture, immigration, religion, US, values

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

On the origins of gender roles: women and the plough

Alberto Alesina, Paola Giuliano, Nathan Nunn, 6 June 2011

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Topics: Development, Frontiers of economic research, Labour markets
Tags: Culture, gender inequality, values

Morality matters for economic performance

Guido Tabellini, 22 December 2007

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Economic backwardness is typically associated with a wide range of institutional, organisational and government failures – and these along many dimensions.

Topics: Frontiers of economic research
Tags: economic performance, individual behaviour, morality, values

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