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1. culture and economics

Modern neoclassical economics has, until recently, ignored the potential role of culture in explaining variation in economic outcomes, largely because ...

By Raquel Fernández. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

2. female labour force participation: persistence and evolution

This article explores the relevance of deep historical forces that have influenced the historical gender division of labour and the perception of women’s ...

By Paola Giuliano. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Online Edition, 2014

3. Ayres, Clarence Edwin (1891–1972)

Ayres was born on 6 May 1891 in Lowell, Massachusetts, and died on 25 July 1972 in Alamogordo, New Mexico. Trained as a philosopher, with degrees from ...

By Warren J. Samuels. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

4. Knies, Karl Gustav Adolf (1821–1898)

Karl Knies was born in Marburg, the son of a police employee. He studied history and political science in Marburg, and in 1846 was appointed university ...

By B. Schefold. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

5. cross-cultural experiments

Experiments conducted in student populations suggest that people are not money maximizers, but also seem to have social preferences. To determine whether ...

By Rob Boyd. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

6. institutional trap

One of the main obstacles for successful economic development is the formation of institutional traps, inefficient yet stable norms of behaviour. Domination ...

By Victor Polterovich. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

7. books, economics of

The tensions between books as expressions of culture and books as profitable products are analysed using insights from the theory of ...

By Frederick van der Ploeg, Marcel Canoy and Jan van Ours. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

8. history and comparative development

What role do historical factors play in explaining the large differences in level of economic development among different countries and world regions today? ...

By Louis Putterman. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Online Edition, 2014

9. displacement in the Middle East: where the past is prologue?

The Middle East is now the major refugee-producing region of the world, as well as the major hosting region, with nearly 63% of the world’s refugees (UNHCR ...

By Dawn Chatty and Maira Seeley. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Online Edition, 2016

10. scramble for Africa and its legacy, the

The Scramble for Africa refers to the period between roughly 1884 and 1914, when the European colonisers partitioned the – up to that point – largely unexplored ...

By Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Online Edition, 2016