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Journal Article
The transmission of socially responsible behaviour through international trade

We investigate the relationship between corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices of domestic Vietnamese firms and their engagement with foreign markets...

Corporate social responsibility Spillovers International trade
Working Paper
The transmission of socially responsible behaviour through international trade

We investigate the relationship between the corporate social responsibility practices of local domestic firms and their engagement with foreign markets using four waves of panel data on a sample of more than 4,500 manufacturing firms from Vietnam...

International trade Social values Corporate social responsibility
Book Chapter
The Economics of Happiness and Anger in North Africa

From the book: Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics, Vol. 1...

Democratization Economic development Social values
Working Paper
The Economics of Happiness and Anger in North Africa

Economics has rediscovered happiness even though the discipline has always been about human wellbeing. A growing evidence suggests that happier people can be more productive and innovative, which leads to profitability and economic growth...

Democratization Economic development Social values
Working Paper
Costly Posturing: Relative Status, Ceremonies and Early Child Development in China

Presenting gifts at funerals, weddings, and other ceremonies held by fellow villagers have been regarded as social norms in Chinese villages for thousands of years...

Households Poverty Public welfare
Working Paper
Pro-poor Service Delivery and Social Identity

India addressed the requirement for pro-poor service delivery in rural regions by introducing decentralization and affirmative action policies...

Distribution Economic development Government policy (Poor)
Working Paper
Does an Educated Mind Take the Broader View? A Field Experiment on In-group Favouritism among Microcredit Clients

A number of studies document an in-group bias in social dilemma situations. While group structure and dynamics are important in shaping in-group favouritism, less attention has been paid to individual characteristics affecting favouritism...

Education Group decision making Microfinance
Book Chapter
Poverty in the Eyes of Brazilian Elites

From the book: The Role of Elites in Economic Development

Sociology of economics Elite (Social sciences) Equality and inequality
Working Paper
Poverty in the Eyes of Brazilian Elites

This paper discusses data from a survey and in-depth interviews on elite perceptions of poverty in Brazil. De Swaan tried to identify the circumstances under which elites are willing to mobilize resources in order to promote poverty reduction...

Sociology of economics Elite (Social sciences) Equality and inequality
Book Chapter
The Implications of Horizontal Inequality for Aid

From the book: Foreign Aid for Development

Economic assistance and foreign aid Equality and inequality Social values
Working Paper
The Implications of Horizontal Inequality for Aid

This paper argues that the reduction of horizontal inequalities (HIs) or inequalities between culturally defined groups should inform aid policy in heterogeneous countries with severe HIs...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Equality and inequality Social values
Book
Understanding Human Well-being

With more than a billion people living on less than one dollar per day, human well-being is a core issue for both researchers and policy-makers. The Millennium Development Goals are a powerful reminder of this point...

Equality and inequality Poverty measurement Quality of life
Book
Inequality, Poverty and Well-being

With more than a billion people living on less than one dollar per day, some evidence of increasing gaps in living conditions within and between countries and the clear evidence of substantial declines in life expectancy or other health outcomes in s...

Equality and inequality Index numbers (Economics) Poverty
Journal Special Issue
Well-being Achievements in Pacific Asia

Summary measures of human well-being are increasingly used to compare and monitor performance within and across countries...

Economic development Index numbers (Economics) Poverty
Book Chapter
Human Well-being Concepts and Measures

From the book: Understanding Human Well-being

Equality and inequality Poverty measurement Quality of life
Book Chapter
The Relevance of the Concepts of Formality and Informality: A Theoretical Appraisal

From the book: Linking the Formal and Informal Economy

Economic development Informal sector Institutional economics
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