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Social capital, knowledge and innovation

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Akçomak, S., ter Weel, B. (2009). Social capital, innovation and growth: Evidence from Europe. European Economic Review, 53 (5), 544-567

This paper investigates the interplay between social capital, innovation and per capita income...

Antoci, F., Sabatini, F., Sodini, M. (2011). Economic growth, technological progress and social capital: the inverted U hypothesis. Metroeconomica

We set up a theoretical framework to analyze the possible role of economic growth and technological...

Chaim F., Gandal, N. (2008). Microstructure of Collaboration: The Network of Open Source Software. Working Papers 08-01, NET Institute

The open source model is a form of software development with source code that is typically made...

Demange, G, (2010). Sharing information in Web communities. Games and Economic Behavior 68(2), 580-601

The paper investigates information sharing communities. The environment is characterized by the...

Guiso, L., Sapienza, P-, Zingales, L. (2006). Does Culture Affect Economic Outcomes? Journal of Economic Perspectives 20(2): 23-48

Until recently, economists have been reluctant to rely on culture as a possible determinant of...

Guiso, L., Sapienza, P., Zingales, L. (2004). The role of social capital in financial development. American Economic Review 94(3): 526–556.

To identify the effect of social capital on financial development, we exploit social capital...

Guiso, L., Sapienza, P., Zingales, L. (2015). The value of corporate culture. Journal of Financial Economics 117(1): 60-76.

We study which dimensions of corporate culture are related to a firm׳s performance and why. We find...

Ljunge, M. (2012). Trust drives Internet use. University of Copenhagen Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper N. 12-09

This paper estimates the effect of trust on internet use by studying the general population as well...

McGettigan, T. (2011). Good Science: The Pursuit of Truth and the Evolution of Reality. Lanham: Lexington Books

Drawing upon a sequence of the most important breakthroughs in the history of science, Timothy...

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