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The Economics of Business Culture: Game Theory, Transaction Costs, and Economic Performance

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  • Casson, Mark

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    In this book the author analyses the economic effects of culture. By culture he means social values such as honesty, dedication, and loyalty. He argues that the gains from technology in modern societies can be offset by high cost stemming from the missing moral dimension, and that this has implications both for economic competitiveness and for social and economic institutions such as families and trade unions.

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    This book is provided by Oxford University Press in its series OUP Catalogue with number 9780198283751 and published in 1991.

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    Cited by:
    1. Jason Barr & Francesco Saraceno, 2004. "Organization, Learning and Cooperation," Sciences Po publications 2004-001, Sciences Po.
    2. Foreman-Peck, James & Zhou, Peng, 2009. "The Strength and Persistence of Entrepreneurial Cultures," Cardiff Economics Working Papers E2009/32, Cardiff University, Cardiff Business School, Economics Section, revised Aug 2010.
    3. Boehlje, Michael & Roucan-Kane, Maud & Broring, Stefanie, 2011. "Future Agribusiness Challenges: Strategic Uncertainty, Innovation and Structural Change," International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IAMA), vol. 14(5).
    4. Çule, Monika & Fulton, Murray, 2009. "Business culture and tax evasion: Why corruption and the unofficial economy can persist," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 72(3), pages 811-822, December.
    5. Cooter, Robert D., 1996. "The theory of market modernization of law," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 16(2), pages 141-172, June.
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    8. Cule, Monika & Fulton, Murray, 2005. "Some implications of the unofficial economy-bureaucratic corruption relationship in transition countries," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 89(2), pages 207-211, November.
    9. Teegen, Hildy, 2003. "International NGOs as global institutions: using social capital to impact multinational enterprises and governments," Journal of International Management, Elsevier, vol. 9(3), pages 271-285.
    10. Koford, Kenneth & Miller, Jeffrey B., 2006. "Contract enforcement in the early transition of an unstable economy," Economic Systems, Elsevier, vol. 30(1), pages 1-23, March.

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