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Confidence as an Economic Indicator :A Cultural-Ecology Perspective

  • Linjie Chou
  • Snjolfur Olafsson

In previous research endeavours on national economic development, almost no studies exist on how regional confidence can influence industrial and economic well-being. This paper provides a cultural-ecology parenthesis, which integrates climatic, geographic and genetic factors to spell out the forces of confidence on national economic well-being, which is reflected by the gross national income per capita. The correlation between the mean level of the Rosenberg selfesteem scale and the GNI per capita growth of 45 countries across the globe supports the hypothesis that the cultural-ecology perspective of confidence has a positive influence on overall economic development.

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Volume (Year): 54 (2011)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
Pages: 435-446

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