IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/nwe/natrud/y2018i1p153-165.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Contemporary Reading of Max Weber's Ideas on the Interaction Between Cultural Factors and Economic Growth

Author

Listed:
  • Christian Tanushev

    () (University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria)

Abstract

In globalized world, the impact of cultural differences on economic activity is becoming more and more pronounced. The subject of the study is the modern reading of Max Weber's views on the impact of cultural factors on economic growth. The main thesis is that, both historically and in modern times, economic relations are closely intertwined with social factors and they influence each other. The research is focused on the impact of the cultural environment on: building personal qualities that directly influence the economic results, the formation of social knowledge and skills in individuals, the criteria for optimization and the distribution of goods and their application in modeling in the "game theory". Human well-being is the criterion for assessing the development of the economic system and indicators for improving the quality of life should reflect social processes.

Suggested Citation

  • Christian Tanushev, 2018. "Contemporary Reading of Max Weber's Ideas on the Interaction Between Cultural Factors and Economic Growth," Nauchni trudove, University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria, issue 1, pages 153-165, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:nwe:natrud:y:2018:i:1:p:153-165
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://unwe-research-papers.org/bg/journalissues/article/9943
    Download Restriction: no

    More about this item

    Keywords

    economic sociology; Max Weber; economic growth; cultural environment; individual’s decisions;

    JEL classification:

    • A12 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Relation of Economics to Other Disciplines
    • B31 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought: Individuals - - - Individuals
    • I31 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - General Welfare, Well-Being
    • Z13 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology; Language; Social and Economic Stratification

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:nwe:natrud:y:2018:i:1:p:153-165. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Vanya Lazarova). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/unweebg.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.