Regulation, Trust, and Cronyism in Middle Eastern Societies: The Simple Economics of 'Wasta'
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- Barnett, Andy & Yandle, Bruce & Naufal, George, 2013. "Regulation, trust, and cronyism in Middle Eastern societies: The simple economics of “wasta”," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 44(C), pages 41-46.
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KeywordsMiddle East; Coase; Hayek; firm; wasta; cronyism; social capital;
- D21 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Firm Behavior: Theory
- K20 - Law and Economics - - Regulation and Business Law - - - General
- N45 - Economic History - - Government, War, Law, International Relations, and Regulation - - - Asia including Middle East
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- NEP-ALL-2013-03-02 (All new papers)
- NEP-ARA-2013-03-02 (MENA - Middle East & North Africa)
- NEP-CDM-2013-03-02 (Collective Decision-Making)
- NEP-EVO-2013-03-02 (Evolutionary Economics)
- NEP-HPE-2013-03-02 (History & Philosophy of Economics)
- NEP-SOC-2013-03-02 (Social Norms & Social Capital)
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