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Development Discussion Paper
Can Basic Entrepreneurship Transform the Economic Lives of the Poor? Oriana Bandiera, Robin Burgess, Narayan Das, Selim Gulesci, Imran Rasul and Munshi Sulaiman April 2013
(Revised: 20/08/2015)
Paper No' EOPP 043:
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JEL Classification: O12; I30; D50.


Tags: asset transfers; capital constraints; vocational training; occupational choice; structural change; poverty.

Development Discussion Paper
Market Structure and Borrower Welfare in Microfinance Jonathan de Quidt, Thiemo Fetzer and Maitreesh Ghatak
September 2012
Paper No' EOPP 040:
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JEL Classification: G21, O12, D4, L4, D82


Tags: microfinance; market power; for-profit; social capital

Development Economics Paper
Does Envy Destroy Social Fundamentals? The Impact of Relative Income Position on Social Capital Justina A.V. Fischer and Benno Torgler February 2006
Paper No' DEDPS 46:
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JEL Classification: Z130; H260; I310; D000; D600


Tags: relative income position; envy; positional concerns; social capital; social norms; happiness

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CASE Paper
Parental Investment in Childhood and Later Adult Well-Being: Can More Involved Parents Offset the Effects of Socioeconomic Disadvantage? This paper uses analysis from the longitudinal National Child Development Study to aim to investigate whether the social capital produced by greater parental involvement can counteract some of the harmful effects of less financial capital? Darcy Hango May 2005
Paper No' CASE 098:
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JEL Classification: I21;I32;J13;Z13


Tags: parental involvement; socioeconomic disadvantage; social capital; education; national child development study

Theoretical Economics Paper
Firm-Specific Training Leonardo Felli and Christopher Harris
April 2004
Paper No' TE/2004/473:
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Tags: firm-specific training; productivity enhancement; employee evaluation; firm-specific human capital.

Theoretical Economics Paper
Ownership and Managerial Competition: Employee, Customer, or Outside Ownership Patrick Bolton and Chenggang Xu
March 2001
Paper No' TE/2001/412:
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Tags: ownership; competition; incomplte contracts; human capital

Econometrics Paper
Convergence Empirics Across Economies with (Some)Capital Mobility (Now published in Journal of Economic Growth, vol.1, No.1 ( March 1996),pp.95-124.) Danny Quah  1994
Paper No' EM/1994/275:
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Tags: growth and fluctuations; cross-country distribution of income; convergence hypothesis; intra-distribution mobility; capital investment

Japanese Studies Programme Paper
A Historical Transformation From Feudalism to 'Capitalism' Michio Morishima
January 1986
Paper No' JS/1986/138:
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Tags: japan; england; feudalism; capitalism; history.