Jellal, Mohamed (2012): Beliefs incentives and economic growth.
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We integrate a general social norm function which associates status to accumulation of capital and consumption into a simple model of endogenous growth. We show that societies which place a greater weight on capital as opposed to consumption will experience fast growth.Our results are consistent with those obtained by Baumol(1990) in the context of entrepreneurship and by Fershtman and Weiss (1991
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Beliefs incentives and economic growth|
|Keywords:||Beliefs , social incentives, social status, growth|
|Subjects:||Z - Other Special Topics > Z1 - Cultural Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology
D - Microeconomics > D9 - Intertemporal Choice and Growth
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O4 - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity > O43 - Institutions and Growth
Z - Other Special Topics > Z1 - Cultural Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology > Z13 - Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology; Social and Economic Stratification
|Depositing User:||Mohamed Jellal|
|Date Deposited:||31. May 2012 22:56|
|Last Modified:||23. Feb 2013 18:02|
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