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Essays on Culture, Institutions, and Economic Development


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Title: Essays on Culture, Institutions, and Economic Development
Authors: Ho, Hoang-Anh
E-mail: hoang-anh.ho@economics.gu.se
Issue Date: 18-May-2020
University: Göteborgs universitet. Handelshögskolan
Institution: Department of Economics ; Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik
Date of Defence: 2020-06-12
Disputation: Fredagen den 12 juni 2020, kl. 14.15, B44, Handelshögskolan, Vasagatan 1
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Economic Studies
245
Keywords: Culture
Institutions
Economic Development
Vietnam
Abstract: Culture and institutions are important to understand individual behaviors and economic development. In this thesis, I study the origins of cultural divergence across societies, the emergence of private property rights, and the relationship between private property rights and economic development. First, I discover that the selective migration of individualistic people out of collectivistic societies in the past has left its trace in the cultural divergence along the individualism-collectivism di... more
ISBN: 978-91-88199-49-2
978-91-88199-50-8
ISSN: 1651-4289
1651-4297
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/64163
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