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This paper analyzes the link between large youth cohorts and violent conflicts when labor-market restrictions are present. Such restrictions are expected to limit the youth cohort’s access to income opportunities in the formal economy, and thus lower the youth-specific opportunity cost of insurrection activities. We develop a theoretical model of insurrection markets and integrate the youth cohort’s relative size.

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This paper reveals the history of feminist and gender economics as well as their similarities and differences. It also suggests that amongst heterodox approaches to economics, Austrian economics mostly suits feminist economics: their convergences are focused on the role of cooperation within institutions as well as on the place creativity has in the market and women’s attitude to problem solving.

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While previous research examines how institutions matter for general life satisfaction and how specific institutions embodying equal rights for gay people matter for the life satisfaction of gays, we combine these two issues to analyze how the latter type of institutions relates to general life satisfaction. The question is how people in general are affected… Read more »

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Standard economic theory proposes that public goods (equally available to everyone) will be underprovided by private markets. Individuals can benefit without having to pay, so there is little incentive to invest or manage resources efficiently. The punishment of criminals is an example of this, since everyone in a society benefits from reduced crime whether they… Read more »

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When you look at the amazing results from this report it is clear why this study, along with other academic research and newspaper articles all looked at the events and actions in a small council estate in Cornwall between 1997 and 2005. Here we have empirical evidence that involving residents and tenants not only adds… Read more »

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Die Begriffe »Wert« und »Werte« verweisen auf das Gute. Sie zielen damit letztlich auf etwas Höheres, die einzelne Person Transzendierendes, auf etwas Absolutes, Universelles – aber die wirtschaftliche Terminologie sorgt für eine abrupte Erdung. Ist das angemessen? Will man so über ideelle Abstrakta spre- chen, die den meisten Menschen in ihrem tiefsten Innern wichtig und… Read more »

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La politique est dominée par les émotions. Les émotions sont responsables des maux qui avilissent la qualité des débats publics, dit-on. Mais que sont exactement les émotions en politique ? Y a-t-il une grammaire des émotions politiques que l’on pourrait mettre au jour grâce à la théorie politique ? C’est le pari de ce numéro. Les émotions… Read more »