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Introduction and Guide to the Volume

Joseph Henrich, Robert Boyd, Samuel Bowles, Colin F. Camerer, Ernst Fehr, and Herbert Gintis

in Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small-Scale Societies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199262052
eISBN:
9780191601637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262055.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The origin and history of the (social) Preferences Network research project whose results are reported in the book is described. It is one of the research networks in the MacArthur Foundation style ... More


No-Nonsense Organic: Negotiating Everyday Concerns about the Environment, Health, and the Aesthetics of Farming

Connor J. Fitzmaurice and Brian J. Gareau

in Organic Futures: Struggling for Sustainability on the Small Farm

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300199451
eISBN:
9780300224856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300199451.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter addresses some of the big issues consumers and scholars assume, even implicitly, matter to committed organic movement farmers: the environment and health. Certainly, these concerns play ... More


The Role of Children in Building Parents’ Social Networks

Odelia Heizler and Ayal Kimhi

in Social Economics: Current and Emerging Avenues

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035651
eISBN:
9780262337915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035651.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This paper analyzes the effect of children on the parent's social networks using Israeli Social Survey data for 2002-2006. Additional demographic attributes of the household, such as the age gap ... More


Minitel

Julien Mailland

in Paid: Tales of Dongles, Checks, and Other Money Stuff

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035750
eISBN:
9780262338332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035750.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Long before the World Wide Web, Mintel made France the world’s most “wired” country. Started in France in 1979 through the state-run monopoly telephone service, Minitel became the world’s first mass ... More


Multinationals’ Technology Transfers and Firms’ Performance 

García-Vega María and Elena Huergo

in Firms in the International Economy: Firm Heterogeneity Meets International Business

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019743
eISBN:
9780262314473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019743.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The Authors show that technology transfers from headquarters to subsidiaries stimulate innovation and productivity of subsidiaries. Subsidiaries have thus developed from subordinate units to ... More


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