Economic Theory, Applications and Issues Working Papers

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2017-04-01
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Using Jensen’s inequality (and its mathematical generalization), this contribution shows how increased seasonal (periodic) variability of demand for tourism services ca [...]
2016-09 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
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Using Jensen’s inequality (and its mathematical generalization), this contribution shows how increased seasonal (periodic) variability of demand for tourism services ca [...]
15 August 2016 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
09:11
This article examines how well two parallel behavioral approaches, one in economics and the other in anthropology, explain the economic evolution of Neolithic societies, [...]
19 January 2016 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
15:20
During the Late Bronze Age, Aegean societies (Minoan and Mycenaean) exhibited strong economic development. This resulted from the implementation by the elite of a central [...]
2015-06 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
09:00
Several contemporary economists claim that ‘real’ economic development only occurred following the Industrial Revolution. We contend that this is only so if a narrow [...]
08 May 2015 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
09:05
The literature explaining social collapse mainly focuses on factors such as wars, climate change or disease, as exemplified by numerous examples of collapses which have o [...]
27 April 2015 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
15:18
Examines two parallel approaches, one in economics and the other in anthropology, intended to explain the behaviours of Neolithic societies, particularly their transit fr [...]
02 February 2015 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
14:48
There has been a rapid increase in global expenditure on information technology and there is still much to learn about its effects on productivity, welfare and social cha [...]
2014-12 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
14:50
The main purpose of this paper is to propose the hypothesis that inequality was essential for the sustainability and ‘development’ of early agriculturally based socie [...]
01 September 2014 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
15:02
The commencement of agriculture in the Holocene era is usually seen as heralding the beginning of a chain of events that eventually resulted in the Industrial Revolution [...]
30 August 2014 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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