This volume is the product of the Sixth Annual SEEP-Conference on Ecomic Ethics and Philosophy on the theme of 'Cultural Factors in Ecomic Growth' held at Marienrode Monastry, Hildesheim, in April 1998. Our thanks go to our colleagues (including Avner Offner, whose paper could t be included here), the staff at the monastry, and Professor Peter Koslowski of the Forschungsinstitut fUr Philo sophie Hanver, and editor of this series, for contributing to a very enjoyable conference and, we hope, an interesting collection of essays. Mark Casson and Andrew Godley University of Reading, March 2000 Contents Preface ...v Chapter 1 Cultural Factors in Ecomic Growth MARK CASSON AND ANDREW GODLEY ...1 Chapter 2 Trust as a Governance Device BART NOOTEBOOM ...44 Chapter 3 A Measure of Culture: Trust and Defection in Southern Italy FRANCESCO L. GALASSI...69 Chapter 4 Entrepreneurial Mirities: A Typology WILLIAM D. RUBINSTEIN ...III Chapter 5 Cultural Determinants of Jewish Immigrant Entrepreneurship in the UK and USA and British and American Culture ANDREW GODLEY ...125 CONTENTS Chapter 6 Jurisprudence, Expected Value, and the Culture ofInvation FRED V. CARSTENSEN ...1 42 Chapter 7 Constitutions, Liberties, and Growth in Pre-Modem Europe STEPHAN R. EpSTEIN ...152 Chapter 8 Culture and the Myth of Ecomic Determinism in Global History and World Politics KEN DARK ...182 Chapter 9 The Case for a Shared World Language ERIC L. JONES ...21 0 List of Authors ...237 Index of Names ...
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