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Tournaments, gift exchanges, and the effect of monetary incentives for teachers: the case of Chile
(Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2009)
In this paper we evaluate the introduction in Chile of monetary incentives for teachers, based on a school performance tournament. We evaluate the tournament effect, i.e. the effect of introducing the incentive scheme ...
Two Enraging Gifts in Egils saga
(The Finnish Society for Medieval Studies, 2014-12)
Egils saga Skallagrímssonar is a long prose text composed in Iceland in the first half of the thirteenth century (c.1220-1240). It is conventionally considered as an early example of the subgenre known as Íslendingasögur, ...
Size doesn't matter! Gift exchange in experimental labor markets
(Elsevier Science Bv, 2010-12)
We study how the number of traders affects the interaction between a centralized exchange and bilateral negotiations in an experimental labor market with excess supply and incomplete contracts. Our large markets are three ...
Austere kindness or mindless austerity - the efects of gift-giving to beggars in east London
The current austerity policies in the United Kingdom are creating a precarious situation for many people on the margins of society. Employing micro-level ethnographic analysis, this article addresses how government decisions ...
Community Currencies, Exchange and Gift Economies in Latin America
(American Anthropological Association, 2014-05)
This essay portrays the key concepts around community currencies and discusses the relationship between such currencies and the framework of otra economía. Additionally, I present a short review of central ideas informing ...
Las relaciones de utilidad en la investigación socialLas relaciones de utilidad en la investigación social
(Instituto de Investigaciones Sociales, 2010)
Um osso para rex: as relações entre consumidor e animais de estimação e as suas influências no ato de presentear
The objective of the present work is to investigate gift-giving behavior between humans and their pets, and whether the relationship between human and pet affects the choice and purchase of these gifts. Theoretical support ...
Um mundo em vários movimentos : uma etnografia sobre futebolistas de base
(Universidade Federal de São CarlosUFSCarPrograma de Pós-graduação em Antropologia SocialCâmpus São Carlos, 2015-08-07)
The theme of this thesis is the youth football. Its practitioners, the youth footballers, are possessed of varying talents, factors that distinguish them in a marketing scale that streamlines the exchange in the football ...