Review of Social Economy

Articles from Vol. 61, No. 2, June

Cooperation and Fairness: The Flood-Dresher Experiment Revisited
Abstract In this paper we set out to deepen our understanding of the importance of fairness in decision-making within the context of Prisoners' Dilemma games. A review of the "historic" Flood-Dresher experiment provides a useful empirical basis, as...
Love's Labor's Lost? the Disutility of Work and Work Avoidance in the Economic Analysis of Labor Supply
Abstract This paper explores the origins and evolution of the concept of the disutility of work. The original formulation of this concept developed by Stanley Jevons and by Alfred Marshall recognizes the variability of work motives stressing the effects...
On Pragmatic Philosophy and Knightian Uncertainty
Abstract Knight indicates that his proposition of uncertainty is based on two important premises: (a) that the proposition of uncertainty is premised on a reevaluation of the theory of knowledge, and (b) that the primary theory of knowledge used in...
Social Economy and Employment-The Case of Sweden
Abstract Recent research has shown growing shares of employment in the social economy (or non-profit sector) both in the European Union and in the United States. In the EU, there seems to be growing hopes that the social economy will be capable of...
The Moral Ecology of Markets: On the Failure of the Amoral Defense of Markets
Abstract Many economists have defended capitalism; most have tried to do so within the self-imposed methodological constraint that economists should employ only empirical arguments, not normative ones. This essay examines three classic amoral defenses...
Why Do Women Feel the Way They Do about Market Work: The Role of Familial, Social and Economic Factors
Abstract Various empirical studies find evidence of that women tend to under-estimate the probability that they will work in the market in the future. This can lead to initial under-investment in market human capital and resulting earnings penalties...
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