The Cultural Foundations of Economic Development

The Cultural Foundations of Economic Development : Urban Female Entrepreneurship in Ghana

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Chalmlee-Wright argues that international aid programmes have often been unsuccessful because they are imported. The economics of the Austrian School provide a far stronger theoretical framework which can introduce cultural analysis into questions of economic development and other market more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 11.68mm | 249g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138880957
  • 9781138880955

About Emily Chamlee-Wright

Emily Chamlee-Wright is Assistant Professor of Economics at Beloit College, Wisconsin, USAshow more

Table of contents

Introduction Chapter One. Markets as an Extension of Culture Chapter Two. Economic and Cultural Knowledge: Ghanaian Economic Performance Through an Austrian Lens Chapter Three. The Cultural Foundation of Indigenous Entrepreneurship Chapter Four. Indigenous Credit, Mutual Assistance Societies and Economic Development: Prospects and Impediments Chapter Five. Towards an Interpretive Economics: Three Profiles of Urban Market Women Chapter Six. Conclusion. Culture and Economic Development within the Subjectivist Framework more

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