Third sector and Civil Society

1 December 2020

183 – Responsible Consumption and Ethical Brands for Sustainable and Fair Development: The Case of Libera Terra

Abstract The paper aims at analysing responsible consumption and ethical production phenomena, particularly focusing on the pioneer role of social enterprises in the change process of […]
7 January 2020

176 – Why economists and public opinion views on immigrants’ contribution to local economy do not match ? The role of tv exposure

There is a paradoxical divergence between the opinions of economists (favourable) and those of the general public (much less favourable) about the impact of immigrants on […]
6 February 2017

156 – (Poor) eudaimonic subjective wellbeing as a mortality risk factor: a cross-country analysis

Abstract We investigate the nexus between poverty of sense of life (a dimension of eudaimonic subjective wellbeing) and mortality in a large sample of individuals from […]
8 January 2014

132 – Information & belief elicitation effects on charitable giving: An artefactual field experiment

Abstract We examine by means of an artefactual field experiment on a representative sample of Italian adults, the impact of information and belief elicitation on charitable-giving […]
31 December 2013

130 – From the Neoliberal to the Participatory Firm

A comparative study of the institutional context for employee participation in organisational governance in Australia and Italy Abstract The current paper is a comparative analysis of […]
8 November 2013

128 – The heterogeneity of wellbeing “expenditure” preferences

Abstract With an online survey on major Italian newspapers we ask respondents to simulate the typical policymaker decision, that is, the dilemma of allocating scarce financial […]
31 October 2013

126 – The Legal Origins of Corporate Social Responsibility

Abstract The legal origin literature documents that civil and common law traditions have different impact on rules and economic outcomes. We contribute to this literature by […]
27 March 2013

121- Sociability is like skiing: multiple equilibria in education, sociability and life satisfaction

Abstract Empirical evidence documents that other regarding activities (voluntary/charity work, helping friends/neighbours) done with other regarding motivations contribute positively and signi cantly to subjective wellbeing. The […]
7 March 2013

The GAS as Laboratories of Civil Economy

For four years we have been witnessing the biggest global economic crisis since the end of World War II. It is a systemic crisis that is […]
15 November 2012

115 – Card Games and Financial Crises

Abstract There may be a nexus between card games and financial markets. Akerlof and Shiller (2010) wonder whether the decline in the number of bridge players […]