Third sector and Civil Society

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 […]
30 September 2012

114 – Bank strategies in catastrophe settings: empirical evidence and policy suggestions

Abstract The poor in developing countries are the most exposed to natural catastrophes and microfinance organizations may potentially ease their economic recovery. Yet, no evidence on […]
27 January 2012

101 – Family money, relational life and (class) relative wealth: an empirical analysis on life satisfaction of secondary school students

Abstract We investigate factors affecting happiness on a sample of Italian secondary school students. We find that money matters since family’s house ownership, mortgages and (class) […]