By Mark Casson, Andrew Godley
The "culture" debate in economics and fiscal historical past has been long-lasting.
This quantity accommodates contributions of students from economics, administration reports and diplomacy, in addition to monetary and social historians' makes an attempt to guage the function and impression of cultural components on financial growth.
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Note that the definition leaves open for whom things go wrong: the bearer of trust or someone for whom he has concern. I can trust that things do not go wrong for you. The definition also leaves open a wide range for the object of trust: that to which trust is extended: goods, people (including oneself), social systems (such as firms, economies, legal systems, governments), nature or God. Thus we can speak of consumer confidence in the economy, for example. When extended to people it is usually called behavioral trust.
A loser may not remain demoralised for long, however - in the aftermath of defeat, a new leader may come to power who offer a stimulating vision of what can be achieved if the group makes a 'fresh start'. The stimulating effects of change of leadership were evident in several European countries after the Second World War. The degree of moral optimism as a constraint on progress. Over time, therefore, value shocks and military shocks, rooted in scientific optimism and leadership change, have generated considerable instability in moral optimism.
This began with the increasing use of writing for administrative work. Mathematics was applied to accounting, and then to the interpretation of astronomical observations, leading to improvements in time-keeping and in navigation. The design of tools was improved, permitting greater precision in the construction of capital goods. Advances in carpentry and metallurgy facilitated the building of larger, faster and safer ships. By increasing the dimensions of cargo-carrying vessels, and reducing the risks of loss at sea, the costs of international shipping were dramatically reduced.
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