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Revisiting the Balassa–Samuelson effect: International tourism and cultural proximity (2018)
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Tubadji, A., & Nijkamp, P. (2018). Revisiting the Balassa–Samuelson effect: International tourism and cultural proximity. Tourism Economics, 24(8), 915-944. https://doi.org/10.1177/1354816618781468

© The Author(s) 2018. This article focuses on a neglected part of the well-known Balassa–Samuelson (B-S) effect in international trade, namely, the specific role of tourism in equilibrating the purchasing power parities across areas. The article aims... Read More about Revisiting the Balassa–Samuelson effect: International tourism and cultural proximity.

Cultural corridors: An analysis of persistence in impacts on local development — A neo-Weberian perspective on South-East Europe (2018)
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Tubadji, A., & Nijkamp, P. (2018). Cultural corridors: An analysis of persistence in impacts on local development — A neo-Weberian perspective on South-East Europe. Journal of Economic Issues, 52(1), 173-204. https://doi.org/10.1080/00213624.2018.1430948

Culture matters for economic development. This postulate has been a main conceptual concern for “old” institutional economics (OIE) and has lately also been tested through neoclassically inspired econometric techniques. This conceptual foundation has... Read More about Cultural corridors: An analysis of persistence in impacts on local development — A neo-Weberian perspective on South-East Europe.

Micro-cultural preferences and macro-percolation of new ideas: A NetLogo simulation (2017)
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Tubadji, A., Nijkamp, P., & Angelis, V. (2019). Micro-cultural preferences and macro-percolation of new ideas: A NetLogo simulation. Journal of the Knowledge Economy, 10(1), 168-185. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13132-017-0446-4

© 2017, Springer Science+Business Media New York. This paper provides an extension of the Schelling agent-based model (ABM) of segregation which is augmented here with a mechanism for the percolation of new ideas. The main objective of the paper is t... Read More about Micro-cultural preferences and macro-percolation of new ideas: A NetLogo simulation.

Immigrants’ socio-economic achievements and cultural diversity: Economic effects of individual and local cultural capital (2017)
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Tubadji, A., Nijkamp, P., & Gheasi, M. (2017). Immigrants’ socio-economic achievements and cultural diversity: Economic effects of individual and local cultural capital. International Journal of Manpower, 38(5), 712-728. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJM-12-2015-0232

© 2017, © Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: An interest in social transmission as a source of welfare and income inequality in a society has re-emerged recently with new vigour in leading economic research (see Piketty, 2014). This paper presents... Read More about Immigrants’ socio-economic achievements and cultural diversity: Economic effects of individual and local cultural capital.

Green Online vs Green Offline preferences on local public goods trade-offs and house prices (2016)
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Tubadji, A., & Nijkamp, P. (2017). Green Online vs Green Offline preferences on local public goods trade-offs and house prices. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 58, 72-86. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seps.2016.11.001

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd This paper focuses on the relationship between (i) house prices and (ii) local green public goods. The main objective of the paper is to analyse a specific house-pricing mechanism which reflects the utility of being Green Offline,... Read More about Green Online vs Green Offline preferences on local public goods trade-offs and house prices.

Impact of intangible cultural capital on regional economic development: A study on culture-based development in Greece (2016)
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Tubadji, A., & Nijkamp, P. (2016). Impact of intangible cultural capital on regional economic development: A study on culture-based development in Greece. Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy, 46(1), 1-21

The main aim of the paper is to explore the nature and consequences of intangible cultural capital, i.e., the local 'milieu' comprising inter alia attitudes and preferences, for the case study of Greece, 2002-2009. To pursue this study empirically, w... Read More about Impact of intangible cultural capital on regional economic development: A study on culture-based development in Greece.

Cultural hysteresis, entrepreneurship and economic crisis (2016)
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Angelis, V., Tubadji, A., Nijkamp, P., & Angelis, V. (2016). Cultural hysteresis, entrepreneurship and economic crisis. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, 9(1), 103-136. https://doi.org/10.1093/cjres/rsv035

© 2016 The Author 2016. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Cambridge Political Economy Society. All rights reserved. Entrepreneurship has been advocated as one of the major solutions for coping with (youth) unemployment in Europe d... Read More about Cultural hysteresis, entrepreneurship and economic crisis.

Six degrees of cultural diversity and R&D output efficiency: Cultural percolation of new ideas: an illustrative analysis of Europe (2015)
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Tubadji, A., & Nijkamp, P. (2016). Six degrees of cultural diversity and R&D output efficiency: Cultural percolation of new ideas: an illustrative analysis of Europe. Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences, 9(3), 247-264. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12076-015-0155-1

© 2015, The Author(s). This paper seeks to highlight the efficiency of R&D output as a function of a cultural treatment (i.e. exposure) effect. The focus of our research is on the percolation of new R&D ideas from the immaterial world of creative ide... Read More about Six degrees of cultural diversity and R&D output efficiency: Cultural percolation of new ideas: an illustrative analysis of Europe.

Kuznets’ swings and intangible investments in forecast: the case of Greece (2015)
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Angelis, V., Tubadji, A., Nijkamp, P., & Angelis, V. (2016). Kuznets’ swings and intangible investments in forecast: the case of Greece. Applied Economics Letters, 23(1), 56-62. https://doi.org/10.1080/13504851.2015.1049332

© 2015 Taylor & Francis. This article offers an analysis of the relationship between intangible investments and the pattern of local economic productivity in Greece. There are two main objectives in the article: (i) to explore the pattern of econom... Read More about Kuznets’ swings and intangible investments in forecast: the case of Greece.

Endogenous intangible resources and their place in the institutional hierarchy (2015)
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Angelis, V., Tubadji, A., Nijkamp, P., & Angelis, V. (2016). Endogenous intangible resources and their place in the institutional hierarchy. Jahrbuch für Regionalwissenschaft, 36(1), 1-28. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10037-015-0097-5

© 2015, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. This paper seeks to find evidence for the impact of local culture on the share of intangible investments and the results for productivity per worker in the EU15 countries at the NUTS2 level during the period... Read More about Endogenous intangible resources and their place in the institutional hierarchy.

Cultural impact on regional development: Application of a PLS-PM model to Greece (2015)
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Tubadji, A., & Nijkamp, P. (2015). Cultural impact on regional development: Application of a PLS-PM model to Greece. Annals of Regional Science, 54(3), 687-720. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00168-015-0672-2

This paper seeks to find evidence for the impact of local culture—living culture and cultural heritage—on regional socio-economic development in Greece. The main aim of the paper is to operationalize the culture-based development hypothesis for the e... Read More about Cultural impact on regional development: Application of a PLS-PM model to Greece.

Cultural gravity effects among migrants: A comparative analysis of the EU15 (2015)
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Tubadji, A., & Nijkamp, P. (2015). Cultural gravity effects among migrants: A comparative analysis of the EU15. Economic Geography, 91(3), 343-380. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecge.12088

This article introduces cultural gravity as a concept that serves to better disentangle the direction and magnitude of the effects from migration, which is controversial in recent literature. The aim is to test for cultural gravity effects on both th... Read More about Cultural gravity effects among migrants: A comparative analysis of the EU15.

Culture based development: Measuring an invisible resource using the PLS-PM method (2015)
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Tubadji, A., & Pelzel, F. (2015). Culture based development: Measuring an invisible resource using the PLS-PM method. International Journal of Social Economics, 42(12), 1050-1070. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJSE-01-2014-0005

© Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to conduct an in-depth exploratory test of the innovative culture-based development (CBD) concept and to evaluate its potential for empirical research. Design/methodology/appr... Read More about Culture based development: Measuring an invisible resource using the PLS-PM method.

Local culture and resistance to shocks in economic forecasts: A case study of Greece (2014)
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Tubadji, A., Nijkamp, P., & Angelis, V. (2014). Local culture and resistance to shocks in economic forecasts: A case study of Greece. https://doi.org/10.17811/ebl.3.4.2014.298-308

This paper offers an analysis of errors in stochastic forecasts in case of economic shocks, on the basis of local intangible investments and historic cultural persistence in Greece. The main objective of the paper is to demonstrate that local culture... Read More about Local culture and resistance to shocks in economic forecasts: A case study of Greece.

Culture-based development in the USA: culture as a factor for economic welfare and social well-being at a county level (2014)
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Osoba, B. J., Tubadji, A., Nijkamp, P., & Osoba, B. (2015). Culture-based development in the USA: culture as a factor for economic welfare and social well-being at a county level. Journal of Cultural Economics, 39(3), 277-303. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10824-014-9232-3

© 2014, Springer Science+Business Media New York. This paper explores the link between culture and regional development in USA counties by explicitly including an arts variable in an attitudes-driven culture-based development (CBD) production functio... Read More about Culture-based development in the USA: culture as a factor for economic welfare and social well-being at a county level.

Was Weber right? The cultural capital roots of economic growth (2014)
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Tubadji, A. (2014). Was Weber right? The cultural capital roots of economic growth. International Journal of Manpower, 35(1/2), 56-88. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJM-08-2013-0194

Purpose – The existing theoretical and empirical research on cultural impact is rather inconsistent. The purpose of this paper is to deal with the reasons for this inconsistency by debating the adequate inclusion of the cultural factor in the growth... Read More about Was Weber right? The cultural capital roots of economic growth.

Altruism to strangers for our own sake: Domestic effects from immigration: A comparative analysis for EU15 (2014)
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Tubadji, A., & Nijkamp, P. (2014). Altruism to strangers for our own sake: Domestic effects from immigration: A comparative analysis for EU15. International Journal of Manpower, 35(1), 11-32. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJM-08-2013-0192

Purpose: Theoretical and empirical research on the impact of immigrants for local development is rather inconclusive regarding the direction of said impact. The purpose of this paper is to identify relationships between human capital and cultural cap... Read More about Altruism to strangers for our own sake: Domestic effects from immigration: A comparative analysis for EU15.

Introduction to cultural research approaches: Applications to culture and labour analysis (2014)
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Tubadji, A., Moeller, J., & Nijkamp, P. (2014). Introduction to cultural research approaches: Applications to culture and labour analysis. International Journal of Manpower, 35(1), 2-10. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJM-08-2013-0191

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a brief introduction to the topic of cultural research approaches that are applicable for investigating the interdependence of culture and labour. The "Introduction" notes two main constraints and four... Read More about Introduction to cultural research approaches: Applications to culture and labour analysis.

The German miracle or the miracle of the cultural attitude Inequality and convergence as products of culture in Germany (2014)
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Gnezdilova, N., Tubadji, A., & Gnezdilova, N. (2014). The German miracle or the miracle of the cultural attitude Inequality and convergence as products of culture in Germany. International Journal of Social Economics, 41(11), 1014-1037. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJSE-11-2012-0211

© Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Purpose : The purpose of this paper is to explore the link between redistribution, convergence and local cultural capital (as defined by culture-based development concept).Design/methodology/approach : The paper in... Read More about The German miracle or the miracle of the cultural attitude Inequality and convergence as products of culture in Germany.

Culture-based development: Culture and institutions – economic development in the regions of Europe (2013)
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Tubadji, A. (2013). Culture-based development: Culture and institutions – economic development in the regions of Europe. International Journal of Society Systems Science, 5(4), 355-391. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJSSS.2013.058466

This inquiry seeks to provide a comprehensive conceptual framework for understanding the role of culture in economic growth. Economic growth theory has recognised labour and physical capital as primary economic inputs; plugging in additional variable... Read More about Culture-based development: Culture and institutions – economic development in the regions of Europe.


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