Browsing JOURNAL ARTICLES by Author "Burns, Justine"

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  • Keswell, Malcolm; Burns, Justine; Thornton, Rebecca (African Development Review, 2013)
    This article reviews some of the key methodological approaches available to researchers interested in identifying a causal relationship between health interventions and economic indicators of productivity. We then discuss ...
  • Aknin, Lara; Barrington-Leigh, Christopher; Dunn, Elizabeth; Helliwell, John; Biswas-Diener, Robert; Kemeza, Imelda; Nyende, Paul; Ashton-James, Clare; Norton, Michael; Burns, Justine (Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 2013)
    This research provides the first support for a possible psychological universal: Human beings around the world derive emotional benefits from using their financial resources to help others (prosocial spending). In Study ...
  • Burns, Justine (Journal of Economic Behavior and Organisation, 2012)
    This paper examines the impact of racial identity on behavior in trust games played by public high school students in South Africa. There is a systematic pattern of distrust towards Black partners, even by Black proposers, ...
  • Burns, Justine; Edwards, Lawrence; Pauw, Karl (Development Southern Africa, 2013)
    Wage subsidies have been used in both developed and developing countries to raise employment. After a decade of deliberation, the South African Government recently announced the introduction of a wage subsidy scheme. Given ...
  • Brick, Kerri; Visser, Martine; Burns, Justine (American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2012)
    We estimate the risk attitudes of a large sample of individuals from various fishing communities along the west coast of South Africa. Female fishers and rights holders are found to be more risk averse than their male ...
  • Hofmeyr, Andre; Burns, Justine (Review of Social Economy, 2012)
    We report the results from a series of trust games designed to distinguish racial discrimination from racial nepotism, played with a sample of high school students in Cape Town, South Africa. In contrast to the original ...

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