Anna Shaleva

Anna Shaleva
Big Analytics Ltd.

PhD Quantitative Economics

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Political trust is an essential ingredient for the functioning of democracies. Cultural theory hypothesizes that trust in political institutions originates in deeply rooted and long-standing cultural norms, which are transmitted through early-life socialization and thus are exogenous to political institutions. By contrast, institutional theory view...
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Social trust has enchanted social scientists due to its importance for both cooperation within societies and economic performance. This article provides a novel empirical study of whether external conflict affects trust. The possible ways that conflict could be related to trust are theoretically validated by two hypotheses on social group behavior....
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Alluding to theories about relative economic status and behavior, this paper studies if relative income mobility, or the intergenerational change in income positions, affects interpersonal trust. Empirically, the question is brought down to an application with US General Social Survey data. For the identification of a causal relationship, I use a s...
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This paper approaches the topic of fertility determinants in Europe by confronting " Beckerian Model " of fertility theory with " Synthesis Model " theory. According to the latter, non-economic factors might also affect fertility changes. Using panel-data for 26 EU countries on 8 years (2000-2008), I estimate fixed effect models that provide quanti...
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The EU enlargement is a politico-economic shock that could affect interpersonal and institutional trust in the accession countries. Variation in trust is worth exploring for understanding better the ongoing transition process in Eastern Europe. The evolution of business networks and the deepening of financial integration in the region would be cont...
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Alluding to theories about relative economic status and behavior, this paper studies if relative income mobility, or the intergenerational change in income positions, affects interpersonal trust. Empirically, the question is brought down to an application with US General Social Survey data. For the identification of a causal relationship, I use a s...
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Social trust has enchanted social scientists due to its importance for both cooperation within societies and economic performance. This paper provides a novel empirical study of whether external conflict affects trust. The possible ways that conflict could be related to trust are theoretically validated by two psychology hypotheses on social group...