nep-cul New Economics Papers
on Cultural Economics
Issue of 2017‒05‒07
two papers chosen by
Roberto Zanola
Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale

  1. Event and festival in Cirebon: Review of shariah marketing mix By Jaelani, Aan
  2. The Cultural Transmission of Trust Norms: Evidence from a Lab in the Field on a Natural Experiment By Jared Rubin; Elira Karaja

  1. By: Jaelani, Aan
    Abstract: This paper reviewed the event and festival tourism held in Cirebon the last few years very heavily promoted. Cirebon as the gate of secret and as a metropolitan city has many tourist attractions and facilities adequate infrastructure as one of the tourist traffic in Indonesia. With the review of documents and trend analysis, the shariah marketing mix approach in the promotion of events and festivals in Cirebon, both in the field of religious and traditions, art and culture, culinary, natural beauty, and the local economy offers a new concept in marketing tourism products which emphasize aspects locality and uniqueness noticed preservation, and also principles of shariah ensure their halal products and values of business ethics in marketing.
    Keywords: event, festival, halal tourism, shariah marketing mix
    JEL: L83 M31 O18 Z1
    Date: 2017–04–05
  2. By: Jared Rubin (Chapman University); Elira Karaja (World Bank and Harriman Institute at Columbia University)
    Abstract: We conduct trust games in three villages in a northeastern Romanian commune. From 1775-1919, these villages were arbitrarily assigned to opposite sides of the Habsburg and Ottoman/Russian border despite being located seven kilometers apart. Russian and Ottoman Öscal institutions were more rapacious than Habsburg institutions, which may have eroded trust of outsiders (relative to co-villagers). Our design permits us to rigorously test this conjecture, and more generally, whether historically institutionalized cultural norms are transmitted intergenerationally. We Önd that participants on the Ottoman/Russian side are indeed less likely to trust outsiders but more likely to trust co-villagers.
    Keywords: trust, trust game, culture, cultural transmission, natural experiment, Öeld experiment, laboratory experiment, norms, Romania, Austria, Ottoman Empire, Habsburg Empire
    JEL: C91 C93 N33 O17 Z1
    Date: 2017

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