Caste System

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Hoff, Karla;
  • Publisher: Washington, DC: World Bank
  • Subject: culture | caste | discrimination | endogamy | stereotype threat | social identity | psychology | institutions | behavioral economics

In standard economics, individuals are rational actors and economic forces undermine institutions that impose large inefficiencies. The persistence of the caste system is evidence of the need for psychologically ... View more
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