Informal practices: Irrational behavior or cultural influence? Two contextual “frames” for the study of informal economy

Trotsuk I.V. Informal practices: Irrational behavior or cultural influence? Two contextual “frames” for the study of informal economy // The Russian Peasant Studies. 2018. V.3. №4. P. 168-189.

DOI: 10.22394/2500-1809-2018-3-4-168-189


Review of the books: Elster J. Sour Grapes. Studies in the Subversion of Rationality / Translation by I. Kushnareva; Editing by A. Morozov. Moscow: Gaydar Publishing House, 2018. 296 p.; Beugelsdijk S., Maseland R. Culture in Economics. History, Methodological Reflections, and Contemporary Applications / Translation by N.V. Avtonomova, Editing by V.S. Avtonomov. Moscow; Saint Petersburg: Gaydar Publishing House; Publishing House “International Relations”; Faculty of Free Arts SPbSU, 2016. 464 p.

About the author

Trotsuk Irina V., DSc (Sociology), Senior Researcher, Center for Agrarian Studies, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration; Professor, Sociology Chair, RUDN University. Prosp. Vernadskogo, 82, Moscow, Russian Federation, 119571.
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