D. Acemoglu, S. Johnson, and R. , The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation, American Economic Review, vol.91, issue.5, pp.1369-1401, 2001.
DOI : 10.1257/aer.91.5.1369

D. Acemoglu, S. Johnson, and J. Robinson, Institutions as the Fundamental Cause of Long-run Growth, Handbook of Economic Growth, 2005.

A. Alesina, L. Ferrara, and E. , Who trusts others?, Journal of Public Economics, vol.85, issue.2, pp.207-304, 2002.
DOI : 10.1016/S0047-2727(01)00084-6

A. Alesina and N. Fuchs-schuendeln, Good bye Lenin (or not?): The effect of Communism on people's preferences, 2005.

Y. Algan and P. Cahuc, The Roots of Low European Employment: Family Culture?, NBER Macroeconomics Annual, 2005.
URL : https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01065597

Y. Algan and P. Cahuc, Civic culture and the Design of Labor Market Institutions, IZA Discussion Paper, 1928.

H. Antecol, An examination of cross-country differences in the gender gap in labor force participation rates, Labour Economics, vol.7, issue.4, pp.409-426, 2000.
DOI : 10.1016/S0927-5371(00)00007-5

K. Arrow, Gifts and Exchanges, Philosophy and Public Affairs, vol.1, pp.343-362, 1972.
DOI : 10.1515/9781400853564.139

E. Banfield, The Moral Basis of a Backward Society., Economica, vol.26, issue.102, 1958.
DOI : 10.2307/2550413

R. Benabou and J. Tirole, Belief in a Just World and Redistributive Politics, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol.121, issue.2, pp.699-746, 2006.
DOI : 10.1162/qjec.2006.121.2.699

A. Bisin and T. Verdier, The Economics of Cultural Transmission and the Dynamics of Preferences, Journal of Economic Theory, vol.97, issue.2, pp.298-319, 2001.
DOI : 10.1006/jeth.2000.2678

A. Bisin, G. Topa, and T. Verdier, Cooperation as a Transmitted Cultural Trait, Rationality and Society, vol.16, issue.4, pp.477-507, 2004.
DOI : 10.1177/1043463104046695

F. Blau, The fertility of immigrant women: evidence from high fertility source countries Immigration and the workforce: economic consequences for the United States and source areas, pp.93-133, 1992.

C. D. Carroll, C. Rhee, and B. Rhee, Does Cultural Origin Affect Saving Behavior? Evidence from Immigrants, Economic Development and Cultural Change, vol.48, issue.1, pp.33-50, 1999.
DOI : 10.1086/452445

J. Coleman, Social Capital in the Creation of Human Capital, American Journal of Sociology, vol.94, pp.95-120, 1988.
DOI : 10.1086/228943

S. Djankov, L. Porta, R. Lopez-de-silanes, F. Shleifer, and A. , The Regulation of Entry, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol.117, issue.1, pp.1-37, 2002.
DOI : 10.1162/003355302753399436

T. Dohmen, A. Falk, D. Huffman, and U. Sunde, The Intergenerational Transmission of Risk and Trust Attitudes, The Review of Economic Studies, vol.79, issue.2, 2006.
DOI : 10.1093/restud/rdr027

S. Durlauf and M. Fafchamps, Social Capital, in Handbook of Economic Growth, pp.1639-1699, 2005.

W. Easterly and R. Levine, It's Not Factor Accumulation: Stylized Facts and Growth Models, SSRN Electronic Journal, vol.15, issue.2, pp.177-219, 2001.
DOI : 10.2139/ssrn.269108

URL : http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/summary?doi=

M. Fafchamps, The enforcement of commercial contracts in Ghana, World Development, vol.24, issue.3, pp.427-448, 1996.
DOI : 10.1016/0305-750X(95)00143-Z

R. Fernandez, Culture and Economics, Forthcoming in Palgrave Dictionary of Eco- nomics, 2006.

R. Fernandez and A. Fogli, Culture: An Empirical Investigation of Beliefs, Work, and Fertility, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, 2005.

R. Fernández, A. Fogli, and C. Olivetti, Mothers and Sons: Preference Formation and Female Labor Force Dynamics, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol.119, issue.4, pp.1249-1299, 2004.
DOI : 10.1162/0033553042476224

F. Fukuyama, Trust: The Social Virtues and The Creation of Prosperity, 1995.

P. Giuliano, On the Determinants of Living Arrangements in Western Europe: Does Cultural Origin Matter?, mimeo, 2004.

T. Guinnane, C. Moehling, and C. Grada, The Fertility of the Irish, America, 1910.

T. Gurr, Polity II: Political structures and Regime Change, pp.1800-1986, 1990.
DOI : 10.3886/icpsr09263.v1

URL : http://doi.org/10.3886/icpsr09263.v1

A. Greif, Contract Enforceability and Economic Institutions in Early Trade: The Maghribi Traders' Coalition, American Economic Review, vol.83, pp.525-573, 1993.

L. Guiso, P. Sapienza, and L. Zingales, The Role of Social Capital in Financial Development, American Economic Review, vol.94, issue.3, pp.526-556, 2004.
DOI : 10.1257/0002828041464498

L. Guiso, P. Sapienza, and L. Zingales, Does Culture Affect Economic Outcomes?, Journal of Economic Perspectives, vol.20, issue.2, pp.23-48, 2006.
DOI : 10.1257/jep.20.2.23

P. Francois and J. Zabojnik, Trust, Social Capital, and Economic Development, Journal of the European Economic Association, vol.3, issue.1, pp.51-94, 2005.
DOI : 10.1162/1542476053295304

E. Hauk and M. Saez-martí, On the Cultural Transmission of Corruption, Journal of Economic Theory, vol.107, issue.2, pp.311-335, 2002.
DOI : 10.1006/jeth.2001.2956

S. Knack and P. Keefer, Does social capital have a economic payoff, A cross-country comparison, pp.1251-1288, 1997.

R. Inglehart and L. Welzel, Modernization, Cultural Change and Democracy, 2005.
DOI : 10.1017/CBO9780511790881

A. Maddison, The World Economy: A Millennial Perspective, 2001.

C. Morrisson and F. Murtin, The World Distribution of Human Capital, Life Expectancy and Income: a Multi-dimensional Approach, mimeo CREST, 2005.

R. Nisbett, Culture of honor : the psychology of violence in the South, 1996.

J. P. Platteau, Institutions, social norms, and economic development, Fundamentals of Development Economics, 2000.

R. Putnam, Making Democracy Work, 1993.

R. Putnam, Bowling alone, Proceedings of the 2000 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work , CSCW '00, 2000.
DOI : 10.1145/358916.361990

C. W. Reimers, Cultural differences in labor force participation among married women, American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, vol.75, pp.251-255, 1985.

T. Rice and J. Feldman, Civic Culture and Democracy from Europe to America, The Journal of Politics, vol.59, issue.4, pp.1143-72, 1997.
DOI : 10.2307/2998596

R. Robinson and E. Jackson, Is Trust in Others Declining in America? An Age???Period???Cohort Analysis, Social Science Research, vol.30, issue.1, pp.117-162, 20001.
DOI : 10.1006/ssre.2000.0692

A. Rodrik, Where all did all the growth go? External shocks, social conflict, and growth collapses, Journal of economic growth, pp.385-412, 1999.
DOI : 10.3386/w6350

A. Rodrick, A. Subramanian, and F. Trebbi, Institutions Rule: The Primacy of Institutions over Geography and Integration in Economic Development, Journal of Economic Growth, vol.9, issue.2, 2004.

J. Sachs and A. Warner, Economic Reform and the Process of Global Integration, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, vol.1995, issue.1, 1995.
DOI : 10.2307/2534573

J. D. Sachs, Institutions Don't Rule: Direct Effects of Geography on Per Capita Income, 2003.
DOI : 10.3386/w9490

G. Tabellini, Culture and Institutions: Economic Development in the Regions of Europe, Journal of the European Economic Association, vol.8, issue.4, 2005.
DOI : 10.1111/j.1542-4774.2010.tb00537.x

G. Tabellini, The Scope of Cooperation: norms and incentives, 2007.

A. Tocqueville, Democracy in America, Penguin Classics edition, 1835.

P. J. Zak and S. Knack, Trust and Growth, The Economic Journal, vol.111, issue.470, pp.295-331, 2001.
DOI : 10.1111/1468-0297.00609