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Table 4 PCA for conservatism/embeddedness vs autonomy

From: Culture, innovation, and economic development

  PC1 PC2
Important to think new ideas and being creative 0.40 − 0.19
Important to try new and different things in life 0.42 − 0.11
Important to have a good time 0.26 0.47
Important to seek adventures and have an exciting life 0.38 0.23
Important to seek fun and things that give pleasure 0.38 0.04
Important to understand different people 0.34 0.44
Important to show abilities and be admired 0.34 0.43
Important to be successful and that people recognize achievements 0.27 0.55
Eigenvalue 4.42 1.43
Var 55.28% 17.89%
  1. In bold are presented those values above 0.4 or below − 0.4, since there are the ESS questions that more significantly shape the principal components