Olimid, Anca Parmena (2010): Religious affiliation and economic development: a recent literature review.
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This article provides an overview of the recent literature relevant to the study of the relation between economics and religion. The paper also appeals to the critical review on the implications of religious markets and church-state relation. The study argues that economic development depress religiosity. Subsequent comments will be linked to a much more comprehensive literature on the social and economic consequences of religious beliefs.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Religious affiliation and economic development: a recent literature review|
|Keywords:||religiosity, economic development, state, society|
|Subjects:||Z - Other Special Topics > Z1 - Cultural Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology > Z12 - Religion
N - Economic History > N3 - Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy
|Depositing User:||ANCA OLIMID|
|Date Deposited:||07. Mar 2010 02:59|
|Last Modified:||22. Feb 2013 12:24|
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