Nath, Sushmit (2007): Religion & Economic Growth and Development.
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This paper deals with the interlinkages between religious beliefs and practices and the economic growth and development of a particular country or region. In the paper I have reviewed some empirical work carried out in the recent times to explain the relationship between religion and growth. I have also tried to present Adam Smith's view on the subject and how it could be understood in the present context. The paper ends with a case study of the state of Gujarat in India, which shows the relationship between religious riots and economic growth.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Religion & Economic Growth and Development|
|Keywords:||Religion, Economics of Religion, Religion and Growth, Gujarat, Riots, Weber|
|Subjects:||Z - Other Special Topics > Z1 - Cultural Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology > Z12 - Religion
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models; Single Variables > C23 - Models with Panel Data; Longitudinal Data; Spatial Time Series
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C0 - General > C01 - Econometrics
|Date Deposited:||10. Apr 2008 05:31|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 16:11|
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