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dc.contributor.authorChiswick, Carmel Ullmanen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-04-08en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-23T09:32:45Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-23T09:32:45Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/36817-
dc.description.abstractThis paper provides an overview of the relationship between economics and religion. It first considers the effects of economic incentives in the religious marketplace on consumers' demand for religion. It then shows how this demand affects religious institutions and generates a supply of religious goods and services. Other topics include the structure of this religious marketplace and the related marketplace for ideas in a religiously pluralistic society. Empirical evidence is summarized for the effects on selected economic behaviors of religious affiliation and intensity of belief or practice.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aDiscussion paper series // Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit |x4868en_US
dc.subject.jelZ12en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordEconomicsen_US
dc.subject.keywordreligionen_US
dc.subject.keywordhuman capitalen_US
dc.subject.stwReligionen_US
dc.subject.stwMikroökonomiken_US
dc.subject.stwHumankapitalen_US
dc.titleEconomics and religionen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn623232774en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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