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Religion and Economic Growth across Countries
Empirical research on the determinants of economic growth typically neglects the influence of religion. To fill this gap, this study uses international survey data on religiosity for a broad panel ofExpand
Religion and Economy
Religion has a two-way interaction with political economy. With religion viewed as a dependent variable, a central question is how economic development and political institutions affect religiousExpand
Religion and Economic Growth
Empirical research on the determinants of economic growth has typically neglected the influence of religion. To fill this gap, we use international survey data on religiosity for a broad panel ofExpand
Religion and Political Economy in an International Panel
Economic and political developments affect religiosity, and the extent of religious participation and beliefs influence economic performance and political institutions. We study these two directionsExpand
Which Countries Have State Religions?
For 188 independent countries in 2000, 72 had no state religion in the years 2000, 1970, and 1900; 58 had a state religion at all three dates; and 58 had some kind of transition. Among the 58Expand
Religion and Political Economy in an International Panel
Economic and political developments affect religiosity, and the extent of religious participation and beliefs influence economic performance and political institutions. We study these two directionsExpand
Salvation, Damnation, and Economic Incentives
Doctrines of salvation and damnation of the major world religions—Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam—provide different incentives for performing economic activities and charitable deeds. AExpand
Residential segregation, geographic proximity and type of services used: evidence for racial/ethnic disparities in mental health.
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It is suggested that living in segregated neighborhoods influence access and utilization of mental health services differently for race/ethnic groups which contradicts findings that suggest living in ethnic enclaves is beneficial to health. Expand
Private Voluntary Organizations Engaged in International Assistance, 1939-2004
U.S.-based private and voluntary organizations (PVOs) play an important role in international assistance. To assess this role, the authors constructed a new data set that covers more than 1,600Expand
Religion and Economic Development
READING THE HISTORIAN Arnold Toynbee's lectures on the British Industrial Revolution, it is quickly apparent that conditions in England prior to 1760 were in many respects similar to those inExpand
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