Policies against human trafficking: the role of religion and political institutions

@inproceedings{Potrafke2016PoliciesAH,
  title={Policies against human trafficking: the role of religion and political institutions},
  author={Niklas Potrafke},
  year={2016}
}
I investigate empirically the role of religion and political institutions in policies against human trafficking, using the new 3P Anti-trafficking Policy Index. The dataset contains 175 countries. The results show that governments in countries with Christian majorities implement stricter anti-trafficking policies than countries with Muslim majorities. The differences between countries with Christian and Muslim majorities is pronounced in dictatorships but less so in democracies. The influence… CONTINUE READING
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