Religiosity Moderates the Relationship between Income Inequality and Life Satisfaction across the Globe

  title={Religiosity Moderates the Relationship between Income Inequality and Life Satisfaction across the Globe},
  author={Mohsen Joshanloo and Dan Weijers},
  journal={Social Indicators Research},
Abstract This paper reports two studies that sought to examine whether religiosity moderates the relationship between income inequality and life satisfaction. Practice-based and belief-based aspects of religion were both included in the analyses. Using multi-level analyses on 85 nations across the world (N = 217,591) and 27 European nations (N = 49,763), we found evidence in support of our hypothesis that religiosity mitigates the negative influence of income inequality on life satisfaction… 
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