Religious diversity and entrepreneurship in transition : lessons for policymakers

@inproceedings{Nikolova2015ReligiousDA,
  title={Religious diversity and entrepreneurship in transition : lessons for policymakers},
  author={Elena Nikolova and Dora Simroth},
  year={2015}
}
Using the 2010 Life in Transition Survey, we show that localities with higher religious diversity have more respondents who have tried to set up a business. Although religious diversity also correlates with a higher start-up probability (following trial), this effect is driven by access to finance and risk preferences. We provide suggestive evidence that… CONTINUE READING