Religious market structure, religious participation, and outcomes
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Religious market structure, religious participation, and outcomes is religion good for you? by Jonathan Gruber

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

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  • United States

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  • United States -- Religion -- Economic aspects.

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StatementJonathan Gruber.
SeriesNBER working paper series ;, working paper 11377, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) ;, working paper no. 11377.
ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
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LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3478274M
LC Control Number2005618276

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Mar 13,  · His findings are that a higher market density leads to a significantly increased level of religious participation, and as well to better outcomes according to several key economic indicators: higher levels of education and income, lower levels of welfare receipt and disability, higher levels of marriage, and lower levels of divorce. Rethinking the Study of Religious Markets Daniel M. Hungerman Introduction In the early s little work was being produced on the economics of religion; today dozens of papers are being written (and published) on the topic, including publications in the top journals in economics and sociology. This body of work has produced a number of useful. We consider four specific economic settings in which the existing literature has suggested the possible role of gambling and examine the link between religious beliefs, gambling attitudes, and aggregate market outcomes. First, we examine the extent to which geographical heterogeneity in religious beliefs influences investors' portfolio eduevazquez.com by: Religious belief, religious participation, and social policy attitudes across countries The first is that religious participation, such as church attendance, imposes a variety poor quality religious market with little participation in churches. By contrast, if there is strict.