The Institution Of Religion And The Economic Gnoseology
AbstractSince Max Weber, there has been a debate on the impact of religion on people’s economic attitudes. Religion play a direct role over the individuals because it entails them to become elements of social aggregates that have internal patterns of organization and own goals, shaping with great power the individuals’ choices and purposes. We consider religion an endogenous element in the theory of economic growth. The importance of societal ideas and preferences, moral beliefs and the confidence in a market system affect the economic process in various ways.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by University of Craiova, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration in its journal Revista Tinerior Economisti(The Young Economists Journal).
Volume (Year): 1 (2010)
Issue (Month): 15S (November)
economic growth; religiosity; religious market model; Church attendance; belief in Heaven/hell;
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- C01 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - General - - - Econometrics
- O40 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - General
- Z12 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - Religion
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