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First Name: Matthias
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Last Name: Opfinger

RePEc Short-ID: pop32

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Fach Volkswirtschaftslehre
Universität Trier
Location: Trier, Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 651 201-2739
Fax: +49 (0) 651 201-3934
Postal: B IV, VWL, D-54286 Trier
Handle: RePEc:edi:petride (more details at EDIRC)


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Working papers

  1. Harttgen, Kenneth & Opfinger, Matthias, 2013. "National Identity and Religious Diversity," MPRA Paper 50151, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Opfinger, Matthias, 2013. "Two Sides of a Medal: The Changing Relationship between Religious Diversity and Religiosity," MPRA Paper 50152, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  3. Harttgen, Kenneth & Opfinger, Matthias, 2012. "In the Nation We Trust: National Identity as a Substitute for Religion," AICCON Working Papers 107-2012, Associazione Italiana per la Cultura della Cooperazione e del Non Profit.
  4. Opfinger, Matthias, 2011. "Religious Market Theory vs. Secularization: The Role of Religious Diversity Revisited," Hannover Economic Papers (HEP) dp-475, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät.
  5. Erich Gundlach & Matthias Opfinger, 2011. "Religiosity as a determinant of happiness," GIGA Working Paper Series 163, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies.
  6. Matthias Opfinger, 2010. "Religiosity and Personal Well-Being: People Can Be Happy With or Without Religion," Kiel Advanced Studies Working Papers 455, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.


  1. Erich Gundlach & Matthias Opfinger, 2013. "Special Issue. Guest Editor: Zhihao Yu," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 17(3), pages 523-539, 08.

NEP Fields

12 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (1) 2012-07-23
  2. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (5) 2011-03-12 2011-07-27 2011-09-22 2012-06-13 2012-07-23. Author is listed
  3. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (4) 2010-06-18 2011-07-27 2011-09-22 2013-12-15. Author is listed
  4. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (1) 2011-09-22
  5. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (7) 2010-06-18 2011-03-12 2011-09-22 2012-06-13 2012-07-23 2013-10-02 2013-12-15. Author is listed


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