The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism the Haugian Way
AbstractOn the basis of availabale sources the present paper seeks to map entrepreneural industrial activities the Norwegian puritan revivalist Hans Nielsen Hauge (1771-1824) was involved in and quantify his financial activities. It also tries to map entrepreneural activities by his followers. The paper concludes that these activities must have played a decisive role for the economic development in Norway during the nineteenth century.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, Norwegian School of Economics in its series Discussion Paper Series in Economics with number 1/2012.
Length: 30 pages
Date of creation: 02 Apr 2012
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Norwegian puritan revivalist Hans Nielsen Hauge; entrepreneural industrial activities.;
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