Advances in the Economics of Religion

Editors: Jean-Paul Carvalho, Sriya Iyer, and Jared Rubin

International Economic Association Series, Volume 158

Palgrave 2019

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Front Matter

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Contents

Front Matter (pages i-xxvii)


Chapter 1: Introduction (pages 1-21)

Jean-Paul Carvalho, Sriya Iyer, Jared Rubin


Theoretical Advances in the Economics of Religion

Chapter 2: Religious Clubs: The Strategic Role of Religious Identity (pages 25-41)

Jean-Paul Carvalho


Chapter 3: Spatial Models of Religious Market Competition: A Critical Assessment (pages 43-59)

Michael McBride


Chapter 4: When Average Is Irrelevant: Computational Modeling of Religious Groups (pages 61-72)

Michael D. Makowsky


Chapter 5: The Intelligent Design of Religious Beliefs (pages 73-88)

Gilat Levy


Chapter 6: Religion and Segregation (pages 89-101)

Ronny Razin


Chapter 7: Religious and Cultural Leaders (pages 103-117)

Anja Prummer


Chapter 8: Intermediated Social Preferences: Altruism in an Algorithmic Era (pages 119-138)

Daniel L. Chen


Empirical Advances in the Economics of Religion

Chapter 9: Religion and Demography (pages 141-153)

Sriya Iyer


Chapter 10: Economics and Church State Research: Past, Present, Future (pages 155-168)

Daniel Hungerman, Timothy Weninger


Chapter 11: Protestants and Catholics and Educational Investment in Guatemala (pages 169-195)

Rachel M. McCleary, Robert J. Barro


Chapter 12: The Religious Factor in Private Education in the United States (pages 197-213)

Danny Cohen-Zada, Moshe Justman


Chapter 13: How Luther’s Quest for Education Changed German Economic History: 9+5 Theses on the Effects of the Protestant Reformation (pages 215-227)

Sascha O. Becker, Ludger Woessmann


Chapter 14: Hindu-Muslim Violence in India: A Postscript from the Twenty-First Century (pages 229-248)

Anirban Mitra, Debraj Ray


Chapter 15: Religion and Conflict: A Quantitative Approach (pages 249-263)

José G. Montalvo, Marta Reynal-Querol


Chapter 16: Why Are Some Societies More Religious Than Others? (pages 265-281)

Jeanet Sinding Bentzen


Chapter 17: Socioeconomic Inequality Across Religious Groups: Self-Selection or Religion-Induced Human Capital Accumulation? The Case of Egypt (pages 283-294)

Mohamed Saleh


Chapter 18: Religion and the European Union (pages 295-308)

Benito Arruñada, Matthias Krapf


Advances in Religion and Political Economy

Chapter 19: The Political and Economic Consequences of Religious Legitimacy (pages 311-320)

Jared Rubin


Chapter 20: Religious Legitimacy and the Joint Evolution of Culture and Institutions (pages 321-332)

Alberto Bisin, Avner Seror, Thierry Verdier


Chapter 21: Strategic Interactions Between Religion and Politics: The Case of Islam (pages 333-345)

Jean-Philippe Platteau


Chapter 22: State and Religion: An Economic Approach (pages 347-360)

Metin M. Coşgel, Thomas J. Miceli


Chapter 23: A Great Academic Re-awakening: The Return to a Political Economy of Religion (pages 361-376)

Anthony Gill


Chapter 24: The State, Toleration, and Religious Freedom (pages 377-403)

Noel Johnson, Mark Koyama


Chapter 25: Religiosity and Economic Performance: The Role of Personal Liberties (pages 405-422)

Laura Mayoral, Joan Esteban


Chapter 26: Causes and Consequences of Monotheism in the Supply of Religion (pages 423-436)

Murat Iyigun


Chapter 27: Religion, Political Power and Human Capital Formation: Evidence from Islamic History (pages 437-448)

Eric Chaney


Chapter 28: Islam, Trade, and Innovation (pages 449-460)

Alireza Naghavi


Index (pages 461-485)