Why did the Netherlands develop so early?

The legacy of the brethren of the common life

markdownabstractThis research establishes a link between the Brethren of the Common Life (BCL), a religious community founded by Geert Groote in Deventer in the late fourteenth century, and the early economic development of the Netherlands. The BCL stimulated human capital accumulation. The historic...

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Volume: 126
Main Author: Akçomak, Ibrahim Semih
Webbink, Herman Dinand
Weel, Bas
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Academic
Place of publication: OXFORD OXFORD UNIV PRESS 2016
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published in: The Economic journal (London) Vol. 126; no. 593; pp. 821 - 860
Related: Erasmus School of Economics
ORCID: 0000-0001-8963-5771
Data of publication: 2016
ISSN: 0013-0133
1468-0297
1468-0297
EISSN: 1468-0297
Discipline: Economics
Religion
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