A tale of minorities: evidence on religious ethics and entrepreneurship

Does Protestantism favour entrepreneurship more than Catholicism does? We provide a novel way to answer this question by comparing Protestant and Catholic minorities using Swiss census data. Exploiting the strong adhesion of religious minorities to their denomination’ ethical principles and the hist...

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Volume: 21
Main Author: Nunziata, Luca
Rocco, Lorenzo
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: New York Springer US 01.06.2016
SPRINGER
Springer
published in: Journal of economic growth (Boston, Mass.) Vol. 21; no. 2; pp. 189 - 224
Data of publication: 20160600
ISSN: 1381-4338
1573-7020
EISSN: 1573-7020
Discipline: Economics
Religion
Subjects:
J21
J24
Z12
Z13
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
Web of Science - Social Sciences Citation Index - 2016
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