International Economic Association Series

Advances in the Economics of Religion

Editors: Carvalho, Jean-Paul, Iyer, Sriya, Rubin, Jared (Eds.)

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  • Draws together leading commentators on the economics of religion from around the world
  • Clearly organised around three major contemporary themes: religious networks; religious conflict and extremism; religion and political economy
  • Based on the International Economic Association conference 
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This edited collection brings together expertise from around the globe to overview and debate key concepts and concerns in the economics of religion. While the economics of religion is a relatively new field of research in economics, economists have made and continue to make important contributions to the understanding of religion. There is much scope for economists to continue to make a significant contribution to debates about religion, including its implications for conflict, political economy, public goods, demography, education, finance, trade and economic growth. 

About the authors

Jean-Paul Carvalho is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of California, Irvine, USA.
Sriya Iyer is Janeway Fellow in Economics and Affiliated Lecturer, University of Cambridge, UK; and Bibby Fellow and College Lecturer, St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge. She is the author of The Economics of Religion in India (Harvard University Press, 2018) and Demography and Religion in India (Oxford University Press, 2002).
Jared Rubin is Associate Professor of Economics at the George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics in Chapman University, USA. He is author of Rulers, Religion, and Riches: Why the West Got Rich and the Middle East Did Not (Cambridge University Press, 2017).

Table of contents (28 chapters)

Table of contents (28 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advances in the Economics of Religion
Editors
  • Jean-Paul Carvalho
  • Sriya Iyer
  • Jared Rubin
Series Title
International Economic Association Series
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-98848-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-98848-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-99336-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-98847-4
Series ISSN
2662-6330
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVII, 485
Number of Illustrations
29 b/w illustrations, 3 illustrations in colour
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