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Introduction

  • Jean-Paul Carvalho
  • Sriya Iyer
  • Jared RubinEmail author
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Abstract

Over the past 20 years, economists have come to realize that religion is linked inextricably to their subject matter, from fertility choices in the household, to risk-sharing schemes in a village, to large-scale political movements, and to economic growth. A deeper understanding of religion is perhaps now more important than ever before.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Economics and Institute for Mathematical Behavioral SciencesUniversity of California, IrvineIrvineUSA
  2. 2.Faculty of EconomicsUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
  3. 3.Chapman UniversityOrangeUSA

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