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Work ethic, protestantism and human capital

Schaltegger, Christoph & Torgler, Benno (2009) Work ethic, protestantism and human capital. Economics Letters, 107(2), pp. 99-101.

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Abstract

Weber's contribution on Protestant work ethic has stimulated numerous social scientists. However, the question whether a Protestant specific work ethic exists at all is still rarely analysed. Our results indicate that work ethic is influenced by denomination-based religiosity and education.

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ID Code: 32407
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: Religion, Work ethic, Protestantism, education
DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2009.12.037
ISSN: 0165-1765
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ECONOMICS (140000) > APPLIED ECONOMICS (140200) > Applied Economics not elsewhere classified (140299)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ECONOMICS (140000) > APPLIED ECONOMICS (140200)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Economics & Finance
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Elsevier B.V.
Deposited On: 20 Oct 2010 12:07
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2012 00:08

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