Work ethic, protestantism and human capital
Schaltegger, Christoph & Torgler, Benno (2009) Work ethic, protestantism and human capital. Economics Letters, 107(2), pp. 99-101.
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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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Religion, Work ethic, Protestantism, education|
|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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