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Is it protestant tradition or current protestant population that affects corruption?

Omer Gokcekus ()

Economics Letters, 2008, vol. 99, issue 1, 59-62

Abstract: The percentage of Protestants 100Â years ago has a more significant impact on today's level of corruption than the current percentage of Protestants within a country. This supports Williamson [Williamson, O.E., 2000. The new institutional economics: taking stock, looking ahead, Journal of Economic Literature XXXVIII, 595-613]'s claim that religion is at Level-1 of social analysis.

Date: 2008
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