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  • Religion and Economic Growth: Was Weber Right? 

    Blum, Ulrich; Dudley, Léonard (Université de Montréal. Département de sciences économiques., 2001)
    Evidence of falling wages in Catholic cities and rising wages in Protestant cities between 1500 and 1750, during the spread of literacy in the vernacular, is inconsistent with most theoretical models of economic growth. In The Protestant Ethic, Weber ...