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Which countries have state religions?

Barro, Robert J.

Which countries have state religions?

by Barro, Robert J.

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion and state.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert J. Barro, Rachel M. McCleary.
    SeriesNBER working paper series ;, working paper 10438, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) ;, working paper no. 10438.
    ContributionsMcCleary, Rachel M., 1953-, National Bureau of Economic Research.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB1
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3476211M
    LC Control Number2005615676

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    Methodology. The table below is based upon global Gallup Poll in research which asked "Is religion important in your daily life?". Percentages for "yes" and "no" answers are listed below; they often do not add up to % because some answered "don't know" or did not answer.   Pragmatic cooperation between the state and religious groups takes place even in communist countries, 25 but in general, the communist regimes have been particularly hostile towards religious groups. 26 Further, quantitative studies have shown that current or prior experiences with communist rule decrease the likelihood to have a state church Author: Elina Schleutker.


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Which countries have state religions? by Barro, Robert J. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Going back in time, 39 percent of countries—73—had state religions inand 59 percent of ——had state religions in Thus, the crude data for the twentieth century indicate a downward trend in state religion in the first part of the. More than one in five countries has an official state religion, with the majority being Muslim states, and a further 20% of countries have a preferred or favoured : Harriet Sherwood.

Countries with state religions: Christianity Islam Buddhism. A state religion (also called an official religion, established church or state church) is a religious group or creed officially accepted by the state.

The term state church is used in context with Christianity, and is sometimes used for a specific national branch of Christianity. countries for which we have data on state religion and other relevant variables.

Among these40 percent—75 countries—are classified as having state religions in Going back in time, 39 percent of countries—73—had state religions inand 59 percent of —.

Among countries, 72 had no state religion inand ; 58 had a state religion throughout; and 58 had 1 or 2 transitions. We use a Hotelling. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Get this from a library. Which countries have state religions?. [Robert J Barro; Rachel M McCleary; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- "For independent countries in72 had no state religion in the Which countries have state religions?

book, and ; 58 had a state religion at all three dates; and 58 had some kind of transition. Among the rows  The Book of Mormon maintains there was an appearance of Jesus in the New.

Which Countries Have State Religions. Robert J. Barro, Rachel M. McCleary. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in April NBER Program(s):Economic Fluctuations and Growth For independent countries in72 had no state religion in the years, and ; 58 had a state religion at all three dates; and 58 had some kind of transition.

AfghanistanIslam (Sunni 80%, Shiite 19%), other 1%AlbaniaIslam 70%, Albanian Orthodox 20%, Roman Catholic 10% (est.)AlgeriaIslam (Sunni) 99% (state religion), Christian and Jewish 1%AndorraRoman Catholic (predominant)AngolaIndigenous 47%, Roman Catholic 38%, Protestant 15% ( est.

Most countries with the highest scores in government favoritism as of (including Afghanistan, Bahrain and Bangladesh) have Islam as their official state religion. 14 This dovetails with an earlier finding that, as ofIslam is the most common state religion around the world; in 27 of the 43 countries that enshrine an official religion.

Downloadable. Among countries, 72 had no state religion in, and ; 58 had a state religion throughout; and 58 had 1 or 2 transitions. We use a Hotelling spatial competition model to analyze the likelihood that the religion market would be monopolized. Similar forces influence a government’s decision to establish a state religion.

The Wealth of Religions will appeal to a wide range of scholars, but also to the broader public interested in the social impact of the world's major religions."—Timur Kuran, Duke University "This truly impressive book demonstrates how religion and the wealth of nations are intimately linked.

"McCleary and Barro provide a wonderful introduction to the economics of religion in this engaging and accessible book. Bringing together years of pathbreaking research, The Wealth of Religions is a must-read for anyone interested in the economic approach to religion or the economic impact of religious behavior and institutions."―Jared Rubin, Chapman University, /5(2).

Kind of. Although technically a secular country, Lebanon has official recognition of multiple religions, and a requirement that certain government posts be held by people belonging to one of the different faith groups.

Furthermore, certain groups. Downloadable. For independent countries in72 had no state religion in the years, and ; 58 had a state religion at all three dates; and 58 had some kind of transition. Among the 58 transitional countries, 12 had two transitions, 4 of which (former Soviet Republics in Asia) involved two forms of state religion.

The probability of having a state religion in or. All of the light blue, medium blue and dark blue nations: State religion Light Blue=Catholicism Dark Blue=Protestantism Medium Blue=Eastern Orthodox Dark Green=Sunni Light Green=Shia Medium Green=Islam in general Yellow=Buddhism Thus the areas wit.

In The Wealth of Religions, Rachel McCleary and Robert Barro draw on their long record of pioneering research to examine these and many other aspects of the economics of religion. Places with firm beliefs in heaven and hell measured relative to the time spent in religious activities tend to be more productive and experience faster : Robert J Barro, Rachel McCleary.

For independent countries in72 had no state religion in, and ; 58 had a state religion at all three dates; and 58 had some kind of transition. Among the 58 transitional countries, 12 had 2 transitions, 4 of which (former Soviet Republics in Asia) involved different forms of state religion.

Which countries have state religions. Quarterly Journal of Economics (4): Abstract Among countries, 72 had no state religion in, and ; 58 had a state religion throughout; and 58 had 1 or 2 transitions. We use a Hotelling spatial competition model to analyze the likelihood that the religion market would be.

Note: A state religion is defined as "a religious body or creed endorsed by the state". This does not mean that the state religion is forced upon all of the state's citizenry, though this is the case in a few countries.

In fact some of the countries with state religions are among the most progressive and democratic in the world.

In most cases the existing state religious organization is very.Which Countries Have State Religions? Robert J. Barro and Rachel M. McCleary NBER Working Paper No. April JEL No. O1, Z1, P5 ABSTRACT For independent countries in72 had no state religion in the years, and .These countries don't have state religions (and must not be erroneously added for this reason): Argentina - According to Section 2 of the Constitution of Argentina,"The Federal Government supports the Roman Catholic Apostolic religion." but does not stipulate an official state religion:Author: Smurfy.