Religious favoritism in Europe: a political competition model
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This paper explores a highly controversial issue: while most European countries are undergoing a clear and well-documented process of secularization, the governments of these countries widely support religious institutions.
The arguments put forward by the median voter seem insufficient to explain the data. We show that if political parties are allowed to take an ideological position with respect to religion, the observed deviations from the most preferred policy by the median voter could be explained.
|Research Areas:||A. > Business School > Economics
A. > Business School > Economics > Behavioural Economics group
|Depositing User:||Pablo Branas Garza|
|Date Deposited:||01 Apr 2013 07:17|
|Last Modified:||13 Oct 2016 14:26|
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