ECON 252 - Economics of Religion

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Faculty of Arts

Critical evaluation of the rational choice model of Economics used to explain religious phenomena. Investigation of the demand and supply factors that explain extremism, the distinction between competition and regulation towards curbing religious cults, the role of club theory in explaining rigid rituals, and the impact of religion on economic development. Prerequisite ECON 101.

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