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Economic Models of Churches  

Robert Mochrie

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Feb 2014
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Mar 2014
The economics of religion lays aside transcendent claims of the church to study it as a social organization that uses scarce resources to achieve its ends. In contrast to the ... More

The Economics of Religious Schism and Switching  

T. Randolph Beard, Robert B. Ekelund, Jr., George S. Ford, and Robert D. Tollison

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Feb 2014
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Mar 2014
Schism and switching are important in religious markets when strict monopoly or force is not involved. The Protestant Reformation is an important case and may be seen as entry of a new firm ... More

Post-Keynesian Approaches to Industrial Pricing: A Survey and Critique  

Ken Coutts and Neville Norman

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Sep 2013
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Oct 2013
This is a critical guide and commentary concerning post-Keynesian approaches toward the making of industrial prices. It focuses mainly on product or industry prices, though these pricing ... More

Post-Keynesian Price Theory: From Pricing to Market Governance to the Economy as a Whole  

Frederic S. Lee

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Sep 2013
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Oct 2013
In this chapter, post-Keynesian price theory will be delineated. Because prices do not, from a post-Keynesian perspective, coordinate economic activity nor make economic activity happen, ... More

Regulation of Religious Markets  

Charles M. North

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Feb 2014
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Mar 2014
This chapter summarizes the current state of economic research on the regulation of religious markets and suggests directions for the future. Following a discussion of the differing views ... More

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