The Impact of Exogenous Shocks on Exits from the Catholic and Protestant Churches in Germany, 1953-2015

Frick, Bernd and Simmons, Robert (2017) The Impact of Exogenous Shocks on Exits from the Catholic and Protestant Churches in Germany, 1953-2015. Applied Economics Letters, 24 (20). pp. 1476-1480. ISSN 1350-4851

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Abstract

In Germany, exits from the Catholic and Protestant churches have fluctuated considerably over the last 60 years. Much of the observable variation in these exits can be explained by exogenous shocks such as unpopular encyclicals by the Pope, German reunification, sexual abuse cases and financial scandals.

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Journal Article
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Applied Economics Letters
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This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Applied Economics Letters on 31/01/2017, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/13504851.2017.1284985
Uncontrolled Keywords:
/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2000/2002
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Deposited On:
28 Feb 2017 15:24
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