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The Economics of Religion in India

  • 1. What Is Religion, and How Do Economists Think about It?
  • 2. Religion and Religious Conflict in Indian Life
  • 3. The Survey of Religious Organizations
  • 4. Temples and Economists: Religious Services
  • 5. Faith and the Faithful: Nonreligious Services
  • 6. Inequality, Demography, and Socioeconomic Status
  • 7. The Modern Madrasa: A Case Study of Religious Education in India
  • 8. Religious Competition and Marketing
  • 9. Conclusion
  • Glossary
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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