The 3rd International PPE Conference will take place on April 6-8, 2018 at Witten/Herdecke University, Germany. Empirical and theoretical contributions from all fields which examine economic growth, sustainable development, green growth and degrowth or contrast different concepts are welcome. Deadline for abstract submission is January 10, 2018 [will be extended].
Adam Smith famously argued that increased competition in religion would result in more religious tolerance and that the benefits of competition in the marketplace would also be seen in religious instruction when many religious sects are tolerated. We use a cross-section of a maximum of 167 countries to explore whether increased religious competition results in less governmental regulation of religion and less governmental favoritism of religion.