Praying for Money Works…

July 2006
Journal of Financial Planning;Jul2006, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p10
Academic Journal
The article reports there has been a study which suggests that church attendance has financial implications. MIT professor Jonathan Gruber found that attending church can increase household income and improves the odds for marriage. It also affects welfare participation and the odds for being divorced. The URL is given for the National Bureau of Economic Research's Web site where the working paper, "Religious Market Structure, Religious Participation, and Outcomes: Is Religion Good For You?," can be purchased for $5.


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