What Has Jerusalem to Do with Chicago (or Cambridge)? Why Economics Needs an Infusion of Religious Formulations

Noell, Edd
May 2014
Econ Journal Watch;May2014, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p202
Academic Journal
An essay is presented on the need to infuse religious formulations in economics. Topics discussed by the author include the economic concepts that show the relevance of Jerusalem for Chicago, Illinois and Cambridge, England, the importance of creation concept of Judaism and Christianity in understanding economic behavior, and the role of entrepreneurship in professional economics.


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