A brief survey of the project
An Essay on the Religious Transition. An economic perspective Latest version July 2017
Papers on cross-country data and theory
An model of the religious transition
Theoretical Economics Letters 2012, 419-22
With Erich Gundlach, GIGA IAS and Hamburg University, Germany
A theoretical explanation of the religious transition linking it to the theory of economic growth.
Background papers on present Danish data
Church density and the church membership ratio.
The cross-municipal pattern in Denmark, 2nd version 2013
The present churches: Age and size distribution
The data as an Excel file
Papers on Danish long-run time series data
Danish church data on separate page
The political economy of churches in Denmark, 1300-2015 With Ella Paldam, Public Choice p.t. net first Doi: 10.1007/s11127-017-0455-7, 2017
An economic perspective on the Reformation
and the downscaling of the Church in Denmark, 1450-1650
Spinn-off paper from previous paper July 2017.
The Religious Transtion: Denmark 1750-2015
With Ella Paldam,
Department of The Study of Religion, Aarhus university.
Previous version presented at the SSSR conference at Newport Beach, LA, 2015,
Present version February 2017