Publications by Our Researchers

The list below currently mainly contains a selection of relevant previous publications by the project team. Publications resulting from the project, which started in January 2017, will be added once they appear.

2018

Greed in the History of Political Economy; The Role of Self-Interest in Shaping Modern Economics

Verburg, Rudi

Greed in the History of Political Economy; The Role of Self-Interest in Shaping Modern Economics Book

2018, ISBN: 9781138285378.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: affluence, greed, happiness, morality, self-interest, vanity

2017

Reformation Protestantism and the “Spirit” of Capitalism

Ballor, Jordan J

Reformation Protestantism and the “Spirit” of Capitalism Book Chapter

Melloni, Alberto (Ed.): Martin Luther; A Christian between Reforms and Modernity (1517-2017), pp. 965–982, De Gruyter, Berlin, 2017, ISBN: 9783110499025.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Martin Luther, Max Weber, protestant ethic, spirit of capitalism

 Economic Freedom, Income Inequality and Life Satisfaction in OECD Countries

Graafland, Johan J; Lous, Bjorn

Economic Freedom, Income Inequality and Life Satisfaction in OECD Countries Journal Article

Journal of Happiness Studies, online first , pp. 1-23, 2017.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: economic freedom, income inequality, life satisfaction, mediation, regulation, tax freedom, trade freedom

A Biblical Myth at the Origin of Smith's The Wealth of Nations

Ballor, Jordan J

A Biblical Myth at the Origin of Smith's The Wealth of Nations Journal Article

Journal of the History of Economic Thought , 39 (2), pp. 223–38, 2017, ISSN: 1053-8372.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Adam Smith, Bible, political economy, Wealth of Nations

2015

The Cultural View on Financial Markets

de Jong, Eelke

The Cultural View on Financial Markets Book Chapter

Jessop, Bob; Young, Brigitte; Scherrer, Christoph (Ed.): Financial Cultures and Crisis Dynamics, pp. 44-63, Routledge, London and New York, 2015, ISBN: 9781138226807.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: culture, financial crisis, financial markets

Remembering the Future – Religion, social capital and the development of the West

Buijs, Govert

Remembering the Future – Religion, social capital and the development of the West Book Chapter

van der Braak, André; Wei, Dedong; Zhu, Caifang (Ed.): Religion and Social Cohesion. Western, Chinese and Intercultural Perspectives, pp. 21 - 40, VU University Press, Amsterdam, 2015.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: burgher culture, christianity, freedom, religion, social capital

Culture Matters: French-German Conflicts on European Central Bank Independence and Crisis Resolution

de Jong, Eelke; van Esch, Femke

Culture Matters: French-German Conflicts on European Central Bank Independence and Crisis Resolution Journal Article

2015, ISBN: 9781138226807.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: central bank independence, culture, France, Germany

Economic Freedom and Life Satisfaction: Mediation by Income per Capita and Generalized Trust

Graafland, Johan J; Compen, B

Economic Freedom and Life Satisfaction: Mediation by Income per Capita and Generalized Trust Journal Article

Journal of Happiness Studies, 16 (3), pp. 789–810, 2015.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: economic freedom, income per capita, life satisfaction, mediation, rule of law, trust

2014

The Market, Happiness and Solidarity. A Christian Perspective

Graafland, Johan J

The Market, Happiness and Solidarity. A Christian Perspective Book

Routlege, London, 2014, ISBN: 9781138805439.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: christianity, happiness, justice, markets, solidarity, virtue ethics, welfare

The Cultural-Economic Perspective on Values and Virtues

de Jong, Eelke

The Cultural-Economic Perspective on Values and Virtues Book Chapter

de Vries, Michiel; Kim, P (Ed.): Value and Virtue in Public Administration. A Comparative Perspective, pp. 84-97, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, ISBN: 978-0-230-35388-6.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: behavioral economics, neo-classical economics, new institutional economics, public sector, values, virtues

2013

Vrienden met de Mammon; De levensbeschouwelijke dimensie in de economie

van Geest, Paul; Poorthuis, Marcel; Wagenaar, Theo; Warringa, Alette (Ed.)

Vrienden met de Mammon; De levensbeschouwelijke dimensie in de economie Book

Parthenon, Almere, 2013, ISBN: 9789079578511.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: gedragseconomie, wereldvisie

Christianity and the Vicissitudes of European Burgher Culture: an Anamnetic Exercise

Buijs, Govert

Christianity and the Vicissitudes of European Burgher Culture: an Anamnetic Exercise Journal Article

41 (2), pp. 103-132, 2013.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: agape, burgher culture, caritas, christianity, Western Europe

2012

Narcissus Enters the Courtroom: CEO Narcissism and Fraud

Rijsenbilt, Antoinette; Commandeur, Harry

Narcissus Enters the Courtroom: CEO Narcissism and Fraud Journal Article

Journal of Business Ethics, 117 (2), pp. 413–429, 2012.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: AAER, Chief Executive Officer, Fraud, Narcissism

Worldview, the credit crisis and the “unity of life”; From “framework” to “deep commitment”

Buijs, Govert

Worldview, the credit crisis and the “unity of life”; From “framework” to “deep commitment” Journal Article

Bulletin for Christian Scholarship, 77 (1), pp. 1-9, 2012, ISBN: 2304-8557.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: authenticity, credit crisis, unity of self, worldview

Adam Smith’s Bourgeois Virtues in Competition

Wells, Thomas; Graafland, Johan J

Adam Smith’s Bourgeois Virtues in Competition Journal Article

Business Ethics Quarterly, 22 (2), pp. 319-350, 2012.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Adam Smith, bourgeois virtues, business ethics, competition, virtue ethics

Meaning of Life: Exploring the Relation between Economics and Religion

Wijngaards, Aloys; Sent, Esther-Mirjam

Meaning of Life: Exploring the Relation between Economics and Religion Journal Article

Review of Social Economy, 70 (1), pp. 109-130, 2012.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: behavioral economics, meaning, religion, religious symbolism

2011

The Credit Crisis and the Moral Responsibility of Professionals in Finance

Graafland, Johan J; van de Ven, B

The Credit Crisis and the Moral Responsibility of Professionals in Finance Journal Article

Journal of Business Ethics, 103 (4), pp. 605-619, 2011.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Anglo-Saxon capitalism, banking, credit crisis, financial ethics, MacIntyre, professional ethics, virtue ethics

The 2010 Euro Crisis Stand-off between France and Germany: Leadership Styles and Political Culture

Bohn, Frank; de Jong, Eelke

The 2010 Euro Crisis Stand-off between France and Germany: Leadership Styles and Political Culture Journal Article

International Economics and Economic Policy, 8 (1), pp. 7-14, 2011, ISBN: 1612-4804.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: culture, debt crisis, euro, financial crisis, France, Germany, Greece, IMF, leadership styles

Religious Values and Economic Growth. A Review and Assessment of Recent Studies

de Jong, Eelke

Religious Values and Economic Growth. A Review and Assessment of Recent Studies Book Chapter

ter Haar, Gerrie (Ed.): Religion and Development; Ways of Transforming the World, Columbia University Press, New York, 2011, ISBN: 9781849041393.

BibTeX | Tags: economic growth, institutions, religion, values

2009

Culture and Economics : On Values, Economics and International Business

de Jong, Eelke

Culture and Economics : On Values, Economics and International Business Book

Routledge, London and New York, 2009, ISBN: 9780415438612.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Adam Smith, culture, culture in economic analysis, economic performance, institutional economics

Do Markets Crowd Out Virtues? An Aristotelian Framework

Graafland, Johan J

Do Markets Crowd Out Virtues? An Aristotelian Framework Journal Article

Journal of Business Ethics, 91 (1), pp. 1–19, 2009.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Aristotle, capitalism, competition, doux commerce thesis, markets, self-destruction thesis, virtue ethics

2007

Economics, Ethics and the Market. Introduction and Applications

Graafland, Johan J

Economics, Ethics and the Market. Introduction and Applications Book

2007, ISBN: 9780415558280.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: economic freedom, economic science, globalization, happiness, rationality, self-interest, social preferences, status goods, theory of perfect markets

2006

Business Dilemmas and Religious Belief: An Explorative Study among Dutch executives

Graafland, Johan J; Kaptein, Muel; Mazereeuw-VanDerDuijnSchouten, Corrie

Business Dilemmas and Religious Belief: An Explorative Study among Dutch executives Journal Article

Journal of Business Ethics, (66), pp. 53-70, 2006.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: business dilemmas, corporate social responsibility (CSR), religious beliefs, standards, values

Islam and socially responsible business conduct: an empirical study of Dutch entrepreneurs

Graafland, Johan J; Mazereeuw, C; Yahia, A

Islam and socially responsible business conduct: an empirical study of Dutch entrepreneurs Journal Article

Business Ethics: A European Review, 15 (4), pp. 390-406, 2006.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: entrepreneurship, islam, islamic entrepreneurs, socially responsible business conduct (SRBC)

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