The list below includes both publications resulting from the project – which started in January 2017 – and previous publications by our researchers.

2018

Het Goede Leven en de Vrije Markt; Een Cultuurfilosofische Analyse

Verbrugge, Ad; Buijs, Govert; van Baardewijk, Jelle

Het Goede Leven en de Vrije Markt; Een Cultuurfilosofische Analyse Book

Lemniscaat, 2018, ISBN: 9789047709589.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Arendt, Aristoteles, Bentham, consumptie, globalisering, Heidegger, het goede leven, Kant, Nussbaum, vrije markt, welvaart

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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