Saints Marching In, 1590-2009
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We are grateful for comments from Marios Angeletos, Davide Cantoni, Ed Glaeser, Emi Nakamura, Emily Oster, and Jose Ursua. We particularly appreciate Alex McQuoid’s work on the data set of blessed persons through 2005 and Todd Johnson’s help with the data on religious adherence from the Global Christian Data Base. We also acknowledge some early input from Bradley Ruffle. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.