- Max Weber argued that Protestantism created wealth. Finally, there are data to prove if he was right. All it took were some missionary experiments in the Philippines and a clever map-matching trick that goes back to 16th-century Germany.
- James Choi @ Yale
- Lots of suggested evidence but not much convincing
- 80% of the planet is religious
- Experiment in the Philippines
- Very poor people earned more money as a result of religious instruction
- Why? Optimism and grit