Day: July 21, 2017

The Economic Consequences of the Protestant Reformation

The Economic Consequences of the Protestant Reformation

While Protestant reformers aimed to elevate the role of religion, we find that the Reformation produced rapid economic secularization. The interaction between religious competition and political economy explains the shift in investments in human and fixed capital away from the religious sector.

New Hampshire Attorney General announces investigation of St. Paul’s Episcopal School

New Hampshire Attorney General announces investigation of St. Paul’s Episcopal School

New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald announced a criminal investigation into whether St. Paul’s Episcopal School endangered the welfare of a child and obstructed criminal investigations. The head of school, Michael Hirschfield, said he was “startled and saddened” by the announcement.