The Effect of Prayer on God's Attitude Toward Mankind

8 Pages Posted: 18 Aug 2008  

James J. Heckman

University of Chicago - Department of Economics; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); American Bar Foundation; Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA); CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Abstract

This paper uses data available from the National Opinion Research Center's (NORC) survey on religious attitudes and powerful statistical methods to evaluate the effect of prayer on the attitude of God toward human beings.

Keywords: kernel estimator, unobserved variables

JEL Classification: Z12

Suggested Citation

Heckman, James J., The Effect of Prayer on God's Attitude Toward Mankind. IZA Discussion Paper No. 3636. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1230823 or http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.0042-7092.2007.00700.x

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