Bryan Caplan points to a fascinating survey by Rodney Stark and Alan Miller on the difference between men and women in their religious beliefs. Two striking facts emerge : (1) across all cultures, women are more religious than men, (2) in the least traditional cultures (i.e. those who approve of single motherhood, have with a high abortion rate, low fertility, and high female labor force participation) the gap between men and women is wider. How can this be explained?Read all of Rahem's post to get a possible answer. It does have to do with faking.
Friday, December 15, 2006
Who is faking: women, or men? :: An Economist in Paradise
Faseer Sheik Rahem writes: