Association for the Study of Religion, Economics, and Culture (ASREC)

"ASREC is a new interdisciplinary association dedicated to advancing the economic/rational-choice study of religion. ASREC will promote research, facilitate networking, organize meetings, work with publishers, and communicate with private foundations, government agencies, and academic institutions.

ASREC is open to scholars of all fields. It actively encourages interdisciplinary interaction and research concerning the religious beliefs, behavior, and institutions.

ASREC also helps maintain the Economics-of-Religion web site. This rapidly growing site includes (or will soon include):

  • News and announcements,
  • On-line discussion groups,
  • An extensive bibliography,
  • Links to related web sites,
  • An ASREC membership directory,
  • An archive of downloadable articles, and
  • Many other resources."