Does morality affect economic performance? Empirical evidence | vox – Research-based policy analysis and commentary from Europe’s leading economists:
But perhaps the most important question of all concerns the policy implications of these findings. What policy instruments are more appropriate to an environment with adverse cultural traits, and which policy interventions ought to be avoided? Does political decentralisation facilitate the acquisition of favourable values, and is self-government something that can be learnt through experience? And what can be done to facilitate this collective learning process? The promotion of economic development would become much easier if we could answer these questions.
what actually is the implications of this research? is it anything different than political theory has said and empirically founded in tens of hundreds of examples, narratives, and other evidence?