The author presents a review of the book «The Economic Institutions of the Old Believers». The study is at the crossroads of economic history, economic sociology, economic theory (in the first place, the new institutionalism) and maybe even religious studies. The author tries to understand the mysterious phenomenon of Old Believe entrepreneurship, played a very important role in the economic development of Russia in the late XVIII-early XX centuries.
The article examines differences between two Russian regions – Moscow and Bashkortostan – through the following socio-psychological indicators: perceived social capital, trust, civil identity, life satisfaction, and economic attitudes.
This collective monograph examines the relationship between culture and economic consciousness of Russians and is based on the theoretical and empirical research conducted by the research fellows of the International Scientific-Educational Laboratory of Socio-Cultural Research of the Expert Institute of National Research University “Higher School of Economics”.
The collective monograph is intended for specialists interested in the relationship between culture, economics, and psychology.