Bible Belt Reins In Accounting Fraud?

Jillian Bandes
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Posted: Jul 07, 2010 9:18 AM
That's the claim of this study out of the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University — who would undoubtedly have a lot to gain by claiming their area is squeaky-clean. Their results are interesting, though: there was a "48.8 percent decrease in the odds that a firm headquartered in a 'religious' county will be sued for wrongful accounting than in less religious ones."