Faith based CUs religion

Published: 16 April 2020| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/h5zpdkw49m.1
Contributor:
Andres Mesa Toro

Description

Cross sectional information about the religion of faith-based credit unions. Credit Union information was initially obtained from the call reports available at the National Credit Unions Administration. Then a subsample of the data that correspond to associational faith-based credit unions was selected, from that subsample the religious affiliation of the credit unions was manually collected and obtained via web searching. Credit unions are identified with their join and credit union number. The variable rel is a character that identify if the religion affiliation is: C (Catholic), H (Hinduism), I (Islam), J (Judaism), N(Not known?), O (Orthodox), P (Protestant). The variable Cath is a dummy that takes values of 1 for Catholic, 0 for Protestants and empty otherwise. The variable Prot is a dummy that takes values of 1 for Protestants, 0 for Catholics and empty otherwise.

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