Money is the Dross of the Earth. Flemish Clay versus Dutch Polder
(Erik Durnez) The Low Countries - 2007, № 15, pp. 12-20
How do the Flemish regard money? How do they deal with it? And is their financial culture essentially any different from that of their northern neighbours? Of course there's always that cliché lurking in the background: the frugal Dutchman versus the flamboyant Fleming, for instance, or the conscientious post- Calvinist as opposed to the deadbeat post-Catholic. Look a little closer and what you mostly see are similarities. The differences are there all right, but they're more subtle. Although...
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