The Long Economic and Political Shadow of History, Volume 1

Stelios Michalopoulos, Elias Papaioannou 23 January 2017





Series Introduction: Historical legacies and contemporary development
Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou

Volume I Introduction: A global view
Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou

On the spatial distribution of development. The roles of nature and history
Vernon Henderson, Tim Squires, Adam Storeygard, David Weil

Deep roots of comparative development 
Quamrul H. Ashraf and Oded Galor

Barriers to the spread of prosperity
Enrico Spolaore and Romain Wacziarg

Environmental economic history 
James Fenske and Namrata Kala

The persistence of technological creativity and the Great Enrichment: Reflections on the “Rise of Europe” .
Joel Mokyr

The economic impact of colonialism
Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson

Legal origins 
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, Andrei Shleifer,and Robert Vishny

The European origins of economic development 
William Easterly and Ross Levine

On the long-run effects of colonial legacies. Evidence from small islands 
James Feyrer and Bruce Sacerdote

Maritime technology, trade, and economic development. evidence from the first era of trade globalisation 
Luigi Pascali



Associate Professor of Economics, Brown University, CEPR and NBER

Professor of Economics, London Business School; CEPR Research Affiliate


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