The Long Economic and Political Shadow of History, Volume 2

Stelios Michalopoulos, Elias Papaioannou 14 February 2017




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

Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou

Understanding the long-run effects of Africa’s slave trades    
Nathan Nunn

The contemporary shadow of the Scramble for Africa    
Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou

Indirect rule and local government reform in Africa today    
Tristan Reed

King Leopold’s ghost: The legacy of labour coercion in the DRC    
Sara Lowes and Eduardo Montero

How colonial railroads defined Africa’s economic geography    
Remi Jedwab, Edward Kerby and Alexander Moradi

The devil is in the detail: Christian missions’ heterogeneous effects on development in sub-Saharan Africa    
Julia Cagé and Valeria Rueda

Independence movements and democracy in Africa    
Leonard Wantchekon and Omar García-Ponce

Direct versus indirect colonial rule in India    
Lakshmi Iyer

The legacies of forced freedom: China’s treaty ports   
Ruixue Jia

On the short- and long-run effects of male-biased sex ratios: Evidence from convict transportation to Australia    
Pauline Grosjean

Associate Professor of Economics, Brown University, CEPR and NBER

Professor of Economics, London Business School; CEPR Research Affiliate


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