JEL code: N47

Economic History: Government, War, Law, International Relations, and Regulation: Africa; Oceania

Measuring institutions during and after colonisation in Senegal (1819-2010)
Most of the widely used indicators of institutions have been critic...
Published: 2 August 2017
Working Paper
Measurement and analysis of the evolution of institutions in Nigeria
“Institutions matter” has become a generally accepted premise in de...
Published: 13 February 2017
Working Paper
Path dependence and interdependence between institutions and development
Path dependence theory, within the institutions context, means that...
Published: 3 October 2016
Policy Brief
An economic model of the apartheid state
Rather than a rigid racial ideology, it is argued that South Africa...
Published: 18 August 2014
Working Paper
The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and Local Political Fragmentation in Africa
I examine the possibility that the trans-Atlantic slave trades infl...
Published: 14 January 2014
Working Paper
Pearls worth Rds4000 or less: Reinterpreting eighteenth century sumptuary laws at the Cape
Governor Ryk Tulbagh promulgated sumptuary laws at the Cape in 1755...
Published: 18 March 2013
Working Paper
The Legacy of Historical Conflict Evidence from Africa
This paper exploits variation between and within countries to exami...
Published: 8 February 2013
Working Paper
Constructing Institutional Measures: Indicators of Political and Property Rights in Moz...
In this paper we focus on the role of political and economic instit...
Published: 23 September 2012
Working Paper
A theory of colonial goverance
This paper considers conditions of optimality in a co-optive strate...
Published: 22 September 2012
Working Paper

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