Tag: Age of Discovery

The Age of Discovery


More on the perils of late colonisation

Colonialism and Modern Income: Islands as Natural Experiments by James Feyrer and Bruce Sacerdote

From https://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/pdf/10.1162/rest.91.2.245

Was It Good Fortune to be Enslaved by the British Empire?

Acemoglu and Robinson do their best at blaming colonialism for Africa’s woes. Made the terrible preexisting institutions worse?

Acemoglu and Robinson on inclusive institutions and American exceptionalism

Acemoglu and Robinson on comparative economic development

The Case for Colonialism with Dr. Bruce Gilley