Tag: age of empires

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

Bruce Gilley – “The Case for Colonialism”

The Case for Colonialism with Dr. Bruce Gilley

Daron Acemoglu discusses “Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty”