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Tables and ﬁgures in this lecture are taken from:
Chapters 11 & 12 of Ray (1998)
Acemoglu, D., Johnson, S., and Robinson, J. (2001). The Colonial
Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation.
The American Economic Review, 91:1369-1401.
Banerjee, A., Gertler, P., and Ghatak, M. (2002). Empowerment and
Efﬁciency: Tenancy Reform in West Bengal. Journal of Political Economy, 110(2):239280.
Lin, J. (1992). Rural Reforms and Agricultural Growth in China. The
American Economic Review, 82(1):3451.
Class based on Lin, J. (1992). Rural Reforms and Agricultural Growth
in China. The American Economic Review, 82(1):3451.
• Douglas North - institutions are the rules of the game that shape
- key element - property rights
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