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Indigenous and colonial origins of comparative economic development : the case of colonial India and Africa (English)

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This paper concerns the institutional origins of economic development, emphasizing the cases of nineteenth-century India and Africa. Colonial institutions-the law, western style property rights, newspapers and statistical analysis-played an important ...  See More +

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  • Bayly, C. A.;
  • 2008/01/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS4474
  • 1
  • 1
  • AfricaIndia
  • AfricaSouth Asia
  • 2010/07/01
  • Disclosed
  • Indigenous and colonial origins of comparative economic development : the case of colonial India and Africa
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