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Stationary Bandits, State Capacity, and the Malthusian Transition : The Lasting Impact of the Taiping Rebellion (English)

Abstract

The Taiping Rebellion (1851-1864) in China was the deadliest civil war in history. This paper provides evidence that this cataclysmic event significantly shaped the Malthusian transition and long-term development that followed, especially in areas where...  See More +

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  • Xu, L. Colin; Yang, Li;
  • 2018/10/22 13:50:03
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS8620
  • 1
  • 1
  • China
  • East Asia and Pacific
  • 2018/10/22 13:47:45
  • Disclosed
  • Stationary Bandits, State Capacity, and the Malthusian Transition : The Lasting Impact of the Taiping Rebellion
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