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Homepage:https://nathannunn.arts.ubc.ca
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Workplace:Vancouver School of Economics, University of British Columbia, (more information at EDIRC)
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Working Papers

2023

  1. On the Importance of African Traditional Religion for Economic Behavior
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Zero-Sum Thinking and the Roots of U.S. Political Divides
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Zero-Sum Thinking, the Evolution of Effort-Suppressing Beliefs, and Economic Development
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2022

  1. Herding, Warfare, and a Culture of Honor: Global Evidence
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2021) Downloads View citations (13)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2021) Downloads View citations (13)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2021) Downloads
  2. On the Dynamics of Human Behavior: The Past, Present, and Future of Culture, Conflict, and Cooperation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article On the Dynamics of Human Behavior: The Past, Present, and Future of Culture, Conflict, and Cooperation, AEA Papers and Proceedings, American Economic Association (2022) Downloads View citations (2) (2022)
  3. Stress, Ethnicity, and Prosocial Behavior
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  4. The Social Consequences of Traditional Religion in Contemporary Africa
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Traditional Supernatural Beliefs and Prosocial behavior
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads

2021

  1. After the Burning: The Economic Effects of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)

2020

  1. History as Evolution
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Immigrants and the making of America
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (61)
    See also Journal Article Immigrants and the Making of America, The Review of Economic Studies, Review of Economic Studies Ltd (2020) Downloads View citations (66) (2020)
  3. Transhumant Pastoralism, Climate Change, and Conflict in Africa
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (23)

2018

  1. Ancestral Characteristics of Modern Populations
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (43)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2018) Downloads View citations (43)

    See also Journal Article Ancestral Characteristics of Modern Populations, Economic History of Developing Regions, Taylor & Francis Journals (2018) Downloads View citations (43) (2018)
  2. Bride Price and Female Education
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2016) Downloads View citations (28)

    See also Journal Article Bride Price and Female Education, Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press (2020) Downloads View citations (81) (2020)
  3. Distrust and Political Turnover
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (13)
  4. Distrust and Political Turnover during Economic Crises
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
  5. Kinship and Conflict: Evidence from Segmentary Lineage Societies in Sub-Saharan Africa
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  6. Social Structure and Conflict: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
    HiCN Working Papers, Households in Conflict Network Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2018) Downloads View citations (13)
  7. The Effects of Fair Trade Certification: Evidence from Coffee Producers in Costa Rica
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Journal Article The Effects of Fair Trade Certification: Evidence from Coffee Producers in Costa Rica, Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Association (2022) Downloads View citations (7) (2022)
  8. Traditional Agricultural Practices and the Sex Ratio Today
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (16)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2018) Downloads View citations (16)

    See also Journal Article Traditional agricultural practices and the sex ratio today, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science (2018) Downloads View citations (16) (2018)

2017

  1. Bride price and the well-being of women
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Keeping It in the Family: Lineage Organization and the Scope of Trust in Sub-Saharan Africa
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Journal Article Keeping It in the Family: Lineage Organization and the Scope of Trust in Sub-Saharan Africa, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2017) Downloads View citations (43) (2017)
  3. Migrants and the Making of America: The Short and Long Run Effects of Immigration during the Age of Mass Migration
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (31)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2017) Downloads View citations (36)

    See also Journal Article Migrants and the Making of America: The Shortand Long-Run Effects of Immigration During the Age of Mass Migration, ifo DICE Report, ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich (2017) Downloads View citations (33) (2017)
  4. The Long-Run Effects of Agricultural Productivity on Conflict, 1400-1900
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2017) Downloads View citations (7)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (7)
  5. Understanding Cultural Persistence and Change
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (56)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2017) Downloads View citations (55)

    See also Journal Article Understanding Cultural Persistence and Change, The Review of Economic Studies, Review of Economic Studies Ltd (2021) Downloads View citations (36) (2021)
  6. Why Being Wrong can be Right: Magical Warfare Technologies and the Persistence of False Beliefs
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Journal Article Why Being Wrong Can Be Right: Magical Warfare Technologies and the Persistence of False Beliefs, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2017) Downloads View citations (23) (2017)
  7. Winter is Coming: The Long-Run Effects of Climate Change on Conflict, 1400-1900
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (27)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2017) Downloads View citations (20)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2017) Downloads View citations (29)

2015

  1. The Evolution of Culture and Institutions: Evidence from the Kuba Kingdom
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Journal Article The Evolution of Culture and Institutions: Evidence From the Kuba Kingdom, Econometrica, Econometric Society (2017) Downloads View citations (146) (2017)
  2. Understanding Ethnic Identity in Africa: Evidence from the Implicit Association Test (IAT)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (40)
    See also Journal Article Understanding Ethnic Identity in Africa: Evidence from the Implicit Association Test (IAT), American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2015) Downloads View citations (43) (2015)

2014

  1. The Economics of Fair Trade
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (75)
    See also Journal Article The Economics of Fair Trade, Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association (2014) Downloads View citations (75) (2014)

2013

  1. Commercial Imperialism? Political Influence and Trade during the Cold War
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (140)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2010) Downloads View citations (18)

    See also Journal Article Commercial Imperialism? Political Influence and Trade during the Cold War, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2013) Downloads View citations (146) (2013)
  2. Domestic Institutions as a Source of Comparative Advantage
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (33)
    See also Chapter Domestic Institutions as a Source of Comparative Advantage, Handbook of International Economics, Elsevier (2014) Downloads View citations (107) (2014)
  3. The Transmission of Democracy: From the Village to the Nation-State
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (64)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2013) Downloads View citations (64)
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics (2013) Downloads View citations (65)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads View citations (64)

    See also Journal Article The Transmission of Democracy: From the Village to the Nation-State, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2013) Downloads View citations (64) (2013)

2012

  1. Aiding Conflict: The Impact of U.S. Food Aid on Civil War
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (17)
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2012) Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Culture and the Historical Process
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (130)
    See also Journal Article Culture and the Historical Process, Economic History of Developing Regions, Taylor & Francis Journals (2012) Downloads View citations (126) (2012)
  3. Ruggedness: The Blessing of Bad Geography in Africa
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (584)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (35)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2007) Downloads View citations (26)
    Working Papers, Instituto Madrileño de Estudios Avanzados (IMDEA) Ciencias Sociales (2010) Downloads View citations (13)

    See also Journal Article Ruggedness: The Blessing of Bad Geography in Africa, The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press (2012) Downloads View citations (646) (2012)

2011

  1. Fertility and the Plough
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (59)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2011) Downloads View citations (58)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (54)
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics (2011) Downloads View citations (54)

    See also Journal Article Fertility and the Plough, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2011) Downloads View citations (59) (2011)
  2. On the Origins of Gender Roles: Women and the Plough
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (61)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (66)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (58)

    See also Journal Article On the Origins of Gender Roles: Women and the Plough, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College (2013) Downloads View citations (1020) (2013)
  3. The Slave Trade and the Origins of Mistrust in Africa
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1025)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (130)

    See also Journal Article The Slave Trade and the Origins of Mistrust in Africa, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2011) Downloads View citations (1047) (2011)

2010

  1. Religious Conversion in Colonial Africa
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (87)
    See also Journal Article Religious Conversion in Colonial Africa, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2010) Downloads View citations (90) (2010)
  2. The Columbian Exchange: A History of Disease, Food, and Ideas
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Journal Article The Columbian Exchange: A History of Disease, Food, and Ideas, Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association (2010) Downloads View citations (32) (2010)
  3. The Determinants of Food Aid Provisions to Africa and the Developing World
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Chapter The Determinants of Food-Aid Provisions to Africa and the Developing World, NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2014) Downloads View citations (3) (2014)
  4. The Potato’s Contribution to Population and Urbanization: Evidence from an Historical Experiment
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (3)
  5. The Structure of Tariffs and Long-Term Growth
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (30)
    Also in Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics (2010) Downloads View citations (30)

    See also Journal Article The Structure of Tariffs and Long-Term Growth, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Association (2010) Downloads View citations (29) (2010)

2009

  1. The Importance of History for Economic Development
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (343)
    See also Journal Article The Importance of History for Economic Development, Annual Review of Economics, Annual Reviews (2009) Downloads View citations (346) (2009)
  2. The Potato's Contribution to Population and Urbanization: Evidence from an Historical Experiment
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article The Potato's Contribution to Population and Urbanization: Evidence From A Historical Experiment, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College (2011) Downloads View citations (305) (2011)
  3. Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and the Origins of Mistrust in Africa
    2009 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics View citations (22)

2008

  1. The Long-Term Effects of Africa's Slave Trades
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (524)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2007) Downloads View citations (4)
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2007) Downloads View citations (41)

    See also Journal Article The Long-term Effects of Africa's Slave Trades, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College (2008) Downloads View citations (531) (2008)

2007

  1. Relationship-Specificity, Incomplete Contracts, and the Pattern of Trade
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (923)
    Also in International Trade, University Library of Munich, Germany (2005) Downloads View citations (68)

    See also Journal Article Relationship-Specificity, Incomplete Contracts, and the Pattern of Trade, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College (2007) Downloads View citations (942) (2007)
  2. Slavery, Inequality, and Economic Development in the Americas: An Examination of the Engerman-Sokoloff Hypothesis
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (8)

2006

  1. Putting the Lid on Lobbying: Tariff Structure and Long-Term Growth when Protection is for Sale
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)

2005

  1. Historical Legacies: A Model Linking Africa's Past to its Current Underdevelopment
    Development and Comp Systems, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article Historical legacies: A model linking Africa's past to its current underdevelopment, Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier (2007) Downloads View citations (78) (2007)
  2. Slavery, Institutional Development and Long-Run Growth in Africa
    2005 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads View citations (3)

2004

  1. Slavery, Institutional Development, and Long-Run Growth in Africa, 1400--2000
    International Trade, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)

Journal Articles

2022

  1. On the Dynamics of Human Behavior: The Past, Present, and Future of Culture, Conflict, and Cooperation
    AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2022, 112, 15-37 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper On the Dynamics of Human Behavior: The Past, Present, and Future of Culture, Conflict, and Cooperation, NBER Working Papers (2022) Downloads View citations (2) (2022)
  2. The Effects of Fair Trade Certification: Evidence from Coffee Producers in Costa Rica
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2022, 20, (4), 1743-1790 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper The Effects of Fair Trade Certification: Evidence from Coffee Producers in Costa Rica, NBER Working Papers (2018) Downloads View citations (24) (2018)

2021

  1. Understanding Cultural Persistence and Change
    (Cultural Assimilation During the Age of Mass Migration)
    The Review of Economic Studies, 2021, 88, (4), 1541-1581 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper Understanding Cultural Persistence and Change, NBER Working Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (56) (2017)

2020

  1. Bride Price and Female Education
    Journal of Political Economy, 2020, 128, (2), 591 - 641 Downloads View citations (81)
    See also Working Paper Bride Price and Female Education, Working Papers (2018) Downloads View citations (6) (2018)
  2. Immigrants and the Making of America
    The Review of Economic Studies, 2020, 87, (1), 382-419 Downloads View citations (66)
    See also Working Paper Immigrants and the making of America, LSE Research Online Documents on Economics (2020) Downloads View citations (61) (2020)
  3. Segmentary Lineage Organization and Conflict in Sub‐Saharan Africa
    Econometrica, 2020, 88, (5), 1999-2036 Downloads View citations (22)

2019

  1. Rethinking economic development
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 2019, 52, (4), 1349-1373 Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, 2019, 52, (4), 1349-1373 (2019) Downloads View citations (5)

2018

  1. Ancestral Characteristics of Modern Populations
    Economic History of Developing Regions, 2018, 33, (1), 1-17 Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Working Paper Ancestral Characteristics of Modern Populations, IZA Discussion Papers (2018) Downloads View citations (43) (2018)
  2. Traditional agricultural practices and the sex ratio today
    PLOS ONE, 2018, 13, (1), 1-14 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper Traditional Agricultural Practices and the Sex Ratio Today, IZA Discussion Papers (2018) Downloads View citations (16) (2018)

2017

  1. Keeping It in the Family: Lineage Organization and the Scope of Trust in Sub-Saharan Africa
    American Economic Review, 2017, 107, (5), 565-71 Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Working Paper Keeping It in the Family: Lineage Organization and the Scope of Trust in Sub-Saharan Africa, NBER Working Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (43) (2017)
  2. Migrants and the Making of America: The Shortand Long-Run Effects of Immigration During the Age of Mass Migration
    ifo DICE Report, 2017, 15, (03), 30-34 Downloads View citations (33)
    See also Working Paper Migrants and the Making of America: The Short and Long Run Effects of Immigration during the Age of Mass Migration, CEPR Discussion Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (31) (2017)
  3. The Evolution of Culture and Institutions: Evidence From the Kuba Kingdom
    Econometrica, 2017, 85, 1065-1091 Downloads View citations (146)
    See also Working Paper The Evolution of Culture and Institutions: Evidence from the Kuba Kingdom, NBER Working Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (35) (2015)
  4. Why Being Wrong Can Be Right: Magical Warfare Technologies and the Persistence of False Beliefs
    American Economic Review, 2017, 107, (5), 582-87 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper Why Being Wrong can be Right: Magical Warfare Technologies and the Persistence of False Beliefs, NBER Working Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (19) (2017)

2015

  1. Understanding Ethnic Identity in Africa: Evidence from the Implicit Association Test (IAT)
    American Economic Review, 2015, 105, (5), 340-45 Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Working Paper Understanding Ethnic Identity in Africa: Evidence from the Implicit Association Test (IAT), NBER Working Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (40) (2015)

2014

  1. The Economics of Fair Trade
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2014, 28, (3), 217-36 Downloads View citations (75)
    See also Working Paper The Economics of Fair Trade, NBER Working Papers (2014) Downloads View citations (75) (2014)
  2. US Food Aid and Civil Conflict
    American Economic Review, 2014, 104, (6), 1630-66 Downloads View citations (371)

2013

  1. Commercial Imperialism? Political Influence and Trade during the Cold War
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (2), 863-96 Downloads View citations (146)
    See also Working Paper Commercial Imperialism? Political Influence and Trade during the Cold War, Scholarly Articles (2013) Downloads View citations (140) (2013)
  2. Incomplete contracts and the boundaries of the multinational firm
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2013, 94, (C), 330-344 Downloads View citations (101)
  3. On the Origins of Gender Roles: Women and the Plough
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2013, 128, (2), 469-530 Downloads View citations (1020)
    See also Working Paper On the Origins of Gender Roles: Women and the Plough, IZA Discussion Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (61) (2011)
  4. The Transmission of Democracy: From the Village to the Nation-State
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (3), 86-92 Downloads View citations (64)
    See also Working Paper The Transmission of Democracy: From the Village to the Nation-State, CEPR Discussion Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (64) (2013)

2012

  1. Culture and the Historical Process
    Economic History of Developing Regions, 2012, 27, (S1), S108-S126 Downloads View citations (126)
    See also Working Paper Culture and the Historical Process, NBER Working Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (130) (2012)
  2. Ruggedness: The Blessing of Bad Geography in Africa
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2012, 94, (1), 20-36 Downloads View citations (646)
    See also Working Paper Ruggedness: The Blessing of Bad Geography in Africa, Scholarly Articles (2012) Downloads View citations (584) (2012)

2011

  1. Fertility and the Plough
    American Economic Review, 2011, 101, (3), 499-503 Downloads View citations (59)
    See also Working Paper Fertility and the Plough, NBER Working Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (59) (2011)
  2. The Potato's Contribution to Population and Urbanization: Evidence From A Historical Experiment
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2011, 126, (2), 593-650 Downloads View citations (305)
    See also Working Paper The Potato's Contribution to Population and Urbanization: Evidence from an Historical Experiment, CEPR Discussion Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (9) (2009)
  3. The Slave Trade and the Origins of Mistrust in Africa
    American Economic Review, 2011, 101, (7), 3221-52 Downloads View citations (1047)
    See also Working Paper The Slave Trade and the Origins of Mistrust in Africa, Scholarly Articles (2011) Downloads View citations (1025) (2011)

2010

  1. Religious Conversion in Colonial Africa
    American Economic Review, 2010, 100, (2), 147-52 Downloads View citations (90)
    See also Working Paper Religious Conversion in Colonial Africa, Scholarly Articles (2010) Downloads View citations (87) (2010)
  2. The Columbian Exchange: A History of Disease, Food, and Ideas
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2010, 24, (2), 163-88 Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Working Paper The Columbian Exchange: A History of Disease, Food, and Ideas, Scholarly Articles (2010) Downloads View citations (31) (2010)
  3. The Structure of Tariffs and Long-Term Growth
    American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2010, 2, (4), 158-94 Downloads View citations (29)
    See also Working Paper The Structure of Tariffs and Long-Term Growth, Working Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (30) (2010)

2009

  1. The Importance of History for Economic Development
    Annual Review of Economics, 2009, 1, (1), 65-92 Downloads View citations (346)
    See also Working Paper The Importance of History for Economic Development, NBER Working Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (343) (2009)

2008

  1. The Long-term Effects of Africa's Slave Trades
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2008, 123, (1), 139-176 Downloads View citations (531)
    See also Working Paper The Long-Term Effects of Africa's Slave Trades, Scholarly Articles (2008) Downloads View citations (524) (2008)

2007

  1. Historical legacies: A model linking Africa's past to its current underdevelopment
    Journal of Development Economics, 2007, 83, (1), 157-175 Downloads View citations (78)
    See also Working Paper Historical Legacies: A Model Linking Africa's Past to its Current Underdevelopment, Development and Comp Systems (2005) Downloads View citations (13) (2005)
  2. Relationship-Specificity, Incomplete Contracts, and the Pattern of Trade
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2007, 122, (2), 569-600 Downloads View citations (942)
    See also Working Paper Relationship-Specificity, Incomplete Contracts, and the Pattern of Trade, Scholarly Articles (2007) Downloads View citations (923) (2007)

Edited books

2014

  1. Africa's Development in Historical Perspective
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (56)
  2. Africa's Development in Historical Perspective
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (60)

Chapters

2014

  1. Domestic Institutions as a Source of Comparative Advantage
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (107)
    See also Working Paper Domestic Institutions as a Source of Comparative Advantage, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads View citations (33) (2013)
  2. Historical Development
    Chapter 07 in Handbook of Economic Growth, 2014, vol. 2, pp 347-402 Downloads View citations (40)
  3. The Determinants of Food-Aid Provisions to Africa and the Developing World
    A chapter in African Successes, Volume IV: Sustainable Growth, 2014, pp 161-178 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper The Determinants of Food Aid Provisions to Africa and the Developing World, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2010) Downloads View citations (11) (2010)

Editor

  1. The Quarterly Journal of Economics
    President and Fellows of Harvard College
 
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