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British Colonial Legacies and Political Development

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

    Volume (Year): 32 (2004)
    Issue (Month): 6 (June)
    Pages: 905-922

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:32:y:2004:i:6:p:905-922

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    6. Fox, Sean, 2014. "The Political Economy of Slums: Theory and Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 54(C), pages 191-203.
    7. Sébastien Marchand, 2011. "Legal origin, colonial origin and deforestation," Working Papers halshs-00607812, HAL.
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    17. Congdon Fors, Heather, 2007. "Island Status, Country Size and Institutional Quality in Former Colonies," Working Papers in Economics 257, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.

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