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Historical datasets on Africa and the African Atlantic


  • Manning, Patrick


To facilitate study of long-term economic change in African context, this research note lists and describes major existing datasets on Atlantic slave trade, general commerce, national accounts, and demography.

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  • Manning, Patrick, 2012. "Historical datasets on Africa and the African Atlantic," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 40(4), pages 604-607.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jcecon:v:40:y:2012:i:4:p:604-607
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jce.2012.06.001

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    1. Nathan Nunn, 2008. "The Long-term Effects of Africa's Slave Trades," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 123(1), pages 139-176.
    2. Lucassen, Jan & Lucassen, Leo, 2009. "The mobility transition revisited, 1500–1900: what the case of Europe can offer to global history," Journal of Global History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 4(03), pages 347-377, November.
    3. repec:cai:poeine:pope_403_0455 is not listed on IDEAS
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    Africa; Datasets; Slave trade; Commerce; Demography;


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