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The modern impact of precolonial centralization in Africa

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  • Ilia Rainer

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  • Nicola Gennaioli & Ilia Rainer, 2007. "The modern impact of precolonial centralization in Africa," Journal of Economic Growth, Springer, vol. 12(3), pages 185-234, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jecgro:v:12:y:2007:i:3:p:185-234
    DOI: 10.1007/s10887-007-9017-z
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