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  • 2015 “Poor South Africa! Will no nice English people ever come out here?”—The South African Constabulary of the Second South African War
    by Johan Fourie & Albert Grundlingh & Martine Mariotti

  • 2015 When Selection Trumps Persistence: The Lasting Effect of Missionary Education in South Africa
    by Johan Fourie and Christie Swanepoel

  • 2015 A Colonial Legacy of African Gender Inequality? Evidence from Christian Kampala, 1895-2011
    by Meier zu Selhausen, Felix & Weisdorf, Jacob

  • 2015 Setting policy on asylum: Has the EU got it right?
    by Tim Hatton

  • 2014 Slave prices and productivity at the Cape of Good Hope from 1700 to 1725: did all settler farmers profit from the trade?
    by Sophia du Plessis & Ada Jansen & Dieter von Fintel

  • 2014 It's Raining Men! Hallelujah?
    by Pauline Grosjean & Rose Khattar

  • 2014 It's Raining Men! Hallelujah?
    by Pauline Grosjean & Rose Khattar

  • 2014 It's Raining Men! Hallelujah?
    by Pauline Grosjean & Rose Khattar

  • 2014 The Long-Term Effects of the Printing Press in Sub-Saharan Africa
    by Julia Cage & Valeria Rueda

  • 2014 The Long-Term Effects of the Printing Press in Sub-Saharan Africa
    by Julia Cage & Valeria Rueda

  • 2014 Father's Employment and Sons' Stature: The Long Running Effects of a Positive Regional Employment Shock in South Africa's Mining Industry
    by Martine Mariotti

  • 2014 Historical Missionary Activity, Schooling, and the Reversal of Fortunes: Evidence from Nigeria
    by Okoye, Dozie & Pongou, Roland

  • 2014 Religion and polygamy : evidence from the livingstonia mission in Malawi
    by Kudo, Yuya

  • 2014 Was the wage burden too heavy? Profitability and wage shares of settler agriculture in colonial Malawi, c 1900-1960
    by Bolt, Jutta & Green, Erik

  • 2014 Volunteering and Life or Financial Shocks: Does Income and Wealth Matter?
    by Tony Beatton & Benno Torgler

  • 2014 Colonial Origins of the Informal Economy on the Gazelle Peninsula
    by John D. Conroy

  • 2014 The fall of the elephant. Two decades of poverty increase in Côte d’Ivoire (1988-2008)
    by Cogneau, Denis & Houngbedji, Kenneth & Mesplé-Somps, Sandrine

  • 2014 Volunteering and life or financial shocks: Does income and wealth matter?
    by Tony Beatton & Benno Torgler

  • 2014 Mitigating long-run health effects of drought: Evidence from South Africa
    by Dinkelman, Taryn

  • 2013 The economics of slavery in 18th century Cape Colony: Revising the Nieboer-Domar hypothesis
    by Green, Erik

  • 2013 VENT FOR SURPLUS OR PRODUCTIVITY BREAKTHROUGH? THE GHANAIAN COCOA TAKE-OFF, c.1890-1936
    by Austin, Gareth

  • 2013 Heights and Development in a Cash-Crop Colony: Living Standards in Ghana, 1870-1980
    by Moradi , Alexander & Austin , Gareth & Baten , Jörg

  • 2013 Colonialism and development in Africa
    by Heldring , Leander & Robinson , James A.

  • 2013 Borders that Divide: Education and Religion in Ghana and Togo since Colonial Times
    by Cogneau, Denis & Moradi, Alexander

  • 2013 Social Mobility in Five African Countries
    by Cogneau, Denis & Bossuroy, Thomas

  • 2013 Public Procurement and Corruption in Africa: A Literature Review
    by Andrea Appolloni

  • 2013 Distributive patterns in settler economies: agrarian income inequality during the first globalization (1870-1913)
    by Henry Willebald

  • 2013 The evolution of inequality in Australasia and the River Plate, 1870-1914
    by Jorge Álvarez

  • 2013 Agrarian income distribution, land ownership systems, and economic performance: Settler economies during the first globalization
    by Jorge Álvarez & Henry Willebald

  • 2013 The transmission of longevity across generations: The case of the settler Cape Colony
    by Patrizio Piraino & Sean Muller & Jeanne Cilliers & Johan Fourie

  • 2013 Vroeë Kaapse en Europese huwelikspatrone
    by Jeanne Cilliers & Johan Fourie

  • 2013 Literacy at South African Mission Stations
    by Johan Fourie & Robert Ross & Russel Viljoen

  • 2013 Social Capital and Human Capital in the Colonies: A Study of Cocoa Farmers in Western Nigeria
    by Nonso Obikili

  • 2013 The Impact of the Slave Trade on Literacy in Africa: Evidence from the Colonial Era
    by Nonso Obikili

  • 2013 Heights and Development in a Cash-Crop Colony: Living Standards in Ghana, 1870-1980
    by Alexander Moradi, Gareth Austin and Jorg Baten

  • 2013 Communitarianism, Oppositional Cultures, and Human Capital Contagion: Theory and Evidence from Formal versus Koranic Education
    by Dev, Pritha & Mberu, Blessing & Pongou, Roland

  • 2013 Coercion, Conflict, and Commodities
    by Jacobus Cilliers

  • 2013 Mitigating Long-run Health Effects of Drought: Evidence from South Africa
    by Taryn Dinkelman

  • 2013 The transmission of longevity across generations: The case of the settler Cape Colony
    by Piraino, Patrizio & Muller, Sean & Cilliers, Jeanne & Fourie, Johan

  • 2013 How Does Institutional Change Coincide with Changes in the Quality of Life? An Exemplary Case Study
    by Andreas Exenberger & Simon Hartmann

  • 2013 Social Structures and Income Distribution in Colonial sub-Saharan Africa. The Case of Bechuanaland Protectorate 1936-1964
    by Bolt, Jutta & Hillbom, Ellen

  • 2013 Involutionary Growth in a Labour-Scarce Economy. A dialectic interpretation of the boom and bust of cocoa production in Ghana, c. 1890-1970
    by Green, Erik

  • 2013 Institutions, gouvernance et croissance de long terme à Madagascar : l'enigme et le paradoxe
    by Mireille Razafindrakoto & François Roubaud & Jean-Michel Wachsberger

  • 2013 The fall of the elephant. Two decades of poverty increase in Côte d’Ivoire (1988 - 2008)
    by Houngbedji, Kenneth & Cogneau, Denis & Mesplé-Somps, Sandrine

  • 2013 Institutions, gouvernance et croissance de long terme à Madagascar : l'énigme et le paradoxe
    by Razafindrakoto, Mireille & Roubaud, François & Wachsberger, Jean-Michel

  • 2013 Is There a Long-Term Effect of Africa's Slave Trades?
    by Margherita Bottero & Björn Wallace

  • 2013 Finding the Word for Entrepreneur in Luganda
    by Arnest Sebbumba

  • 2013 Young People, Agriculture, and Transformation in Rural Africa: An “Opportunity Space” Approach
    by James Sumberg & Christine Okali

  • 2013 Future Forward: Innovations for Youth Employment in Africa
    by Beverly Schwartz & Deepali Khanna

  • 2013 Human development in Africa: A long-run perspective
    by Prados de la Escosura, Leandro

  • 2013 When do textbooks matter for achievement? Evidence from African primary schools
    by Kuecken, Maria & Valfort, Marie-Anne

  • 2012 Slavery, Statehood and Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa
    by Bezemer, Dirk & Bolt, Jutta & Lenzink, Robert

  • 2012 Future challenges in measuring Africa’s past: Lessons from estimating GDP for the Gold Coast, 1891-1954
    by Jerven , Morten

  • 2012 Moving Forward in African Economic History: Bridging the Gap Between Methods and Sources
    by Jerven , Morten & Austin , Gareth & Green, Erik & Uche , Chibuike & Frankema , Ewout & Fourie , Johan & Inikori , Joseph & Moradi , Alexander & Hillbom , Ellen

  • 2012 New estimates of settler life span and other demographic trends in South Africa, 1652–1948
    by Jeanne Cilliers & Johan Fourie

  • 2012 GDP in the Dutch Cape Colony: The national accounts of a slave-based society
    by Johan Fourie & Jan Luiten van Zanden

  • 2012 Father’s employment and sons’ stature: the long run effects of a positive regional employment shock in South Africa’s mining industry
    by Martine Mariotti

  • 2012 Happy in the service of the Company: the purchasing power of VOC salaries at the Cape in the 18th century
    by Sophia du Plessis & Stan du Plessis

  • 2012 Slave numeracy in the Cape Colony and comparative development in the eighteenth century
    by Jörg Baten & Johan Fourie

  • 2012 The transatlantic slave trade and the evolution of political authority in West Africa
    by Whatley, Warren

  • 2012 Towards Effective Emerging Infectious Diseases Surveillance: Evidence from Kenya, Peru, Thailand, and the U.S.­‐Mexico Border
    by Ear, Sophal

  • 2012 The Gun-Slave Cycle in the 18th century British slave trade in Africa
    by Whatley, Warren

  • 2012 Negative Economic Shocks and Child Schooling: Evidence from Rural Malawi
    by Asma Hyder & Jere R. Behrman & Hans-Peter Kohler

  • 2012 Do Single-Sex Schools Enhance Students’ STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Outcomes?
    by Hyunjoon Park & Jere R. Behrman & Jaesung Choi

  • 2012 Colonialism and Economic Development in Africa
    by Leander Heldring & James A. Robinson

  • 2012 Land Concentration, Institutional Control and African Agency: Growth and stagnation of European tobacco farming in Shire Highlands, c 1900 – 1940
    by Green, Erik

  • 2012 Moving Forward in African Economic History. Bridging the Gap Between Methods and Sources
    by Jerven, Morten & Austin, Gareth & Green, Erik & Uche, Chibuike & Frankema, Ewout & Fourie, Johan & Inikori, Joseph & Moradi, Alexander & Hillbom, Ellen

  • 2012 Australia’s Pacific Seasonal Worker Pilot Scheme: why has take-up been so low?
    by Danielle Hay & Stephen Howes

  • 2012 Illuminating the local: can non-formal institutions be complementary to health system development in Papua New Guinea?
    by Andrew McNee

  • 2012 Living Standards In South Africa's Former Homelands
    by Martine Mariotti

  • 2012 Living Standards In South Africa’s Former Homelands
    by Martine Mariotti

  • 2012 Enabling Entrepreneurial Ecosystems
    by Susan Davis

  • 2012 Entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa: Opening the Floodgates
    by Ovais Naqvi

  • 2012 South Sudan: The Birth of an Economy
    by Shannon Ding & Kelly Wyett & Eric Werker

  • 2011 The Path Towards the Modern Economy The Role of Energy
    by Paolo Malanima

  • 2011 A Fair and Equitable Method of Recruitment? Conscription by Ballot into the Australian Army during the Vietnam War
    by Simon Ville & Peter Siminski

  • 2011 A Fair and Equitable Method of Recruitment? Conscription by Ballot into the Australian Army during the Vietnam War
    by Simon Ville & Peter Siminski

  • 2011 Die relatiewe welvaart van die vroeë Kaapse setlaars
    by Johan Fourie

  • 2011 A survey and comparison of luxury item ownership in the eighteenth century Dutch Cape Colony
    by Johan Fourie & Jolandi Uys

  • 2011 Settler skills and colonial development
    by Johan Fourie & Dieter von Fintel

  • 2011 The African Slave Trade and the Curious Case of General Polygyny
    by Edlund, Lena & Ku, Hyejin

  • 2011 Do remittances alleviate poverty and income inequality in poor countries? Empirical evidence from sub-Saharan Africa
    by Adenutsi, Deodat E.

  • 2011 Got Technology? The Impact of Computers and Cell Phones on Productivity in a Difficult Business Climate: Evidence from Firms with Female Owners in Kenya
    by Menon, Nidhiya

  • 2011 Got Technology? The Impact of Computers and Cell Phones on Productivity in a Difficult Business Climate: Evidence from Firms with Female Owners in Kenya
    by Menon, Nidhiya

  • 2011 Human Development in Africa: A Long-Run Perspective
    by Leandro Prados de la Escosura

  • 2011 The Impact of European Settlement within French West Africa. Did pre-colonial prosperous areas fall behind?
    by Huillery, Elise

  • 2011 Human development in Africa : a long-run perspective
    by Leandro Prados de la Escosura

  • 2011 Human Development in Africa: A Long-run Perspective
    by Prados de la Escosura, Leandro

  • 2011 Moçambique, 1997 a 2007: aspectos sociais, econômicos, demográficos e de saúde
    by João Mangue & Roberto Nascimento Rodrigues & Carla Jorge Machado

  • 2011 Long-term effects of a nutritional shock: the 1980 famine of Karamoja, Uganda
    by Marcela UmanaAponte

  • 2011 Nominal wage rigidity prior to compulsory arbitration: evidence from the Victorian Railways, 1902–1921
    by Andrew Seltzer & André Sammartino

  • 2010 ʼn Ongelyke Oes: Die Franse Hugenote en die vroeë Kaapse wynbedryf
    by Johan Fourie & Dieter von Fintel

  • 2010 A History with Evidence: Income inequality in the Dutch Cape Colony
    by Johan Fourie & Dieter von Fintel

  • 2010 Current poverty and income distribution in the context of South African history
    by Servaas van der Berg

  • 2010 Got Technology? The Impact of Computers and Cell-phones on Productivity in a Difficult Business Climate: Evidence from Firms with Female Owners in Kenya
    by Nidhiya Menon

  • 2010 Enrolment, Attrition and Graduation of the Girl Child in Public Junior Secondary Schools in South West Nigeria, 1996-2006
    by Ayodeji Olasunkanmi Abari & Grace Okaima Oshun

  • 2010 The dynamics of inequality in a newly settled, pre-industrial society: the case of the Cape Colony
    by Johan Fourie & Dieter von Fintel

  • 2010 Religious Conversion in Colonial Africa
    by Nathan Nunn

  • 2010 Computer Mediated Transactions
    by Hal R. Varian

  • 2009 Musing and Memories on the Introduction of HEC's and Where to Next on Income Contingent Loans
    by Robert Gregory

  • 2009 The dynamics of inequality in a newly settled, pre-industrial society: The case of the Cape Colony
    by Johan Fourie & Dieter von Fintel

  • 2009 History Matters: The Long Term Impact of Colonial Public Investments in French West Africa
    by Elise Huillery

  • 2009 Long-run macroeconomic impact of international migrant remittances on human development in low-income countries: A panel analysis of sub-Saharan Africa
    by Adenutsi, Deodat E.

  • 2009 Solar PV rural electrification and energy-poverty: A review and conceptual framework with reference to Ghana
    by Obeng, George Yaw & Evers, Hans-Dieter

  • 2009 Labor Markets in South Africa During Apartheid
    by Mariotti, Martine

  • 2009 Rebel Recruitment in a Coffee Exporting Economy
    by Eleonora Nillesen & Philip Verwimp

  • 2009 Grievance, Commodity Prices and Rainfall: A Village-level Analysis of Rebel Recruitment in Burundi
    by Eleonora Nillesen & Philip Verwimp

  • 2009 Labor Markets During Apartheid in South Africa
    by Martine Mariotti

  • 2009 Gender Equity in Nigeria’s Educational System: A Necessity for Socio-Economic Development
    by Ayodeji Olasunkanni Abari & Mubashir Olayiwola Muhammed & Jide Pius Gbenu

  • 2009 Processes of Incubating African Female Entrepreneurs: Some Evidences from Senegal and Tanzania
    by Imani Silver Kyaruzi & Chantal Ahoefa Hales

  • 2009 History Matters: The Long-Term Impact of Colonial Public Investments in French West Africa
    by Elise Huillery

  • 2008 Towards an Objective Account of Nutrition and Health in Colonial Kenya: A Study of Stature in African Army Recruits and Civilians, 1880-190
    by Alexander Moradi

  • 2008 Christian Missionaries and Education in Former Colonies: How Institutions Mattered
    by Francisco Gallego & Robert Woodberry

  • 2008 Social Mobility and Colonial Legacy in Five African Countries
    by Thomas Bossuroy & Denis Cogneau

  • 2008 The Impact of European Settlement within French West Africa. Did pre-colonial prosperous areas fall behind?
    by Elise Huillery

  • 2008 Social Mobility and Colonial Legacy in Five African Countries
    by Bossuroy, Thomas & Cogneau, Denis

  • 2008 Towards an Objective Account of Nutrition and Health in Colonial Kenya: A Study of Stature in African Army Recruits and Civilians, 1880-1980
    by Alexander Moradi

  • 2008 Physical stature and its interpretation in nineteenth century New Zealand
    by Kris Inwood & Les Oxley & Evan Roberts

  • 2008 The Pastoral Boom, the Rural Land Market, and Long Swings in New Zealand Economic Growth 1873-1939
    by David Greasley & Les Oxley

  • 2007 On the Renaissance of African Modes of Thought - The Example of the Belief in Magic and Witchcraft
    by Kohnert, Dirk

  • 2007 African Migration to Europe:Obscured Responsibilities and Common Misconceptions
    by Kohnert, Dirk

  • 2007 Information Asymmetry in Mauritius Slave Auctions
    by Georges DIONNE & Pascal ST-AMOUR & Désiré VENCATACHELLUM

  • 2007 African Migration to Europe: Obscured Responsibilities and Common Misconceptions
    by Dirk Kohnert

  • 2006 The South African poor white problem in the early 20th century: Lessons for poverty today
    by Johan Fourie

  • 2006 Vom Nutzen afrikanischer Zuwanderer für Europa. Wende in der EU-Einwanderungspolitik?
    by Kohnert, Dirk

  • 2006 Nutritional status and economic development in sub-Saharan Africa, 1950-1980
    by Alexander Moradi

  • 2006 Adverse Selection in the Market for Slaves in Mauritius, 1825-1835
    by Georges Dionne & Pascal St-Amour & Désiré Vencatachellum

  • 2006 By Chance or Choice: The Regulation of the Apprenticeship System in Australia, 1900-1930
    by Thorsten Stromback

  • 2006 The Distribution of Top Incomes in Australia
    by A.B. Atkinson & Andrew Leigh

  • 2006 New Roles for Marriage in Urban Africa: Kinship Networks and the Labor Market in Kenya
    by Nancy Luke & Kaivan Munshi

  • 2005 Negative Stereotypes and Willingness to Change Them: Testing Theories of Discrimination in South Africa
    by Jorge Aguero

  • 2005 New Zealand: A Typical Australasian Economy?
    by Arthur Grimes

  • 2005 Why has Australia Done Better than New Zealand? Good Luck or Good Management?
    by Graeme Davis & Robert Ewing

  • 2005 Colonization, Institutions, and Inequality: A Note on Some Suggestive Evidence
    by Denis Cogneau & Charlotte Guénard

  • 2005 The Distribution of Top Incomes in New Zealand
    by A. B. Atkinson & Andrew Leigh

  • 2004 On the Efficiency of Standard Contracts the Case of Construction
    by Surajeet Chakravarty & Bentley MacLeod

  • 2004 Are Non-state Actors Better Innovators? The Ambiguous Role of Non-state Actors in the Transition Process: The Case of Benin and Madagascar
    by Kohnert, Dirk

  • 2004 New Zealand: A Typical Australasian Ecomony?
    by Arthur Grimes

  • 2003 Why Brazil Did Not Develop a Merchant Marine; Brazilian Shipping and the World in the 19th Century
    by Birgitte Holten

  • 2003 A economia e as concepções econômicas no Egito faraônico: síntese de alguns debates
    by Ciro Flamarion Cardoso

  • 2003 Slaves Prices from Succession and Bankruptcy Sales in Mauritius, 1825-1827
    by Chenny, Shirley & St-Amour, Pascal & Vencatachellum, Désiré

  • 2003 Colonization, Institutions, and Inequality, A note on some suggestive evidence
    by Denis Cogneau & Charlotte Guénard

  • 2003 Colonisation, School and Development in Africa. An empirical analysis
    by Denis Cogneau

  • 2003 Colonisation, School and Development in Africa. An empirical analysis
    by Cogneau, Denis

  • 2003 Colonization, Institutions and Inequality. A Note on Some Suggestive Evidence
    by Cogneau, Denis & Guénard, Charlotte

  • 2002 Slave Prices from Succession and Bankruptcy Sales in Mauritius, 1825--1827
    by Shirley Chenny & Pascal St-Amour & Désiré Vencatachellum

  • 2001 The Causes of Unemployment in Interwar Australia
    by Nicholas Dimsdale & N. Horsewood

  • 2001 Can Income Policies Reduce Real Wages? Micro-Evidence from the 1931 Australian Award Wage Cut
    by Andrew Seltzer

  • 2001 Inégalités et revenus sur le cycle de vie : Analyse sur des données biographiques malgaches
    by Charlotte Guénard

  • 2001 The Transformation of Australia's Population, 1970 to 2030 Labour Force, Employment and Unemployment
    by Bruce Chapman & Cezary Kapuscinsky

  • 2000 Dead Letters? An Examination of Union Registrations under Australian Colonial Trade Union Acts, 1876-1900
    by Gahan, P.G.

  • 2000 Informality as Normality: On the Articulation of Shadow Economy and Society in Africa
    by Kohnert, Dirk

  • 2000 Retrospective vs. Prospective Analyses of School Inputs: The Case of Flip Charts in Kenya
    by Paul Glewwe & Michael Kremer & Sylvie Moulin & Eric Zitzewitz

  • 1999 Al-Dawudi: A North African Malikite Observer Of The Economic Disorder Under The Fatimid Regime
    by Cengiz Kallek

  • 1998 Forever Teetering Between Personal Interest and Collective Action: Considering the Importance of Community, Locality and Identity for the Study of Labour History
    by Taksa, L.

  • 1997 Promoting Education within the Context of a Neo-Patrimonial State : The Case of Nigeria
    by Edevbaro, D

  • 1996 Le secteur informel et les institutions de microfinancement en Afrique de l'Ouest
    by Webster, L-M & Fidler, P

  • 1995 New Markets for Local Experts in Africa?
    by Kohnert, Dirk

  • 1995 New Markets for Local Experts in Africa?
    by Kohnert, Dirk

  • 1994 The Diffusion of Scientific Management: Reconsidering the Reform of Industry Related Training in the USA ans NSW during the Early 20th Century
    by Taksa, L.

  • 1986 The Transformation of Rural Labour Systems in Colonial and Post-Colonial Northern Nigeria
    by Kohnert, Dirk

  • 1979 Rural class differentiation in Nigeria: Theory and practice - a quantitative approach in the case of Nupeland
    by Kohnert, Dirk

  • Asymmetric Information and Adverse Selection in Mauritian Slave Auctions
    by Georges DIONNE & Pascal ST-AMOUR & Desire VENCATACHELLUM

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