History, Path Dependence and Development: Evidence from Colonial Railroads, Settlers and Cities in Kenya
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- Remi Jedwab & Edward Kerby & Alexander Moradi, 2014. "History, Path Dependence and Development: Evidence from Colonial Railroads, Settlers and Cities in Kenya," CSAE Working Paper Series 2014-04, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
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KeywordsPath Dependence; Urbanisation; Transportation; Colonialism;
- R11 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes
- R12 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity; Interregional Trade (economic geography)
- R40 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Transportation Economics - - - General
- O18 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Analysis; Housing; Infrastructure
- O33 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes
- N97 - Economic History - - Regional and Urban History - - - Africa; Oceania
NEP fieldsThis paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-AFR-2014-02-21 (Africa)
- NEP-ALL-2014-02-21 (All new papers)
- NEP-DEM-2014-02-21 (Demographic Economics)
- NEP-GEO-2014-02-21 (Economic Geography)
- NEP-GRO-2014-02-21 (Economic Growth)
- NEP-HIS-2014-02-21 (Business, Economic & Financial History)
- NEP-PKE-2014-02-21 (Post Keynesian Economics)
- NEP-TRE-2014-02-21 (Transport Economics)
- NEP-URE-2014-02-21 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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