Institutions and U.S. Regional Development: A Study of Massachusetts and Virginia
NBER Working Paper No. 13431
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I am grateful to Kenneth Sokoloff and Douglass North for the many illuminating conversations which led to this project. I thank David Konig for his helpful advice on U.S. colonial legal history and participants at a conference hosted by the St. Louis Initiative, CNISS and an urban conference at UBC hosted by Bob Helsely for their comments. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.