Institutional Adaptability and Economic Development: The Property Rights Revolution in Britain, 1700 to 1830
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We thank Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, Stergios Skaperdas, Linda Cohen, John Wallis, Tim Leunig, Richard Sylla, Mauricio Drelichman, and Joel Mokyr for helpful comments on earlier drafts. We also thank seminar participants at the University of British Columbia, New York University, and Washington Area Economic History Seminar and conference participants at meetings of the Economic History Society, the All-UC Group in Economic History, and the International Economic History Association. We thank Francesca Labordo and Patricia Suzuki for research assistance. We thank the Parliamentary Archives for assistance and advice. We thank the University of California for financial support. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.