The Importance of History for Economic Development
NBER Working Paper No. 14899
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Forthcoming in the Annual Review of Economics. I have benefitted from useful discussions with Daron Acemoglu, Robert Bates, Joseph Henrich, Karla Hoff, Joel Mokyr and James Robinson. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.