The Long-Run Effects of the Scramble for Africa
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We would like to thank the Editor and 4 referees for insightful comments and useful suggestions. We also thank Alberto Alesina, Maarten Bosker, Chris Blattman, Francesco Caselli, Giorgio Chiovelli, Jeremiah Dittmar, Joan Esteban, James Fenske, Fabrizio Dell’ Acqua, Federico Finan, David Laitin, Horacio Larreguy Arbesú, Stathis Kalyvas, Sebastian Hohmann, Janina Matuszeski, Ted Miguel, Nathan Nunn, Gregorios Siourounis, Neils Weidman, Andreas Wimmer, and participants at the AEA meetings in Denver, Yale, UC Berkeley, Princeton, ALBA, UC Irvine, UC Merced, American University, Brown, the Institute for Economic Analysis, Autonoma University, George Washington University, CERGE-EI, Surrey, City University, the NBER Political Economy meetings, the CEPR meeting on the Political Economy of Conflict, the NBER Summer Institute Meetings on the Development of the American Economy and Income Distribution and Macroeconomics for useful comments and suggestions. All errors are our sole responsibility. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.