Can't We All Be More Like Scandinavians? Asymmetric Growth and Institutions in an Interdependent World
NBER Working Paper No. 18441
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We thank Pascual Restrepo for superb research assistance and Leopoldo Fergusson and seminar participants at Brown University, Copenhagen University, El Rosario University in Bogotá and 2011 Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association meetings for comments and suggestions. Acemoglu and Robinson gratefully acknowledge support from the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.