Disease Control, Demographic Change and Institutional Development in Africa
NBER Working Paper No. 19245
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We are grateful to the NBER African Successes Project and IFPRI for financial support, and thank Moussa Kabore and colleagues in the Direction de la Prospective et des Statistiques Agricoles et Alimentaires (DPSAA) of Burkina Faso for survey implementation, as well as Jose Castillo, Inigo Verduzco and Jun Folledo for research assistance, Rohini Pande and Remi Jedwab for comments on an earlier draft, and Bruce Benton for detailed information about the history and operations of the OCP. This paper has been much improved by valuable suggestions from the editor and referees as well as Will Dow and other participants at the Zanzibar Conference of the NBER African Successes Project, August 3-5, 2011. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.