Intrinsic Openness and Endogenous Institutional Quality
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We thank Robin Burgess, Donald Davis, Jonathan Eaton, Ruixue Jia, Reka Juhasz, Amit Khandelwal, Yingyi Qian, Stephen Redding, Michael Song, Jon Vogel, David Weinstein and seminar or confernece participants at Columbia, Tsinghua, and ADB for helpful comments, and Joy Glazener for editorial assistance. All remaining errors are our own responsibilities. This paper is a significant rewriting and expansion of Wei (2000b), which has not been submitted for publication. The research was conducted in part when Jiao was a Summer Intern and Wei was Chief Economist of Asian Development Bank. The views in the paper are entirely those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of any organization with which they are or have been associated, nor of the National Bureau of Economic Research.