AJR data set

Description

Dataset on settler mortality.

Format

Mort

Settler mortality

logMort

logarithm of Mort

Latitude

Latitude

Latitude2

Latitude^2

Africa

Africa

Asia

Asia

Namer

North America

Samer

South America

Neo

Neo-Europes

GDP

GDP

Exprop

Average protection against expropriation risk

Details

Data set was analysed in Acemoglu et al. (2001). A detailed description of the data can be found at http://economics.mit.edu/faculty/acemoglu/data/ajr2001

References

D. Acemoglu, S. Johnson, J. A. Robinson (2001). Colonial origins of comparative development: an empirical investigation. American Economic Review, 91, 1369–1401.

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