Ola Olsson

University of Gothenburg

Vasagatan 1

Goteborg, 405 30

Sweden

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Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

State History and Economic Development: Evidence from Six Millennia

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 11 Jul 2014
Oana Borcan, Ola Olsson and Louis Putterman
University of Gothenburg, University of Gothenburg and Brown University - Department of Economics
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State history, comparative development

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A Western Reversal Since the Neolithic? The Long-Run Impact of Early Agriculture

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 24 Jan 2013
Ola Olsson and Christopher Paik
University of Gothenburg and New York University (NYU) - New York University Abu Dhabi
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Neolithic, comparative development

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Biogeography and Long-Run Economic Development

European Economic Review European Economic Review, Vol. 49, pp. 565-586, 2005
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2010
Douglas A. Hibbs and Ola Olsson
University of Gothenburg - Center for Public Sector Research (CEFOS) and University of Gothenburg
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geography, biogeography and growth, economic development, agricultural revolution, institutions and growth, plants, animals and growth, Jared Diamond

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Transition to Agriculture and First State Presence: A Global Analysis

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Sep 2018
Oana Borcan, Ola Olsson and Louis Putterman
University of Gothenburg, University of Gothenburg and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Agricultural transition, States

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Geography, Biogeography and Why Some Countries are Rich and Others Poor

Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the US Vol.101, No.10, March 9, 2004, 3715-3720
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Nov 2008
Douglas A. Hibbs and Ola Olsson
University of Gothenburg - Center for Public Sector Research (CEFOS) and University of Gothenburg
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Neolithic transtion, agriculture and development, geography and biogeography and development, institutions and development

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The Origins of Cultural Divergence: Evidence from Vietnam

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 07 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2020
Hoang-Anh Ho, Peter Martinsson and Ola Olsson
University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City, University of Gothenburg - Department of Economics and Statistics and University of Gothenburg
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Culture, Selective Migration, Vietnam

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Resource Windfalls and Local Government Behavior: Evidence from a Policy Reform in Indonesia

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Nov 2015
Ola Olsson and Michele Valsecchi
University of Gothenburg and University of Gothenburg - School of Business, Economics and Law
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Why are Rich Countries More Politically Cohesive?

Univ. of Copenhagen Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 09-23
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Oct 2009
Carl‐Johan Dalgaard and Ola Olsson
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of Gothenburg
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plitical cohesion, economic growth

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Long-Run Cultural Divergence: Evidence from the Neolithic Revolution

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 May 2015
Ola Olsson and Christopher Paik
University of Gothenburg and New York University (NYU) - New York University Abu Dhabi
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culture, individualism, collectivism, Neolithic, lng-run development

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Tolling on the River: Trade and Informal Taxation on the Congo

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Nov 2016
University of Gothenburg, University of Gothenburg and University of Gothenburg - Department of Economics and Statistics
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Corruption, Informal Taxation, Congo

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Diamonds are a Rebel's Best Friend

The World Economy, Vol. 29, No. 8, pp. 1133-1150, August 2006
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Ola Olsson
University of Gothenburg
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Pharaoh's Cage: Environmental Circumscription and Appropriability in Early State Development

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 17 Dec 2019
Laura Mayoral and Ola Olsson
Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) - Insitute for Economic Analysis and University of Gothenburg
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state formation, appropriability, environmental circumscription, climate change separated

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Roman Roads to Prosperity: Persistence and Non-Persistence of Public Goods Provision

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12745
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 Feb 2018
University of Copenhagen, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg and University of Copenhagen
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infrastructure, Persistence, Public Goods, Roman Empire, Roman roads

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Why are Rich Countries More Politically Cohesive?

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 115, Issue 2, pp. 423-448, 2013
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Apr 2013
Carl‐Johan Dalgaard and Ola Olsson
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of Gothenburg
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Economic growth, market exchange, political cohesion