The White Man's Burden: On the Effect of African Resistance to European Domination
African Governance and Development Institute WP/16/016
25 Pages Posted: 28 Jun 2016
Date Written: March 25, 2016
Are there contemporary development effects of African resistance to European domination? This question is the primary issue addressed by this inquiry. We establish that African resistance has had adverse effects on post-colonial African development and discuss possible channels of such causality. This relationship is robust to alternative model and to controlling for the outliers.
Keywords: Africa; Colonization; Slavery; Development
JEL Classification: N17; P48;O11; O43; O55; P14; P17; P51
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