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Paper published “Copying informal institutions”

My paper “Copying informal institutions: the role of British colonial officers during the decolonization of British Africa” is now available as First View at the Journal of Institutional Economics. I argue that availability of British personnel in African colonies before … Continue reading

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Project VOICES: Second round of interviews has started

Project VOICES has started its second and final round of interviews with about 100 former colonial officers who served in the British Empire between 1949 and 1993.  Learn more about Project VOICES Listen to bits of an interview

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Visitor at the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy in Warwick

I have started my stay at the University of Warwick, Department of Economics. I am very grateful to Prof. Sharun Mukand for the invitation and the team of CAGE (Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy) for their friendly … Continue reading

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Max Kade Fellowship awarded

I am very grateful to the Max Kade Foundation in New York and the Austrian Academy of Science in Vienna for having granted me this prestigious fellowship. It will allow me spend a year of research at the Institute for … Continue reading

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