Brown University

Louis Putterman 
Professor of Economics

Department of Economics 
Box B, Brown University  
Providence, RI 02912 USA
Tel: (401) 863-3837
Fax: (401) 863-1970

Office: 70 Waterman street, Room 301
Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 3:00-:50 pm and by appointment

Read Jared Diamond's Dec. 2014 discussion of Cook, Chanda and Putterman and Acemoglu, Johnson and Robinson.


Data Sets

State Antiquity Index

Agricultural Transition Data

World Migration Matrix 1500-2000

Appendices to Putterman and Weil (2010): Appendix B, Appendix C, Appendix D


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