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: 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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