Leonardo Monasterio's Blog
Cliometrics, Development, and Regional Economics
Brasília for Tourists
Saturday, July 18, 2009
A two-week break. I am going to be off-line, unplugged and disconnected until the end of July.
All the best!
Wednesday, July 15, 2009
French Revolution and Napoleon as natural experiments
Acemoglu, Cantoni, Johnson e Robinson
state that the regions invaded by the French grew faster than other areas . ( Maybe an
mechanism could explain this fact...)
BTW, bon 14 juillet à tous!
Monday, July 13, 2009
Racial segregation: Easterly versus Schelling
Sunday, July 12, 2009
Jeffrey Williamson talks
about the crucial themes on economic history: long term growth, globalization(s), divergence/convergence, immigration, and everything else.
(The editors of the
also publish the blog
Friday, July 3, 2009
The José Mindlin Library on Brazil
Tons of rare books and manuscripts are available
. The site is in Portuguese, but there are several documents in English, French and German.