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Leonardo Monasterio\’s Blog: Colonial Institutions, Slavery, Inequality, and Development: Evidence from São Paulo, Brazil

“Brazil is frequently portrayed as exhibiting persistent and structural economic inequality that is rooted in the early colonial experience…  Overall, neither the intensity of slavery nor the pattern of inequality had any discernable negative economic impact in the long run.”

via Leonardo Monasterio\’s Blog: Colonial Institutions, Slavery, Inequality, and Development: Evidence from São Paulo, Brazil.

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