BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-04-18 Su

Things that went whizzing by that I want to remember... Is it the interaction of past slave-raiding and present decolonization that seems to be associated with very low present-day economic productivity. What are the mechanisms that could generate such an association?: Margherita Bottero & Björn Wallace: Is There a Long-Term Effect of Africa’s Slave Trades?: ’[The] negative relationship between past slave exports and economic performance within Africa… did not become significantly negative until 1970, and that it was close to zero in 1960… LINK: <https://www.bradford-delong.com/2017/03/reading-this-paper-seems-to-me-to-bury-the-lead-which-is-that-it-is-the-interaction-of-past-slave-raiding-and-present.html>

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