Article | American Economic Review | September 2005

History, Institutions and Economic Performance: the Legacy of Colonial Land Tenure Systems in India

by Abhijit Banerjee and Lakshmi Iyer

Keywords: History; Property; Performance; India;

Citation:

Banerjee, Abhijit, and Lakshmi Iyer. "History, Institutions and Economic Performance: the Legacy of Colonial Land Tenure Systems in India." American Economic Review 95, no. 4 (September 2005): 1190–1213. (Winner of Michael Wallerstein Award for Best Article For the best published article on political economy presented by American Political Science Association.)