Understanding cultural persistence and change

Review of Economic Studies Vol/Iss. 88 Oxford University Press Published In Pages: 1541-1581
By Guiliano, Paola , Nunn, Nathan


The persistence of female gender attitudes, practice of consanguineous marriage, and practice of polygamy will be weaker in countries with greater ancestral climatic instability.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Ordinary least square regressionSupportedp< .05UNKNOWNUNKNOWN