How the international slave trade underdeveloped Africa

The Journal of Economic History Vol/Iss. 82(2) Cambridge University Press Published In Pages: 403-441
By Whatley, Warren


In East Africa, proximity to an international slave port predicts a greater probability that a society will be organized around preservation of intergenerational slave wealth in nuclear-polygynous families, independent of political institutions.


Column 6; table 6


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Probit regressionSupportedp<.05UNKNOWNUNKNOWN