Disease and diversity in long-term economic development

World Development Vol/Iss. 161 Elsevier Published In Pages: 106086
By Birchenall, Javier A.


The presence of disease is negatively correlated with the presence of large buildings during the pre-colonial era.


"Robust standard errors. ***, ** and * denote statistical significance at the 1, 5, and 10 percent levels, respectively." (106086)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Ordinary least squares regressionSupported1% levelUNKNOWNUNKNOWN