Demographic Pressure and Institutional Change: Village-Level Response to Rural Population Growth in Burkina Faso Margaret S. McMillan, William A. Masters, Harounan Kazianga. Background and Motivation. Motivation. We know that institutions matter for economic outcomes
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Demographic Pressure and Institutional Change: Village-Level Response to Rural Population Growth in Burkina FasoMargaret S. McMillan, William A. Masters, Harounan Kazianga
Well, not only is Harounan a great economist but he is also Burkinabe!
Some great data are already available and some highly qualified statisticians are willing to work with us to collect the rest
Burkina has experienced significant within country variation in demographic shifts due to the Onchoceriasis Control Programme (74-85) and the repatriation of Burkinabe from Cote d’Ivoire (99-02)
or continuous (e.g. distance to nearest bus or bush taxi stop)
P is population
X is a vector of control variables
village level fixed effects
j indexes villages, k indexes institutions, and t indexes time (1985, 1996, 2006)