Chiefs : Economic Development and Elite Control of Civil Society in Sierra Leone ∗

  title={Chiefs : Economic Development and Elite Control of Civil Society in Sierra Leone ∗},
  author={Daron Acemoglu and Tristan Reed and James A. Robinson},
Table B1 presents results from a specification identical to the one presented in Table 2 of the paper using an alternative measure of the concentration of power. This measure is the number of times the family that has held the paramount chieftaincy most has done so (i.e., the maximum of the number of times any family has held the chieftaincy). The mean of this variable is 3.5. The results are very similar to those using the Herfindahl index. 
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