De Jure and De Facto Determinants of Power: Evidence from Mississippi

@inproceedings{Bertocchi2017DeJA,
  title={De Jure and De Facto Determinants of Power: Evidence from Mississippi},
  author={Graziella Bertocchi and Arcangelo Dimico},
  year={2017}
}
De Jure and De Facto Determinants of Power: Evidence from Mississippi We evaluate the empirical relevance of de facto vs. de jure determinants of political power in the U.S. South between the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth century. We apply a variety of estimation techniques to a previously unexploited dataset on voter registration by race covering the counties of Mississippi in 1896, shortly after the introduction of the 1890 voting restrictions encoded in the state… CONTINUE READING
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