Path Dependence in European Development: Medieval Politics, Conflict, and State Building:

@inproceedings{Acharya2019PathDI,
  title={Path Dependence in European Development: Medieval Politics, Conflict, and State Building:},
  author={Avidit Acharya and Alex G. Lee},
  year={2019}
}
During the Middle Ages, most European polities operated under a norm that gave only the close male relatives of a monarch a privileged place in the order of succession. When no such heirs were avai... 

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