The legacies of slavery in and out of Africa

  title={The legacies of slavery in and out of Africa},
  author={Graziella Bertocchi},
  journal={IZA Journal of Migration},
AbstractThe slave trades out of Africa represent one of the most significant forced migration experiences in history. In this paper, I illustrate their long-term consequences on contemporaneous socio-economic outcomes, drawing from my own previous work on the topic and from an extensive review of the available literature. I first consider the influence of the slave trade on the “sending” countries in Africa, with attention to their economic, institutional, demographic, and social implications… Expand
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