About the Authors

Alberto Alesina

Contributed equally to this work with: Alberto Alesina, Paola Giuliano, Nathan Nunn

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Writing – original draft

Affiliations Department of Economics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States of America, NBER, Cambridge, MA, United States of America

Paola Giuliano

Contributed equally to this work with: Alberto Alesina, Paola Giuliano, Nathan Nunn

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Writing – original draft

paola.giuliano@anderson.ucla.edu

Affiliations Anderson School of Management, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, United States of America, NBER, Cambridge, MA, United States of America

Nathan Nunn

Contributed equally to this work with: Alberto Alesina, Paola Giuliano, Nathan Nunn

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Writing – original draft

Affiliations Department of Economics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States of America, NBER, Cambridge, MA, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.