Valentin Seidler

Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics

Welthandelsplatz 1

D4

A-1020 Wien

Austria

http://https://www.wu.ac.at/vw1/m/dr-valentin-seidler-ba

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

8

DOWNLOADS

661

SSRN CITATIONS

1

CROSSREF CITATIONS

2

Ideas:
“  I am currently exploiting a dataset of biographical entries of over 14,000 British colonial officers. I investigate to which extent their biographical details can explain bits of the variation we find in the institutional development of former colonies.  ”

Scholarly Papers (8)

1.

Why Did Botswana End Up with Good Institutions: The Role of Culture and Colonial Rule.

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Oct 2017
Valentin Seidler
Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 382 (100,012)
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Africa, Botswana, institutions

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Colonial Legacy and Institutional Development. The Cases of Botswana and Nigeria

Number of pages: 192 Posted: 22 Dec 2019
Valentin Seidler
Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 82 (377,604)

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The Role of Informal Institutions in Building the Institutional Framework of an African State: The Case of the Kanuri in Nigeria

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2019
Valentin Seidler
Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 64 (432,787)

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Africa, institutions, development

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Colonial Bureaucrats, Institutional Transplants, and Development in the 20th Century

Seidler V. (2016), ‘Colonial Bureaucrats, Institutional Transplants, and Development in the 20th Century’, Administory. Zeitschrift für Verwaltungsgeschichte, 1: 155-172
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Oct 2017
Valentin Seidler
Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 54 (469,249)
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British colonies, bureaucrats, economic development, institutions

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Institutional Copying in the 20th Century: The Role of 14,000 British Colonial Officers

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Oct 2017
Valentin Seidler
Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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British Colonial Officers, British Colonies, Institutions, Institutional Copying

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Copying Informal Institutions: The Role of British Colonial Officers During the Decolonization of British Africa.

Journal of Institutional Economics (2017)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Dec 2019
Valentin Seidler
Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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British colonies, Africa, governance, human capital, public administration, institutional copying

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Overseas Officers and Development Today: Project VOICES - An Interim Report

The Overseas Pensioner (2017)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 24 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2020
Valentin Seidler
Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 9 (733,275)

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British colonies, colonial officers, project VOICES

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Overseas Officers and Development Today

The Overseas Officer (2016)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 24 Dec 2019
Valentin Seidler
Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 5 (764,792)

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Britih Empire, Colonial Office, Colonial Service, Interviews

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 5
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Project VOICES - A Status Report after 10 Months

The Overseas Pensioner (2017)
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 24 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2020
Valentin Seidler
Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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British Empire, Colonial Office, Colonial Service, Interviews