The long-run effect of 9/11: Terrorism, backlash, and the assimilation of Muslim immigrants in the West

Eric D Gould, Esteban F Klor, 30 January 2012

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Topics: Migration, Politics and economics
Tags: cultural assimilation, immigration, Islam, terrorism

Cultural assimilation, cultural diffusion and the origin of the wealth of nations

Quamrul Ashraf, Oded Galor, 13 September 2007

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At the start of the 2nd millennium CE, civilisations of Asia were arguably well ahead of European societies in both wealth and knowledge. By the 12th century, China employed water-driven machinery to make textiles and coke-based smelting to produce iron, technologies that would not appear in Europe for more than five hundred years.

Topics: Economic history, Productivity and Innovation
Tags: cultural assimilation, cultural diffusion, wealth

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