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I would like to thank Theo Diasakos, Matthew Jackson, Claudio Lucifora, Franco Peracchi, JesseRothstein, Rocco Sciarrone, Serena Uccello, Aleksey Tetenov and seminar participants at the Economicsseminar at University of Arizona, the Labor and Development seminar at Princeton University, thePublic Policy seminar at Berkeley, and the workshop on the “Economics of Crime and Organized Crime”in Palermo, on “Institutions, Individual Behavior and Economic Outcomes” in Alghero, and on the onein Applied Economics in Petralia for their useful comments. Martino Bernardi, Isabella David, FilippoMaggi, and Dominic Smith have provided excellent research assistance. This research was supported bya Collegio Carlo Alberto grant. I would like to express my gratitude to the Italian Academy at ColumbiaUniversity for their hospitality.
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2011 by Giovanni Mastrobuoni. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and notthose of the Collegio Carlo Alberto.