Legal and political institutions in the sphere of social norms: Economic analyses of colonization and the right of a married couple to use separate surnames(2022_3_40_001)
This research project will investigate the economic effects of legal and political institutions in terms of cultural and social norms. Specifically, it will address the following two topics. 1. Long-term socioeconomic impacts of colonization: Evidence from German Togoland This study aims to empirically explore long-term socioeconomic outcomes in German Togoland, from a “model colony” Perspective. 2. Establishing the right of a married couple to use separate surnames and the impacts on marital formation and dissolution. This study aims to empirically explore the impacts of the right of a married couple to use separate surnames on marital formation and dissolution.
April 2022 - March 2025
Leader of the Research Project
Paper Submission to Peer-Reviewed Journal