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Table 4 Nineteenth century variables and twentieth century democratic institutions

From: Yet another tale of two cities: Buenos Aires and Chicago

  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
Dependent variable: average Polity2 score 1970–2000
 Log GDP per capita 1900 5.365*** [1.26]     − 1.17 [2.17]
 Schooling (All levels) 1900   57.10*** [9.81]    51.98** [21.63]
 Manufacturing share of output circa 1913    0.169** [0.070]   
 Average Polity2 score 1870–1900     0.514*** [0.12] 0.12 [0.144]
Observations 36 34 15 48 23
R-squared 0.358 0.465 0.251 0.219 0.38
  1. Source: Own elaboration based on Madison, Marshall and Jaggers, Banks, and other sources
  2. Robust standard errors in brackets ***p < 0.01, **p < 0.05, *p < 0.1