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Organization and incentives in the age of sail

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  • Benjamin, Daniel K.
  • Thornberg, Christopher

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Explorations in Economic History.

Volume (Year): 44 (2007)
Issue (Month): 2 (April)
Pages: 317-341

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Handle: RePEc:eee:exehis:v:44:y:2007:i:2:p:317-341

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  1. Patrick O'Brien & Xavier Duran, 2010. "Total factor productivity for the Royal Navy from victory at Texal (1653) to triumph at Trafalgar (1805)," Economic History Working Papers 27886, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History.

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