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Modernization of Agriculture and Long Term Growth

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  • Xiaodong Zhu

    (University of Toronto)

  • Dennis Tao Yang

    (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)

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mechanization and other aspects of English growth experience.

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Paper provided by Society for Economic Dynamics in its series 2007 Meeting Papers with number 679.

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  3. Diao, Xinshen & Hazell, P.B.R. & Resnick, Danielle & Thurlow, James, 2007. "The role of agriculture in development: Implications for Sub-Saharan Africa," Research reports 153, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  4. Cao, Kang Hua & Birchenall, Javier A., 2013. "Agricultural productivity, structural change, and economic growth in post-reform China," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 104(C), pages 165-180.
  5. Alex Trew, . "Spatial Takeoff in the First Industrial Revolution," Review of Economic Dynamics, Elsevier for the Society for Economic Dynamics.
  6. Desmet, Klaus & Parente, Stephen, 2009. "The Evolution of Markets and the Revolution of Industry: A Quantitative Model of England's Development, 1300-2000," CEPR Discussion Papers 7290, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.

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