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The ripple that drowns? Twentieth-century famines in China and India as economic history-super-1

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  • Cormac Ó Gráda, 2008. "The ripple that drowns? Twentieth-century famines in China and India as economic history-super-1," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 61(s1), pages 5-37, August.
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    1. Crafts, Nicholas, 2011. "Economic History Matters," CAGE Online Working Paper Series 58, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE).
    2. Raghav Gaiha & Katsushi S. Imai & Kenneth Hill & Shantanu Mathur, 2009. "On insect infestation and agricultural productivity in developing countries," The School of Economics Discussion Paper Series 0910, Economics, The University of Manchester.
    3. Matthieu CLEMENT (GREThA UMR CNRS 5113), 2010. "Food Availability and Food Entitlements during the Chinese Great Leap Forward Famine: A dynamic panel data analysis (In French)," Cahiers du GREThA 2010-03, Groupe de Recherche en Economie Théorique et Appliquée.

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