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A Quantitative Approach to the Study of Railroads in American Economic Growth: A Report of Some Preliminary Findings


  • Fogel, Robert William


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  • Fogel, Robert William, 1962. "A Quantitative Approach to the Study of Railroads in American Economic Growth: A Report of Some Preliminary Findings," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 22(02), pages 163-197, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:cup:jechis:v:22:y:1962:i:02:p:163-197_06

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