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Did Corliss Steam Engines Fuel Urban Growth in the Late Nineteenth Century? Less Sanguine Results

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  • ABRAMS, BURTON A.
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  • MULLIGAN, JAMES G.

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  • Abrams, Burton A. & Li, Jing & Mulligan, James G., 2008. "Did Corliss Steam Engines Fuel Urban Growth in the Late Nineteenth Century? Less Sanguine Results," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 68(04), pages 1172-1176, December.
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    1. Burton A. Abrams & Jing Li & James G. Mulligan, 2012. "Capital Intensity and U.S. Country Population Growth during the Late Nineteenth Century," Working Papers 12-02, University of Delaware, Department of Economics.

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