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Wealth Accumulation and the Life-Cycle in Economic History: Implications of Alternative Approaches to Data

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  • Di Matteo, Livio, 1998. "Wealth Accumulation and the Life-Cycle in Economic History: Implications of Alternative Approaches to Data," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 35(3), pages 296-324, July.
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