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Measuring returns to scale in nineteenth-century French industry

  • Doraszelski, Ulrich
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Explorations in Economic History.

    Volume (Year): 41 (2004)
    Issue (Month): 3 (July)
    Pages: 256-281

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