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Labor productivity in the United States and the United Kingdom during the nineteenth century

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  • Broadberry, Stephen N.
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  • Broadberry, Stephen N. & Irwin, Douglas A., 2006. "Labor productivity in the United States and the United Kingdom during the nineteenth century," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 43(2), pages 257-279, April.
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