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

  • Broadberry, Stephen N.
  • Irwin, Douglas A.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Explorations in Economic History.

Volume (Year): 43 (2006)
Issue (Month): 2 (April)
Pages: 257-279

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