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Organization and incentives in the age of sail

  • Benjamin, Daniel K.
  • Thornberg, Christopher

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

Volume (Year): 44 (2007)
Issue (Month): 2 (April)
Pages: 317-341

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Handle: RePEc:eee:exehis:v:44:y:2007:i:2:p:317-341
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