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Technology, organisation and productivity performance in services: lessons from Britain and the United States since 1870

  • Broadberry, Stephen
  • Ghosal, Sayantan

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Structural Change and Economic Dynamics.

Volume (Year): 16 (2005)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
Pages: 437-466

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Handle: RePEc:eee:streco:v:16:y:2005:i:4:p:437-466
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