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American Economic Growth before the Civil War: The Testimony of the Capital Stock Estimates

In: American Economic Growth and Standards of Living before the Civil War


  • Robert E. Gallman


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  • Robert E. Gallman, 1992. "American Economic Growth before the Civil War: The Testimony of the Capital Stock Estimates," NBER Chapters,in: American Economic Growth and Standards of Living before the Civil War, pages 79-120 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • Handle: RePEc:nbr:nberch:8008

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