Piece rates and learning: understanding work and production in the New England textile industry a century ago
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- O51 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - U.S.; Canada
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- B1 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought through 1925
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