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The myth of meritocracy: an inquiry into the social origins of Britain’s business leaders since 1850

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  • Nicholas, Tom, 1999. "The myth of meritocracy: an inquiry into the social origins of Britain’s business leaders since 1850," Economic History Working Papers 22385, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History.
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    1. William N. Evans & Robert M. Schwab, 1995. "Finishing High School and Starting College: Do Catholic Schools Make a Difference?," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 110(4), pages 941-974.
    2. Broadberry, Stephen N., 1998. "How Did the United States and Germany Overtake Britian? A Sectoral Analysis of Comparative Productivity Levels, 1870–1990," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 58(02), pages 375-407, June.
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    • N0 - Economic History - - General
    • B1 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought through 1925
    • O52 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Europe

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