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Clogs to clogs in three generations? Explaining entrepreneurial performance in Britain since 1850

  • Tom Nicholas
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    Paper provided by London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History in its series Economic History Working Papers with number 22395.

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    Date of creation: 1998
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    Handle: RePEc:ehl:wpaper:22395
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