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The tortoise and the hare : economic growth in Britain and the Netherlands c.1500-1800

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  • Cormac Ó Gráda, 2005. "The tortoise and the hare : economic growth in Britain and the Netherlands c.1500-1800," Working Papers 200524, School of Economics, University College Dublin.
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