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The Myth of the Frontier

Camilo García-Jimeno, James A. Robinson

Chapter in NBER book Understanding Long-Run Economic Growth: Geography, Institutions, and the Knowledge Economy (2011), Dora L. Costa and Naomi R. Lamoreaux, editors (p. 49 - 88)
Conference held November 7-8, 2008
Published in August 2011 by University of Chicago Press
© 2011 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

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This chapter first appeared as NBER working paper w14774, The Myth of the Frontier, Camilo García-Jimeno, James A. Robinson
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