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Digging the Dirt at Public Expense: Digging the Dirt at Public Expense Erie Canal and Other Public Works

Stanley L. Engerman, Kenneth L. Sokoloff

Chapter in NBER book Corruption and Reform: Lessons from America's Economic History (2006), Edward L. Glaeser and Claudia Goldin, editors (p. 95 - 122)
Conference held July 30-31, 2004
Published in March 2006 by University of Chicago Press
© 2006 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

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This chapter first appeared as NBER working paper w10965, Digging the Dirt at Public Expense: Governance in the Building of the Erie Canal and Other Public Works, Stanley Engerman, Kenneth L. Sokoloff
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