Was It Prices, Productivity or Policy? The Timing and Pace of Latin American Industrialization after 1870
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We are grateful for the excellent research assistance supplied by Taylor Owings, Rodrigo Parral, Abdallah Salam, and Carolyn Sheehan. We have also benefited from help with the data, useful advice and criticism offered by Ted Beatty, Luis Bértola, Luis Catão, John Coatsworth, Rafa Dobado, Zephyr Frank, Steve Haber, Adolfo Meisel, Aldo Musacchio, Graciela Márquez, Noel Maurer, José Antonio Ocampo, Leandro Prados, Maria Teresa Ribeiro de Oliveira, Dick Salvucci, Alan Taylor and Miguel Urrutia. Williamson acknowledges with pleasure financial support from the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.