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Railroads and the Rise of the Factory: Evidence for the United States, 1850-70

Jeremy Atack, Michael R. Haines, Robert A. Margo

NBER Working Paper No. 14410
Issued in October 2008

---- Acknowledgements -----

This paper was written for the conference in honor of Gavin Wright held at Stanford University on September 27, 2008. Comments from Latika Chaudhury, and from workshop participants at the National Bureau of Economic Research Summer Institute and the Wright conference are gratefully acknowledged. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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