Coercive Contract Enforcement: Law and the Labor Market in 19th Century Industrial Britain
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We thank Ryan Bubb, Davide Cantoni, Greg Clark, Melissa Dell, Oeindrila Dube, Stan Engerman, James Fenske, Camilo Garcia, Claudia Goldin, Larry Katz, Peter Lindert, and James Robinson. Research was funded by the Harvard Academy for International and Area studies, Columbia University/SIPA and Berkeley Haas Business School. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.