NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Urbanization in the United States, 1800-2000

Leah Platt Boustan, Devin Bunten, Owen Hearey

NBER Working Paper No. 19041
Issued in May 2013

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Forthcoming in The Oxford Handbook of American Economic History, edited by ed. Louis Cain, Price Fishback and Paul Rhode. We thank Robert Margo and Evan Roberts for useful conversations about data collection and Walker Hanlon for comments on the draft . The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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