Ottoman De-Industrialization 1800-1913: Assessing the Shock, Its Impact and the Response
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We are grateful for the excellent research assistance supplied by Kyle Nasser and Miray Topay. We have also benefited from the useful advice and criticism offered by Bob Allen, Greg Clark, Metin Cosgel, David Clingingsmith, Rafa Dobado, Aurora Gómez Galvarriato, Patrick O'Brien, Kevin O'Rourke, Roger Owen, Michael Palairet, Leandro Prados de la Escosura, Ananth Seshadri, Tony Venables and Tarik Yousef. 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.