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Coal and the European Industrial Revolution

Alan Fernihough, Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke

NBER Working Paper No. 19802
Issued in January 2014, Revised in September 2014

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This research has received funding from the European Research Council under the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013), ERC grant agreement no. 249546. We are grateful to Bob Allen, Kristine Asch, Michael Athanson, Nick Crafts, James Fenske, Morgan Kelly, Alexander Mirko M¨uller, Cormac Ó Gráda and Colin Waters for useful comments, advice and help with data. We are also grateful to seminar and conference participants at the University of Southern Denmark, Nottingham, Oxford, Queen's University of Belfast, the 9th BETA Workshop in Historical Economics at the University of Strasbourg, the University of Warwick Summer School on Economic Growth 2013, and a conference in honour of Karl Gunnar Persson held at the University of Copenhagen. The usual disclaimer applies. 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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