Start-up Nation? Slave Wealth and Entrepreneurship in Civil War Maryland
NBER Working Paper No. 22483
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We would like to thank seminar participants at the NBER, PUC-Chile, Stanford, and UC Berkeley for many helpful comments. Special thanks to Joseph Ferrie for support in the early stages of the project. John Clegg, Ellora Derenoncourt, Christopher Muller, and Stanley Engerman all provided valuable feedback. Jacob Moscona-Skolnik provided outstanding research assistance. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.