Growing, Shrinking, and Long Run Economic Performance: Historical Perspectives on Economic Development
NBER Working Paper No. 23343
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We would like to acknowledge helpful comments and suggestions from Bob Allen, Cormac Ó Gráda, Naomi Lamoreaux, Ethan Kaplan; Leandro Prados de la Escosura for his help with data sources; and seminars/workshops at Lund University, NYU Abu Dhabi, Queens University, the University of Maryland, the Cliometric Society meeting, the Economic History Association meeting, and the Economic History Society Conference. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.