Persistence through Revolutions
NBER Working Paper No. 27053
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Helpful and much appreciated suggestions and comments were provided by Maxim Boycko, Raj Chetty, Melissa Dell, John Friedman, Edward Glaeser, Claudia Goldin, Larry Katz, Gerard Padro i Miquel, Elias Papaioannou, and participants at many seminars and conferences. Yanzhao Liu, Jiabao Song, Angela Yu, and a dedicated data entry team provided outstanding research assistance in digitizing the County Gazetteer data. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.