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Institutional Change and American Economic Growth.
Part I. The Theory Developed: 1. A theory of institutional change: concepts and causes 2. The government, coercion, and the redistribution of income 3. A theory of institutional innovation:Expand
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Historical Financing of Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises
We focus on the economies of the North Atlantic Core during the 19th and early 20th centuries and find that an impressive variety of local financial institutions emerged to supply the needs of SMEsExpand
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Mammon and the Pursuit of Empire: The Political Economy of British Imperialism, 1860-1912
Preface 1. The British Empire and the economics of imperialism: an introductory statement 2. The export of British finance: 1865-1914 3. British business and the profits from Empire 4. GovernmentExpand
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Institutional Change and American Economic Growth: A First Step Towards a Theory of Institutional Innovation
This paper attempts to provide an explanation of the formation and mutation of economic institutions. It is specifically concerned with that process as it has developed over the past one hundred andExpand
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The Investment Market, 1870–1914: The Evolution of a National Market
It is necessary not only that capital be accumulated, but also that it be mobilized for productive use, if an economy is to benefit from an increase in capital per person. The classical model ofExpand
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Front matter to "In Pursuit of Leviathan: Technology, Institutions, Productivity, and Profits in American Whaling, 1816-1906"
Preface 1: In Prospect 2: Whales and Whaling 3: Data Sets and Sources 4: Natural Resources 5: Labor 6: Capital 7: Technology 8: Productivity 9: Product Markets 10: Agents, Captains, and Owners 11:Expand
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Epidemic typhus meningitis in the southwestern United States.
A patient residing in New Mexico had murine typhus diagnosed. A novel molecular assay was performed at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Rickettsia prowazekii, the agent of epidemicExpand
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