Estimates of employment gains attributable to beer legalization in spring 1933

  title={Estimates of employment gains attributable to beer legalization in spring 1933},
  author={Eline Poelmans and Jason E. Taylor and Samuel R. Raisanen and Andrew C. Holt},
  journal={Explorations in Economic History},


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