Skilled immigrants and technology adoption: Evidence from the German settlements in the Russian empire

  title={Skilled immigrants and technology adoption: Evidence from the German settlements in the Russian empire},
  author={Timur Natkhov and Natalia Vasilenok},
  journal={Explorations in Economic History},
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