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Production, Growth and Productivity in Britain, France and Germany from the Middle of the Nineteenth Century to the First World War

  • Volker Hentschel
Conference paper
Part of the German Yearbook on Business History 1982 book series (BUSINESS, volume 1982)

Abstract

The following essay is not original. The question it examines and the method used necessarily and inevitably closely follow those in the excellent study by Patrick O’Brien and Caglar Keyder on economic growth and prosperity in Britain and France up to the First World War1 — excellent because it is full of ideas, immensely stimulating and admirably brief and concise.

Keywords

Price Index Good Production Economic History Purchase Power Parity Capital Input 
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References

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© Gesellschaft für Unternehmensgeschichte e. V., Köln 1982

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  • Volker Hentschel

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