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People and Machines A Look at The Evolving Relationship Between Capital and Skill In Manufacturing 1850-1940 Using Immigration Shocks

From Jeanne Lafortune, José Tessada, Ethan Lewis: This paper empirically tests if the Second Industrial Revolution changed the way inputs were used in the manufacturing sector, as has been argued by historical research. To do this, we estimate the impact of … Continue reading

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