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Where did British foreign capital go?

Michael A. Clemens

Where did British foreign capital go?

fundamentals, failures and the Lucas Paradox, 1870-1913

by Michael A. Clemens

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Investments, British -- History.,
  • Economic geography.,
  • Capital market -- History.,
  • Lucas paradox.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Clemens, Jeffrey G. Williamson.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 8028, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 8028.
    ContributionsWilliamson, Jeffrey G., 1935-, National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22411995M

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