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Part I - Overview

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  21 October 2021

John W. Diamond
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Rice University, Houston
George R. Zodrow
Affiliation:
Rice University, Houston
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  • Edited by John W. Diamond, Rice University, Houston, George R. Zodrow, Rice University, Houston
  • Book: Prospects for Economic Growth in the United States
  • Online publication: 21 October 2021
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