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Looking Forward: Positive and Normative Views of Economic History's Future

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  16 December 2015

William J. Collins*
Affiliation:
William J. Collins is the Terence E. Adderley Jr. Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Box 351819-B, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37235 and Research Associate of the NBER. E-mail: william.collins@vanderbilt.edu.

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Essays—The Future of Economic History
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The author gratefully acknowledges comments from the editors, Jeremy Atack, Martha Bailey, Robert A. Margo, Greg Niemesh, Katharine Shester, and Marianne Wanamaker.

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