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Ferguson, Roger W., and William L. Wascher. “Distinguished Lecture on Economics in Government: Lessons from Past Productivity Booms,” Journal of Economic Perspectives, Spring 2004, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 3-28.

Thies, Clifford F. “The American Railroad Network During the Early 19th Century: Private Versus Public Enterprise,” Cato Journal, Fall 2002, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 229-261.

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