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Title

Turnpikes and Toll Roads in Nineteenth-Century America

Author

Daniel B. Klein and John Majewski

Categories

Economic History
Public Goods
Public Economics
Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth

Type

Article

Description

This article describes how turnpikes demonstrated how nineteenth-century Americans integrate elements of modern corporation-with its emphasis on profit-taking residual claimants- with non-pecuniary motivations such as use and esteem.

URL

http://www.eh.net/encyclopedia/?article=Klein.Majewski.Turnpikes

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