The Origins of Economic Laws: Railway Entrepreneurs and Public Policy in Nineteenth-Century America

The Institutional Construction of Organization: International and Longitudinal Studies, 1995

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Frank Dobbin

Harvard University - Department of Sociology

Date Written: 1995

Abstract

From the perspective of the late 20th century, American economic history appears to many as a monument to the principle of the free market.

Suggested Citation

Dobbin, Frank, The Origins of Economic Laws: Railway Entrepreneurs and Public Policy in Nineteenth-Century America (1995). The Institutional Construction of Organization: International and Longitudinal Studies, 1995. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2417038

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Harvard University - Department of Sociology ( email )

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