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Introduction : the new comparative economic history / Timothy J. Hatton, Kevin H. O'Rourke, and Alan M. Taylor India in the great divergence / Robert C. Allen What made Britannia great? How much of the rise of Britain to world dominance by 1850 does the industrial revolution explain? / Gregory Clark Did European commodity prices converge during 1500-1800? / Süleyman Özmucur and Şevket Pamuk Market integration and convergence in the world wheat market, 1800-2000 / Giovanni Federico and Karl Gunnar Persson Biological globalization : the other grain invasion / Alan L. Olmstead and Paul W. Rhode Other people's money : the evolution of bank capital in the industrialized world / Richard S. Grossman Education, migration, and regional wage convergence in U.S. history / William J. Collins Democracy and protectionism / Kevin H. O'Rourke and Alan M. Taylor A dual policy paradox : why have trade and immigration policies always differed in labor-scarce economies? / Timothy J. Hatton and Jeffrey G. Williamson Breaking the fetters : why did countries exit the interwar gold standard? / Holger C. Wolf and Tarik M. Yousef Were Jews political refugees or economic migrants? Assessing the persecution theory of Jewish emigration, 1881-1914 / Leah Platt Boustan Inequality and poverty in Latin America : a long-run exploration / Leandro Prados de la Escosura The convergence of living standards in the Atlantic economy, 1870-1930 / George R. Boyer You take the high road and I'll take the low road : economic success and well-being in the longer run / Cormac Ó Gráda Euro-productivity and Euro-jobs since the 1960s : which institutions really mattered? / Gayle J. Allard and Peter H. Lindert Afterword / Lawrence H. Summers.