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The London Stock Exchange, 1869-1929: new statistics for old?

Hannah, Leslie (2018) The London Stock Exchange, 1869-1929: new statistics for old? Economic History Review, 71 (4). pp. 1349-1356. ISSN 0013-0117

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Identification Number: 10.1111/ehr.12620


Newly assembled datasets on the size and composition of the London Stock Exchange present some results contradicting conventional wisdom. A forensic examination of one study of corporate equities in the Investor's Monthly Manual between 1869 and 1929 suggests both idiosyncratic mistakes and generic biases that limit the usefulness of this source.

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Additional Information: © 2017 Economic History Society
Divisions: Economic History
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Sets: Departments > Economic History
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2018 09:03
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2019 00:20

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