Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/89450
Authors: 
Gragnolati, Ugo
Moschella, Daniele
Pugliese, Emanuele
Year of Publication: 
2010
Series/Report no.: 
LEM Working Paper Series 2010/09
Abstract: 
Was the adoption of the spinning jenny profitable only in England? No. The present work finds that the jenny was profitable also in France. Such result contrasts recent findings on the topic by revising basic computations on the profitability of the spinning jenny.
Subjects: 
Industrial Revolution
choice of technique
spinning jenny
JEL: 
N00
N01
N70
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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