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Workplace:Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2018

  1. The Economic Assimilation of Irish Famine Migrants to the United States
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

2017

  1. Racial Differences in American Women's Labor Market Outcomes: A Long-Run View
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Unions, Workers, and Wages at the Peak of the American Labor Movement
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Explorations in Economic History (2018)
  3. Up from Slavery? African American Intergenerational Economic Mobility Since 1880
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)

2015

  1. The Great Migration in Black and White: New Evidence on the Selection and Sorting of Southern Migrants
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2015)

2013

  1. Selection and Economic Gains in the Great Migration of African Americans: New Evidence from Linked Census Data
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2014)
  2. The Origins and Persistence of Black-White Differences in Women's Labor Force Participation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Chapter (2014)

2011

  1. Race and Home Ownership from the Civil War to the Present
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Slum Clearance and Urban Renewal in the United States
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2013)

2010

  1. Race, Property, and Segregation in Historical Perspective
    Boston University - Department of Economics - Working Papers Series, Boston University - Department of Economics
  2. The Economic Effects of Slum Clearance and Urban Renewal in the United States
    Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)

2009

  1. Did Improvements in Household Technology Cause the Baby Boom? Evidence from Electrification, Appliance Diffusion, and the Amish
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics (2011)

2005

  1. A Neighborhood-Level View of Riots, Property Values, and Population Loss: Cleveland 1950-1980
    Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Explorations in Economic History (2007)
  2. Evaluating the Role of Brown vs. Board of Education in School Equalization, Desegregation, and the Income of African Americans
    Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Papers, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section. (2005) Downloads View citations (5)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2005) Downloads View citations (5)
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Education Research Section. (2005) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in American Law and Economics Review (2006)

2004

  1. The Economic Aftermath of the 1960s Riots in American Cities: Evidence from Property Values
    Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2007)
  2. The Economic Aftermath of the 1960s Riots: Evidence from Property Values
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
  3. The Labor Market Effects of the 1960s Riots
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics (2003) Downloads
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (2003) Downloads
  4. The Political Economy of Fair Housing Laws Prior to 1968
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  5. The Political Economy of State Fair-Housing Laws Prior to 1968
    Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Downloads
  6. The Wage Gains of African-American Women in the 1940's
    Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2004) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2006)

2003

  1. Historical Perspectives on Racial Differences in Schooling in the United States
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics (2003) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Chapter (2006)
  2. The Housing Market Impact of State-Level Anti-Discrimination Laws 1960-1970
    Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Urban Economics (2004)
  3. The Housing Market Impact of State-Level Anti-Discrimination Laws, 1960-970
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2002

  1. Exploring the Racial Gap in Infant Mortality Rates, 1920-1970
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics (2002) Downloads View citations (1)

2001

  1. Race and Home Ownership in Twentieth Century America: The Role of Sample Composition
    Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Race and the Value of Owner-Occupied Housing, 1940-1990
    Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2000) Downloads
    Macroeconomics, University Library of Munich, Germany (2000) Downloads
    Economics Working Paper Archive, Levy Economics Institute (2000) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Regional Science and Urban Economics (2003)
  3. The Labor Market Impact of State-Level Anti-Discrimination Laws, 1940-1960
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics (2001) Downloads
  4. The Political Economy of Race and the Adoption of Fair Employment Laws, 1940-1964
    Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Downloads

2000

  1. Race and Home Ownership: A Century-Long View
    Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Explorations in Economic History (2001)
  2. The Political Economy of Race, 1940-1964: The Adoption of State-Level Fair Employment Legislation
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

1999

  1. Capital Goods Prices, Global Capital Markets and Accumulation, 1870-1950
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1999) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Race and Home Ownership, 1900 to 1990
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

1997

  1. Were Trade and Factor Mobility Substitutes in History?
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (32)
    Also in Working Papers, College Dublin, Department of Political Economy- (1997) View citations (23)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1997) Downloads View citations (11)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Unions and the Great Compression of wage inequality in the US at mid‐century: evidence from local labour markets
    Economic History Review, 2019, 72, (2), 691-715 Downloads

2018

  1. Unions, workers, and wages at the peak of the American labor movement
    Explorations in Economic History, 2018, 68, (C), 95-118 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2015

  1. Looking Forward: Positive and Normative Views of Economic History's Future
    The Journal of Economic History, 2015, 75, (04), 1228-1233 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. The Great Migration in Black and White: New Evidence on the Selection and Sorting of Southern Migrants
    The Journal of Economic History, 2015, 75, (04), 947-992 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2014

  1. Selection and Economic Gains in the Great Migration of African Americans: New Evidence from Linked Census Data
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2014, 6, (1), 220-52 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2013

  1. Slum Clearance and Urban Renewal in the United States
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2013, 5, (1), 239-73 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2011

  1. Cooking in Other Women's Kitchens: Domestic Workers in the South, 1865–1960. By Rebecca Sharpless. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010. Pp. xxix, 273. $35.00, cloth
    The Journal of Economic History, 2011, 71, (02), 537-538 Downloads
  2. Did Improvements in Household Technology Cause the Baby Boom? Evidence from Electrification, Appliance Diffusion, and the Amish
    American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2011, 3, (2), 189-217 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  3. Race and Home Ownership from the End of the Civil War to the Present
    American Economic Review, 2011, 101, (3), 355-59 Downloads View citations (8)

2008

  1. The Economics of the Great Depression: A Twenty-First Century Look Back at the Economics of the Interwar Era. By Randall E. Parker. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc., 2007. Pp. xi, 257. £69.95, cloth; £29.95, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 2008, 68, (03), 938-940 Downloads

2007

  1. A neighborhood-level view of riots, property values, and population loss: Cleveland 1950-1980
    Explorations in Economic History, 2007, 44, (3), 365-386 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Government and the American Economy: A New History. By Price Fishback, Robert Higgs, Gary D. Libecap, John Joseph Wallis, Stanley L. Engerman, Jeffrey Rogers Hummel, Sumner J. La Croix, Robert A. Margo, Robert A. McGuire, Richard Sylla, Lee J. Alston, Joseph P. Ferrie, Mark Guglielmo, E. C. Pasour Jr., Randal R. Rucker, and Werner Troesken. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007. Pp. xix, 613. $85, cloth; $35, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 2007, 67, (04), 1081-1083 Downloads
  3. The Economic Aftermath of the 1960s Riots in American Cities: Evidence from Property Values
    The Journal of Economic History, 2007, 67, (04), 849-883 Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2006

  1. Evaluating the Role of Brown v. Board of Education in School Equalization, Desegregation, and the Income of African Americans
    American Law and Economics Review, 2006, 8, (2), 213-248 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Historical Statistics of the United States: Millennial Edition. Edited by Susan B. Carter, Scott Sigmund Gartner, Michael R. Haines, Alan L. Olmstead, Richard Sutch, and Gavin Wright. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. $990. Pricing varies for the online version
    The Journal of Economic History, 2006, 66, (04), 1088-1097 Downloads
  3. The Wage Gains of African-American Women in the 1940s
    The Journal of Economic History, 2006, 66, (03), 737-777 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2005

  1. Water, Race, and Disease. By Werner Troesken. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2004. Pp. xvii, 251. $35.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 2005, 65, (03), 874-876 Downloads

2004

  1. The Declining Contribution of Socioeconomic Disparities to the Racial Gap in Infant Mortality Rates, 1920–1970
    Southern Economic Journal, 2004, 70, (4), 746-776 View citations (3)
  2. The housing market impact of state-level anti-discrimination laws, 1960-1970
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2004, 55, (3), 534-564 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2003

  1. Race and the value of owner-occupied housing, 1940-1990
    Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2003, 33, (3), 255-286 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. The Labor Market Impact of State-Level Anti-Discrimination Laws, 1940–1960
    ILR Review, 2003, 56, (2), 244-272 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. The political economy of state-level fair employment laws, 1940-1964
    Explorations in Economic History, 2003, 40, (1), 24-51 Downloads

2001

  1. CAPITAL-GOODS PRICES AND INVESTMENT, 1870 1950
    The Journal of Economic History, 2001, 61, (01), 59-94 Downloads View citations (20)
  2. Race and Home Ownership: A Century-Long View
    Explorations in Economic History, 2001, 38, (1), 68-92 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  3. Race, Roosevelt, and Wartime Production: Fair Employment in World War II Labor Markets
    American Economic Review, 2001, 91, (1), 272-286 Downloads View citations (24)
  4. The Impact of International Trade on Wages. Edited by Robert C. Feenstra. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000. Pp. ix, 406. $62.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 2001, 61, (01), 232-233 Downloads

2000

  1. African-American Economic Mobility in the 1940s: A Portrait from the Palmer Survey
    The Journal of Economic History, 2000, 60, (03), 756-781 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Divided Arsenal: Race and the American Stare During World War II. By Daniel Kryder. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000. Pp. xv, 301. $29.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 2000, 60, (04), 1164-1166 Downloads
  3. Residential segregation and socioeconomic outcomes: When did ghettos go bad?
    Economics Letters, 2000, 69, (2), 239-243 Downloads View citations (50)
  4. Still the Promised City? African-Americans and New Immigrants in Postindustrial New York. By Roger Waldinger. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1996. Pp. x, 374. $18.95, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 2000, 60, (02), 584-585 Downloads

1999

  1. A New South Rebellion: The Battle Against Convict Labor in the Tennessee Coalfields, 1871–1896. By Karin A. Shapiro, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998. pp. xvi, 333. $55.00, cloth; $22.50, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 1999, 59, (02), 552-553 Downloads
  2. Labor Mobility in American and Indian Economic History
    The Journal of Economic History, 1999, 59, (02), 469-473 Downloads
  3. Labor Mobility, Market Integration, and Wage Convergence in Late 19th Century India
    Explorations in Economic History, 1999, 36, (3), 246-277 Downloads View citations (11)

1998

  1. Warhogs: A History of War Profits in America. By Stuart D. Brandes. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1997. Pp. ix, 371. $34.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 1998, 58, (02), 604-605 Downloads

Books

2015

  1. Enterprising America: Businesses, Banks, and Credit Markets in Historical Perspective
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc

Edited books

2015

  1. Enterprising America
    National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press

Chapters

2014

  1. Introduction to "Enterprising America: Businesses, Banks, and Credit Markets in Historical Perspective"
    A chapter in Enterprising America: Businesses, Banks, and Credit Markets in Historical Perspective, 2014, pp 1-22 Downloads
  2. The Origin and Persistence of Black-White Differences in Women's Labor Force Participation
    A chapter in Human Capital in History: The American Record, 2014, pp 205-240 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2006

  1. Historical Perspectives on Racial Differences in Schooling in the United States
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
 
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