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Working Papers

2019

  1. Does Condominium Development Lead to Gentrification?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2017

  1. Gallman Revisited: Blacksmithing and American Manufacturing, 1850-1870
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Cliometrica (2019)
  2. The Integration of Economic History into Economics
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Cliometrica (2018)

2016

  1. Obama, Katrina, and the Persistence of Racial Inequality
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Boston University - Department of Economics - The Institute for Economic Development Working Papers Series, Boston University - Department of Economics Downloads

    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2016)

2014

  1. Racial Differences in Health in Long-Run Perspective: A Brief Introduction
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Economies of Scale in Nineteenth Century American Manufacturing Revisited: A Resolution of the Entrepreneurial Labor Input Problem
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Chapter (2014)
  2. In Memorium: Robert W. Fogel
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2013)
  3. Technical Change and the Relative Demand for Skilled Labor: The United States in Historical Perspective
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (18)
    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. WHITE SUBURBANIZATION AND AFRICAN-AMERICAN HOME OWNERSHIP, 1940-1980
    Boston University - Department of Economics - Working Papers Series, Boston University - Department of Economics
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (1)

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 History of the "American Economic Review": A Century's Explosion of Economics Research
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in Boston University - Department of Economics - Working Papers Series, Boston University - Department of Economics (2010)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2011)
  3. The Impact of Access to Rail Transportation on Agricultural Improvement: The American Midwest as a Test Case, 1850-1860
    Boston University - Department of Economics - Working Papers Series, Boston University - Department of Economics View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Transport and Land Use (2011)

2009

  1. Agricultural Improvements and Access to Rail Transportation: The American Midwest as a Test Case, 1850-1860
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  2. DID RAILROADS INDUCE OR FOLLOW ECONOMIC GROWTH? URBANIZATION AND POPULATION GROWTH IN THE AMERICAN MIDWEST, 1850-60
    Boston University - Department of Economics - The Institute for Economic Development Working Papers Series, Boston University - Department of Economics Downloads View citations (22)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (7)

2008

  1. JOB DECENTRALIZATION AND RESIDENTIAL LOCATION
    Boston University - Department of Economics - The Institute for Economic Development Working Papers Series, Boston University - Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Railroads and the Rise of the Factory: Evidence for the United States, 1850-70
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (26)

2007

  1. Race, Segregation, and Postal Employment: New Evidence on Spatial Mismatch
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

2006

  1. Railroads and Local Economic Development: The United States in the 1850s
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Steam Power, Establishment Size, and Labor Productivity Growth in Nineteenth Century American Manufacturing
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Explorations in Economic History (2008)

2004

  1. Ideology, Government, and the American Dilemma
    Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Downloads
  2. 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)
  3. The Economic Aftermath of the 1960s Riots: Evidence from Property Values
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
  4. The Impact of the Civil War on Capital Intensity and Labor Productivity in Southern Manufacturing
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Explorations in Economic History (2006)
  5. The Labor Market Effects of the 1960s Riots
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (2003) Downloads
    Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics (2003) Downloads

2003

  1. Capital Deepening in American Manufacturing, 1850-1880
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Capital Deepening in United States Manufacturing, 1850-1880
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research Downloads
  3. 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)
  4. Historical Perspectives on U.S. Economic Geography
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Chapter (2004)

2002

  1. The North-South Wage Gap, Before and After the Civil War
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

2001

  1. Part-Year Operation in 19th Century American Manufacturing: Evidence from the 1870 and 1880 Censuses
    Macroeconomics, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
    Also in Economics Working Paper Archive, Levy Economics Institute (2001) Downloads
  2. Part-Year Operation in Nineteenth Century American Manufacturing: Evidence from the 1870 and 1880 Censuses
    Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2002)
  3. 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)
  4. 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 Economics Working Paper Archive, Levy Economics Institute (2000) Downloads
    Macroeconomics, University Library of Munich, Germany (2000) Downloads
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2000) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Regional Science and Urban Economics (2003)

2000

  1. Productivity in Manufacturing and the Length of the Working Day: Evidence from the 1880 Census of Manufactures
    Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Economics Working Paper Archive, Levy Economics Institute (2000) Downloads View citations (1)
    Macroeconomics, University Library of Munich, Germany (2000) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Explorations in Economic History (2003)
  2. 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)
  3. Rising Wage Dispersion Across American Manufacturing Establishments, 1850-1880
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics (2000) Downloads View citations (3)
  4. The History of Wage Inequality in America, 1920 to 1970
    Macroeconomics, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)

1999

  1. Race and Home Ownership, 1900 to 1990
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  2. The History of Wage Inequality in America, 1820 to 1970
    Economics Working Paper Archive, Levy Economics Institute Downloads View citations (2)

1998

  1. Labor Market Integration Before the Civil War
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1998) Downloads View citations (1)

1997

  1. Wages in California During the Gold Rush
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Chapter (2000)

1996

  1. "Location, Location, Location!" The Market for Vacant Urban Land: New York 1835-1900
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Compulsory Schooling Legislation and School Attendance in Turn-of-the-Century America: A "Natural Experiment" Approach
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (1996)
  3. Explaining the Rise in Antebellum Pauperism: New Evidence
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

1995

  1. Changes in the Distribution of Wages, 1940-1950: The Public vs. the Private Sector
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Farm-Nonfarm Wage Gap in the Antebellum United States: Evidence fromthe 1850 and 1860 Censuses of Social Statistics
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

1994

  1. The Price of Housing in New York City, 1830-1860
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

1993

  1. Added and Discouraged Workers in the Late 1930s: A Re-Examination
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Explaining Black-White Wage Convergence, 1940-1950: The Role of the Great Compression
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

1992

  1. Employment and Unemployment in the 1930s
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (1993)
  2. The Labor Force in the Nineteenth Century
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)

1991

  1. The Decline in Black Teenage Labor Force Participation in the South, 1900-1970: The Role of Schooling
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1993)
  2. The Great Compression: The Wage Structure in the United States at Mid- Century
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1992)
  3. The Labor Force Participation of Older Americans in 1900: Further Results
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Explorations in Economic History (1993)

1990

  1. Segregated Schools and the Mobility Hypothesis: A Model of Local Government Discrimination
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1991)
  2. The Competitive Dynamics of Racial Exclusion: Employment Segregation in the South, 1900-1950
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Chapter (1990)
  3. The Microeconomics of Depression Unemployment
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (1991)
  4. Wages and Prices During the Antebellum Period: A Survey and New Evidence
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Chapter (1992)

1989

  1. Wages, Prices, and Labor Markets Before the Civil War
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Chapter (1992)

1988

  1. Schooling and the Great Migration
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
  2. The Poor at Birth: Infant Auxology and Mortality at Philadelphia's Almshouse Hospital, 1848-1873
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)

1987

  1. Accounting for Racial Differences in School Attendance in the American South, 1900: The Role of Separate-But-Equal
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (1987)

1985

  1. Education Achievement in Segregated School Systems: The Effects of "Separate-But-Equal"
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1986)
  2. The Antebellum "Surge" in Skill Differentials One More Time: New Evidence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

1983

  1. Accumulation of Property by Southern Blacks Before World War I: Commentand Further Evidence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1984)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. "Automation" of Manufacturing in the Late Nineteenth Century: The Hand and Machine Labor Study
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2019, 33, (2), 51-70 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Gallman revisited: blacksmithing and American manufacturing, 1850–1870
    Cliometrica, 2019, 13, (1), 1-23 Downloads
    Also in Cliometrica, Journal of Historical Economics and Econometric History, 2019, 13, (1), 1-23 (2019) Downloads

    See also Working Paper (2017)

2018

  1. The integration of economic history into economics
    Cliometrica, 2018, 12, (3), 377-406 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2016

  1. Obama, Katrina, and the Persistence of Racial Inequality
    The Journal of Economic History, 2016, 76, (02), 301-341 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2013

  1. A silver lining to white flight? White suburbanization and African–American homeownership, 1940–1980
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2013, 78, (C), 71-80 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. In Memorium: Robert W. Fogel
    The Journal of Economic History, 2013, 73, (04), 1164-1167 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  3. Sharing the Prize: The Economics of the Civil Rights Revolution in the American South. By Wright Gavin. Cambridge: Belknap Press. 2013. Pp. 368. $35.00, hardcover
    The Journal of Economic History, 2013, 73, (04), 1180-1181 Downloads

2011

  1. 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)
  2. The Economic History of the American Economic Review: A Century's Explosion of Economics Research
    American Economic Review, 2011, 101, (1), 9-35 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  3. The Impact of Access to Rail Transportation on Agricultural Improvement: The American Midwest as a Test Case, 1850-1860
    The Journal of Transport and Land Use, 2011, 4, (2), 5-18 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2010

  1. Natural Experiments in History. Edited by Jared Diamond and James A. Robinson. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010. Pp. 2, 278. $29.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 2010, 70, (03), 770-772 Downloads View citations (1)

2008

  1. Steam power, establishment size, and labor productivity growth in nineteenth century American manufacturing
    Explorations in Economic History, 2008, 45, (2), 185-198 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2007

  1. 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. Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy. By Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. vii, 416. $35
    The Journal of Economic History, 2006, 66, (02), 532-534 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. The impact of the Civil War on capital intensity and labor productivity in southern manufacturing
    Explorations in Economic History, 2006, 43, (4), 689-704 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2005

  1. Capital deepening and the rise of the factory: the American experience during the nineteenth century -super-1
    Economic History Review, 2005, 58, (3), 586-595 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Global Perspectives on Industrial Transformation in the American South. Edited by Susana Delfino and Michele Gillespie. New Currents in the History of Southern Economy and Society Series. Columbia: University of Missouri Press. Pp. vii, 240. $24.95, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 2005, 65, (04), 1176-1178 Downloads
  3. Self-Taught: African American Education in Slavery and Freedom. By Heather Andrea Williams. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. Pp xii, 304. $29.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 2005, 65, (02), 590-591 Downloads
  4. Understanding the Process of Economic Change. By Douglass C. North. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005. Pp. vii, 187. $29.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 2005, 65, (02), 602-604 Downloads

2004

  1. Skill Intensity and Rising Wage Dispersion in Nineteenth-Century American Manufacturing
    The Journal of Economic History, 2004, 64, (01), 172-192 Downloads View citations (25)

2003

  1. Productivity in manufacturing and the length of the working day: evidence from the 1880 census of manufactures
    Explorations in Economic History, 2003, 40, (2), 170-194 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  2. 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)

2002

  1. PART-YEAR OPERATION IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICAN MANUFACTURING: EVIDENCE FROM THE 1870 AND 1880 CENSUSES
    The Journal of Economic History, 2002, 62, (03), 792-809 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. The Great Compression of the 1940s: The Public versus the Private Sector
    Explorations in Economic History, 2002, 39, (2), 183-203 Downloads

2001

  1. 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)

2000

  1. Residential segregation and socioeconomic outcomes: When did ghettos go bad?
    Economics Letters, 2000, 69, (2), 239-243 Downloads View citations (50)

1999

  1. Regional Wage Gaps and the Settlement of the Midwest
    Explorations in Economic History, 1999, 36, (2), 128-143 Downloads View citations (9)

1998

  1. "Location, Location, Location!" The Price Gradient for Vacant Urban Land: New York, 1835 to 1900
    The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 1998, 16, (2), 151-72 Downloads View citations (20)
  2. Review of Lance E. Davis et al., In Pursuit of Leviathan: Technology, Institutions, Productivity, and Profits in American Whaling, 1816-1906
    Journal of Political Economy, 1998, 106, (2), 452-481 Downloads
  3. Wages and Labor Markets before the Civil War
    American Economic Review, 1998, 88, (2), 51-56 Downloads View citations (2)

1997

  1. Explaining the rise in antebellum pauperism, 1850-1860: New evidence
    The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 1997, 37, (2), 405-417 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. General and Miscellaneous The New Economics of Human Behavior. Edited by Mariano Tommasi and Kathryn Ierulli. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995. Pp. ix, 238. $17.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 1997, 57, (01), 259-260 Downloads
  3. Resources, deprivation and poverty: by Brian Nolan and Christopher T. Whelan, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1996, 261 p, [UK pound]35.00
    Journal of Development Economics, 1997, 53, (2), 485-488 Downloads

1996

  1. Compulsory schooling legislation and school attendance in turn-of-the century America: A 'natural experiment' approach
    Economics Letters, 1996, 53, (1), 103-110 Downloads View citations (39)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  2. Long-Run Trends in Economics Bachelor's Degrees
    The Journal of Economic Education, 1996, 27, (4), 326-336 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. The Rental Price of Housing in New York City, 1830–1860
    The Journal of Economic History, 1996, 56, (03), 605-625 Downloads View citations (20)

1995

  1. Explaining Black-White Wage Convergence, 1940–1950
    ILR Review, 1995, 48, (3), 470-481 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Labor Market Evolution: The Economic History of Market Integration, Wage Flexibility, and the Employment Relation. Edited by George Grantham and Mary MacKinnon. New York: Routledge. Pp. v, 322. $69.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 1995, 55, (03), 734-735 Downloads

1994

  1. Literacy in the United States: Readers and reading since 1880: by Carl F. Kaestle, Helen Damon-Moore, Lawrence C. Stedman, Katherine Tinsley and William Vance Trollinger, Jr. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 1991. pp vii, 338. ISBN 0-300-04946-3. Hardback $35.00
    Economics of Education Review, 1994, 13, (3), 272-273 Downloads
  2. Sources of Metropolitan Growth: Edwin S. Mills and John F. McDonald, eds. (Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 1992) pp. ix, 307, $29.95 (cloth)
    Regional Science and Urban Economics, 1994, 24, (4), 525-527 Downloads
  3. Work Relief and the Labor Force Participation of Married Women in 1940
    The Journal of Economic History, 1994, 54, (01), 64-84 Downloads View citations (12)

1993

  1. Employment and Unemployment in the 1930s
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1993, 7, (2), 41-59 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (1992)
  2. Inequality, poverty, and history: Jeffrey G. Williamson, (Basil Blackwell, Cambridge, MA, 1991) ISBN 1-55786-118-8, pp. vii, 151. $19.50
    Journal of Development Economics, 1993, 40, (2), 393-395 Downloads
  3. The Decline in Black Teenage Labor-Force Participation in the South, 1900-1970: The Role of Schooling
    American Economic Review, 1993, 83, (1), 234-47 View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (1991)
  4. The Labor Force Participation of Older Americans in 1900: Further Results
    Explorations in Economic History, 1993, 30, (4), 409-423 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (1991)
  5. The lever of riches: Technological creativity and economic progress: Joel Mokyr, (Oxford University Press, New York, 1990) pp. i + 349. ISBN 0-19- 506113-6. $24.95
    Journal of Development Economics, 1993, 40, (1), 208-212 Downloads

1992

  1. Comments on Hanes, Kantor, and Owen
    The Journal of Economic History, 1992, 52, (02), 464-468 Downloads
  2. Explaining the postwar suburbanization of population in the United States: The role of income
    Journal of Urban Economics, 1992, 31, (3), 301-310 Downloads View citations (54)
  3. The Great Compression: The Wage Structure in the United States at Mid-Century
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1992, 107, (1), 1-34 Downloads View citations (233)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

1991

  1. Asia's next giant: South Korea and late industrialization: Alice H. Amsden, (Oxford University Press, New York, 1989) ISBN 0-19-505852-6, $29.95
    Journal of Development Economics, 1991, 35, (1), 213-215 Downloads
  2. City-suburb socioeconomic differences: evidence from the 1940 and 1950 census public use samples
    Economics Letters, 1991, 36, (2), 223-226 Downloads
  3. Segregated Schools and the Mobility Hypothesis: A Model of Local Government Discrimination
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1991, 106, (1), 61-73 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (1990)
  4. The Microeconomics of Depression Unemployment
    The Journal of Economic History, 1991, 51, (02), 333-341 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1990

  1. The incidence and duration of unemployment: Some long-term comparisons
    Economics Letters, 1990, 32, (3), 217-220 Downloads View citations (5)

1989

  1. The effect of migration on black incomes: Evidence from the 1940 census
    Economics Letters, 1989, 31, (4), 403-406 Downloads
  2. The poor at birth: Birth weights and infant mortality at Philadelphia's almshouse hospital, 1848-1873
    Explorations in Economic History, 1989, 26, (3), 360-379 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Work and Labor in Early America. Edited by Stephen Innes. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1988. Pp. vii, 297. $29.95, cloth; $9.95, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 1989, 49, (03), 763-764 Downloads

1987

  1. Accounting for Racial Differences in School Attendance in the American South, 1900: The Role of Separate-but-Equal
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1987, 69, (4), 661-66 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (1987)
  2. Brought to Bed: Childbearing in America, 1750–1950. By Judith Walzer Leavitt. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986. Pp. ix, 284. $21.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 1987, 47, (03), 835-836 Downloads
  3. Gunnar Myrdal and Black-White Relations: The Use and Abuse of An American Dilemma, 1944–1969. By David W. Southern. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1987. Pp. xiii, 341. $35.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 1987, 47, (04), 1068-1069 Downloads
  4. The Growth of Wages in Antebellum America: New Evidence
    The Journal of Economic History, 1987, 47, (04), 873-895 Downloads View citations (20)

1986

  1. Educational Achievement in Segregated School Systems: The Effects of "Separate-but-Equal."
    American Economic Review, 1986, 76, (4), 794-801 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (1985)
  2. Race and Human Capital: Comment
    American Economic Review, 1986, 76, (5), 1221-24 Downloads View citations (12)
  3. Race, Educational Attainment, and the 1940 Census
    The Journal of Economic History, 1986, 46, (01), 189-198 Downloads View citations (7)

1985

  1. Racial Conflict and Economic Development. By W. Arthur Lewis. The W.E.B. Du Bois Lectures. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1985. Pp. 134. $12.50
    The Journal of Economic History, 1985, 45, (04), 1029-1030 Downloads

1984

  1. Accumulation of Property by Southern Blacks before World War I: Comment and Further Evidence
    American Economic Review, 1984, 74, (4), 768-76 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper (1983)
  2. Teacher salaries in black and white: The south in 1910
    Explorations in Economic History, 1984, 21, (3), 306-326 Downloads View citations (2)

1983

  1. Heights of Native-Born Whites During the Antebellum Period
    The Journal of Economic History, 1983, 43, (01), 167-174 Downloads View citations (38)

1982

  1. Discussion
    The Journal of Economic History, 1982, 42, (01), 187-189 Downloads

Books

2015

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

2014

  1. Human Capital in History: The American Record
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (27)

2001

  1. Women's Work?
    University of Chicago Press Economics Books, University of Chicago Press View citations (2)

2000

  1. Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860
    National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press View citations (30)
    Also in NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2000) View citations (45)

1991

  1. Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950
    National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press

1990

  1. Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (98)

Edited books

2015

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

2014

  1. Human Capital in History
    National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press View citations (2)

Chapters

2014

  1. Economies of Scale in Nineteenth-Century American Manufacturing Revisited: A Resolution of the Entrepreneurial Labor Input Problem
    A chapter in Enterprising America: Businesses, Banks, and Credit Markets in Historical Perspective, 2014, pp 215-244 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Front matter, table of contents, acknowledgements
    A chapter in Human Capital in History: The American Record, 2014, pp -12 Downloads
  3. Indexes
    A chapter in Human Capital in History: The American Record, 2014, pp 395-406 Downloads
  4. 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
  5. Introduction to "Human Capital in History: The American Record"
    A chapter in Human Capital in History: The American Record, 2014, pp 1-14 Downloads View citations (6)
  6. Technical Change and the Relative Demand for Skilled Labor: The United States in Historical Perspective
    A chapter in Human Capital in History: The American Record, 2014, pp 15-57 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  7. The economic history of migration: the pre-World War One USA as lens
    Chapter 3 in International Handbook on Migration and Economic Development, 2014, pp 42-64 Downloads

2010

  1. Free Labor and Slave Labor
    A chapter in Founding Choices: American Economic Policy in the 1790s, 2010, pp 291-314 Downloads

2006

  1. Historical Perspectives on Racial Differences in Schooling in the United States
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2004

  1. Historical perspectives on U.S. economic geography
    Chapter 66 in Handbook of Regional and Urban Economics, 2004, vol. 4, pp 2981-3019 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2000

  1. Antebellum Wages and Labor Markets: A New Interpretation
    A chapter in Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860, 2000, pp 142-157 Downloads
  2. Geographic Aspects of Labor Market Integration before the Civil War
    A chapter in Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860, 2000, pp 95-118 Downloads
  3. Intersectoral Efficiency: Farm-Nonfarm Wage Gaps
    A chapter in Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860, 2000, pp 76-94 Downloads
  4. Introduction to "Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860"
    A chapter in Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860, 2000, pp 1-5 Downloads View citations (24)
  5. New Estimates of Nominal and Real Wages for the Antebellum Period
    A chapter in Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860, 2000, pp 36-75 Downloads
  6. Notes
    A chapter in Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860, 2000, pp 161-182 Downloads
    Also in A chapter in Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History, 1990, pp 135-150 (1990) Downloads
  7. Postlude
    A chapter in Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860, 2000, pp 158-160 Downloads
  8. References
    A chapter in Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860, 2000, pp 183-194 Downloads
    Also in A chapter in Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History, 1990, pp 151-160 (1990) Downloads
  9. The Growth of Wages in Antebellum America: A Review
    A chapter in Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860, 2000, pp 6-35 Downloads
  10. Wages in California during the Gold Rush
    A chapter in Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860, 2000, pp 119-141 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (1997)

1992

  1. Wages and Prices during the Antebellum Period: A Survey and New Evidence
    A chapter in American Economic Growth and Standards of Living before the Civil War, 1992, pp 173-216 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (1990)
  2. Wages, Prices, and Labor Markets before the Civil War
    A chapter in Strategic Factors in Nineteenth Century American Economic History: A Volume to Honor Robert W. Fogel, 1992, pp 67-104 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (1989)

1990

  1. "Teacher Salaries in Black and White": Pay Discrimination in the Southern Classroom
    A chapter in Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History, 1990, pp 52-67 Downloads
  2. "To the Promised Land": Education and the Black Exodus
    A chapter in Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History, 1990, pp 109-128 Downloads
  3. Conclusion: Race, Social Change, and the Labor Market
    A chapter in Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History, 1990, pp 129-134 Downloads
  4. Race and Schooling in the South: A Review of the Evidence
    A chapter in Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History, 1990, pp 6-32 Downloads View citations (8)
  5. The Competitive Dynamics of Racial Exclusion: Employment Segregation in the South, 1900 to 1950
    A chapter in Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History, 1990, pp 87-108 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (1990)
  6. The Impact of Separate-but-Equal
    A chapter in Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History, 1990, pp 68-86 Downloads
  7. The Political Economy of Segregated Schools: Explaining the U-Shaped Pattern
    A chapter in Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History, 1990, pp 33-51 Downloads
  8. Two Explanations of Economic Progress
    A chapter in Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History, 1990, pp 1-5 Downloads

Editor

  1. Explorations in Economic History
    Elsevier
 
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