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NBER Working Papers by Joseph P. Ferrie

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July 2014Typhoid Fever, Water Quality, and Human Capital Formation
with Brian Beach, Martin Saavedra, Werner Troesken: w20279
May 2014The Long Term Impact of Cash Transfers to Poor Families
with Anna Aizer, Shari Eli, Adriana Lleras-Muney: w20103
October 2013Amidst Poverty and Prejudice: Black and Irish Civil War Veterans
with Hoyt Bleakley, Louis Cain: w19605
August 2013Shocking Behavior : Random Wealth in Antebellum Georgia and Human Capital Across Generations
with Hoyt Bleakley: w19348
June 2013Up from Poverty? The 1832 Cherokee Land Lottery and the Long-run Distribution of Wealth
with Hoyt Bleakley: w19175
June 2011Cognitive Disparities, Lead Plumbing, and Water Chemistry: Intelligence Test Scores and Exposure to Water-Borne Lead Among World War Two U.S. Army Enlistees
with Karen Rolf, Werner Troesken: w17161

Published: “Cogn iti ve Dis par iti e s, Le ad P lumpin g, an d Wa te r Ch e mist r y: P r ior Exposur e to W ate r - Bor ne Le ad an d In te lli ge nc e Te st Sc or e s A mon g Wor ld W ar Two Ar my En lis te e s,” Econom ics and Hu ma n Bi ol ogy , vol . 10, n o. 1 ( Jan uar y 201 2): 98- 112. Co-a uthor s: J ose ph P. Fe r r ie (Nor th we ste r n Un ive r sity ) a nd Ka r e n Rolf (U ni ve r sity of Ne br aska at Oma ha ).

May 2011Socioeconomic Status in Childhood and Health After Age 70: A New Longitudinal Analysis for the U.S., 1895-2005
with Karen Rolf: w17016
June 2005Death and the City: Chicago's Mortality Transition, 1850-1925
with Werner Troesken: w11427
May 2005The End of American Exceptionalism? Mobility in the U.S. Since 1850
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Published: Ferrie, Joseph P. "History Lessons: The End Of American Exceptionalism? Mobility In The United States Since 1850," Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2005, v19(3,Summer), 199-215.

April 2005A Tale of Two Labor Markets: Intergenerational Occupational Mobility in Britain and the U.S. Since 1850
with Jason Long: w11253
March 2005Time on the Ladder: Career Mobility in Agriculture, 1890-1938
with Lee J. Alston: w11231

Published: Alston, Lee J. and Joseph P. Ferrie. "Time On The Ladder: Career Mobility In Agriculture, 1890-1938," Journal of Economic History, 2005, v65(4,Dec), 1058-1081. citation courtesy of

August 2001The Poor and the Dead: Socioeconomic Status and Mortality in the U.S., 1850-1860
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September 1996Immigrants and Natives: Comparative Economic Performance in the U.S., 1850-60 and 1965-80
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June 1996The Entry Into the U.S. Labor Market of Antebellum European Immigrants, 1840-60
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Published: Ferrie, Joseph P. "The Entry Into The U.S. Labor Market Of Antebellum European Immigrants, 1840-1860," Explorations in Economic History, 1997, v34(3,Jul), 295-330.

November 1995Strikes and the Law in the U.S., 1881-1894: New Evidence on the Origins of American Exceptionalism
with Janet Currie: w5368

Published: (Published as "The Law and Labor Strife in the U.S.; 1881-1894") Journal of Labor History (March 2000).

August 1995A New Sample of Americans Linked from the 1850 Public Use Micro Sampleofthe Federal Census of Population to the1860 Federal Census Manuscript Sched.
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