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NBER Working Papers by Richard H. Steckel

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March 2012Engines of Growth: Farm Tractors and Twentieth-Century U.S. Economic Welfare
with William J. White: w17879
December 2010Height as a Proxy for Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Ability
with Andreas Schick: w16570
November 2010Property Rights and Financial Development: The Legacy of Japanese Colonial Institutions
with Dongwoo Yoo: w16551
December 2009Droughts, Floods and Financial Distress in the United States
with John Landon-Lane, Hugh Rockoff: w15596
December 2008Heights and Human Welfare: Recent Developments and New Directions
w14536
December 2004Fluctuations in a Dreadful Childhood: Synthetic Longitudinal Height Data, Relative Prices and Weather in the Short-Term Health of American Slaves
w10993
February 2004The Best of Times, the Worst of Times: Health and Nutrition in Pre-Columbian America
w10299
March 2003What Can Be Learned from Skeletons that Might Interest Economists, Historians and Other Social Scientists?
w9519
October 2001Health and Nutrition in the Preindustrial Era: Insights from a Millennium of Average Heights in Northern Europe
w8542
February 2000Wealth Inequality Trends in Industrializing New England: New Evidence and Tests of Competing Hypotheses
with Carolyn M. Moehling: h0122
January 2000Childhood Mortality & Nutritional Status as Indicators of Standard of Living: Evidence from World War I Recruits in the United States
with Michael R. Haines: h0121
August 1999Industrialization and Health in Historical Perspective
h0118
December 1998The Tallest in the World: Native Americans of the Great Plains in the Nineteenth Century
with Joseph M. Prince: h0112
November 1995Long-Term Trends in Health, Welfare, and Economic Growth in the United States
with Dora L. Costa: h0076
October 1995Percentiles of Modern Height Standards for Use in Historical Research
h0075
August 1992Tall But Poor: Nutrition, Health, and Living Standards in Pre-Famine Ireland
with S. Nicolas: h0039
Wealth Mobility in America: A View from the National Longitudinal Survey
with Jayanthi Krishnan: w4137
April 1991Stature and Living Standards in the United States
h0024
December 1989Poverty and Prosperity: A Longitudinal Study of Wealth Accumulation, 1850-1860
h0008
June 1987Household Migration, Urban Growth, and Industrialization: The United States, 1850-1860
w2281
July 1985Dimensions and Determinants of Early Childhood Health and Mortality Among American Slaves
w1662
June 1985Estimating Neonatal Mortality Rates from the Heights of Children: The Case of American Slaves
w1628
1985Determinants of Slave and Crew Mortality in the Atlantic Slave Trade
with Richard A. Jensen: w1540
May 1982Changes in American and British Stature Since the Mid-Eighteenth Century: A Prelimanary Report on the Usefulness of Data on Height...
with Robert W. Fogel, Stanley L. Engerman, Roderick Floud, James Trussell: w0890
April 1982Height and Per Capita Income
w0880
The Economic Foundations of East-West Migration During the Nineteenth Century
w0881

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