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June 2013Selection and Economic Gains in the Great Migration of African Americans: New Evidence from Linked Census Data
with Marianne H. Wanamaker: w19124

Published: William J. Collins & Marianne H. Wanamaker, 2014. "Selection and Economic Gains in the Great Migration of African Americans: New Evidence from Linked Census Data," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 6(1), pages 220-52, January. citation courtesy of

May 2013The Origins and Persistence of Black-White Differences in Women's Labor Force Participation
with Leah Platt Boustan: w19040

Published: The Origin and Persistence of Black-White Differences in Women's Labor Force Participation, Leah Platt Boustan, William J. Collins. in Human Capital in History: The American Record, Boustan, Frydman, and Margo. 2014

September 2011Slum Clearance and Urban Renewal in the United States
with Katharine L. Shester: w17458

Published: William J. Collins & Katharine L. Shester, 2013. "Slum Clearance and Urban Renewal in the United States," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 5(1), pages 239-73, January. citation courtesy of

January 2011Race and Home Ownership from the Civil War to the Present
with Robert A. Margo: w16665

Published: Collins, William J., and Robert A. Margo. 2011. "Race and Home Ownership from the End of the Civil War to the Present." American Economic Review, 101(3): 355-59.

January 2009Did Improvements in Household Technology Cause the Baby Boom? Evidence from Electrification, Appliance Diffusion, and the Amish
with Martha J. Bailey: w14641

Published: Martha J. Bailey & William J. Collins, 2011. "Did Improvements in Household Technology Cause the Baby Boom? Evidence from Electrification, Appliance Diffusion, and the Amish," American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 3(2), pages 189-217, April. citation courtesy of

June 2005Evaluating the Role of Brown vs. Board of Education in School Equalization, Desegregation, and the Income of African Americans
with Orley Ashenfelter, Albert Yoon: w11394

Published: Orley Ashenfelter & William J. Collins & Albert Yoon, 2006. "Evaluating the Role of Brown v. Board of Education in School Equalization, Desegregation, and the Income of African Americans," American Law and Economics Review, Oxford University Press, vol. 8(2), pages 213-248. citation courtesy of

July 2004The Wage Gains of African-American Women in the 1940s
with Martha J. Bailey: w10621

Published: Bailey, Martha J. & Collins, William J., 2006. "The Wage Gains of African-American Women in the 1940s," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 66(03), pages 737-777, September. citation courtesy of

The Political Economy of Fair Housing Laws Prior to 1968
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May 2004The Economic Aftermath of the 1960s Riots: Evidence from Property Values
with Robert A. Margo: w10493

Published: Collins, Williams J. and Robert A. Margo. “The Economic Aftermath of the 1960s Riots in American Cities: Evidence from Property Values." Journal of Economic History 67, 4 (December 2007): 849 -883.

January 2004The Labor Market Effects of the 1960s Riots
with Robert A. Margo: w10243

Published: Gale, W. and J. Pack (eds.) Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs 2004. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, 2004.

June 2003Historical Perspectives on Racial Differences in Schooling in the United States
with Robert A. Margo: w9770

Published: Collins, William J. & Margo, Robert A., 2006. "Historical Perspectives on Racial Differences in Schooling in the United States," Handbook of the Economics of Education, Elsevier.

March 2003The Housing Market Impact of State-Level Anti-Discrimination Laws, 1960-970
w9562

Published: Collins, William J. "The Housing Market Impact Of State-Level Anti-Discrimination Laws, 1960-1970," Journal of Urban Economics, 2004, v55(3,May), 534-564.

March 2002Exploring the Racial Gap in Infant Mortality Rates, 1920-1970
with Melissa A. Thomasson: w8836

Published: Collins, William J. and Melissa A. Thomasson. "The Declining Contribution Of Socioeconomic Disparities To The Racial Gap In Infant Mortality Rates, 1920-1970," Southern Economic Journal, 2004, v70(4,Apr), 746-776.

May 2001The Labor Market Impact of State-Level Anti-Discrimination Laws, 1940-1960
w8310

Published: Collins, William J. "The Labor Market Impact Of State-Level Anti-Discrimination Laws, 1940-1960," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2003, v56(2,Jan), 244-272. citation courtesy of

June 2000The Political Economy of Race, 1940-1964: The Adoption of State-Level Fair Employment Legislation
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Published: Collins, William J. "Race, Roosevelt, And Wartime Production: Fair Employment In World War II Labor Markets," American Economic Review, 2001, v91(1,Mar), 272-286.

Race and the Value of Owner-Occupied Housing, 1940-1990
with Robert A. Margo: w7749

Published: Collins, William J. and Robert A. Margo. "Race And The Value Of Owner-Occupied Housing, 1940-1990," Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2003, v33(3,May), 255-286. citation courtesy of

August 1999Race and Home Ownership, 1900 to 1990
with Robert A. Margo: w7277

Published: Collins, William J. and Robert A. Margo. "Race And Home Ownership: A Century-Long View," Explorations in Economic History, 2001, v38(1,Jan), 68-92.

May 1999Capital Goods Prices, Global Capital Markets and Accumulation: 1870-1950
with Jeffrey G. Williamson: w7145

Published: Collins, William J. and Jeffrey G. Williamson. "Capital-Goods Prices And Investment, 1879-1950," Journal of Economic History, 2001, v61(1,Mar), 59-94.

February 1999Capital Goods Prices, Global Capital Markets and Accumulation, 1870-1950
with Jeffrey G. Williamson: h0116

Published: Collins, William J. and Jeffrey G. Williamson. "Capital-Goods Prices And Investment, 1879-1950," Journal of Economic History, 2001, v61(1,Mar), 59-94.

June 1997Were Trade and Factor Mobility Substitutes in History?
with Kevin H. O'Rourke, Jeffrey Williamson: w6059

Published: Migration: The Controversies and the Evidence, Faini, R., J. DeMelo and K. Zimmerman, eds., Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.

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