NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Economic History: Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy


2014
w20625 Emmanuel Saez
Gabriel Zucman

Wealth Inequality in the United States since 1913: Evidence from Capitalized Income Tax Data

w20586 Grant Miller
Kimberly Singer Babiarz

Family Planning: Program Effects

w20491 Alberto Basso
Howard Bodenhorn
David Cuberes

Fertility and Financial Development: Evidence from U.S. Counties in the 19th Century

w20474 Oded Galor
Marc Klemp

The Biocultural Origins of Human Capital Formation

w20467 Richard Hornbeck
Daniel Keniston

Creative Destruction: Barriers to Urban Growth and the Great Boston Fire of 1872

w20354 Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt
Stephen J. Redding
Daniel M. Sturm
Nikolaus Wolf

The Economics of Density: Evidence from the Berlin Wall

w20232 Peter H. Lindert
Making the Most of Capital in the 21st Century

w20201 Laura Salisbury
Women's Income and Marriage Markets in the United States: Evidence from the Civil War Pension

w20177 Bernard Harris
Roderick Floud
Sok Chul Hong

Food for Thought: Comparing Estimates of Food Availability in England and Wales, 1700-1914

w20166 Ming-Jen Lin
Elaine M. Liu

Does in utero Exposure to Illness Matter? The 1918 Influenza Epidemic in Taiwan as a Natural Experiment

w20103 Anna Aizer
Shari Eli
Joseph P. Ferrie
Adriana Lleras-Muney

The Long Term Impact of Cash Transfers to Poor Families

w20065 Raven Molloy
Christopher L. Smith
Abigail K. Wozniak

Declining Migration within the U.S.: The Role of the Labor Market

w19955 Howard Bodenhorn
Timothy Guinnane
Thomas Mroz

Caveat Lector: Sample Selection in Historical Heights and the Interpretation of Early Industrializing Economies

w19950 Timothy N. Bond
Kevin Lang

The Sad Truth About Happiness Scales

w19881 Alan Barreca
Karen Clay
Joel Tarr

Coal, Smoke, and Death: Bituminous Coal and American Home Heating

w19861 Peter H. Lindert
Jeffrey G. Williamson

American Colonial Incomes, 1650-1774

w19848 Abhijit Banerjee
Esther Duflo

Under the Thumb of History? Political Institutions and the Scope for Action


2013
w19756 Taryn Dinkelman
Mitigating Long-run Health Effects of Drought: Evidence from South Africa

w19690 Tomas Cvrcek
Miroslav Zajicek

School, what is it good for? Useful Human Capital and the History of Public Education in Central Europe

w19685 Dora Costa
Health and the Economy in the United States, from 1750 to the Present

w19625 Charles W. Calomiris
Jonathan Pritchett

Betting on Secession: Quantifying Political Events Surrounding Slavery and the Civil War

w19599 Martha J. Bailey
Melanie E. Guldi
Brad J. Hershbein

Is There A Case for a "Second Demographic Transition"? Three Distinctive Features of the Post-1960 U.S. Fertility Decline

w19505 John Parman
Childhood Health and Sibling Outcomes: The Shared Burden and Benefit of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic

w19348 Hoyt Bleakley
Joseph P. Ferrie

Shocking Behavior : Random Wealth in Antebellum Georgia and Human Capital Across Generations

w19233 James Feyrer
Dimitra Politi
David N. Weil

The Cognitive Effects of Micronutrient Deficiency: Evidence from Salt Iodization in the United States

w19203 Saumitra Jha
"Unfinished Business": Ethnic Complementarities and the Political Contagion of Peace and Conflict in Gujarat

w19175 Hoyt Bleakley
Joseph P. Ferrie

Up from Poverty? The 1832 Cherokee Land Lottery and the Long-run Distribution of Wealth

w19153 Douglas Almond
Hongbin Li
Shuang Zhang

Land Reform and Sex Selection in China

w19124 William J. Collins
Marianne H. Wanamaker

Selection and Economic Gains in the Great Migration of African Americans: New Evidence from Linked Census Data

w19083 Carolyn M. Moehling
Anne Morrison Piehl

Immigrant Assimilation into U.S. Prisons, 1900-1930

w18992 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Subjective Well-Being and Income: Is There Any Evidence of Satiation?

w18916 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Subjective and Objective Indicators of Racial Progress

w18827 Allison Shertzer
Immigrant Group Size and Political Mobilization: Evidence from European Migration to the United States

w18822 Claudia Olivetti
M. Daniele Paserman

In the Name of the Son (and the Daughter): Intergenerational Mobility in the United States, 1850-1930

w18802 Lisa D. Cook
Trevon D. Logan
John M. Parman

Distinctively Black Names in the American Past

w18738 Quamrul Ashraf
Oded Galor

Genetic Diversity and the Origins of Cultural Fragmentation

w18722 Paola Giuliano
Nathan Nunn

The Transmission of Democracy: From the Village to the Nation-State

w18717 Joanna Lahey
Birthing a Nation: The Effect of Fertility Control Access on the 19th Century Demographic Transition

w18676 Claudia Goldin
Claudia Olivetti

Shocking Labor Supply: A Reassessment of the Role of World War II on U.S. Women's Labor Supply


2012
w18589 Jay Bhattacharya
Christina Gathmann
Grant Miller

The Gorbachev Anti-Alcohol Campaign and Russia's Mortality Crisis

w18566 Leander Heldring
James A. Robinson

Colonialism and Economic Development in Africa

w18486 John F. Helliwell
Understanding and Improving the Social Context of Well-Being

w18438 Stelios Michalopoulos
Alireza Naghavi
Giovanni Prarolo

Trade and Geography in the Origins and Spread of Islam

w18416 Richard Hornbeck
Pinar Keskin

Does Agriculture Generate Local Economic Spillovers? Short-run and Long-run Evidence from the Ogallala Aquifer

w18383 Steven Nafziger
Peter H. Lindert

Russian Inequality on the Eve of Revolution

w18302 Adriana Lleras-Muney
Allison Shertzer

Did the Americanization Movement Succeed? An Evaluation of the Effect of English-Only and Compulsory Schools Laws on Immigrants' Education

w18296 Richard Hornbeck
Suresh Naidu

When the Levee Breaks: Black Migration and Economic Development in the American South

w18272 Price V. Fishback
Trevor Kollmann

New Multi-City Estimates of the Changes in Home Values, 1920-1940

w18064 Rodney J. Andrews
Trevon D. Logan
Michael J. Sinkey

Identifying Confirmatory Bias in the Field: Evidence from a Poll of Experts

w18049 Philippe Aghion
Torsten Persson
Dorothee Rouzet

Education and Military Rivalry

w18011 Ran Abramitzky
Leah Platt Boustan
Katherine Eriksson

A Nation of Immigrants: Assimilation and Economic Outcomes in the Age of Mass Migration

w17996 Carolyn M. Moehling
Melissa A. Thomasson

Saving Babies: The Contribution of Sheppard-Towner to the Decline in Infant Mortality in the 1920s

w17979 Davide Cantoni
Noam Yuchtman

Medieval Universities, Legal Institutions, and the Commercial Revolution

w17922 Martha J. Bailey
Brad Hershbein
Amalia R. Miller

The Opt-In Revolution? Contraception and the Gender Gap in Wages

w17852 Latika Chaudhary
Aldo Musacchio
Steven Nafziger
Se Yan

Big BRICs, Weak Foundations: The Beginning of Public Elementary Education in Brazil, Russia, India, and China

w17776 Elizabeth U. Cascio
Ebonya L. Washington

Valuing the Vote: The Redistribution of Voting Rights and State Funds Following the Voting Rights Act of 1965

w17734 Shuaizhang Feng
Michael Oppenheimer
Wolfram Schlenker

Climate Change, Crop Yields, and Internal Migration in the United States


2011
w17672 Matthias Doepke
Michèle Tertilt
Alessandra Voena

The Economics and Politics of Women's Rights

w17526 Alan Barreca
Price V. Fishback
Shawn Kantor

Agricultural Policy, Migration, and Malaria in the 1930s United States

w17382 Dora Costa
Leaders: Privilege, Sacrifice, Opportunity and Personnel Economics in the American Civil War

w17314 Nico Voigtländer
Hans-Joachim Voth

How the West 'Invented' Fertility Restriction

w17303 Carola Frydman
Raven Molloy

Pay Cuts for the Boss: Executive Compensation in the 1940s

w17216 Quamrul Ashraf
Oded Galor

The "Out of Africa" Hypothesis, Human Genetic Diversity, and Comparative Economic Development

w17161 Joseph P. Ferrie
Karen Rolf
Werner Troesken

Cognitive Disparities, Lead Plumbing, and Water Chemistry: Intelligence Test Scores and Exposure to Water-Borne Lead Among World War Two U.S. Army Enlistees

w17123 Richard C.K. Burdekin
Kris James Mitchener
Marc D. Weidenmier

Irving Fisher and Price-Level Targeting in Austria: Was Silver the Answer?

w17113 Nico Voigtlaender
Hans-Joachim Voth

Persecution Perpetuated: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Semitic Violence in Nazi Germany

w17098 Alberto F. Alesina
Paola Giuliano
Nathan Nunn

On the Origins of Gender Roles: Women and the Plough

w17016 Joseph P. Ferrie
Karen Rolf

Socioeconomic Status in Childhood and Health After Age 70: A New Longitudinal Analysis for the U.S., 1895-2005

w16938 Robert W. Fogel
Nathaniel Grotte

An Overview of The Changing Body: Health, Nutrition, and Human Development in the Western World Since 1700

w16838 Daniel Treisman
The Geography of Fear

w16812 Carola Frydman
Raven S. Molloy

Does Tax Policy Affect Executive Compensation? Evidence from Postwar Tax Reforms


2010
w16617 Haelim M. Park
Gary Richardson

Retail Trade by Federal Reserve District, 1919 to 1939: A Statistical History

w16584 Dora L. Costa
Scarring and Mortality Selection Among Civil War POWs: A Long-Term Mortality, Morbidity and Socioeconomic Follow-Up

w16570 Andreas Schick
Richard H. Steckel

Height as a Proxy for Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Ability

w16480 Karen Clay
Werner Troesken
Michael R. Haines

Lead and Mortality

w16408 John Cawley
Johanna Catherine Maclean

Unfit for Service: The Implications of Rising Obesity for U.S. Military Recruitment

w16355 Richard Sutch
The Unexpected Long-Run Impact of the Minimum Wage: An Educational Cascade

w16281 Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz

Putting the Co in Education: Timing, Reasons, and Consequences of College Coeducation from 1835 to the Present

w16274 Robert A. Margo
The Economic History of the American Economic Review: A Century's Explosion of Economics Research

w16266 Howard Bodenhorn
Carolyn M. Moehling
Anne Morrison Piehl

Immigration: America's nineteenth century "law and order problem"?

w16161 Tomas Cvrcek
America's settling down: How Better Jobs and Falling Immigration led to a Rise in Marriage, 1880 - 1930

w16146 Stefania Albanesi
Claudia Olivetti

Maternal Health and the Baby Boom

w16025 John F. Helliwell
Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh

How Much is Social Capital Worth?

w15982 Price V. Fishback
Social Welfare Expenditures in the United States and the Nordic Countries: 1900-2003

w15945 Howard Bodenhorn
Carolyn Moehling
Gregory N. Price

Short Criminals: Stature and Crime in Early America

w15911 John F. Helliwell
Shun Wang

Trust and Well-being

w15875 Bernard Harris
Roderick Floud
Robert W. Fogel
Sok Chul Hong

Diet, Health and Work Intensity in England and Wales, 1700-1914

w15704 Howard Bodenhorn
Manumission in Nineteenth Century Virginia

w15697 Daniel Bogart
Gary Richardson

Property Rights and Parliament in Industrializing Britain

w15696 Price V. Fishback
Samuel Allen
Jonathan Fox
Brendan Livingston

A Patchwork Safety Net: A Survey of Cliometric Studies of Income Maintenance Programs in the United States in the First Half of the Twentieth Century

w15684 Ran Abramitzky
Leah Platt Boustan
Katherine Eriksson

Europe's tired, poor, huddled masses: Self-selection and economic outcomes in the age of mass migration

w15669 Karen Clay
Werner Troesken

Did Frederick Brodie Discover the World's First Environmental Kuznets Curve? Coal Smoke and the Rise and Fall of the London Fog


2009
w15605 Richard Hornbeck
The Enduring Impact of the American Dust Bowl: Short and Long-run Adjustments to Environmental Catastrophe

w15598 Petra Moser
Alessandra Voena

Compulsory Licensing - Evidence from the Trading with the Enemy Act

w15491 Peter H. Lindert
Revealing Failures in the History of School Finance

w15477 Alejandrina Salcedo
Todd Schoellman
Michèle Tertilt

Families as Roommates: Changes in U.S. Household Size from 1850 to 2000

w15374 Michael Huberman
Christopher M. Meissner

Riding the Wave of Trade: Explaining the Rise of Labor Regulation in the Golden Age of Globalization

w15355 Raquel Fernández
Women's Rights and Development

w15288 Shripad Tuljapurkar
Ryan D. Edwards

Variance in Death and Its Implications for Modeling and Forecasting Mortality

w15099 Howard Bodenhorn
Gregory Price

Crime and Body Weight in the Nineteenth Century: Was there a Relationship between Brawn, Employment Opportunities and Crime?

w15089 Seema Jayachandran
Adriana Lleras-Muney
Kimberly V. Smith

Modern Medicine and the 20th Century Decline in Mortality: Evidence on the Impact of Sulfa Drugs

w15055 Joshua L. Rosenbloom
William A. Sundstrom

Labor-Market Regimes in U.S. Economic History

w14970 Adrian Stoian
Price V. Fishback

Welfare Spending and Mortality Rates for the Elderly Before the Social Security Era

w14873 Stefania Albanesi
Claudia Olivetti

Gender Roles and Medical Progress

w14766 Jeffrey G. Williamson
History without Evidence: Latin American Inequality since 1491

w14746 Chulhee Lee
Technological Changes and Employment of Older Manufacturing Workers in Early Twentieth Century America

w14745 Chulhee Lee
Socioeconomic Differences in the Health of Black Union Army Soldiers

w14641 Martha J. Bailey
William J. Collins

Did Improvements in Household Technology Cause the Baby Boom? Evidence from Electrification, Appliance Diffusion, and the Amish


2008
w14462 Dora L. Costa
The Rise of Retirement Among African Americans: Wealth and Social Security Effects

w14448 Louis Putterman
David N. Weil

Post-1500 Population Flows and the Long Run Determinants of Economic Growth and Inequality

w14346 Betsey Stevenson
Divorce Law and Women's Labor Supply

w14281 Charles Calomiris
Jonathan Pritchett

Preserving Slave Families for Profit: Traders' Incentives and Pricing in the New Orleans Slave Market

w14167 Price V. Fishback
Rebecca Holmes
Samuel Allen

Lifting the Curse of Dimensionality: Measures of the Labor Legislation Climate in the States During the Progressive Era

w14097 Alessandra Fogli
Laura Veldkamp

Nature or Nurture? Learning and the Geography of Female Labor Force Participation

w14037 Trevon D. Logan
Health, Human Capital, and African American Migration Before 1910

w14004 Gary Richardson
Michael McBride

Religion, Longevity, and Cooperation: The Case of the Craft Guild.

w13985 Valerie A. Ramey
Time Spent in Home Production in the 20th Century: New Estimates from Old Data

w13919 Matthias Doepke
Michèle Tertilt

Women's Liberation: What's in It for Men?

w13870 Trevon D. Logan
Are Engel Curve Estimates of CPI Bias Biased?

w13869 Trevon D. Logan
Economies of Scale in the Household: Puzzles and Patterns from the American Past

w13852 Lee Alston
Shannan Mattiace
Tomas Nonnenmacher

Coercion, Culture and Debt Contracts: The Henequen Industry in Yucatan, Mexico, 1870-1915

w13828 Tanika Chakraborty
Sukkoo Kim

Caste, Kinship and Sex Ratios in India


2007
w13695 Woong Lee
Private Deception and the Rise of Public Employment Offices in the United States, 1890 - 1930

w13589 Joseph Kaboski
Trevon D. Logan

Factor Endowments and the Returns to Skill: New Evidence from the American Past

w13576 Carolyn Moehling
Anne Morrison Piehl

Immigration and Crime in Early 20th Century America

w13568 Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz

Long-Run Changes in the U.S. Wage Structure: Narrowing, Widening, Polarizing

w13550 Branko Milanovic
Peter H. Lindert
Jeffrey G. Williamson

Measuring Ancient Inequality

w13491 Todd Sorensen
Price V. Fishback
Samuel Allen
Shawn E. Kantor

Migration Creation, Diversion, and Retention: New Deal Grants and Migration: 1935-1940

w13462 Leah Platt Boustan
Robert A. Margo

Race, Segregation, and Postal Employment: New Evidence on Spatial Mismatch

w13417 Roland G. Fryer
Jr
Steven D. Levitt

Hatred and Profits: Getting Under the Hood of the Ku Klux Klan

w13335 Sun Go
Peter H. Lindert

The Curious Dawn of American Public Schools

w13276 Leah Platt Boustan
Price V. Fishback
Shawn E. Kantor

The Effect of Internal Migration on Local Labor Markets: American Cities During the Great Depression

w13179 Stefania Albanesi
Claudia Olivetti

Gender Roles and Technological Progress

w13162 Lena Edlund
Wojciech Kopczuk

Women, Wealth and Mobility

w13106 Frank Levy
Peter Temin

Inequality and Institutions in 20th Century America

w12984 Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz

The Race between Education and Technology: The Evolution of U.S. Educational Wage Differentials, 1890 to 2005

w12944 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Marriage and Divorce: Changes and their Driving Forces

w12917 Matthias Doepke
Fabrizio Zilibotti

Occupational Choice and the Spirit of Capitalism

w12900 Sukkoo Kim
Immigration, Industrial Revolution and Urban Growth in the United States, 1820-1920: Factor Endowments, Technology and Geography

w12895 Abhijit Banerjee
Esther Duflo
Gilles Postel-Vinay
Timothy M. Watts

Long Run Health Impacts of Income Shocks: Wine and Phylloxera in 19th Century France

w12868 Isaac Ehrlich
The Mystery of Human Capital as Engine of Growth, or Why the US Became the Economic Superpower in the 20th Century

w12825 Ryan S. Johnson
Shawn Kantor
Price V. Fishback

Striking at the Roots of Crime: The Impact of Social Welfare Spending on Crime During the Great Depression


2006
w12801 Joseph Cullen
Price V. Fishback

Did Big Government's Largesse Help the Locals? The Implications of WWII Spending for Local Economic Activity, 1939-1958

w12796 Larry E. Jones
Michele Tertilt

An Economic History of Fertility in the U.S.: 1826-1960

w12603 Karen Clay
Werner Troesken
Michael Haines

Lead Pipes and Child Mortality

w12572 J. David Hacker
Michael R. Haines

American Indian Mortality in the Late Nineteenth Century: The Impact of Federal Assimilation Policies on a Vulnerable Population

w12571 Michael R. Haines
J. David Hacker

The Puzzle of the Antebellum Fertility Decline in the United States: New Evidence and Reconsideration

w12553 Jeffrey G. Williamson
Inequality and Schooling Responses to Globalization Forces: Lessons from History

w12549 Jeffrey G. Williamson
Poverty Traps, Distance, and Diversity: The Migration Connection

w12460 Gayle Allard
Peter H. Lindert

Euro-Productivity and Euro-Jobs since the 1960s: Which Institutions Really Mattered?

w12416 Chulhee Lee
Military Positions and Post-Service Occupational Mobility of Union Army Veterans, 1861-1880

w12414 Timothy J. Hatton
Jeffrey G. Williamson

What Determines Immigration's Impact? Comparing Two Global Centuries

w12264 Valerie A. Ramey
Neville Francis

A Century of Work and Leisure

w12143 Jacob L. Vigdor
The New Promised Land: Black-White Convergence in the American South, 1960-2000

w12139 Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz
Ilyana Kuziemko

The Homecoming of American College Women: The Reversal of the College Gender Gap

w12111 Karen Clay
Werner Troesken

Deprivation and Disease in Early Twentieth-Century America

w12081 Fumio Hayashi
Edward C. Prescott

The Depressing Effect of Agricultural Institutions on the Prewar Japanese Economy

w12056 Howard Bodenhorn
Single Parenthood and Childhood Outcomes in the Mid-Nineteenth Century Urban South

w12043 Howard Bodenhorn
Urban Poverty, School Attendance, and Adolescent Labor Force Attachment: Some Historical Evidence

w11963 David M. Cutler
Angus S. Deaton
Adriana Lleras-Muney

The Determinants of Mortality

w11953 Claudia Goldin
The Quiet Revolution that Transformed Women's Employment, Education, and Family


2005
w11836 Chulhee Lee
Rising Family Income Inequality in the United States, 1968-2000: Impacts of Changing Labor Supply, Wages, and Family Structure

w11754 Trevon D. Logan
The Transformation of Hunger: The Demand for Calories Past and Present

w11732 Howard Bodenhorn
Christopher S. Ruebeck

Colorism and African American Wealth: Evidence from the Nineteenth-Century South

w11704 Grant Miller
Contraception as Development? New Evidence from Family Planning in Colombia

w11548 Robert J. Gordon
Apparel Prices 1914-93 and the Hulten/Brueghel Paradox

w11482 Joshua L. Rosenbloom
Gregory W. Stutes

Reexamining the Distribution of Wealth in 1870

w11394 Orley Ashenfelter
William J. Collins
Albert Yoon

Evaluating the Role of Brown vs. Board of Education in School Equalization, Desegregation, and the Income of African Americans

w11308 Angus Deaton
The Great Escape: A Review Essay on Fogel's 'The Escape from Hunger and Premature Death, 1700-2100'

w11295 David M. Cutler
Edward L. Glaeser
Jacob L. Vigdor

Is the Melting Pot Still Hot? Explaining the Resurgence of Immigrant Segregation

w11253 Jason Long
Joseph Ferrie

A Tale of Two Labor Markets: Intergenerational Occupational Mobility in Britain and the U.S. Since 1850

w11246 Price V. Fishback
Michael R. Haines
Shawn Kantor

Births, Deaths, and New Deal Relief during the Great Depression

w11231 Lee J. Alston
Joseph P. Ferrie

Time on the Ladder: Career Mobility in Agriculture, 1890-1938

w11080 John Joseph Wallis
Price Fishback
Shawn Kantor

Politics, Relief, and Reform: The Transformation of America's Social Welfare System during the New Deal

w11058 Price Fishback
The Irony of Reform: Did Large Employers Subvert Workplace Safety Reform, 1869 to 1930?


2004
w10993 Richard H. Steckel
Fluctuations in a Dreadful Childhood: Synthetic Longitudinal Height Data, Relative Prices and Weather in the Short-Term Health of American Slaves

w10902 Dora L. Costa
Race and Older Age Mortality: Evidence from Union Army Veterans

w10873 Melissa A. Thomasson
Jaret Treber

From Home to Hospital: The Evolution of Childbirth in the United States, 1927-1940

w10752 Robert W. Fogel
High Performing Asian Economies

w10621 Martha J. Bailey
William J. Collins

The Wage Gains of African-American Women in the 1940s

w10399 Wojciech Kopczuk
Emmanuel Saez

Top Wealth Shares in the United States: 1916-2000: Evidence from Estate Tax Returns

w10364 Stephen N. Broadberry
Douglas A. Irwin

Labor Productivity in Britain and America During the Nineteenth Century

w10335 Claudia Goldin
From the Valley to the Summit: The Quiet Revolution that Transformed Women's Work

w10331 Claudia Goldin
The Long Road to the Fast Track: Career and Family


2003
w10075 Claudia Goldin
Lawrence Katz

Mass Secondary Schooling and the State

w10035 Chulhee Lee
Health and Wealth Accumulation: Evidence from Nineteenth-Century America

w9977 Susan Averett
Howard Bodenhorn
Justas Staisiunas

Unemployment Risk and Compensating Differential in Late-Nineteenth Century New Jersey Manufacturing

w9962 Howard Bodenhorn
Christopher S. Ruebeck

The Economics of Identity and the Endogeneity of Race

w9958 Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz

The "Virtues" of the Past: Education in the First Hundred Years of the New Republic

w9868 Chiaki Moriguchi
Did American Welfare Capitalists Breach their Implicit Contracts? Preliminary Findings from Company-level Data, 1920-1940

w9857 Joshua L. Rosenbloom
William A. Sundstrom

The Decline and Rise of Interstate Migration in the United States: Evidence from the IPUMS, 1850-1990

w9752 Howard Bodenhorn
Just and Reasonable Treatment: Racial Treatment in the Terms of Pauper Apprenticeship in Antebellum Maryland

w9593 Dora L. Costa
Race and Pregnancy Outcomes in the Twentieth Century: A Long-Term Comparison

w9559 Chiaki Moriguchi
Implicit Contracts, the Great Depression, and Institutional Change: A Comparative Analysis of U.S. and Japanese Employment Relations, 1920-1940

w9550 Chulhee Lee
Labor Market Status of Older Males in the United States, 1880-1940


2002
w9042 Michael R. Haines
Ethnic Differences in Demographic Behavior in the United States: Has There Been Convergence?

w8985 Claudia Goldin
A Pollution Theory of Discrimination: Male and Female Differences in Occupations and Earnings

w8957 Howard Bodenhorn
The Complexion Gap: The Economic Consequences of Color among Free African Americans in the Rural Antebellum South

w8778 Robert A. Margo
The North-South Wage Gap, Before and After the Civil War


2001
w8689 Douglas A. Irwin
The Optimal Tax on Antebellum U.S. Cotton Exports

w8563 Adriana Lleras-Muney
Were Compulsory Attendance and Child Labor Laws Effective? An Analysis from 1915 to 1939

w8542 Richard H. Steckel
Health and Nutrition in the Preindustrial Era: Insights from a Millennium of Average Heights in Northern Europe

h0135 Joseph P. Ferrie
The Poor and the Dead: Socioeconomic Status and Mortality in the U.S., 1850-1860

h0134 Michael R. Haines
The Urban Mortality Transition in the United States, 1800-1940

w8239 Claudia Goldin
The Human Capital Century and American Leadership: Virtues of the Past


2000
w8018 Paul Glewwe
Michael Kremer
Sylvie Moulin
Eric Zitzewitz

Retrospective vs. Prospective Analyses of School Inputs: The Case of Flip Charts in Kenya

w7939 Chiaki Moriguchi
The Evolution of Employment Relations in U.S. and Japanese Manufacturing Firms, 1900-1960: A Comparative Historical and Institutional Analysis

w7932 Jeremy Atack
Fred Bateman
Robert A. Margo

Rising Wage Dispersion Across American Manufacturing Establishments, 1850-1880

w7749 William J. Collins
Robert A. Margo

Race and the Value of Owner-Occupied Housing, 1940-1990

w7605 Dora L. Costa
Long-Term Declines in Disability Among Older Men: Medical Care, Public Health, and Occupational Change

w7527 Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz

The Power of the Pill: Oral Contraceptives and Women's Career and Marriage Decisions

h0121 Michael R. Haines
Richard H. Steckel

Childhood Mortality & Nutritional Status as Indicators of Standard of Living: Evidence from World War I Recruits in the United States

h0120 Peter C. Mancall
Joshua L. Rosenbloom
Thomas Weiss

Slave Prices in the Lower South, 1722-1815

h0068 Alan M. Taylor
Peopling the Pampa: On the Impact of Mass Migration to the River Plate, 1870-1914


1999
w7277 William J. Collins
Robert A. Margo

Race and Home Ownership, 1900 to 1990

h0119 Claudia Goldin
A Brief History of Education in the United States

w7217 Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz

Education and Income in the Early 20th Century: Evidence from the Prairies

w6313 Dora L. Costa
Unequal at Birth: A Long-Term Comparison of Income and Birth Weight

w7126 Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz

The Returns to Skill in the United States across the Twentieth Century


1998
w6643 Robert A. Margo
Labor Market Integration Before the Civil War

w6537 Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz

The Shaping of Higher Education: The Formative Years in the United States, 1890 to 1940

w6511 Kathleen McGarry
Robert F. Schoeni

Social Security, Economic Growth, and the Rise in Independence of Elderly Widows in the 20th Century

w6504 Dora L. Costa
The Wage and the Length of the Work Day: From the 1890s to 1991

w6419 Dora L. Costa
The Unequal Work Day: A Long-Term View

w6418 John Donohue III
James J. Heckman
Petra E. Todd

Social Action, Private Choice, and Philanthropy: Understanding the Sources of Improvements in Black Schooling in Georgia, 1911-1960


1997
w6335 Sukkoo Kim
Economic Integration and Convergence: U.S. Regions, 1840-1987

h0105 Price V. Fishback
Operations of "Unfettered" Labor Markets at the Turn of the Century

h0101 Robert A. Margo
Wages in California During the Gold Rush


1996
h0093 Joseph P. Ferrie
Immigrants and Natives: Comparative Economic Performance in the U.S., 1850-60 and 1965-80

h0092 Lynne L. Kiesling
Robert A. Margo

Explaining the Rise in Antebellum Pauperism: New Evidence

h0089 Robert A. Margo
T. Aldrich Finegan

Compulsory Schooling Legislation and School Attendance in Turn-of-the-Century America: A "Natural Experiment" Approach

h0088 Joseph P. Ferrie
The Entry Into the U.S. Labor Market of Antebellum European Immigrants, 1840-60

h0086 Joshua L. Rosenbloom
Strikebreaking and the Labor Market in the United States, 1881-1874

w5439 Ben S. Bernanke
Kevin Carey

Nominal Wage Stickiness and Aggregate Supply in the Great Depression

w5429 Dora L. Costa
Displacing the Family: Union Army Pensions and Elderly Living Arrange- ments

h0078 Joshua L. Rosenbloom
The Extent of the Labor Market in the United States, 1850-1914


1995
w5389 Robert A. Margo
T. Aldrich Finegan

Changes in the Distribution of Wages, 1940-1950: The Public vs. the Private Sector

h0076 Dora L. Costa
Richard H. Steckel

Long-Term Trends in Health, Welfare, and Economic Growth in the United States

h0072 Robert A. Margo
The Farm-Nonfarm Wage Gap in the Antebellum United States: Evidence fromthe 1850 and 1860 Censuses of Social Statistics

h0071 Joseph P. Ferrie
A New Sample of Americans Linked from the 1850 Public Use Micro Sampleofthe Federal Census of Population to the1860 Federal Census Manuscript Sched.

h0069 Jeremy Atack
Fred Bateman

Irregular Production and Time-out-of-Work in American Manufacturing Industry in 1870 and 1880: Some Preliminary Estimates


1994
w4947 Price V. Fishback
Shawn Everett Kantor

Did Workers Pay for the Passage of Workers' Compensation Laws?

w4929 Dora L. Costa
Health and Labor Force Participation of Older Men, 1900-1991

h0063 Robert A. Mareo
The Price of Housing in New York City, 1830-1860

h0061 Joshua L. Rosenbloom
Was There a National Labor Market at the End of the Nineteenth Century? Intercity and Interregional Variation in Male Earnings in Manufacturing

h0058 Claudia Goldin
Labor Markets in the Twentieth Century

h0057 Claudia Goldin
Appendix to: "How America Graduated from High School, 1910 to 1960", Construction of State-Level Secondary School Data

w4707 Claudia Goldin
The U-Shaped Female Labor Force Function in Economic Development and Economic History

h0055 Dora L. Costa
Agricultural Decline and the Secular Rise in Male Retirement Rates

h0053 Joshua L. Rosenbloom
Employer Recruitment and the Integration of Industrial Labor Markets 1870-1914


1993
h0051 Dora L. Costa
Explaining the Changing Dynamics of Unemployment: Evidence from Civil War Records

w4537 Dora L. Costa
Health, Income, and Retirement: Evidence from Nineteenth Century America

w4345 Claudia Goldin
The Political Economy of Immigration Restriction in the United States, 1890 to 1921

h0045 T. Aldrich Finegan
Robert A. Margo

Added and Discouraged Workers in the Late 1930s: A Re-Examination

h0044 Robert A. Margo
Explaining Black-White Wage Convergence, 1940-1950: The Role of the Great Compression


1992
h0043 Timothy J. Hatton
Jeffrey G. Williamson

What Drove the Mass Migrations from Europe in the Late Nineteenth Century?

w4174 Robert A. Margo
Employment and Unemployment in the 1930s

h0040 Robert A. Margo
The Labor Force in the Nineteenth Century

h0039 S. Nicolas
Richard H. Steckel

Tall But Poor: Nutrition, Health, and Living Standards in Pre-Famine Ireland

w4126 George Alter
Claudia Goldin
Elyce Rotella

The Savings of Ordinary Americans: The Philidelphia Saving Fund Society in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

h0038 Robert W. Fogel
Larry T. Wimmer

Early Indicators of Later Work Levels, Disease, and Death

w4075 David Card
Craig A. Olson

Bargaining Power, Strike Duration, and Wage Outcomes: An Analysis of Strikes in the 1880s

h0036 Jeffrey G. Williamson
The Evolution of Global Labor Markets Since 1830 Background Evidence and Hypotheses

w3980 S. Lael Brainard
Sectoral Shifts and Unemployment in Interwar Britain


1991
h0033 Jeremy Atack
Fred Bateman

Whom Did Protective Legislation Protect? Evidence From 1880

w3817 Claudia Goldin
Robert A. Margo

The Great Compression: The Wage Structure in the United States at Mid- Century

h0027 Robert A. Margo
The Labor Force Participation of Older Americans in 1900: Further Results

w3704 Robert A. Margo
T. Aldrich Finegan

The Decline in Black Teenage Labor Force Participation in the South, 1900-1970: The Role of Schooling

h0025 Jeremy Atack
Fred Bateman

Louis Brandeis, Work and Fatigue at the Start of the Twentieth Century: Prelude to Oregon's Hours Limitation Law


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