NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

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

Alan Barreca, Price V. Fishback, Shawn Kantor

NBER Working Paper No. 17526
Issued in October 2011

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We thank Stefano Barbieri, Hoyt Bleakley, Leah Platt Boustan, Louis Cain, Michael Haines, Suk Chul Hong, Carl Kitchens, Peter Lindert, Jason Lindo, Jane Loomis, Naci Mocan, Shahar Sansani, Glen Waddell, Alex Whalley, and the seminar participants at Tulane University, LSU (Baton Rouge), University of Oregon, the 2010 PAA meetings, the CPE at The University of Chicago, and the NBER DAE Summer Institute. Joshua Pollack and Leila Abu-Orf provided excellent research assistance. Barreca's data collection efforts benefitted from the Agricultural History Grant and the Dissertation Year Fellowship from University of California, Davis. Also, financial support from the Kurzius family and the Committee on Research at Tulane University was beneficial. Fishback’s and Kantor’s work on the New Deal has been supported by National Science Foundation Grants SBR-9708098, SES-0080324, SES-0214395, SES-0617942, SES-0617972, and SES- 0921732. We are solely responsible for the views expressed in the article. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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