American Colonial Incomes, 1650-1774
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Our work on the colonial period has been aided by many scholars, most importantly by Samuel Bowles, Paul Clemens, Farley Grubb, Herbert Klein, Allan Kulikoff, Carole Shammas, Billy Gordon Smith, and especially Bob Allen, Gloria Main, and Tom Weiss. Archival help was supplied by, among others, Clifford C. Parker (Chester County Archives) and Marc Thomas (Maryland Historical Society). We thank them, yet absolve them from any responsibility for the results presented here. We also acknowledge with gratitude the research assistance of Leticia Arroyo-Abad, Sun Go, Oscar Méndez Medina, and Nick Zolas, and the financial support of the National Science Foundation under grants SES 0922531 and SES 1227237. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.