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Long-Term Factors in American Economic Growth

Stanley L. Engerman and Robert E. Gallman, editors

Published in 1986 by University of Chicago Press
© 1986 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series Studies in Income and Wealth

NBER Program(s):EFG, DAE, PR

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898 pages
ISBN: 0-226-20928-8

Table of Contents

Front matter: Stanley L. Engerman, Robert E. Gallman (p. -15 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Introduction to "Long-Term Factors in American Economic Growth": Stanley L. Engerman, Robert E. Gallman (p. 1 - 6) (bibliographic info) (download)
I. The National Product: (p. 7 - 8) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. New Estimates of Gross National Product, Canada, 1870-1926: Some Implications for Canadian Development : M C. Urquhart (p. 9 - 94) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Measuring the Transaction Sector in the American Economy, 1870-1970: John J. Wallis, Douglass North (p. 95 - 162) (bibliographic info) (download)
II. Capital and Wealth: (p. 163 - 164) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. The United States Capital Stock in the Nineteenth Century: Robert E. Gallman (p. 165 - 214) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Choices, Rents, and Luck: Economic Mobility of Nineteenth-Century Utah Households: J. R. Kearl, Clayne L. Pope (p. 215 - 260) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Inheritance on the Maturing Frontier: Butler County, Ohio, 1803-1865: William Newell (p. 261 - 304) (bibliographic info) (download)
III. Population and Labor Force: (p. 305 - 306) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Rudimentary Contraceptive Methods and the American Transition to Marital Fertility Control, 1855-1915: Paul David, Warren Sanderson (p. 307 - 390) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. New Results on the Decline in Household Fertility in the United States from 1750 to 1900: Jenny Wahl (p. 391 - 438) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Nutrition and the Decline in Mortality since 1700: Some Preliminary Findings: Robert W. Fogel (p. 439 - 556) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
10. The Female Labor Force and American Economic Growth,1890-1980 : Claudia Goldin (p. 557 - 604) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Population and Labor in the British Caribbean in the Early Nineteenth Century: B. W. Higman (p. 605 - 640) (bibliographic info) (download)
12. Revised Estimates of the United States Workforce, 1800-1860: Thomas J. Weiss (p. 641 - 676) (bibliographic info) (download)
IV. Sectoral Studies: (p. 677 - 678) (bibliographic info) (download)
13. Productivity Growth in Manufacturing during Early Industrialization: Evidence from the American Northeast, 1820-1860: Kenneth L. Sokoloff (p. 679 - 736) (bibliographic info) (download)
14. Output and Productivity in Canadian Agriculture, 1870-71 to 1926-27: R. M. McInnis (p. 737 - 778) (bibliographic info) (download)
15. Growth and Productivity Change in the Canadian Railway Sector, 1871-1926: Alan Green (p. 779 - 818) (bibliographic info) (download)
16. Long-Term Trends in State and Local Finance: Sources and Uses of Funds in North Carolina, 1800-1977: Richard Sylla (p. 819 - 868) (bibliographic info) (download)
Contributors: (p. 869 - 872) (bibliographic info) (download)
Author Index: (p. 873 - 878) (bibliographic info) (download)
Subject Index: (p. 879 - 884) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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