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Yankeys Now: Immigrants in the Antebellum U.S. 1840-1860

Joseph P. Ferrie

Published in January 1999 by Oxford University Press
in NBER Book Series Long-Term Factors in Economic Development

NBER Program(s):DAE

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246 pages
ISBN: 0-19-510934-1

Table of Contents

1. Immigrant Origins and the "Saltwater Curtain": Joseph P. Ferrie (p. 3 - 9) (bibliographic info)
2. The Data: Two New Samples: Joseph P. Ferrie (p. 10 - 34) (bibliographic info)
3. The Context of Antebellum Immigration: Joseph P. Ferrie (p. 35 - 38) (bibliographic info)
4. The Geographic Mobility of Immigrants after Their Arrival at New York: Joseph P. Ferrie (p. 39 - 70) (bibliographic info)
5. Occupational Change at Arrival: Joseph P. Ferrie (p. 71 - 100) (bibliographic info)
6. Wealth Accumulation, 1840-1860: Joseph P. Ferrie (p. 101 - 129) (bibliographic info)
7. Economic Mobility and Geographic Persistence, 1850-1860: Joseph P. Ferrie (p. 130 - 155) (bibliographic info)
8. The Impact of Immigration on Natives, 1850-1860: Joseph P. Ferrie (p. 156 - 184) (bibliographic info)
9. Conclusions: Joseph P. Ferrie (p. 185 - 190) (bibliographic info)
Appendix A: Separating the Effects of Duration in the United States and Arrival Cohort: Joseph P. Ferrie (p. 191 - 195) (bibliographic info)
Appendix B: A Continuous Time Duration Model with Discrete Observations: Joseph P. Ferrie (p. 196 - 199) (bibliographic info)
Appendix C: Estimates of White Male Life Expectation in the United States by Region, Urban/Rural, and Nativity: Joseph P. Ferrie (p. 200 - 202) (bibliographic info)
Appendix D: Imputing Income by Occupation: Joseph P. Ferrie (p. 203 - 208) (bibliographic info)
Appendix E: Coding of Occupations in the Ship Lists and the Census: Joseph P. Ferrie (p. 209 - 212) (bibliographic info)
References, Index: Joseph P. Ferrie (p. 213 - 224) (bibliographic info)
 
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