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A Prelude to the Welfare State: The Origins of Workers' Compensation

Price V. Fishback and Shawn Everett Kantor

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Published in January 2000 by University of Chicago Press
© 2000 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series Long-Term Factors in Economic Development

NBER Program(s):LS, DAE

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248 pages
ISBN: 0-226-25163-2

Table of Contents

Front matter, A Prelude to the Welfare State. The Origins of Workers' Compensation: Price V. Fishback, Shawn Everett Kantor (p. -15 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Why Study the Origins of Workers' Compensation?: Price V. Fishback, Shawn Everett Kantor (p. 1 - 7) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Framing the Issues: Price V. Fishback, Shawn Everett Kantor (p. 8 - 27) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Compensation for Accidents before Workers' Compensation: Price V. Fishback, Shawn Everett Kantor (p. 28 - 53) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. The Economic Impact of the Switch to Workers' Compensation: Price V. Fishback, Shawn Everett Kantor (p. 54 - 87) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. The Timing of Workers' Compensation's Enactment in the United: Price V. Fishback, Shawn Everett Kantor (p. 88 - 119) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. The Political Process of Adopting Workers' Compensation: Price V. Fishback, Shawn Everett Kantor (p. 120 - 147) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. The Fractious Disputes over State Insurance: Price V. Fishback, Shawn Everett Kantor (p. 148 - 171) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. The Battles over Benefit Levels, 1910-1930: Price V. Fishback, Shawn Everett Kantor (p. 172 - 196) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Epilogue. Lessons from the Origins of Workers' Compensation: Price V. Fishback, Shawn Everett Kantor (p. 197 - 204) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendixes: Price V. Fishback, Shawn Everett Kantor (p. 205 - 286) (bibliographic info) (download)
References: Price V. Fishback, Shawn Everett Kantor (p. 287 - 302) (bibliographic info) (download)
Index: Price V. Fishback, Shawn Everett Kantor (p. 303 - 316) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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