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Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860

Robert A. Margo

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):DAE, LS

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208 pages
ISBN: 0-226-50507-3

Table of Contents

Front matter, table of contents, preface. (p. -13 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Introduction to "Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860". (p. 1 - 5) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. The Growth of Wages in Antebellum America: A Review. (p. 6 - 35) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. New Estimates of Nominal and Real Wages for the Antebellum Period. (p. 36 - 75) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Intersectoral Efficiency: Farm-Nonfarm Wage Gaps. (p. 76 - 94) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Geographic Aspects of Labor Market Integration before the Civil War. (p. 95 - 118) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Wages in California during the Gold Rush. (p. 119 - 141) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Antebellum Wages and Labor Markets: A New Interpretation. (p. 142 - 157) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Postlude. (p. 158 - 160) (bibliographic info) (download)
Notes. (p. 161 - 182) (bibliographic info) (download)
References. (p. 183 - 194) (bibliographic info) (download)
Index. (p. 195 - 202) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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