Covered Farm Mortgage Bonds in the Late Nineteenth Century U.S.
NBER Working Paper No. 16242
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This paper has benefited from the comments of Walid BuSaba, Charles Courtemanche, John Neufeld, Dan Rosenbaum, Chris Ruhm, Chris Swann, Insan Tunali, two anonymous referees and participants of seminars at UNC Greensboro, Rutgers and the University of Western Ontario. Nidal Abu Saba assembled the Watkins loan sample while Debra Ritch and Michael Cofer provided invaluable research assistance in coding Watkins's mortgage ledgers. The material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation Grant No. SES-9122566. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.