The Economics of African American Slavery: The Cliometrics Debate
NBER Working Paper No. 25197
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This paper was prepared for the Handbook of Cliometrics, second edition, edited by Claude Diebolt and Michael Haupert, forthcoming 2019. I thank Howard Bodenhorn, Susan Carter, Claude Diebolt, Alexander Field, Michael Haupert, David Mitch, Jonathan Pritchett, Roger Ransom, Paul Rhode, Alan Olmstead, and Gavin Wright for encouragement and helpful suggestions. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.