American Economic Growth and Standards of Living Before the Civil War (National Bureau of Economic Research Conference Report)

American Economic Growth and Standards of Living Before the Civil War (National Bureau of Economic Research Conference Report)

By: Robert E. Gallman (editor), John Joseph Wallis (editor)Hardback

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Robert E. Gallman is the Kenan Professor of Economics and History at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. John Joseph Wallis is associate professor of economics at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Contents

Introduction, Robert E. Gallman and John Joseph Wallis 1 U. S. Labor Force Estimates and Economic Growth, 1800-1860 Thomas Weiss Comment: Claudia Goldin 2 American Economic Growth before the Civil War: The Testimony of the Capital Stock Estimates, Robert E. Gallman Comment: Stanley L. Engerman 3 Inequalities in the Standard of Living in the United States, 1798-1875, Lee Soltow Comment: Clayne L. Pope 4 Wages and Prices during the Antebellum Period: A Survey and New Evidence, Robert A. Margo Comment: Jeffrey G. Williamson 5 Consumer Behavior, Diet, and the Standard of Living in late Colonial and Early Antebellum America, 1770-1840, Lorena S. Walsh Comment: Gloria L. Main 6 Stature and Living Standards in the United States Richard H. Steckel Comment: Carole Shammas 7 The Productivity Consequences of Market Integration: Agriculture in Massachusetts, 1771-1801, Winifred B. Rothenberg Comment: Jeremy Atack 8 Invention, Innovation, and Manufacturing Productivity Growth in the Antebellum Northeast, Kenneth L. Sokoloff Comment: Jeremy Atack

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  • ISBN13: 9780226279459
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 406
  • ID: 9780226279459
  • weight: 735
  • ISBN10: 0226279456

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