NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

American Economic Growth and Standards of Living before the Civil War

Robert E. Gallman and John Joseph Wallis, editors

Conference held July 20-22, 1990
Published in January 1992 by University of Chicago Press
© 1992 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

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405 pp. pages
ISBN: 0-226-27945-6

Table of Contents

Front matter: Robert E. Gallman, John Joseph Wallis (p. -12 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Robert E. Gallman, John Joseph Wallis (p. 1 - 18) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. U. S. Labor Force Estimates and Economic Growth, 1800-1860: Thomas J. Weiss (p. 19 - 78) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. American Economic Growth before the Civil War: The Testimony of the Capital Stock Estimates: Robert E. Gallman (p. 79 - 120) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Inequalities in the Standard of Living in the United States,1798-1875: Lee Soltow (p. 121 - 172) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Wages and Prices during the Antebellum Period: A Survey and New Evidence : Robert A. Margo (p. 173 - 216) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Consumer Behavior, Diet, and the Standard of Living in Late Colonial and Early Antebellum America, 1770-1840: Lorena Walsh (p. 217 - 264) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Stature and Living Standards in the United States: Richard H. Steckel (p. 265 - 310) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. The Productivity Consequences of Market Integration: Agriculture in Massachusetts, 1771-1801: Winifred Rothenberg (p. 311 - 344) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Invention, Innovation, and Manufacturing Productivity Growth in the Antebellum Northeast: Kenneth L. Sokoloff (p. 345 - 384) (bibliographic info) (download)
Contributors: (p. 385 - 386) (bibliographic info) (download)
Author Index: (p. 387 - 392) (bibliographic info) (download)
Subject Index: (p. 393 - 396) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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