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Trends in the American Economy in the Nineteenth Century

The Conference on Research in Income and Wealth

Published in 1960 by Princeton University Press
in NBER Book Series Studies in Income and Wealth

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0791 pages
ISBN: 0-870-14180-5

Table of Contents

Front matter: The Conference on Research in Income and Wealth (p. -12 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: William Parker (p. 1 - 10) (bibliographic info) (download)
Part I: Output Growth and Price Trends: The Conference on Research in Income and Wealth (p. 11 - 12) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Commodity Output, 1839-1899: Robert E. Gallman (p. 13 - 72) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Interregional Differences in Per Capita Income, Population, and Total Income, 1840-1950: Richard Easterlin (p. 73 - 140) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Retail Prices after 1850: Ethel D. Hoover (p. 141 - 190) (bibliographic info) (download) (data appendix)
4. The Growth of Output Before 1840: William Parker, Franklee Whartenby (p. 191 - 216) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Development of Canada's Economy, 1850-1900: O. J. Firestone (p. 217 - 252) (bibliographic info) (download)
Part II: Income Originating, by Sector: The Conference on Research in Income and Wealth (p. 253 - 254) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Farm Gross Product and Gross Investment in the Nineteenth Century: Marvin Towne, Wayne Rasmussen (p. 255 - 316) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Income Originating in Trade, 1799-1869: Theodore F. Marburg (p. 317 - 326) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Income Originating in Trade, 1869-1929: Harold Barger (p. 327 - 362) (bibliographic info) (download)
Part III: Factor Payments: The Conference on Research in Income and Wealth (p. 363 - 364) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Factor Shares, 1850-1910: Edward C. Budd (p. 365 - 406) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Gross Dividend and Interest Payments by Corporations at Selected Dates in the 19th Century: Anna J. Schwartz (p. 407 - 448) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Wage Trends, 1800-1900: Stanley Lebergott (p. 449 - 500) (bibliographic info) (download)
Part IV: Investment: The Conference on Research in Income and Wealth (p. 501 - 502) (bibliographic info) (download)
12. Railroad Investment Before the Civil War: E. R. Wicker (p. 503 - 546) (bibliographic info) (download)
13. Canal Investment, 1815-1860: H. Jerome Cranmer (p. 547 - 570) (bibliographic info) (download)
Part V: Balance of Payments: The Conference on Research in Income and Wealth (p. 571 - 572) (bibliographic info) (download)
14. The United States Balance of Payments, 1790-1860: Douglass North (p. 573 - 628) (bibliographic info) (download)
15. The United States Balance of Payments, 1861-1900: Matthew Simon (p. 629 - 716) (bibliographic info) (download)
16. Canadian Balance of Payments since 1868: Penelope Hartland (p. 717 - 756) (bibliographic info) (download)
17. Canada's External Trade and Net Foreign Balance, 1851-1900: O. J. Firestone (p. 757 - 771) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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