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Title:
Wages and labor markets in the United States, 1820-1860
Author:
Margo, Robert A. (Robert Andrew), 1954-
Publication Information:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2000.
Physical Description:
xii, 200 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
The growth of wages in Antebellum America: a review -- New estimates of nominal and real wages for the Antebellum period -- Instersectoral efficiency: farm-nonfarm wage gaps -- Geographic aspects of labor market integration before the Civil War -- Wages in California during the Gold Rush -- Antebellum wages and labor markets: a new interpretation.
ISBN:
9780226505077
Format :
Book