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Boston University
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Working papers

  1. Robert A. Margo, 2013. "Economies of Scale in Nineteenth Century American Manufacturing Revisited: A Resolution of the Entrepreneurial Labor Input Problem," NBER Working Papers 19147, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Lawrence F. Katz & Robert A. Margo, 2013. "Technical Change and the Relative Demand for Skilled Labor: The United States in Historical Perspective," NBER Working Papers 18752, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. William J. Collins & Robert A. Margo, 2011. "Race and Home Ownership from the Civil War to the Present," NBER Working Papers 16665, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Leah Platt Boustan & Robert A. Margo, 2011. "White Suburbanization and African-American Home Ownership, 1940-1980," NBER Working Papers 16702, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Robert A. Margo & Jeremy Atack, 2010. "The Impact of Access to Rail Transportation on Agricultural Improvement: The American Midwest as a Test Case, 1850-1860," Boston University - Department of Economics - Working Papers Series WP2010-026, Boston University - Department of Economics.
  6. Robert A. Margo & William J. Collins, 2010. "Race, Property, and Segregation in Historical Perspective," Boston University - Department of Economics - Working Papers Series WP2010-028, Boston University - Department of Economics.
  7. Robert A. Margo, 2010. "The Economic History of the American Economic Review: A Century’s Explosion of Economics Research," Boston University - Department of Economics - Working Papers Series WP2010-027, Boston University - Department of Economics.
  8. Robert A. Margo, 2010. "The Economic History of the American Economic Review : A Century's Explosion of Economics Research," NBER Working Papers 16274, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  9. Jeremy Atack & Fred Bateman & Michael Haines & Robert A. Margo, 2009. "Did Railroads Induce or Follow Economic Growth? Urbanization and Population Growth in the American Midwest, 1850-60," NBER Working Papers 14640, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  10. Jeremy Atack & Robert A. Margo, 2009. "Agricultural Improvements and Access to Rail Transportation: The American Midwest as a Test Case, 1850-1860," NBER Working Papers 15520, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. Leah Platt Boustan & Robert A. Margo, 2008. "Job Decentralization And Residential Location," Boston University - Department of Economics - The Institute for Economic Development Working Papers Series dp-177, Boston University - Department of Economics.
  12. Jeremy Atack & Michael R. Haines & Robert A. Margo, 2008. "Railroads and the Rise of the Factory: Evidence for the United States, 1850-70," NBER Working Papers 14410, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  13. Leah Platt Boustan & Robert A. Margo, 2007. "Race, Segregation, and Postal Employment: New Evidence on Spatial Mismatch," NBER Working Papers 13462, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  14. Jeremy Atack & Fred Bateman & Robert Margo, 2006. "Steam Power, Establishment Size, and Labor Productivity Growth in Nineteenth Century American Manufacturing," NBER Working Papers 11931, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  15. Michael R. Haines & Robert A. Margo, 2006. "Railroads and Local Economic Development: The United States in the 1850s," NBER Working Papers 12381, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  16. William J. Collins & Robert A. Margo, 2004. "The Labor Market Effects of the 1960s Riots," NBER Working Papers 10243, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  17. Robert A. Margo, 2004. "Ideology, Government, and the American Dilemma," Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers 0411, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics, revised May 2004.
  18. William J. Collins & Robert A. Margo, 2004. "The Economic Aftermath of the 1960s Riots: Evidence from Property Values," NBER Working Papers 10493, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  19. William J. Collins & Robert A. Margo, 2004. "The Economic Aftermath of the 1960s Riots in American Cities: Evidence from Property Values," Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers 0410, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics.
  20. William Hutchinson & Robert A. Margo, 2004. "The Impact of the Civil War on Capital Intensity and Labor Productivity in Southern Manufacturing," NBER Working Papers 10886, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  21. Jeremy Atack & Fred Bateman & Robert A. Margo, 2003. "Capital Deepening in American Manufacturing, 1850-1880," NBER Working Papers 9923, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  22. Sukkoo Kim & Robert A. Margo, 2003. "Historical Perspectives on U.S. Economic Geography," NBER Working Papers 9594, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  23. Jeremy Atack & Fred Bateman & Robert A. Margo, 2003. "Capital Deepening in United States Manufacturing, 1850-1880," Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers 2018, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research.
  24. William J. Collins & Robert A. Margo, 2003. "Historical Perspectives on Racial Differences in Schooling in the United States," NBER Working Papers 9770, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  25. Robert A. Margo, 2002. "The North-South Wage Gap, Before and After the Civil War," NBER Working Papers 8778, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  26. Jeremy Atack & Fred Bateman & Robert A. Margo, 2001. "Part-Year Operation in Nineteenth Century American Manufacturing: Evidence from the 1870 and 1880 Censuses," Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers 0106, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics, revised Mar 2001.
  27. Jeremy Atak & Fred Bateman & Robert A. Margo, 2001. "Part-Year Operation in 19th Century American Manufacturing: Evidence from the 1870 and 1880 Censuses," Macroeconomics 0105001, EconWPA.
  28. William J. Collins & Robert A. Margo, 2001. "Race and Home Ownership in Twentieth Century America: The Role of Sample Composition," Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers 0110, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics.
  29. Jeremy Atack & Fred Bateman & Robert A. Margo, 2000. "Productivity in Manufacturing and the Length of the Working Day: Evidence from the 1880 Census of Manufactures," Macroeconomics 0012003, EconWPA.
  30. William J. Collins & Robert A. Margo, 2000. "Race and the Value of Owner-Occupied Housing, 1940-1990," NBER Working Papers 7749, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  31. Jeremy Atack & Fred Bateman & Robert A. Margo, 2000. "Rising Wage Dispersion Across American Manufacturing Establishments, 1850-1880," NBER Working Papers 7932, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  32. William J.Collins & Robert A. Margo, 2000. "Race and Home Ownership: A Century-Long View," Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers 0012, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics.
  33. Robert A. Margo, 2000. "The History of Wage Inequality in America, 1920 to 1970," Macroeconomics 0004035, EconWPA.
  34. William J. Collins & Robert A. Margo, 1999. "Race and Home Ownership, 1900 to 1990," NBER Working Papers 7277, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  35. Robert A. Margo, 1999. "The History of Wage Inequality in America, 1820 to 1970," Economics Working Paper Archive wp_286, Levy Economics Institute.
  36. Robert A. Margo, 1998. "Labor Market Integration Before the Civil War," NBER Working Papers 6643, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  37. Robert A. Margo, 1997. "Wages in California During the Gold Rush," NBER Historical Working Papers 0101, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  38. Jeremy Atack & Robert A. Margo, 1996. ""Location, Location, Location!" The Market for Vacant Urban Land: New York 1835-1900," NBER Historical Working Papers 0091, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  39. Robert A. Margo & T. Aldrich Finegan, 1996. "Compulsory Schooling Legislation and School Attendance in Turn-of-the-Century America: A "Natural Experiment" Approach," NBER Historical Working Papers 0089, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  40. Lynne L. Kiesling & Robert A. Margo, 1996. "Explaining the Rise in Antebellum Pauperism: New Evidence," NBER Historical Working Papers 0092, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  41. Robert A. Margo, 1995. "The Farm-Nonfarm Wage Gap in the Antebellum United States: Evidence fromthe 1850 and 1860 Censuses of Social Statistics," NBER Historical Working Papers 0072, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  42. Robert A. Margo & T. Aldrich Finegan, 1995. "Changes in the Distribution of Wages, 1940-1950: The Public vs. the Private Sector," NBER Working Papers 5389, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  43. Robert A. Mareo, 1994. "The Price of Housing in New York City, 1830-1860," NBER Historical Working Papers 0063, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  44. T. Aldrich Finegan & Robert A. Margo, 1993. "Added and Discouraged Workers in the Late 1930s: A Re-Examination," NBER Historical Working Papers 0045, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  45. Robert A. Margo, 1993. "Explaining Black-White Wage Convergence, 1940-1950: The Role of the Great Compression," NBER Historical Working Papers 0044, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  46. Robert A. Margo, 1992. "The Labor Force in the Nineteenth Century," NBER Historical Working Papers 0040, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  47. Robert A. Margo, 1992. "Employment and Unemployment in the 1930s," NBER Working Papers 4174, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  48. Robert A. Margo, 1991. "The Labor Force Participation of Older Americans in 1900: Further Results," NBER Historical Working Papers 0027, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  49. Claudia Goldin & Robert A. Margo, 1991. "The Great Compression: The Wage Structure in the United States at Mid- Century," NBER Working Papers 3817, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  50. Robert A. Margo & T. Aldrich Finegan, 1991. "The Decline in Black Teenage Labor Force Participation in the South, 1900-1970: The Role of Schooling," NBER Working Papers 3704, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  51. Robert A. Margo, 1990. "Wages and Prices During the Antebellum Period: A Survey and New Evidence," NBER Historical Working Papers 0019, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  52. Robert A. Margo, 1990. "Segregated Schools and the Mobility Hypothesis: A Model of Local Government Discrimination," NBER Historical Working Papers 0017, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  53. Robert A. Margo, 1990. "The Microeconomics of Depression Unemployment," NBER Historical Working Papers 0018, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  54. Robert A. Margo, 1990. "The Competitive Dynamics of Racial Exclusion: Employment Segregation in the South, 1900-1950," NBER Historical Working Papers 0014, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  55. Claudia Goldin & Robert A. Margo, 1989. "Wages, Prices, and Labor Markets Before the Civil War," NBER Working Papers 3198, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  56. Robert A. Margo, 1988. "Schooling and the Great Migration," NBER Working Papers 2697, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  57. Claudia D. Goldin & Robert A. Margo, 1987. "The Poor at Birth: Infant Auxology and Mortality at Philadelphia's Almshouse Hospital, 1848-1873," NBER Working Papers 2525, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  58. Robert A. Margo, 1987. "Accounting for Racial Differences in School Attendance in the American South, 1900: The Role of Separate-But-Equal," NBER Working Papers 2242, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  59. Robert A. Margo & Georgia C. Villaflor, 1985. "The Antebellum "Surge" in Skill Differentials One More Time: New Evidence," NBER Working Papers 1758, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  60. Robert A. Margo, 1985. "Education Achievement in Segregated School Systems: The Effects of "Separate-But-Equal"," NBER Working Papers 1620, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  61. Robert A. Margo, 1983. "Accumulation of Property by Southern Blacks Before World War I: Commentand Further Evidence," NBER Working Papers 1200, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Articles

  1. Boustan, Leah P. & Margo, Robert A., 2013. "A silver lining to white flight? White suburbanization and African–American homeownership, 1940–1980," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 78(C), pages 71-80.
  2. Atack, Jeremy & Margo, Robert, 2011. "The Impact of Access to Rail Transportation on Agricultural Improvement: The American Midwest as a Test Case, 1850-1860," The Journal of Transport and Land Use, Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota, vol. 4(2), pages 5-18.
  3. William J. Collins & Robert A. Margo, 2011. "Race and Home Ownership from the End of the Civil War to the Present," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 101(3), pages 355-59, May.
  4. Robert A. Margo, 2011. "The Economic History of the American Economic Review : A Century's Explosion of Economics Research," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 101(1), pages 9-35, February.
  5. Margo, Robert A., 2010. "Natural Experiments in History. Edited by Jared Diamond and James A. Robinson. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010. Pp. 2, 278. $29.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 70(03), pages 770-772, September.
  6. Atack, Jeremy & Bateman, Fred & Margo, Robert A., 2008. "Steam power, establishment size, and labor productivity growth in nineteenth century American manufacturing," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 45(2), pages 185-198, April.
  7. Collins, William J. & Margo, Robert A., 2007. "The Economic Aftermath of the 1960s Riots in American Cities: Evidence from Property Values," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 67(04), pages 849-883, December.
  8. Hutchinson, William K. & Margo, Robert A., 2006. "The impact of the Civil War on capital intensity and labor productivity in southern manufacturing," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 43(4), pages 689-704, October.
  9. Margo, Robert A., 2006. "Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy. By Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. vii, 416. $35," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 66(02), pages 532-534, June.
  10. Jeremy Atack & Fred Bateman & Robert A. Margo, 2005. "Capital deepening and the rise of the factory: the American experience during the nineteenth century -super-1 ," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 58(3), pages 586-595, 08.
  11. Margo, Robert A., 2005. "Global Perspectives on Industrial Transformation in the American South. Edited by Susana Delfino and Michele Gillespie. New Currents in the History of Southern Economy and Society Series. Columbia: Un," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 65(04), pages 1176-1178, December.
  12. Margo, Robert A., 2005. "Self-Taught: African American Education in Slavery and Freedom. By Heather Andrea Williams. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. Pp xii, 304. $29.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 65(02), pages 590-591, June.
  13. Margo, Robert A., 2005. "Understanding the Process of Economic Change. By Douglass C. North. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005. Pp. vii, 187. $29.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 65(02), pages 602-604, June.
  14. Atack, Jeremy & Bateman, Fred & Margo, Robert A., 2004. "Skill Intensity and Rising Wage Dispersion in Nineteenth-Century American Manufacturing," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 64(01), pages 172-192, March.
  15. Atack, Jeremy & Bateman, Fred & Margo, Robert A., 2003. "Productivity in manufacturing and the length of the working day: evidence from the 1880 census of manufactures," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 40(2), pages 170-194, April.
  16. Collins, William J. & Margo, Robert A., 2003. "Race and the value of owner-occupied housing, 1940-1990," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 33(3), pages 255-286, May.
  17. Atack, Jeremy & Bateman, Fred & Margo, Robert A., 2002. "Part-Year Operation In Nineteenth-Century American Manufacturing: Evidence From The 1870 And 1880 Censuses," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 62(03), pages 792-809, September.
  18. Margo, Robert A. & Finegan, T. Aldrich, 2002. "The Great Compression of the 1940s: The Public versus the Private Sector," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 39(2), pages 183-203, April.
  19. Collins, William J. & Margo, Robert A., 2001. "Race and Home Ownership: A Century-Long View," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 38(1), pages 68-92, January.
  20. Collins, William J. & Margo, Robert A., 2000. "Residential segregation and socioeconomic outcomes: When did ghettos go bad?," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 69(2), pages 239-243, November.
  21. Margo, Robert A., 1999. "Regional Wage Gaps and the Settlement of the Midwest," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 36(2), pages 128-143, April.
  22. Atack, Jeremy & Margo, Robert A, 1998. ""Location, Location, Location!" The Price Gradient for Vacant Urban Land: New York, 1835 to 1900," The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Springer, vol. 16(2), pages 151-72, March.
  23. Margo, Robert A, 1998. "Wages and Labor Markets before the Civil War," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 88(2), pages 51-56, May.
  24. Margo, Robert A., 1997. "Resources, deprivation and poverty : by Brian Nolan and Christopher T. Whelan, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1996, 261 p, [UK pound]35.00," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 53(2), pages 485-488, August.
  25. Margo, Robert A., 1997. "General and Miscellaneous The New Economics of Human Behavior. Edited by Mariano Tommasi and Kathryn Ierulli. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995. Pp. ix, 238. $17.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 57(01), pages 259-260, March.
  26. Kiesling, L. Lynne & Margo, Robert A., 1997. "Explaining the rise in antebellum pauperism, 1850-1860: New evidence," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 37(2), pages 405-417.
  27. Margo, Robert A., 1996. "The Rental Price of Housing in New York City, 1830–1860," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 56(03), pages 605-625, September.
  28. Margo, Robert A. & Aldrich Finegan, T., 1996. "Compulsory schooling legislation and school attendance in turn-of-the century America: A 'natural experiment' approach," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 53(1), pages 103-110, October.
  29. Robert A. Margo, 1995. "Explaining black-white wage convergence, 1940û1950," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 48(3), pages 470-481, April.
  30. Margo, Robert A., 1995. "Labor Market Evolution: The Economic History of Market Integration, Wage Flexibility, and the Employment Relation. Edited by George Grantham and Mary MacKinnon. New York: Routledge. Pp. v, 322. $69.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 55(03), pages 734-735, September.
  31. Margo, Robert A., 1994. "Literacy in the United States: Readers and reading since 1880 : by Carl F. Kaestle, Helen Damon-Moore, Lawrence C. Stedman, Katherine Tinsley and William Vance Trollinger, Jr. New Haven, Connecticut: ," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 13(3), pages 272-273, September.
  32. Margo, Robert A., 1994. "Sources of Metropolitan Growth : Edwin S. Mills and John F. McDonald, eds. (Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 1992) pp. ix, 307, $29.95 (," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 24(4), pages 525-527, August.
  33. Finegan, T. Aldrich & Margo, Robert A., 1994. "Work Relief and the Labor Force Participation of Married Women in 1940," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 54(01), pages 64-84, March.
  34. Margo, Robert A., 1993. "The lever of riches: Technological creativity and economic progress : Joel Mokyr, (Oxford University Press, New York, 1990) pp. i + 349. ISBN 0-19- 506113-6. $24.95," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 40(1), pages 208-212, February.
  35. Margo, Robert A., 1993. "Inequality, poverty, and history : Jeffrey G. Williamson, (Basil Blackwell, Cambridge, MA, 1991) ISBN 1-55786-118-8, pp. vii, 151. $19.50," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 40(2), pages 393-395, April.
  36. Robert A. Margo, 1993. "Employment and Unemployment in the 1930s," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 7(2), pages 41-59, Spring.
  37. Margo Robert A., 1993. "The Labor Force Participation of Older Americans in 1900: Further Results," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 30(4), pages 409-423, October.
  38. Margo, Robert A & Finegan, T Aldrich, 1993. "The Decline in Black Teenage Labor-Force Participation in the South, 1900-1970: The Role of Schooling," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 83(1), pages 234-47, March.
  39. Margo, Robert A., 1992. "Explaining the postwar suburbanization of population in the United States: The role of income," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 31(3), pages 301-310, May.
  40. Margo, Robert A., 1992. "Comments on Hanes, Kantor, and Owen," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 52(02), pages 464-468, June.
  41. Goldin, Claudia & Margo, Robert A, 1992. "The Great Compression: The Wage Structure in the United States at Mid-century," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 107(1), pages 1-34, February.
  42. Margo, Robert A., 1991. "City-suburb socioeconomic differences: evidence from the 1940 and 1950 census public use samples," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 36(2), pages 223-226, June.
  43. Margo, Robert A., 1991. "Asia's next giant: South Korea and late industrialization : Alice H. Amsden, (Oxford University Press, New York, 1989) ISBN 0-19-505852-6, $29.95," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 35(1), pages 213-215, January.
  44. Margo, Robert A., 1991. "The Microeconomics of Depression Unemployment," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 51(02), pages 333-341, June.
  45. Margo, Robert A, 1991. "Segregated Schools and the Mobility Hypothesis: A Model of Local Government Discrimination," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 106(1), pages 61-73, February.
  46. Margo, Robert A., 1990. "The incidence and duration of unemployment : Some long-term comparisons," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 32(3), pages 217-220, March.
  47. Margo, Robert A., 1989. "The effect of migration on black incomes : Evidence from the 1940 census," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 31(4), pages 403-406, December.
  48. Margo, Robert A., 1989. "Work and Labor in Early America. Edited by Stephen Innes. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1988. Pp. vii, 297. $29.95, cloth; $9.95, paper," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 49(03), pages 763-764, September.
  49. Goldin, Claudia & Margo, Robert A., 1989. "The poor at birth: Birth weights and infant mortality at Philadelphia's almshouse hospital, 1848-1873," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 26(3), pages 360-379, July.
  50. Margo, Robert A. & Villaflor, Georgia C., 1987. "The Growth of Wages in Antebellum America: New Evidence," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 47(04), pages 873-895, December.
  51. Margo, Robert, 1987. "Brought to Bed: Childbearing in America, 1750–1950. By Judith Walzer Leavitt. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986. Pp. ix, 284. $21.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 47(03), pages 835-836, September.
  52. Margo, Robert A., 1987. "Gunnar Myrdal and Black-White Relations: The Use and Abuse of An American Dilemma, 1944–1969. By David W. Southern. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1987. Pp. xiii, 341. $35.00," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 47(04), pages 1068-1069, December.
  53. Margo, Robert A, 1987. "Accounting for Racial Differences in School Attendance in the American South, 1900: The Role of Separate-but-Equal," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 69(4), pages 661-66, November.
  54. Margo, Robert A, 1986. "Race and Human Capital: Comment," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 76(5), pages 1221-24, December.
  55. Margo, Robert A, 1986. "Educational Achievement in Segregated School Systems: The Effects of "Separate-but-Equal."," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 76(4), pages 794-801, September.
  56. Margo, Robert A., 1986. "Race, Educational Attainment, and the 1940 Census," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 46(01), pages 189-198, March.
  57. Margo, Robert A., 1985. "Racial Conflict and Economic Development. By W. Arthur Lewis. The W.E.B. Du Bois Lectures. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1985. Pp. 134. $12.50," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 45(04), pages 1029-1030, December.
  58. Margo, Robert A., 1984. "Teacher salaries in black and white: The south in 1910," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 21(3), pages 306-326, July.
  59. Margo, Robert A, 1984. "Accumulation of Property by Southern Blacks before World War I: Comment and Further Evidence," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 74(4), pages 768-76, September.
  60. Margo, Robert A. & Steckel, Richard H., 1983. "Heights of Native-Born Whites During the Antebellum Period," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 43(01), pages 167-174, March.
  61. Margo, Robert A., 1982. "Discussion," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 42(01), pages 187-189, March.

Chapters

  1. William J. Collins & Robert A. Margo, 2014. "Introduction to "Enterprising America: Businesses, Banks, and Credit Markets in Historical Perspective"," NBER Chapters, in: Enterprising America: Businesses, Banks, and Credit Markets in Historical Perspective National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Robert A. Margo, 2014. "Economies of Scale in Nineteenth Century American Manufacturing Revisited: A Resolution of the Entrepreneurial Labor Input Problem," NBER Chapters, in: Enterprising America: Businesses, Banks, and Credit Markets in Historical Perspective National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Leah P. Boustan & Carola Frydman & Robert Margo, 2013. "Introduction to "Human Capital in History: The American Record"," NBER Chapters, in: Human Capital in History: The American Record National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Lawrence F. Katz & Robert A. Margo, 2013. "Technical Change and the Relative Demand for Skilled Labor: The United States in Historical Perspective," NBER Chapters, in: Human Capital in History: The American Record National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Stanley L. Engerman & Robert A. Margo, 2010. "Free Labor and Slave Labor," NBER Chapters, in: Founding Choices: American Economic Policy in the 1790s, pages 291-314 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  6. Collins, William J. & Margo, Robert A., 2006. "Historical Perspectives on Racial Differences in Schooling in the United States," Handbook of the Economics of Education, Elsevier.
  7. Kim, Sukkoo & Margo, Robert A., 2004. "Historical perspectives on U.S. economic geography," Handbook of Regional and Urban Economics, in: J. V. Henderson & J. F. Thisse (ed.), Handbook of Regional and Urban Economics, edition 1, volume 4, chapter 66, pages 2981-3019 Elsevier.
  8. Robert A. Margo, 2000. "Introduction to "Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860"," NBER Chapters, in: Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860, pages 1-5 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  9. Robert A. Margo, 2000. "Postlude," NBER Chapters, in: Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860, pages 158-160 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  10. Robert A. Margo, 2000. "Intersectoral Efficiency: Farm-Nonfarm Wage Gaps," NBER Chapters, in: Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860, pages 76-94 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. Robert A. Margo, 2000. "The Growth of Wages in Antebellum America: A Review," NBER Chapters, in: Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860, pages 6-35 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  12. Robert A. Margo, 2000. "Geographic Aspects of Labor Market Integration before the Civil War," NBER Chapters, in: Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860, pages 95-118 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  13. Robert A. Margo, 2000. "New Estimates of Nominal and Real Wages for the Antebellum Period," NBER Chapters, in: Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860, pages 36-75 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  14. Robert A. Margo, 2000. "Antebellum Wages and Labor Markets: A New Interpretation," NBER Chapters, in: Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860, pages 142-157 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  15. Robert A. Margo, 2000. "References," NBER Chapters, in: Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860, pages 183-194 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    • Robert A. Margo, 1990. "References," NBER Chapters, in: Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History, pages 151-160 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  16. Robert A. Margo, 2000. "Notes," NBER Chapters, in: Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860, pages 161-182 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    • Robert A. Margo, 1990. "Notes," NBER Chapters, in: Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History, pages 135-150 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  17. Robert A. Margo, 2000. "Wages in California during the Gold Rush," NBER Chapters, in: Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860, pages 119-141 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  18. Robert A. Margo, 1992. "Wages and Prices during the Antebellum Period: A Survey and New Evidence," NBER Chapters, in: American Economic Growth and Standards of Living before the Civil War, pages 173-216 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  19. Claudia Goldin & Robert A. Margo, 1992. "Wages, Prices, and Labor Markets before the Civil War," NBER Chapters, in: Strategic Factors in Nineteenth Century American Economic History: A Volume to Honor Robert W. Fogel, pages 67-104 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  20. Robert A. Margo, 1990. "“To the Promised Land”: Education and the Black Exodus," NBER Chapters, in: Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History, pages 109-128 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  21. Robert A. Margo, 1990. "The Political Economy of Segregated Schools: Explaining the U-Shaped Pattern," NBER Chapters, in: Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History, pages 33-51 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  22. Robert A. Margo, 1990. "“Teacher Salaries in Black and White”: Pay Discrimination in the Southern Classroom," NBER Chapters, in: Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History, pages 52-67 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  23. Robert A. Margo, 1990. "Two Explanations of Economic Progress," NBER Chapters, in: Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History, pages 1-5 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  24. Robert A. Margo, 1990. "Race and Schooling in the South: A Review of the Evidence," NBER Chapters, in: Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History, pages 6-32 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  25. Robert A. Margo, 1990. "The Competitive Dynamics of Racial Exclusion: Employment Segregation in the South, 1900 to 1950," NBER Chapters, in: Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History, pages 87-108 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  26. Robert A. Margo, 1990. "Conclusion: Race, Social Change, and the Labor Market," NBER Chapters, in: Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History, pages 129-134 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  27. Robert A. Margo, 1990. "The Impact of Separate-but-Equal," NBER Chapters, in: Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History, pages 68-86 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Books

  1. Boustan, Leah Platt & Frydman, Carola & Margo, Robert A (ed.), 2014. "Human Capital in History," National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press, edition 1, number 9780226163895.
  2. Perlmann, Joel & Margo, Robert A., 2001. "Women's Work?," University of Chicago Press Economics Books, University of Chicago Press, edition 1, number 9780226660394.
  3. Robert A. Margo, 2000. "Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number marg00-1.
  4. Margo, Robert A., 1991. "Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950," National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press, edition 1, number 9780226505107.
  5. Robert A. Margo, 1990. "Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number marg90-1.

Editor

  1. Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier.

NEP Fields

27 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (2) 2006-08-12 2009-11-21
  2. NEP-EDU: Education (1) 2004-12-20
  3. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2001-05-16
  4. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (1) 2013-06-24
  5. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (7) 2003-04-02 2004-01-25 2004-12-20 2006-08-12 2009-01-17 2009-06-10 2009-06-10. Author is listed
  6. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (21) 1999-08-27 2000-07-03 2003-04-02 2003-08-24 2004-01-25 2004-06-07 2004-11-22 2004-12-12 2004-12-20 2004-12-20 2006-01-24 2006-08-12 2007-10-06 2008-10-21 2009-01-17 2009-06-10 2009-11-21 2011-01-16 2011-01-30 2013-02-08 2013-06-24. Author is listed
  7. NEP-INO: Innovation (1) 2006-01-24
  8. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (5) 2001-02-14 2004-12-20 2007-10-06 2009-06-10 2013-02-08. Author is listed
  9. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2013-02-08
  10. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (1) 2013-02-08
  11. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2011-01-16
  12. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2002-02-15
  13. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (12) 2003-04-02 2003-07-10 2004-12-12 2004-12-20 2006-08-12 2007-10-06 2008-10-21 2009-01-17 2009-06-10 2009-06-10 2011-01-16 2011-01-30. Author is listed

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