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Institutional change

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  • Engerman, Stanley

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This paper deals with the rise and decline of slavery in the Americas, focusing on the timing and pattern of slave emancipations and the economic adjustments made to the legal ending of slavery.

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  • Engerman, Stanley, 2012. "Institutional change," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 40(4), pages 596-603.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jcecon:v:40:y:2012:i:4:p:596-603
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jce.2012.03.003
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    Keywords

    Slavery vs. free labor; Indentured labor;

    JEL classification:

    • N36 - Economic History - - Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy - - - Latin America; Caribbean
    • N56 - Economic History - - Agriculture, Natural Resources, Environment and Extractive Industries - - - Latin America; Caribbean
    • N96 - Economic History - - Regional and Urban History - - - Latin America; Caribbean

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