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The Economics of Antebellum Slave Heights Reconsidered

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  • John Komlos

    () (The Institute of Economic History, Department of Economics, University of Munich)

  • Bjorn Alecke

Abstract

Argues that the slaves transported in interregional trade were not selected on the basis of their physical stature.

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  • John Komlos & Bjorn Alecke, "undated". "The Economics of Antebellum Slave Heights Reconsidered," Articles by John Komlos 11, Department of Economics, University of Munich.
  • Handle: RePEc:ehb:komart:11
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    Cited by:

    1. Scott A. Carson, 2008. "Demographic, Residential, and Socioeconomic Effects on the Distribution of 19th Century African-American Stature," CESifo Working Paper Series 2479, CESifo Group Munich.
    2. Scott A. Carson, 2008. "Geography and Insolation in 19th Century US African-American and White Statures," CESifo Working Paper Series 2229, CESifo Group Munich.
    3. Scott Carson, 2009. "African-American and white inequality in the nineteenth century American South: a biological comparison," Journal of Population Economics, Springer;European Society for Population Economics, vol. 22(3), pages 739-755, July.
    4. Steckel, Richard H., 2009. "Heights and human welfare: Recent developments and new directions," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 46(1), pages 1-23, January.
    5. Scott A. Carson, 2007. "Slave Prices, Geography and Insolation in 19th Century African-American Stature," CESifo Working Paper Series 2105, CESifo Group Munich.

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