The Mobility of English Tenant Farmers, c. 1700-1850
This paper surveys the literature on the mobility of eighteenth and early nineteenth century English rack rent tenant farmers and farming families, and provides new quantitative estimates of the speed of turnover in the market for farm tenure. The evidence presented should increase the degree of belief in the stylised fact of relatively low tenurial mobility, although the extent of inertia should not be exaggerated.
|Date of creation:|
|Date of revision:|
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: |
Phone: (0)1904 323776
Fax: (0)1904 323759
Web page: http://www.york.ac.uk/economics/Email:
More information through EDIRC
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:yor:yorken:03/02. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Paul Hodgson)
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.