Wages and Labor Markets in the United States, 1820-1860
This volume makes a significant contribution to economic history by presenting a vast amount of previously unexamined data to advance the understanding of the history of wages and labor markets in the antebellum economy.
2. The Growth of Wages in Antebellum America: A Review
3. New Estimates of Nominal and Real Wages for the Antebellum Period
4. Intersectoral Efficiency: Farm-Nonfarm Wage Gaps
5. Geographic Aspects of Labor Market Integration before the Civil War
6. Wages in California during the Gold Rush
7. Antebellum Wages and Labor Markets: A New Interpretation