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1.

Inequality and Institutions in 20th Century America

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-17
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 May 2007
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Urban Studies & Planning and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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2.

Reconsidering Returns

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 20 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 11 May 2020
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Boston College - Carroll School of Management

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3.

Social Security and Trends in Inequality

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 14 Apr 2020
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University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department, University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, Finance Department and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 1,039
4.

Executive Compensation: A New View from a Long-Term Perspective, 1936-2005

FEDS Working Paper No. 2007-35, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 22 Mar 2007
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Northwestern University and U.S. Federal Reserve - Division of Research and Statistics

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5.

The Economic History of Trumpism

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
Florida International University
Downloads 638
6.

Learning from the Past: Trends in Executive Compensation over the Twentieth Century

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2460
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
Downloads 584
7.

More Power to the Pill: The Impact of Contraceptive Freedom on Women's Labor-Force Participation

Vanderbilt University Economics Working Paper No. 04-WG01R
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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8.

Returns to Education in Criminal Organizations: Did Going to College Help Michael Corleone?

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Mar 2016
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University of Essex, University of California, Merced - School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts and University of Turin - Collegio Carlo Alberto
Downloads 536
10.

Contrasts in Innovation: Pittsburgh Then and Now

INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN EVOLVING ECONOMIES: THE ROLE OF LAW, Megan Carpenter, ed., Edward Elgar Publishers, 2012 , U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-17
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Downloads 438
11.

Pseudo-Contract and Shared Meaning Analysis

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 132, No. 4, p. 1135 (2019)
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 20 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2019
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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12.

The Origins of Technology-Skill Complementarity

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Oct 1996
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Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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13.

The American Wage Structure, 1920-1947

Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 249
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 21 Sep 1998
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University of Massachusetts Boston - Department of Political Science and University of Texas at Austin - Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
Downloads 328
14.

The History of Wage Inequality in America, 1920 to 1970

Jerome Levy Econ. Institute Working Paper No. 286
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Dec 1999
Working Paper Series
Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 326
15.

How Pronounced Is the U-Curve? Revisiting Income Inequality in the United States, 1917-1945

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2018
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Bates College, American Institute for Economic Research, Northwood University and Wayne State University
Downloads 312
16.

The American Dual Economy: Race, Globalization, and the Politics of Exclusion

Institute for New Economic Thinking Working Paper Series No. 26
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 19 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2015
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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17.

Gifts of the Immigrants, Woes of the Natives: Lessons from the Age of Mass Migration

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 19-005
Number of pages: 118 Posted: 26 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School

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18.

The Transnational Illegal Market of Trafficking in Human Beings – Actors and Discourses: A Transatlantic Comparison

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 May 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Vienna and University of Vienna
Downloads 288
19.

The Political Legacy of American Slavery

HKS Working Paper No. RWP14-057
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 16 Dec 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Rochester, Department of Government, Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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20.

Academic Entrepreneurship: Bayh-Dole versus the 'Professor's Privilege'

HEC Paris Research Paper No. SPE-2015-1118
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
HEC Paris - Economics and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) - Department of Infrastructural and Urban Planning (INFRA) and Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)
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21.

Criminal Labor Law

Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law, 2016, Forthcoming, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 15-19
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Colorado Law School
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22.

Women, War and Wages: The Effect of Female Labor Supply on the Wage Structure at Mid-Century

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 02-22
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 10 Jun 2002
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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23.

How Do Sex Ratios Affect Marriage and Labor Markets? Evidence from America's Second Generation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 368
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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24.

Does It Matter Where You Came From? Ancestry Composition and Economic Performance of U.S. Counties, 1850-2010

Number of pages: 103 Posted: 22 May 2015 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Northeastern University and Boston College - Department of Economics

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25.

Contract’s Revenge: The Waiver Society and the Death of Tort

Cardozo Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Apr 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University, Law School, Students, Yale University, Law School, Students and Yale University - Law School
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26.

Copyright and Creativity: Authors and Photographers

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Dec 2003
Working Paper Series
Federal Communications Commission
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27.

Income and Wealth Inequality in America, 1949-2016

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6608
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 Sep 2017
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University of Bonn, University of Bonn - Department of Economics and University of Bonn

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28.

Fifty Years Later: The Legacy of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-33
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 14 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 205
29.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals: Place a Bet or Wait on a DREAM

40 S.U.L. Rev. 293
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Southern University Law Center
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30.

Hoffman Plastics as Labor Law – Equality at Last for Immigrant Workers?

University of San Francisco Law Review, Vol. 44, 2010, Penn State Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1-2010
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Independent
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31.

The Impact of Forced Migration on Modern Cities: Evidence from 1930s Crop Failures

Number of pages: 95 Posted: 25 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Harvard Business School and DePaul University
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32.

The Minimum Wage in Historical Perspective: Progressive Reformers and the Constitutional Jurisprudence of 'Liberty of Contract'

Jerome Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 256
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Dec 1998
Working Paper Series
Bard College - The Levy Economics Institute
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33.

The Match King, Chapter 9: The Author's Cut

Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 2009, 2010, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 10-030
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Aug 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 179
34.

Gender Bias and Credit Market Barriers for Female Entrepreneurs

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance and European Central Bank (ECB)
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35.

Does Electricity Drive Structural Transformation? Evidence from the United States

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Nov 2019
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University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Belk College of Business, Department of Economics, University of California, Merced - School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts, University of Pennsylvania - School of Social Policy & Practice and University of Cambridge

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36.

Lochner, Liberty of Contract and Paternalism: Revising the Revisionists?

Indiana Law Review, Vol. 47, No. 2, pp. 421-465, 2014, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-28
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Regent University - School of Law
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37.

Inequality and Philanthropy: High-Income Giving in the United States 1917-2012

Explorations in Economic History, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California
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38.

A Machine Learning Approach to Improving Occupational Income Scores

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2018
Working Paper Series
Oberlin College - Department of Economics and University of Washington, Bothell
Downloads 145
39.

From Immigrants to Americans: Race and Assimilation During the Great Migration

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 19-018
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 31 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2020
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Stanford University, Harvard University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Government and Harvard Business School

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40.

Slavery, Amenities, and Factor Price Equalization: A Note on Migration and Freedom

Explorations in Economic History, Vol. 20, p. 156, 1983
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 Sep 2010
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University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Pepperdine University - Economics Department and Ohio University - Department of Economics
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41.

Mamaloshen at Hopkins: The Education of Marc Caplan

Baltimore Jewish Times, pp. 40-44, 2008
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Oct 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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42.

The Effect of Joint Custody on Marriage and Divorce

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4314
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
Johannes Kepler University Linz - Department of Economics
Downloads 136
43.

The Mounties and the Origins of Peace in the Canadian Prairies

MIT Department of Economics Graduate Student Research Paper No. 15-01
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Oct 2015
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Boston University - Department of Economics

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44.

Do Inventories Really Yield a Convenience? An Empirical Analysis of the Risk-Adjusted Spread

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Feb 2009
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KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB), KU Leuven and FEB at KU Leuven
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45.

Ending a Century of Violent Labor Conflict: A New Perspective on Unionization and the National Labor Relations Act

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 481
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 May 2015 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Stanford University, Department of Political Science and Stanford University, Dept. of Political Science
Downloads 125
46.

Gender Bias and Credit Access

ECB Working Paper No. 1822
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 10 Jul 2015
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University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance and European Central Bank (ECB)
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47.

The Impact of Affirmative Action on the Employment of Minorities and Women Over Three Decades: 1973-2003

Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 15-221
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Massachusetts Amherst
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48.

Trends in Income Inequality in the Interwar United States: Testing Reliability with State Income Tax Data

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 May 2017 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
Bates College and American Institute for Economic Research
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Reproducing a Fit Citizenry: Dependency, Eugenics, and the Law of Marriage in the United States, 1860-1920

Law & Social Inquiry, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 541-585, Summer 1998
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Feb 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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Accounting for Central Neighborhood Change, 1980-2010

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. WP-2016-9
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 16 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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