William J. Collins

Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics

Box 1819 Station B

Nashville, TN 37235

United States

The Brookings Institution

1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW

Washington, DC 20036-2188

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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Scholarly Papers (27)

Evaluating the Role of Brown vs. Board of Education in School Equalization, Desegregation, and the Income of African Americans

Princeton Law and Public Affairs Working Paper No. 05-001
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Jun 2005
Orley Ashenfelter, William J. Collins and Albert Yoon
Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section, Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Evaluating the Role of Brown vs. Board of Education in School Equalization, Desegregation, and the Income of African Americans

NBER Working Paper No. w11394
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2010
Orley Ashenfelter, William J. Collins and Albert Yoon
Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section, Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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The Labor Market Effects of the 1960s Riots

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2026
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Jul 2004
William J. Collins and Robert A. Margo
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
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The Labor Market Effects of the 1960s Riots

NBER Working Paper No. w10243
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2010
William J. Collins and Robert A. Margo
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Capital Goods Prices, Global Capital Markets and Accumulation, 1870-1950

NBER Working Paper No. h0116
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Dec 2006
William J. Collins and Jeffrey G. Williamson
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Capital Goods Prices, Global Capital Markets and Accumulation: 1870-1950

NBER Working Paper No. w7145
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2010
William J. Collins and Jeffrey G. Williamson
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Race and Home Ownership, 1900 to 1990

NBER Working Paper No. w7277
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Jan 2000 Last Revised: 06 May 2000
William J. Collins and Robert A. Margo
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Exploring the Racial Gap in Infant Mortality Rates, 1920-1970

NBER Working Paper No. w8836
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Mar 2002 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2010
William J. Collins and Melissa A. Thomasson
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and Miami University of Ohio - Department of Economics
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The Economic Aftermath of the 1960s Riots: Evidence from Property Values

NBER Working Paper No. w10493
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 May 2004 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2010
William J. Collins and Robert A. Margo
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Historical Perspectives on Racial Differences in Schooling in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w9770
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2010
William J. Collins and Robert A. Margo
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Were Trade and Factor Mobility Substitutes in History?

NBER Working Paper No. w6059
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2010
William J. Collins, Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics, University of Dublin, Trinity College and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Up from Slavery? African American Intergenerational Economic Mobility Since 1880

NBER Working Paper No. w23395
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 May 2017
William J. Collins and Marianne Wanamaker
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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Slum Clearance and Urban Renewal in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w17458
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2011
William J. Collins and Katharine Shester
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and Washington and Lee University
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Race and the Value of Owner-Occupied Housing, 1940-1990

NBER Working Paper No. w7749
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2010
William J. Collins and Robert A. Margo
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
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The Labor Market Impact of State-Level Anti-Discrimination Laws, 1940-1960

NBER Working Paper No. w8310
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Jun 2001 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2010
William J. Collins
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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The Labor Market Impact of State-Level Anti-Discrimination Laws, 1940-1960

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 56, No. 2, January 2003
Posted: 05 Apr 2003
William J. Collins
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics

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fair employment, discrimination, civil rights, race

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The Wage Gains of African-American Women in the 1940s

NBER Working Paper No. w10621
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2010
William J. Collins and Martha J. Bailey
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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The Political Economy of Fair Housing Laws Prior to 1968

NBER Working Paper No. w10610
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 19 May 2015
William J. Collins
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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The Housing Market Impact of State-Level Anti-Discrimination Laws, 1960-970

NBER Working Paper No. w9562
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Mar 2003 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2015
William J. Collins
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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Did Improvements in Household Technology Cause the Baby Boom? Evidence from Electrification, Appliance Diffusion, and the Amish

NBER Working Paper No. w14641
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 15 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2012
Martha J. Bailey and William J. Collins
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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The Political Economy of Race, 1940-1964: The Adoption of State-Level Fair Employment Legislation

NBER Working Paper No. h0128
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Aug 2000
William J. Collins
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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Race and Home Ownership from the Civil War to the Present

NBER Working Paper No. w16665
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Jan 2011
William J. Collins and Robert A. Margo
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Selection and Economic Gains in the Great Migration of African Americans: New Evidence from Linked Census Data

NBER Working Paper No. w19124
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Jun 2013
William J. Collins and Marianne Wanamaker
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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Unions, Workers, and Wages at the Peak of the American Labor Movement

NBER Working Paper No. w23516
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
Brantly Callaway and William J. Collins
Temple University and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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Racial Differences in American Women's Labor Market Outcomes: A Long-Run View

NBER Working Paper No. w23397
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 May 2017
William J. Collins and Michael Moody
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and Miami University of Ohio - Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration
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The Origins and Persistence of Black-White Differences in Women's Labor Force Participation

NBER Working Paper No. w19040
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 May 2013
Leah Platt Boustan and William J. Collins
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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The Great Migration in Black and White: New Evidence on the Selection and Sorting of Southern Migrants

NBER Working Paper No. w21384
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Jul 2015
William J. Collins and Marianne Wanamaker
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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The Economic Assimilation of Irish Famine Migrants to the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w25287
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 Nov 2018
William J. Collins and Ariell Zimran
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University
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Unions and the Great Compression of Wage Inequality in the Us at Mid‐Century: Evidence from Local Labour Markets

The Economic History Review, Vol. 72, Issue 2, pp. 691-715, 2019
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Apr 2019
William J. Collins and Gregory Niemesh
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and Miami University
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Evaluating the Role of Brown V. Board of Education in School Equalization, Desegregation, and the Income of African Americans

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 8, Issue 2, pp. 213-248, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Orley Ashenfelter, William J. Collins and Albert Yoon
Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section, Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

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Were Trade and Factor Mobility Substitutes in History?

Posted: 14 Jan 1998
William J. Collins, Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics, University of Dublin, Trinity College and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus

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