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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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Downloads 5,043
2.

Social Security and Trends in Wealth Inequality

Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research Paper
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 14 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2023
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department, Harvard Business School, Finance Unit and Yale University Law School and Yale School of Management
Downloads 2,578
3.

Reconsidering Returns

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

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Downloads 1,845
4.

The New Racial Wage Code

Harvard Law and Policy Review, 2021, UC Hastings Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 May 2021 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2021
Working Paper Series
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 1,750
5.

Financial Disruptions and the Organization of Innovation: Evidence from the Great Depression

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 28 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2022
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Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Finance, University of Colorado at Boulder and Kellogg School of Management - Department of Finance

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Downloads 1,601
6.

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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Downloads 1,124
7.

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
Downloads 1,004
8.

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 California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 851
9.

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 823
10.

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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George Mason University - Department of Economics, Independent Institute, Northwood University and University of Detroit MercyWayne State University
Downloads 778
11.

The Economic History of Trumpism

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2016
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Florida International University
Downloads 701
12.

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 692
13.

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 632
14.

Posted: No Phishing

8 Emory Corporate Governance and Accountability Review 39 (2021)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2021
Accepted Paper Series
Prairie View A&M University - College of Business, Prairie View A&M University - College of Business, Prairie View A&M University, George Washington University and Prairie View A&M University - College of Business
Downloads 630
15.

Inclusive American Economic History: Containing Slaves, Freedmen, Jim Crow Laws, and the Great Migration

Institute for New Economic Thinking Working Paper Series No. 110
https://doi.org/10.36687/inetwp110
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 11 Feb 2020
Working Paper Series
Ohio State University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 605
16.

Financial Stability Without Central Banks

Institute of Economic Affairs
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 04 Jun 2021
Working Paper Series
Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), affiliation not provided to SSRN, Durham Business School and The Cato Institute
Downloads 600
18.

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 497
19.

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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20.

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 451
21.

Black Land Loss: 1920−1997

AEA Papers and Proceedings 2022, 112: 38-42. https://doi.org/10.1257/pandp.20221015, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 588
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Sep 2022
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, The New School - Department of Economics, Boston College Law School, Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic and U.S. Census Bureau
Downloads 448
22.

The American Wage Structure, 1920-1947

Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 249
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 21 Sep 1998
Working Paper Series
University of Massachusetts Boston - Department of Political Science and University of Texas at Austin - Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
Downloads 444
23.

The Political Legacy of American Slavery

HKS Working Paper No. RWP14-057
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 16 Dec 2014
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University of Rochester, Department of Government, Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 443
24.

Voting Rights, Deindustrialization, and Republican Ascendancy in the South

Institute for New Economic Thinking Working Paper Series No. 135
https://doi.org/10.36687/inetwp135
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 18 Nov 2020
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 440
25.

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

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 19-018
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 31 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 25 May 2021
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Stanford University, Harvard University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Government and Harvard Business School

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26.

The Power of Narratives: Anti-Black Attitudes and Violence in the US South

UNSW Business School Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Jan 2022
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University of New South Wales, University of Essex and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
Downloads 389
27.

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
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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)
Downloads 387
28.

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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29.

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
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 387
30.

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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31.

The Seeds of Ideology: Historical Immigration and Political Preferences in the United States

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 20-118
Number of pages: 138 Posted: 22 May 2020 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2023
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University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and Harvard Business School

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32.

Barring Diversity? The American Bar Exam as Initiation Rite and its Eugenics Origin

21 Conn. Pub. Int. L.J. 38 (2022)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Jan 2023
Accepted Paper Series
Syracuse University College of Law
Downloads 347
33.

The Time Politics of Home-Based Digital Piecework

Center for Ethics Journal: Perspectives on Ethics, Symposium Issue “The Future of Work in the Age of Automation and AI.” Volume 2020, p 50. Available at https://c4ejournal.net/2020/07/04/v-b-dubal-the-time-politics-of-home-based-digital-piecework-2020-c4ej-xxx/, UC Hastings Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Aug 2020
Working Paper Series
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 346
34.

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 337
35.

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
Downloads 327
36.

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

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 10 Jun 2002
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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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37.

Why Wait? A Century of Education, Marriage Timing and Gender Roles

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9671
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
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University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - College Park
Downloads 312
38.

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: 01 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2021
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 305
39.

Women's Labor Force Participation and Household Technology Adoption

UNSW Economics Working Paper 2020-01
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 17 Jan 2020
Working Paper Series
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics

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40.

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
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Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Harvard Business School and DePaul University
Downloads 294
41.

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
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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Northeastern University and Boston College - Department of Economics

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42.

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

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Sep 2001
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 286
43.

Women's Enfranchisement and Children's Education: The Long-Run Impact of the U.S. Suffrage Movement

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10148
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 22 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
University of California, Merced, Southern Methodist University (SMU) and Dartmouth College
Downloads 279
44.

Divergent Paths: A New Perspective on Earnings Differences between Black and White Men Since 1940

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2018-45, Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 05 Jul 2018
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Duke University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
Downloads 278
45.

Leveraging Public Support for Gun Laws to Reduce Mass Shootings

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2024, No. 3, 2024, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 23-23
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 02 May 2023
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt Law School Ph.D./J.D. Program in Law & Economics
Downloads 256
46.

Gender Bias and Credit Market Barriers for Female Entrepreneurs

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
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University of Zurich - Department Finance and European Central Bank (ECB)
Downloads 254
47.

Rent-Seeking for Madness: The Political Economy of Mental Asylums in the US, 1870 to 1910

NDSU Public Choice and Private Enterprise Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 27 May 2020
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George Mason University - Department of Economics and North Dakota State University - Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics
Downloads 241
48.

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 240
49.

Copyright and Creativity: Authors and Photographers

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Dec 2003
Working Paper Series
Federal Communications Commission
Downloads 231
50.

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
Downloads 228