Slavery, Amenities, and Factor Price Equalization: A Note on Migration and Freedom
7 Pages Posted: 19 Sep 2010
Date Written: April 1, 1983
The paper examines the role of self-ownership versus other ownership of labor with implications for the interpretation of the historical evidence regarding timing of black migration from the South to the North after emancipation.
Keywords: Slavery, amenities, factor price equalization, black migration, emancipation
JEL Classification: N00, N31, N32, N41, N91, N92
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