Development, Mobility and Slavery: Real Income and Spatial Equilibrium in the Postbellum South

American Economist, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 36-39, Spring 1986

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Philip E. Graves

University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics

Robert L. Sexton

Pepperdine University - Economics Department

Date Written: Spring 1986

Abstract

The paper lacks an abstract but provides additional insights into why blacks remained in the South for so long following the Emancipation Proclamation leading to the abolition of slavery in the United States.

Keywords: slavery, migration, amenity compensation, spatial factor price equalization

JEL Classification: J11, J15, J31, J61

Suggested Citation

Graves, Philip E. and Sexton, Robert L., Development, Mobility and Slavery: Real Income and Spatial Equilibrium in the Postbellum South (Spring 1986). American Economist, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 36-39, Spring 1986. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1904611

Philip E. Graves (Contact Author)

University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics ( email )

Campus Box 256
Boulder, CO 80309-0256
United States

Robert L. Sexton

Pepperdine University - Economics Department ( email )

24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263
United States

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