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Were Wages That Low? Strasbourg Wages and Welfare Ratios before 1775


Vincent Geloso


Texas Tech University

January 6, 2017


Abstract:     
This note suggests that the region of Strasbourg in France has had its living standards grossly underestimated for the period prior to 1789. Once the proper adjustments are made, the region appears to have been much better-off than has been believed.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 11

Keywords: Welfare Ratios; French Economic History

JEL Classification: N33


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Date posted: January 9, 2017  

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Geloso, Vincent, Were Wages That Low? Strasbourg Wages and Welfare Ratios before 1775 (January 6, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2895077 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2895077

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Vincent Geloso (Contact Author)
Texas Tech University ( email )
1901 University Avenue
Lubbock, TX Texas 79410
United States
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