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TUSKEGEE AND THE HEALTH OF BLACK MEN (with Marcella Alsan), May 2016
Revision Requested at Quarterly Journal of Economics
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***Featured in The Atlantic (June 17, 2016)
***Follow-up reflection from Vann Newkirk in The Atlantic (June 20, 2016)
***Featured in The New York Times (June 17, 2016; print edition June 23, 2016)
Note: Our response to the UpShot article's misstatements regarding the content and methods of this working paper is here.

RETURNS TO SCHOOL RESOURCES IN THE JIM CROW SOUTH (with Celeste Carruthers), February 2017
Forthcoming at Explorations in Economic History
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SEPARATE AND UNEQUAL IN THE LABOR MARKET: SCHOOL QUALITY AND THE BLACK-WHITE WAGE GAP (with Celeste Carruthers)
Forthcoming at Journal of Labor Economics
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***Featured in The Atlantic (February 9, 2016)
***Featured in The Wall Street Journal (February 16, 2016)

THE GREAT MIGRATION IN BLACK AND WHITE; NEW EVIDENCE ON THE GEOGRAPHIC MOBILITY OF AMERICAN SOUTHERNERS (with William Collins)
The Journal of Economic History, Volume 75, Number 4 (December 2015)
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MUNICIPAL HOUSEKEEPING: THE IMPACT OF WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE ON PUBLIC EDUCATION (with Celeste Carruthers)
The Journal of Human Resources, Volume 50, Number 4 (Fall 2015) (Designated lead article)
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CHILD LABOR AND THE WEALTH PARADOX: THE ROLE OF ALTRUISTIC PARENTS (with Luiz Lima and Shirley Mesquita)
Economics Letters, Vol.130 (May 2015)
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THE PERVERSE IMPACTS OF CALLING FOR ENERGY CONSERVATION (with Scott Holladay and Michael Price)
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 110 (February 2015)
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FERTILITY AND THE PRICE OF CHILDREN: EVIDENCE FROM SLAVERY AND SLAVE EMANCIPATION
The Journal of Economic History, Vol. 74, No. 4 (December 2014) (Previous Title: The United States Fertility Decline: Lessons from Slavery and Slave Emancipation)
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SELECTION AND ECONOMIC GAINS IN THE GREAT MIGRATION OF AFRICAN AMERICANS: NEW EVIDENCE WITH LINKED CENSUS DATA (with William Collins)
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Vol. 6, No. 1 (January 2014)
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CLOSING THE GAP? THE EFFECT OF PRIVATE PHILANTHROPY ON THE PROVISION OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN SCHOOLING IN THE U.S. SOUTH (with Celeste Carruthers)
The Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 101 (May 2013)
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INDUSTRIALIZATION AND FERTILITY IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY: EVIDENCE FROM SOUTH CAROLINA
The Journal of Economic History, Vol. 72, No. 1 (March 2012)
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Working Papers

UP FROM SLAVERY: AFRICAN AMERICAN INTERGENERATIONAL ECONOMIC MOBILITY SINCE 1880 (with William Collins) Working Paper


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