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UP FROM SLAVERY? AFRICAN AMERICAN INTERGENERATIONAL ECONOMIC MOBILITY SINCE 1880 (with William Collins),
May 2017
Submitted
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TUSKEGEE AND THE HEALTH OF BLACK MEN (with Marcella Alsan), May 2016
Forthcoming at Quarterly Journal of Economics
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***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.

SEPARATE AND UNEQUAL IN THE LABOR MARKET: SCHOOL QUALITY AND THE BLACK-WHITE WAGE GAP
(with Celeste Carruthers)
Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 35, No. 3 (July 2017)
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RETURNS TO SCHOOL RESOURCES IN THE JIM CROW SOUTH
(with Celeste Carruthers)
Explorations in Economic History, Vol. 64 (April 2017)
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THE GREAT MIGRATION IN BLACK AND WHITE; NEW EVIDENCE ON THE GEOGRAPHIC MOBILITY OF AMERICAN SOUTHERNERS (with William Collins)
The Journal of Economic History, Vol. 75, No. 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, Vol. 50, No. 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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