Friday, November 22 / 4:45 PM - 6:15 PM

Session 146
Slavery and Its Economic Legacy

Chair: Andrew Hinde, University of Southampton
Discussant: Thomas Maloney, University of Utah

1. The Real Wages of Whiteness: Non-Slaveowners in the Slave SouthJohn Clegg, University of Chicago.

2. U.S. Slaves, U.S. Cotton, and the British Economy 1815-1860: What Can Time Series Tell Us about "the New History of Capitalism?"Sam Shirazi, Stony Brook University, State University of New York (SUNY).

3. Can Transitory Income Shocks Be Made Permanent: The Plight of Farmers in the Us Cotton South 1910-30Paul Lombardi, San Jose State University.

4. How the Legacy of Slavery Survives: Labor Market Institutions and Demand for Human CapitalYeonha Jung, Boston University.

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