1940 Bibliography

Publications and Working Papers

Aaronson, Daniel, Rajeev H Dehejia, Andrew Jordan, Cristian Pop-Eleches, Cyrus Samii, and Karl Schulze. 2017. “The Effect of Fertility on Mothers’ Labor Supply over the Last Two Centuries.” 2915334. NYU Wagner Research Paper. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2915334.

Abramitzky, Ran, Leah Platt Boustan, and Katherine Eriksson. 2016. “Cultural Assimilation during the Age of Mass Migration.” 22381. NBER Working Paper. doi:10.3386/w22381.

Aizer, Anna, Shari Eli, Joseph Ferrie, and Adriana Lleras-Muney. 2016. “The Long-Run Impact of Cash Transfers to Poor Families.” American Economic Review 106 (4): 935–71. doi:10.1257/aer.20140529.

Akcigit, Ufuk, John Grigsby, and Tom Nicholas. 2017a. “Immigration and the Rise of American Ingenuity.” 23137. NBER Working Paper. doi:10.3386/w23137.

———. 2017b. “The Rise of American Ingenuity: Innovation and Inventors of the Golden Age.” 23047. NBER Working Paper. doi:10.3386/w23047.

Albouy, David, Mike Zabek, Gabriel Ehrlich, Enrico Moretti, Matthew Shapiro, Jeff Smith, and Bryan Stuart. 2016. “Housing Inequality.” 21916. NBER Working Paper. doi:10.3386/w21916.

Alemu, Besufekad. 2017. “Local Ethnic Capital and the Intergenerational Occupation Mobility of Immigrants.” Unpublished working paper.

Alexander, J Trent, Todd Gardner, Catherine G Massey, and Amy O’Hara. 2017. “Creating a Longitudinal Data Infrastructure at the Census Bureau.” https://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/working-papers/2015/adrm/2015-alexander.pdf.

Alexander, Rohan, and Zachary Ward. 2017. “The Paramount Importance of Childhood Environment during the Age of Mass Migration.” Unpublished working paper.

Alsan, M, and M Wanamaker. 2016. “Tuskegee and the Health of Black Men.” 22323. NBER Working Paper. doi:10.3386/w22323.

Anderson, Margo, and Pete Lund. 2016. “Measuring Discrimination in the Past: A Potential Approach Using IPUMS Complete Count Data.” Presentation at the annual meeting of the Social Science History Association, November 2016, Chicago, IL.

Andrews, Rodney, Marcus Casey, Bradley L Hardy, and Trevon D Logan. 2017. “Location Matters: Historical Racial Segregation and Intergenerational Mobility.” Economics Letters. doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2017.06.018.

Bailey, Martha, Connor Cole, Morgan Henderson, and Catherine Massey. 2017. “How Well Do Automated Linking Methods Perform in Historical Samples? Evidence from New Ground Truth.” http://www-personal.umich.edu/~baileymj/Bailey_Cole_Henderson_Massey.pdf.

Baker, Richard B. 2015. “School Resources and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Early Twentieth-Century Georgia.” http://www.eh.net/eha/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Baker.pdf.

Bakker, Gerben, Nicholas Crafts, and Pieter Woltjer. 2015. “A Vision of the Growth Process in a Technologically Progressive Economy: The United States, 1899-1941.” 226/2015. LSE Economic History Working Papers. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/64779/.

Beach, Brian, Joseph Ferrie, Martin Saavedra, and Werner Troesken. 2016. “Typhoid Fever, Water Quality, and Human Capital Formation.” The Journal of Economic History 76 (1): 41–75. doi:10.1017/S0022050716000413.

Beverage, Andrew. 2016. “Discover Immigration Trends.” https://www.socialexplorer.com/blog/post/discover-immigration-trends-with-social-explorer-at-the-smithsonian-folklife-festival-5584.

Boone, Christopher. 2015. “Essays in Agriculture and the U.S. Economy.” Ph.D. dissertatin, Columbia University. https://academiccommons.columbia.edu/catalog/ac:187580.

Boone, Christopher, and Laurence Wilse-Samson. 2014. “Modernization, Rural Migration, and Market Withdrawal: Evidence from the Great Depression.” SHA Working Papers. http://scholarship.sha.cornell.edu/workingpapers/8/.

Boustan, Leah Platt. 2016. Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

Boustan, LP. 2015. “The Great Black Migration: Opportunity and Competition in Northern Labor Markets.” Focus 32 (1). https://www.irp.wisc.edu/publications/focus/pdfs/foc321e.pdf.

Brainerd, Elizabeth, and David M. Cutler. 2017. “Dying to Be Equal? Women’s Work, Smoking, and the Growing Gap in U.S. - European Female Life Expectancy.” Presentation at the 2017 American Economic Association meetings in Chicago.

Carruthers, Celeste K, and Ma Wanamaker. 2017a. “Separate and Unequal in the Labor Market: Human Capital and the Jim Crow Wage Gap.” Journal of Labor Economis 35 (3): 655–96. doi:10.1086/690944.

Carruthers, Celeste K, and Marianne H. Wanamaker. 2017b. “Returns to School Resources in the Jim Crow South.” Explorations in Economic History 64: 104–10. doi:10.1016/j.eeh.2017.02.004.

Catron, Peter. 2017a. “Immigrant Socioeconomic Mobility in the Age of Mass Migration.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles. http://escholarship.org/uc/item/8r16b9bt.pdf.

———. 2017b. “The Citizenship Advantage: Immigrant Socioeconomic Attainment across Generations in the Age of Mass Migration.” UCLA International Institute. http://escholarship.org/uc/item/7xn7g0ww.pdf.

Chapman, Stephanie. 2015. “Long Run Outcomes of Child Labor.” http://sites.northwestern.edu/slc890/files/2015/09/Download-Paper-PDF-1i553y7.pdf.

Chetty, Raj, David Grusky, Maximilian Hell, Nathanial Hendren, Robert Manduca, and Jimmy Narang. 2017. “The Fading American Dream: Trends in Absolute Income Mobility since 1940” 356 (6336): 398–406. doi:10.1126/science.aal4617.

Clay, Karen, Jeff Lingwall, and Jr. Stephens, Melvin. 2016. “Laws, Educational Outcomes, and Returns to Schooling: Evidence from the Full Count 1940 Census.” 22855. NBER Working Paper. doi:10.3386/w22855.

Collins, William J., and Marianne H. Wanamaker. 2014. “Selection and Economic Gains in the Great Migration of African Americans: New Evidence from Linked Census Data.” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 6 (1). American Economic Association: 220–52. doi:10.2307/43189471.

———. 2017. “Up from Slavery? African American Intergenerational Economic Mobility since 1880.” 23395. NBER Working Paper. doi:10.3386/w23395.

Connor, Dylan Shane. 2017. “Putting People in Their Place: Intergenerational Inequality in the Age of Mass Migration.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles. http://escholarship.org/uc/item/1rp674bn.

Cook, Lisa D., Trevon D. Logan, and John M. Parman. 2017. “Racial Segregation and Southern Lynching.” 23813. NBER Working Paper. doi:10.3386/w23813.

Eriksson, Katherine. 2015. “Access to Schooling and the Black-White Incarceration Gap in the Early 20th Century U.S. South: Evidence from Rosenwald Schools.” 21727. NBER Working Paper. doi:10.3386/w21727.

Eriksson, Katherine, and Gregory T. Niemesh. 2016a. “Death in the Promised Land: The Great Migration and Black Infant Mortality.” http://economics.yale.edu/sites/default/files/eriksson_niemesh_gm_dec2016.pdf.

———. 2016b. “Impact of Migration on Infant Health: Evidence from the Great Migration.” https://site.stanford.edu/sites/default/files/sitepaper_erikssonniemesh.pdf.

Eriksson, Katherine, Gregory T. Niemesh, and Melissa Thomasson. 2017. “Revising Infant Mortality Rates for the Early 20th Century United States.” 23263. NBER Working Paper. doi:10.3386/w23263.

Feigenbaum, James J. 2017. “Multiple Measures of Historical Intergenerational Mobility: Iowa 1915 to 1940.” Economic Journal forthcoming.

Feigenbaum, James J. 2015. “Intergenerational Mobility during the Great Depression.” https://scholar.harvard.edu/jfeigenbaum/publications/jmp.

———. 2016a. “A Machine Learning Approach to Census Record Linking.” http://scholar.harvard.edu/files/jfeigenbaum/files/feigenbaum-censuslink.pdf.

———. 2016b. “Essays on Intergenerational Mobility and Inequality in Economic History.” Ph.D. dissertation, Harvard University. https://dash.harvard.edu/handle/1/33493274.

Ferrie, Joseph, Catherine Massey, and Jonathan Rothbaum. 2016a. “Do Grandparents and Great-Grandparents Matter? Multigenerational Mobility in the US, 1910-2013.” 22635. NBER Working Paper. Cambridge, MA. doi:10.3386/w22635.

———. 2016b. “Do Grandparents and Great-Grandparents Matter? Multigenerational Mobility in the US, 1910-2013.” 22635. Cambridge, MA. doi:10.3386/w22635.

Fetter, D. 2017. “Local Government and Old-Age Support in the New Deal.” Explorations in Economic History. doi:10.1016/j.eeh.2017.02.003.

Fetter, Daniel K., and Lee M. Lockwood. 2015. “Means-Tested Old Age Support and Private Behavior: Evidence from the Old Age Assistance Program.” http://www.eh.net/eha/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Fetter.pdf.

———. 2016. “Government Old-Sge Support and Labor Supply: Evidence from the Old Age Assistance Program.” 22132. NBER Working Paper. doi:10.3386/w22132.

Fineman, Ross William. 2017. “What a Polygon Can’t Tell You: Shifting from Area-Level to Point-Level Investigation of Residential Segregation Patterns.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania.

Fishback, Price V., and Taylor Jaworski. 2016. “World War II and US Economic Performance.” In Economic History of Warfare and State, edited by Jari Eloranta, Eric Golson, Andrei Markevich, and Nikolaus Wolf. Singapore: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-981-10-1605-9_9.

Fiszbein, Martin. 2017. “Agricultural Diversity, Structural Change and Long-Run Development: Evidence from the U.S.” 23183. NBER Working Paper. doi:10.3386/w23183.

Fletcher, Jason. 2017. “The Effects of in Utero Exposure to the 1918 Influenza Pandemic on Family Formation.” SocArXiv. doi:10.17605/OSF.IO/BP7SV.

Fossett, Mark. 2016. “Trends in Residential Segregation in Houston with Comparisons with Other Metropolitan Areas.” Presentation at the 2016 Segregation Workshop: Innovations in Segregation Measurement and Analysis, College Station, Texas, September 16, 2016

Fossett, Mark, and Amber Crowell. 2016. “Comparing the Process of Segregation in 1940 & 2010: Applying New Methods with Restricted Microdata.” Presentation at the 2016 Federal Statistical Research Data Center Annual Research Conference. College Station, Texas, September 15.

Fossett, Mark, and Laura Everett. 2016. “Geography of Historical Racial-Ethnic Segregation: Comparing Charleston SC and Buffalo NY in 1940.” Presentation at the Annual Meetings of the Southwestern Sociological Association, Austin, Texas, April 13-15, 2017.

Fossett, Mark, and Xinyuan Zou. 2017. “Revisiting Spatial Assimilation Theory: Residential Segregation of European Ethnic Groups in 1940.” Presentation at the Annual Meetings of the Population Association of America, Chicago, Illinois, April 27-29, 2016

Haimovich Paz, Francisco. 2015. “Three Essays on the Economics of Education and Early Childhood.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles. http://escholarship.org/uc/item/4vd7d3x9.

Hilger, Nathianel. 2015. “The Great Escape: Intergenerational Mobility in the United States since 1940.” 21217. NBER Working Paper. doi:10.3386/w21217.

———. 2016. “Upward Mobility and Discrimination: The Case of Asian Americans.” 22748. NBER Working Paper. doi:10.3386/w22748.

Hollingsworth, Alex. 2014. “Controlling TB in a World without Antibiotics: Isolation and Education in North Carolina, 1932-1940.” http://alexjhollingsworth.com/s/Hollingsworth_2014_Controlling_TB.pdf.

———. 2015. “Essays on the Determinants and Implications of Access to Health Care.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Arizona. http://hdl.handle.net/10150/556668.

Hruschka, Daniel J., Rebecca Sear, and Joseph Hackman. 2017. “Worldwide Fertility Declines Do Not Rely on Stopping at Ideal Family Sizes.” Unpublished working paper.

Jeppesen, Torben Grøngaard. 2017. From Scandinavian Immigrants to Americans. (In Danish.) University Press at University of Southern Denmark.

Johnson, David. 2016. “Use of Large-Scale Data to Assess Social Mobility.” APPAM. https://appam.confex.com/appam/2016/webprogram/Session7542.html.

Karbownik, Krzysztof, and Anthony Wray. 2016. “Long-Run Consequences of Exposure to Natural Disasters.” 6196. CESifo Working Paper Series. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2888284.

Koenig, Felix. 2017. “Superstar Earners and Market Size: Evidence from the Entertainment Industry.” http://conference.iza.org/conference_files/SUM_2017/koenig_f10098.pdf.

Liu, Xiaoding. 2016. “Corruption Culture and Corporate Misconduct.” Journal of Financial Economics 122 (2): 307–27. doi:10.1016/j.jfineco.2016.06.005.

Lleras-Muney, Adriana, and Allison Shertzer. 2015. “Did the Americanization Movement Succeed? An Evaluation of the Effect of English-Only and Compulsory Schooling Laws on Immigrants.” American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 7 (3): 258–90. doi:10.1257/pol.20120219.

Logan, John R., and Weiwei Zhang. 2017. “Developing GIS Maps for U.S. Cities in 1930 and 1940.” In The Routledge Handbook of Spatial History, edited by Don Lafreniere, Ian Gregory, and Don Debats. Routledge UK.

Logan, John R, Weiwei Zhang, and Miao David Chunyu. 2015. “Emergent Ghettos: Black Neighborhoods in New York and Chicago, 1880–1940.” American Journal of Sociology 120 (4): 1055–94. http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/pdfplus/10.1086/680680.

Logan, Trevon D., and John M. Parman. 2017a. “Segregation and Homeownership in the Early Twentieth Century.” American Economic Review 107 (5): 410–14. doi:10.1257/aer.p20171081.

———. 2017b. “The National Rise in Residential Segregation.” The Journal of Economic History 77 (1): 127–70. doi:10.1017/S0022050717000079.

———. 2017c. “Segregation and Mortality over Time and Space.” Social Science & Medicine, July. doi:10.1016/J.SOCSCIMED.2017.07.006.

Massey, Catherine G. 2017. “Playing with Matches: An Assessment of Accuracy in Linked Historical Data.” Historical Methods, 50(3): 129-43. doi:10.1080/01615440.2017.1288598.

Massey, Catherine G, and Amy O’Hara. 2014. “Person Matching in Historical Files Using the Census Bureau’s Person Validation System.” #2014-11. CARRA Working Paper Series. https://census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/working-papers/2014/adrm/carra-wp-2014-11.pdf.

Maurer, Stephan E., and Andrei V. Potlogea. 2017. “Male-Biased Demand Shocks and Women’s Labor Force Participation: Evidence from Large Oil Field Discoveries.” https://www.econstor.eu/handle/10419/168143.

Novak, Nicole L., Kate E. O’Connor, Natalie Lira, and Alexandra Minna Stern. 2016. “Ethnic Bias in California’s Eugenic Sterilization Program, 1920-1945.” 16–866. University of Michigan Population Studies Center Research Report. https://www.psc.isr.umich.edu/pubs/pdf/rr16-866.pdf.

Olivetti, Claudia, and M. Daniele Paserman. 2015. “In the Name of the Son (and the Daughter): Intergenerational Mobility in the United States, 1850–1940.” The American Economic Review 105 (8): 2695–2724. doi:10.1257/aer.20130821.

Olivetti, Claudia, M. Daniele Paserman, and Laura Salisbury. 2016. “Three-Generation Mobility in the United States, 1850-1940: The Role of Maternal and Paternal Grandparents.” 22094. NBER Working Paper. http://www.nber.org/papers/w22094.

Ornaghi, Arianna. 2016. “Civil Service Reforms: Evidence from US Police Departments.” http://www.eief.it/files/2017/01/02-jmp_ornaghi.pdf.

Pfeffer, Fabian T. 2014. “Multigenerational Approaches to Social Mobility. A Multifaceted Research Agenda.” Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 35: 1–12. doi:10.1016/j.rssm.2014.01.001.

Ruef, Martin, and Angelina Grigoryeva. 2017. “Jim Crow, Ethnic Economies, and Status Attainment: Occupational Mobility among U.S. Blacks, 1880-1940.” https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/e6ad/2a4806e5327db0ee7dd57295a0445a840cf6.pdf.

Ruggles, Steven. 2014. “Big Microdata for Population Research.” Demography 51 (1). NIH Public Access: 287–97. doi:10.1007/s13524-013-0240-2.

Schlichting, Kurt C. In Press. Manhattan’s Waterfront: 400 Years of Conflict and Change. Johns Hopkins University Press.

Schmick, Ethan, and Allison Shertzer. 2017. “The Impact of Early Investments in Urban School Systems in the United States.” http://www.pitt.edu/~ejs83/School Resources and Student Outcomes.pdf.

Shoag, D, and N Carollo. 2016. “The Causal Effect of Place: Evidence from Japanese-American Internment.” https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2798253.

Spielman, Seth E. 2017. “The Potential for Big Data to Improve Neighborhood-Level Census Data.” In Seeing Cities Through Big Data: Research, Methods and Applications in Urban Informatics, edited by Piyushimita (Vonu) Thakuriah, Nebiyou Tilahun, and Moira Zellner, 99–111. Cham: Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-40902-3_6.

Stecklov, Guy, and Joshua R Goldstein. 2016. “From Patrick to John F.: Ethnic Names and Occupational Duccess in the Last Era of Mass Migration.” American Sociological Review 81 (1): 85–106. doi:10.1177/0003122415621910.

Stuart, Bryan A., and Evan J. Taylor. 2016. “Social Interactions and Location Decisions: Evidence from U.S. Mass Migration.” Unpublished working paper.

Ward, Zachary. 2016. “There and Back (and Back) Again: Repeat Migration to the United States 1897–1936.” https://sites.google.com/site/zachaward/ThereandBackAgainMarch182016.pdf.

———. 2017a. “Birds of Passage: Return Migration, Self-Selection and Immigration Quotas.” Explorations in Economic History 64: 37–52. doi:10.1016/j.eeh.2016.09.002.

———. 2017b. “The Not-So-Hot Melting Pot: The Persistence of Outcomes for Descendants of the Age of Mass Migration.” https://sites.google.com/site/zachaward/Notsohot.pdf.


Akcigit, Ufuk, University of Chicago, “CAREER: Understanding Economic Growth: Firms, Inventors, and Ideas,” National Science Foundation (1654719).

Baker, Richard, The College of New Jersey, and Robert Margo, Boston University, “Race, Family Background, and Educational Attainment in the Early Twentieth-Century South,” Spencer Foundation.

Collins, William and Michael Moody, Vanderbilt University, “Doctoral Dissertation Research: School Quality and Occupational Mobility in US Economic History,” National Science Foundation (1426654).

Ferrie, Joseph P., National Bureau of Economic Research, “Constructing Life Course and Intergenerational Data through Census Data Linkages,” Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (R21 HD087914).

Fetter, Daniel and Lee Lockwood, National Bureau of Economic Research, “Retirement, Family Insurance, and Social Insurance: Evidence from the Great Depression and the Introduction of Social Security,” National Science Foundation (1628860).

Fishback, Price, University of Arizona, “Collaborative Research: The Great Depression, the New Deal, and the Origins of Modern State Government Fiscal Policies” National Science Foundation (1357744).

Fishback, Price and Erin McGuire, University of Arizona, “Doctoral Dissertation Research in Economics: Investigating the Impact of the Civilian Conservation Corps Program on Health and Human Capital,” National Science Foundation (1629321).

Groeger, Cristina, Harvard University, “Paths to Work: The Rise of Credentials in American Society, 1890-1940,” Spencer Foundation.

Guryan, Jonathan and Samuel Norris, Northwestern University, “Doctoral Dissertation Research: The Intergenerational Consequences of Incarceration,” National Science Foundation (1628126).

Hilger, Nathaniel, Brown University, “Estimating Intergenerational Mobility on Census Data,” Russell Sage Foundation.

Lleras-Muney, Adriana, National Bureau of Economic Research, “The Long Term Impact of Income Transfers during Childhood,” Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (R01 HD077227).

Logan, John R, Brown University, “GIS Mapping and Segregation Analyses of Full Population Data for 1940,” Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (R01 HD075785)

Logan, John R, Brown University, “Investigating and Extending Bayesian Methods for Small Area Estimation,” Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (R21 HD078762).

Manson, Steven (with Co-PIs), University of Minnesota, “National Historical Geographic Information System,” National Science Foundation (1324875).

Margo, Robert, National Bureau of Economic Research, “Intergenerational Processes and Aging of African-Americans,” Project #2 from “Early indicators, Intergenerational Processes, and Aging” (Dora Costa, PI), National Institute on Aging (P01 AG010120)

Ruggles, Steven, University of Minnesota, “Microdata for Analysis of Early Life Conditions, Health, and Population,” National Institute on Aging (R01 AG041831).

Ruggles, Steven and John Robert Warren, University of Minnesota, “Baseline Socioeconomic Microdata for Population and Health Research,” Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (R01 HD073967).

Sanders, Seth G., Duke University, “The Heterogeneous Effects of Education on Health and Productivity,” Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (R01 HD091134).

Warren, John Robert, University of Minnesota, “Linking 1940 U.S. Census Data to Five Modern Surveys of Health and Aging,” National Institute on Aging (R01 AG050300).