The boll weevil plague and its effect on the southern agricultural sector, 1889–1929

In the early 1890s, cotton fields in the American South were ravaged by the boll weevil. Using a model that controls for differences in the intensity of cotton production at the county level, we show how the boll weevil significantly changed southern agricultural labor arrangements and labor market...

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Volume: 65
Main Author: Ager, Philipp
Brueckner, Markus
Herz, Benedikt
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: SAN DIEGO Elsevier Inc 01.07.2017
ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE
Elsevier B.V
published in: Explorations in economic history Vol. 65; pp. 94 - 105
ORCID: 0000-0001-9830-9185
Data of publication: July 2017
ISSN: 0014-4983
1090-2457
EISSN: 1090-2457
Discipline: Economics
Agriculture
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