“Insufficient for the Support of a Family” - Wages on the Public Works During the Great Irish Famine

This paper presents a model of the money wage paid on the public works during the Irish Famine. The administrators are assumed to minimise a cost function that includes the divergence from the target as well as the increase compared to the wage that current information is available on. Estimation re...

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Volume: 35
Main Author: McGregor, Pat
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Economic and Social Studies 2004
published in: The Economic and Social Review Vol. 35; no. 2
Data of publication: 2004
Series: The Economic and Social Review
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc IDEAS
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