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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|Data of publication:||2017|
Ager , P , Brueckner , M & Herz , B 2017 , ' The boll weevil plague and its effect on the southern agricultural sector, 1889–1929 ' , Explorations in Economic History , vol. 65 , pp. 94-105 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eeh.2016.07.005
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|Database:||University of Southern Denmark PURE
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