Sunday, November 14 / 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 247
Land Prices in the Antebellum Mississippi and Missouri Valleys

Chair: James Oberly, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Discussant: James Oberly, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

1. The Economic Effects of American Slavery, Redux: Tests at the BorderPaul Rhode, Economics--University of Michigan; Hoyt Bleakley, Economics, Univ. of Michigan.

2. Disposition of the Public Domain, 1785-1862: a Comparison of Federal and State Land SalesD. R. Kiewet, California Institute of Technology.

3. The Geography of Social ChangeStefania Marcassa, Cergy Paris Université; Alessandra Fogli, Minneapolis FRB.

4. Land Concentration and Long-Run Development in the Frontier United StatesCory Smith, University of Maryland.

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