History lessons: The end of American exceptionalism? Mobility in the United States since 1850

Joseph P. Ferrie*

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Abstract

This occasional feature will discuss episodes and events drawn from economic history that have lessons for current topics in policy and research. Responses to this column and suggestions for future columns should be sent to Kenneth Sokoloff, c/o Journal of Economics Perpectives, Department of Economics, University of California-Los Angeles, 405 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles, California 90095-1477.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)199-215
Number of pages17
JournalJournal of Economic Perspectives
Volume19
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics and Econometrics

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