Supplementary Readings for October 20, Nineteenth
Century Labor Markets
Economics 210a, Fall 1999
Sanford Jacoby (1984), "The Development of Internal Labor
Markets in American Manufacturing Firms," in Paul Osterman
(ed.), Internal Labor Markets, Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press
Joshua Rosenbloom (1990), "One
Market or Many? Labor Market Integration in the Late-19th Century
United States," Journal of Economic History 50
Joshua Rosenbloom (1999), "Padrones, Employment Agencies,
and Labor Exchanges: Institutional Innovation in Late Nineteenth
Century Labor Markets," unpublished manuscript, University
William Sundstrom (1990), "Was
There a Golden Age of Flexible Wages? Evidence from Ohio Manufacturing,
1892-1910," Journal of Economic History 50, pp.309-320.
Steven Allen (1992), "Changes in the Cyclical Sensitivity
of Wages in the United States 1891-1987,' American Economic
Susan Carter and Elizabeth Savoca (1990), "Labor Mobility
and Lengthy Jobs in Nineteenth Century America," Journal
of Economic History 50.
Susan Carter and Elizabeth Savoca (1991), "Gender Differences
in learning and Earning in 19th Century America: The Role of
Expected Job and Career Attachment," Explorations in
Economic History 28.
Robert Gordon (1982), "Why U.S. Wage and Employment Behavior
Differs from That in Britain and japan," Economic Journal
Robert Hall (1972), "Turnover in the Labor Force,"
Brookings Papers 3.
Christopher Hanes (1993), "The Development of Nominal
Wage Rigidity in the Late 19th Century," American Economic
Timothy Hatton and Jeffrey Williamson (1991), "Wage Gaps
Between Farm and City: Michigan in the 1890s," Explorations
in Economic History 28.
Sanford Jacoby and S. Sharma (1992), "Employment Duration
and Industrial labor Mobility in the United States 1880-1980,"
Journal of Economic History 52.
John James (1994), "Job Tenure in the Gilded Age,"
in George Grantham and Mary MacKinnon (eds), Labour Market
Roger Ransom and Richard Sutch (1986), "The Labor of
Older Americans: Retirement on and Off the Job, 1870-1937,"
Journal of Economic History XLIV.
Joshua Rosenbloom (1996), "Was There a National Labor
Market at the End of the Nineteenth Century?" Journal
of Economic History 56.
Jeffrey Sachs (1980), "The changing Cyclical Behavior
of Wages and Prices 1890-1976," American Economic Review
William Sundstrom (1988), "Internal Labor Markets Before
World War I," Explorations in Economic History 25.
Gavin Wright (1986), Old South, New South: Revolutions
in the Southern Economy Since the Civil War (Norton).