ECON 316-010 #4869
TOPICS IN THE ECONOMIC HISTORY OF THE U.S.
Spring 2010 (10S)
FROM THE CONSTITUTION TO 1907
405 Purnell, 831-1905
Office Hours: By Appointment
126 Alfred Lerner Hall
Gary M. Walton and Hugh Rockoff,
History of the American Economy
(Southwestern, 11th Edition,
2010). Additional materials listed are either on Sakai [SK] or accessible through the electronic library [EL].
I. The Early U.S. Republic: What was the Economic Impact of the U.S. Constitution?
: Walton and Rockoff, chapter 7 (all) and chapter 8, pp. 125-131.
The Constitution and the Transformation of Monetary Powers
: Farley Grubb, “The US Constitution and Monetary Powers: An Analysis of the 1787
Constitutional Convention and the Constitutional Transformation of the US Monetary System,”
Financial History Review
, 13, no. 1 (Apr. 2006), pp. 43-71. [EL]
The Constitution and the Creation of a Common or Integrated National Market
: Farley Grubb, “Testing for the Economic Impact of the U.S. Constitution: Purchasing Power
Parity across the Colonies versus across the States, 1748-1811,”
Journal of Economic History
, 70 (Mar.
Land Policy and the Financial Position of the New U.S. Federal Government
: (1) Farley Grubb, “The Net Worth of the U.S. Federal Government, 1784-1802,”
Economic Review—Papers of Proceedings
, 97 (May 2007), pp. 280-284. [EL jstor]
(2) Farley Grubb, “U.S. Land Policy: Founding Choices and Outcomes, 1781-1802,” in Douglas A. Irwin
and Richard Sylla, eds.,
(Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010). [SK]
Immigration and Servitude in the Early Republic: New Freedoms or Same Old Markets?
: Walton and Rockoff, chapter 11 (all) and chapter 18 (all).