CURRENT WORKING PAPERS
Job Decentralization and Postwar Suburbanization (with L. Boustan), forthcoming in G. Burtless and J. Pack, eds. Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs 2009.
Railroads and the Rise of the Factory: Evidence for the United States, 1850-1870 (with J. Atack and M. Haines), forthcoming in P. Rhode, J. Rosenbloom,
D. Weiman, eds. Economic Evolution and Revolutions in Historical Time (Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press).
Did Railroads Induce or Follow Economic Growth? Urbanization and Population Growth in the American Midwest, 1850-1860 (with J. Atack, F. Bateman, and M. Haines), forthcoming in
Social Science History.
SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS
The Impact of the Civil War on Capital Intensity and Labor Productivity in Southern Manufacturing (with W. Hutchinson) in Explorations in Economic History 43 (October 2006): 689-704.
The Economic Aftermath of the 1960s Riots: Evidence from Property Values (with W. Collins) in Journal of Economic History 67 (December 2007): 849-883.
Steam Power, Establishment Size, and Labor Productivity Growth in Nineteenth Century American Manufacturing (with J. Atack and F. Bateman) in Explorations in Economic History 45 (April 2008): 185-198.
Race, Segregation, and Postal Employment: New Evidence on Spatial Mismatch (with L. Boustan), in Journal of Urban Economics 65 (January 2009): 1-10.