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Census of Population and Housing, 1790-1950 [United States] Series

Investigator(s): U.S. Bureau of the Census

ICPSR's holdings of the historic Census data, Historical, Demographic, Economic, and Social Data: The United States, 1790-1970 (ICPSR 00003), include Census data for all the decennial years from 1790 to 1950 for counties and states, and one religious data file for the decennial year 1890. The series was developed by ICPSR and was supported by grants from the National Science Foundation. The data were collected from a variety of sources, including published and unpublished reports and computer-readable data collections prepared by the Census Bureau, the published federal decennial census reports, and data and reports from other agencies and private individuals. Included in this collection are also two datasets on economic conditions: farm land value and bank deposits, obtained from sources other than the U.S. Census Bureau.

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2016
Beck, E.M.,  Tolnay, Stewart E.,  Bailey, Amy Kate . Contested terrain: The state versus threatened lynch mob violence. American Journal of Sociology. 121, (6), 1856-1884.
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2016
Conroy, Tessa,  Weiler, Stephan . Does gender matter for job creation? Business ownership and employment growth. Small Business Economics.
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2016
Koudijs, Peter,  Salisbury, Laura . Bankruptcy and Investment: Evidence from Changes in Marital Property Laws in the U.S. South, 1840-1850. NBER Working Paper No. 21952. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research.
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2016
Lagerlöf, Nils-Petter . Born free. Journal of Development Economics. 121, 1-10.
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2015
Bailey, Martha J,  Goodman-Bacon, Andrew . The War on Poverty's Experiment in Public Medicine: Community Health Centers and the Mortality of Older Americans. American Economic Review. 105, (3), 1067-1104.
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2015
Biolsi, Christopher . Essays on State Dependence in the Government Spending Multiplier. Dissertation, University of Houston.
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2015
Edwards, Griffin,  Howe, Travis . A test of prohibition's effect on alcohol production and consumption using crop yields. Southern Economic Journal.
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2015
Eli, Shari . Income effects on health: Evidence from Union Army pensions. Journal of Economic History. 75, (2), 448-478.
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2015
Eli, Shari,  Salisbury, Laura . Patronage Politics and the Development of the Welfare State: Confederate Pensions in the American South. NBER Working Paper No. 20829. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research.
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2015
Frye, Dustin . Transportation Networks, Institutions, and Regional Inequality. Dissertation, University of Colorado at Boulder.
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