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Was Domar Right? Serfdom and Factor Endowments in Bohemia

Klein, Alexander and Ogilvie, Sheilagh (2017) Was Domar Right? Serfdom and Factor Endowments in Bohemia. Discussion paper. University of Kent (KAR id:70478)

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Abstract

Do factor endowments explain serfdom? Domar (1970) conjectured that high land-labor ratios

quantitative analyses are lacking. Using the Acemoglu-Wolitzky (2011) framework and

11,349 Bohemian serf villages in 1757. The net effect of higher land-labor ratios was indeed

diminished as land-labor ratios rose. Controlling for other variables, factor endowments

fundamentals.

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion paper)
Additional information: KDPE 1717
Uncontrolled keywords: serfdom; land-labor ratio; institutions; labor coercion; rural-urban interaction
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Economics
Depositing User: Alexander Klein
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2018 10:18 UTC
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2020 04:18 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/70478 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Klein, Alexander: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9026-3389
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