Archive | January, 2017

Were Wages That Low? Strasbourg Wages and Welfare Ratios Before 1775

I have a new working paper available, which I have submitted to a journal for publication. It is a note concerning the measurement of living standards in Strasbourg during the 17th and 18th century. I argue that the wage series used for that region underestimate the true level of wages and make it appear to […]

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