‘Economic History Review’ Workshop – Living Standards: Measurements and Debates

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'Economic History Review' Workshop - Living Standards: Measurements and Debates
Date / time
25/09/2024, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The editors of the Economic History Review invite you to join a workshop on living standards. The workshop will discuss three recent papers and their implications for further research in the field:

 

How not to measure the standard of living: male wages, non-market production and household income in 19th century Europe
Joyce Burnette (Wabash University)
Published online: 22 March 2024   DOI: 10.1111/ehr.13339

Nominal wage patterns, monopsony, and labour market power in early modern England
Meredith Paker (Grinnell College), Judy Stephenson (UCL), and Patrick Wallis (LSE)
Published online: 14 April 2024   DOI: 10.1111/ehr.13346

Respectable standards of living: the alternative lens of maintenance costs, Britain 1270-1860
Jane Humphries (University of Oxford)
Published online: 11 June 2024   DOI: 10.1111/ehr.13357

 

Discussant: Sara Horrell

The workshop will include short presentations by the authors followed by comments from the discussants and then an open discussion.


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