Hoyt Bleakley

University of Michigan
Department of Economics
611 Tappan
218 Lorch Hall
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1220

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NBER Program Affiliations: DAE , DEV , LS
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: University of Michigan

NBER Working Papers and Publications

January 2018Longevity, Education, and Income: How Large is the Triangle?
October 2014Health, Education, and Income in the United States, 1820–2000
with Dora Costa, Adriana Lleras-Muney
in Human Capital in History: The American Record, Leah Platt Boustan, Carola Frydman, and Robert A. Margo, editors
October 2013Amidst Poverty and Prejudice: Black and Irish Civil War Veterans
with Louis Cain, Joseph Ferrie: w19605

Published: \Amidst Poverty and Prejudice: Black and Irish Civil War Veterans," in Institutions, Innovation, and Industrialization: Essays in Economic History and Development, Avner Greif, Lynne Keisling, John V.C. Nye (eds.), 2015, with Louis Cain and Joseph Ferrie. (Festschrift volume for Joel Mokyr.)

August 2013Shocking Behavior : Random Wealth in Antebellum Georgia and Human Capital Across Generations
with Joseph P. Ferrie: w19348

Published: Hoyt Bleakley & Joseph Ferrie, 2016. "Shocking Behavior: Random Wealth in Antebellum Georgia and Human Capital Across Generations," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol 131(3), pages 1455-1495. citation courtesy of

June 2013Up from Poverty? The 1832 Cherokee Land Lottery and the Long-run Distribution of Wealth
with Joseph P. Ferrie: w19175
Health, Education and Income in the United States, 1820-2000
with Dora Costa, Adriana Lleras-Muney: w19162
August 2010Portage: Path Dependence and Increasing Returns in U.S. History
with Jeffrey Lin: w16314

Published: \Portage and Path Dependence." Quarterly Journal of Economics , May 2012, pp 587-644, joint work with Je rey Lin.

April 2009Comment on "When Does Improving Health Raise GDP?"
in NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2008, Volume 23, Daron Acemoglu, Kenneth Rogoff and Michael Woodford, editors

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