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Capital in the Nineteenth Century$
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Robert E. Gallman and Paul W. Rhode

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780226633114

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2020

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226633251.001.0001

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Agriculture

Agriculture

Chapter:
(p.173) Chapter Seven Agriculture
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Capital in the Nineteenth Century
Author(s):

Robert E. Gallman

Paul W. Rhode

Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226633251.003.0007

This chapter focuses on Agriculture, detailing Gallman’s estimation of the current-price and constant-price (1860) values of the capital stock on a decadal basis from 1840 to 1900. It includes Buildings, Equipment, Animal Inventories, and Land Improvements. The chapters highlights the importance on land clearing activities in the growth of the US capital stock over the nineteenth century.

Keywords:   Capital Stock, Agriculture, Live Stock, Land Improvements, Regional Difference, Land Values

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