Cornell University

George Boyer : Publications

Selected Publications

Books

An Economic History of the English Poor Law, 1750-1850 ; Cambridge University Press ; 1990, 1993

Articles or Chapters

Did Joseph Arch Raise Agricultural Wages? Rural Trade Unions and the Labour Market in Late-Nineteenth Century England (with Timothy J. Hatton) ; Economic History Review, 47, 2 ; 1994

"The Union Wage Effect in Late Nineteenth Century Britain," (with Timothy J. Hatton and Roy Bailey) ; Economica, 61, 4 ; 1994

"Malthus Was Right After All: Poor Relief and Birth Rates in Southeastern England," ; Journal of Political Economy, 97, 1 ; 1989

"What Did Unions Do in Nineteenth Century Britain?," ; Journal of Economic History, 48, 2 ; 1988

"The Historical Background of the Communist Manifesto," ; Journal of Economic Perspectives, 12, 4 ; Fall 1998

The Development of the Neoclassical Tradition in Labor Economics (with Robert S. Smith) ; Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 54, 2 ; 2001

"Migration and Labour Market Integration in Late Nineteenth-Century England and Wales," (with Timothy J. Hatton) ; Economic History Review, 50, 4 ; 1997

Working Papers

New Estimates of British Unemployment, 1870-1913 (with Timothy J. Hatton) ; Journal of Economic History ; Center for Economic Policy Research, Discussion Paper No. 2814