Joyce Burnette
Professor of Economics
Wabash College
Crawfordsville, Indiana

Office Address:

Department of Economics
Wabash College
Crawfordsville, IN 47933
USA
(765) 361-6073
burnettj@wabash.edu

Vita

Vita Burnette

Working Papers

"Estimating Historical Wage Profiles" with Maria Stanfors EstimatingProfiles.pdf

"The Emergence of Wage Discrimination in US Manufacturing"
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-11-18 Download from SSRN

Book

Gender, Work and Wages in Industrial Revolution Britain, Cambridge University Press, 2008
Winner of the Economic History Society's First Monograph Prize
Go to Cambridge University Press

Reviews:
Tim Hatton http://eh.net/bookreviews/library/1380
Amy M. Froide, Claudia Goldin, Jane Humphries, and Pamela Sharpe, Social Science History, Winter 2009, 33:459-504

Published Papers

"The Seasonality of English Agricultural Employment: Evidence from Farm Accounts, 1740-1850," in Richard Hoyle, ed., The Farmer in England, 1650-1980, Ashgate: 2013.

"The Changing Economic Roles of Women," in Robert Whaples and Randall E. Parker, eds., Routledge Handbook of Modern Economic History, Routledge, 2013, pp. 306–315.

with Maria Stanfors, "Was there a Family Gap in Late Nineteenth-Century Manufacturing? Evidence from Sweden," The History of the Family, 2012, 17:51-76.

"Child Day-Labourers in Agriculture: Evidence from Farm Accounts, 1740-1850" Economic History Review, 2012, 65:1077-99.

“Married with Children: The Family Status of Female Agricultural Labourers at Two Southwestern Farms in the 1830s and 1840s,” Agricultural History Review, 2007, 55:75–94.

“ How Skilled Were Agricultural Labourers in the Early Nineteenth Century?” Economic History Review, 2006, LIX:688-716.

"The Wages and Employment of Female Day-labourers in English Agriculture, 1740-1850" Economic History Review, LVII(Nov. 2004):664-690

“Labourers at the Oakes: Changes in the Demand for Female Day-Laborers at a Farm near Sheffield During the Agricultural Revolution,” Journal of Economic History, 59 (March 1999):41-67

“An Investigation of the Male-Female Wage Gap in Industrial Revolution Britain,” Economic History Review, L (May 1997):257-281

“Testing for Occupational Crowding in Eighteenth-Century British Agriculture,” Explorations in Economic History, 33 (July 1996):319-345

Links to Web Publications

eh.net Encyclopedia, "Women Workers - British Industrial Revolution"
www.eh.net/encyclopedia/burnette.women.workers.britian.php

Data Page

This page contains data on the wages and employment of male and female day laborers at English Farms, 1740-1850.

Course Material

Data Assignments for Courses

Course Syllabi

Game Theory Spring 2014

Principles of Economics Spring 2014

The Great Depression Fall 2013

Labor Economics Spring 2013

Economic and Political Development Fall 2012

Senior Seminar: Labor Market Discrimination Fall 2011