Laura Salisbury

Department of Economics

Assistant Professor

Office: Vari Hall, 1092
Phone: (416)736-2100 Ext: 77051
Emaillsalisbu@yorku.ca
Primary websitesites.google.com/site/laurahsalisbury

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at York University. My research interests include economic history, labour economics, and applied microeconomics. More specifically, my research focuses on historical marriage markets, income mobility, and the characteristics and consequences of historical income support programs. I received my Ph.D. from Boston University in 2013.

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Degrees

PhD, Boston University

Appointments

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Selected Publications

"Women's Income and Marriage Markets in the United States: Evidence from the Civil War Pension," Journal of Economic History 77, no. 1 (2017), pp 1-38.
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"Patronage Politics and the Development of the Welfare State: Confederate Pensions in the American South" (with Shari Eli), Journal of Economic History 76, no. 4 (2016), pp 1078-1112.
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"Selective Migration, Wages, and Occupational Mobility in Nineteenth Century America," Explorations in Economic History, 53 (2014), pp 40-63.
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All Publications

Journal Articles

"Women's Income and Marriage Markets in the United States: Evidence from the Civil War Pension," Journal of Economic History 77, no. 1 (2017), pp 1-38.
[go to paper]

"Patronage Politics and the Development of the Welfare State: Confederate Pensions in the American South" (with Shari Eli), Journal of Economic History 76, no. 4 (2016), pp 1078-1112.
[go to paper]

"Selective Migration, Wages, and Occupational Mobility in Nineteenth Century America," Explorations in Economic History, 53 (2014), pp 40-63.
[go to paper]


I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at York University. My research interests include economic history, labour economics, and applied microeconomics. More specifically, my research focuses on historical marriage markets, income mobility, and the characteristics and consequences of historical income support programs. I received my Ph.D. from Boston University in 2013.

Degrees

PhD, Boston University

Appointments

Faculty of Graduate Studies

All Publications

Journal Articles

"Women's Income and Marriage Markets in the United States: Evidence from the Civil War Pension," Journal of Economic History 77, no. 1 (2017), pp 1-38.
[go to paper]

"Patronage Politics and the Development of the Welfare State: Confederate Pensions in the American South" (with Shari Eli), Journal of Economic History 76, no. 4 (2016), pp 1078-1112.
[go to paper]

"Selective Migration, Wages, and Occupational Mobility in Nineteenth Century America," Explorations in Economic History, 53 (2014), pp 40-63.
[go to paper]