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C. Hoyt Bleakley

Research Associate Professor, Population Studies Center.

NIA Training Faculty, Population Studies Center.

Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Economics.

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dr. Bleakley's research interests include economic history, development, labor, and international macroeconomics.

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Journal Articles

Bleakley, C. Hoyt, and Sok Chul Hong. 2017. "Adapting to the Weather: Lessons from U.S. History." The Journal of Economic History, 77(3): 756-795. PMCID: PMC5617122. DOI. Abstract.

Bleakley, C. Hoyt, and Joseph Ferrie. 2016. "Shocking Behavior: Random Wealth in Antebellum Georgia and Human Capital Across Generations." The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 131(3): 1455-1495. DOI. Abstract.

Bleakley, C. Hoyt, and Jeffrey Lin. 2015. "History and the Sizes of Cities." American Economic Review, 105(5): 558-563. DOI. Abstract.

Bleakley, C. Hoyt, and Jeffrey Lin. 2012. "Thick-Market Effects and Churning in the Labor Market: Evidence from U.S. Cities." Journal of Urban Economics, 72(2-3): 87-103. PMCID: PMC3771360. DOI. Abstract.

Bleakley, C. Hoyt, and Jeffrey Lin. 2012. "Portage and Path Dependence." Quarterly Journal of Economics, 127(2): 587-644. PMCID: PMC3738199. DOI. Abstract.

Bleakley, C. Hoyt. 2010. "Health, Human Capital, and Development." Annual Review of Economics, 2: 283-310. PMCID: PMC3800109. DOI. Abstract.

Bleakley, C. Hoyt. 2010. "Malaria in the Americas: A Retrospective Analysis of Childhood Exposure." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2(2). PMCID: PMC3810960. DOI. Abstract.

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Current PSC Trainees:

Hannah Marie Bolder, Joshua Greenberg, Mike Mei.