The Economics of Emancipation

Professor Jenny Wahl argued that the institution of slavery was essentially an economic phenomenon. She used PowerPoint during her… read more

Professor Jenny Wahl argued that the institution of slavery was essentially an economic phenomenon. She used PowerPoint during her presentation and then responded to questions from members of the audience.

“Double Take: Abolition and the Size of Transferred Property Rights” was part of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society annual Spring Symposium “Emancipation During the Civil War,” which was held in the Congressional Auditorium in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Paul Finkelman Distinguished Professor Albany Law School->Law and Public Policy
  • Jenny Wahl Professor Carleton College->Economics Department

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Sep 3, 2011
Last Aired:
Sep 4, 2011

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  • Sep 03, 2011 | 5:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 03, 2011 | 9:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 04, 2011 | 10:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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