A comparative study of slave societies

Journal of Comparative Economics Vol/Iss. 1 Published In Pages: 25-49
By Pryor, Frederic L.


Wives' higher labor relative to husbands' and political concentration will be associated with the presence of slaves owned as economic capital (p. 34).


This model explains 25.93% of variability in the presence of slavery.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
multiple regressionSupportedp<.05b = .245 for relative work of wives; b = .165 for political concentrationUNKNOWN