University of California, Riverside


Susan B. Carter

Susan Carter

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4101 Sproul Hall
Phone: (951) 827-1589
Fax: (951) 827-5685


  • Ph.D., Stanford University, Economics
  • M.A., Stanford University, Economics
  • B.S., New York University, Economics


  • Economic History of the Labor Market
  • History of the Chinese Restaurant in America


  • Historical Statistics of the United States, Millennial Edition.  New York:  Cambridge University Press, 2006.  Five Volumes.  Edited with Scott S. Gartner, Michael R. Haines, Alan L. Olmstead, Richard Sutch, and Gavin Wright.
  • Susan B. Carter, Roger L. Ransom, and Richard Sutch. “Family Matters: The Life-Cycle Transition and the Unparalleled Antebellum American Fertility Decline." In Timothy W. Guinnane, William A. Sundstrom, and Warren Whatley, editors, History Matters: Essays on Economic Growth, Technology, and Demographic Change.  Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2003, pp. 271-327.
  • Susan B. Carter and Richard Sutch, “Historical Perspectives on the Economic Consequences of Immigration into the United States,” in Joshua DeWind, Charles Hirschman, and Philip Kasinitz, eds., Handbook of International Migration:  The American Experience. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1999, pp. 319-341.

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Department of Economics
4128 Sproul Hall

Tel: (951) 827-3266
Fax: (951) 827-5685