Overview

This dataset has financial records of New Orleans slave sales, 1856-1861. There are almost 16,000 sales recorded in this dataset.

Calomiris, Charles W., and Jonathan Pritchett. 2016. "Betting on Secession: Quantifying Political Events Surrounding Slavery and the Civil War." American Economic Review, 106(1): 1-23.

Metrics

Slavery Data File

Overall
Length: 9599 rows
Height: 4
Size: 6099.012 kilobytes
Indexes: 1
Atomics
Total Count: 21
Integers: 4 (19%)
Floats: 4 (19%)
Strings: 13 (62%)
Booleans: 0 (0%)
Longs: 0 (0%)
Null/None Values: 0 (0%)
Unknowns Types: 0 (0%)
Dictionaries
Total Count: 6
Average Branching Factor: 4
Levels: 3
Inconsistent Field Count: 0
Lists
Total Count: 1
Complex Lists: 1
Unions
Total Count: 0
Tags
Total Count: 8

Development: