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January 2014American Colonial Incomes, 1650-1774
with Peter H. Lindert: w19861
September 2012American Incomes 1774-1860
with Peter H. Lindert: w18396
July 2012The Spread of Manufacturing to the Poor Periphery 1870---2007
with Agustín S. Bénétrix, Kevin H. O'Rourke: w18221
July 2011American Incomes before and after the Revolution
with Peter H. Lindert: w17211

Peter H. Lindert and Jeffrey G. Williamson. “American Incomes before and after the Revolution”. Forthcoming Journal of Economic History. Earlier version: NBER working paper 17211 (2011; revised February 2013). citation courtesy of

February 2011Industrial Catching Up in the Poor Periphery 1870-1975
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September 2010When, Where, and Why? Early Industrialization in the Poor Periphery 1870-1940
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January 2010Latin American Growth-Inequality Trade-Offs: The Impact of Insurgence and Independence
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August 2009Five Centuries of Latin American Inequality
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Published: *“Five Centuries of Latin American Inequality,” Journal of Iberian and Latin American Economic History 28, 2 (September 2010): 227-252.

March 2009Vanishing Third World Emigrants?
with Timothy J. Hatton: w14785
Ottoman De-Industrialization 1800-1913: Assessing the Shock, Its Impact and the Response
with Sevket Pamuk: w14763
History without Evidence: Latin American Inequality since 1491
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February 2009Commodity Price Volatility and World Market Integration since 1700
with David S. Jacks, Kevin H. O'Rourke: w14748

Published: David S. Jacks & Kevin H. O'Rourke & Jeffrey G. Williamson, 2011. "Commodity Price Volatility and World Market Integration since 1700," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 93(3), pages 800-813, 01. citation courtesy of

January 2009Commodity Price Shocks and the Australian Economy since Federation
with Sambit Bhattacharyya: w14694

Published: Sambit Bhattacharyya & Jeffrey G. Williamson, 2011. "Commodity Price Shocks And The Australian Economy Since Federation," Australian Economic History Review, Wiley Blackwell Asia Pty Ltd and the Economic History Society of Australia and New Zealand, vol. 51(2), pages 150-177, 07. citation courtesy of

May 2008Was It Prices, Productivity or Policy? The Timing and Pace of Latin American Industrialization after 1870
with Aurora Gómez Galvarriato: w13990
March 2008Globalization and the Great Divergence: Terms of Trade Booms and Volatility in the Poor Periphery 1782-1913
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Published: Williamson, Jeffrey G., 2008. "Globalization and the Great Divergence: terms of trade booms, volatility and the poor periphery, 1782?1913," European Review of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 12(03), pages 355-391, December.

October 2007Measuring Ancient Inequality
with Branko Milanovic, Peter H. Lindert: w13550
April 2007Globalization, Growth and Distribution in Spain 1500-1913
with Joan R. Rosés, Kevin H. O'Rourke: w13055
October 2006Lost Decades: Lessons from Post-Independence Latin America for Today's Africa
with Robert H. Bates, John H. Coatsworth: w12610

Published: Bates, Robert H. & Coatsworth, John H. & Williamson, Jeffrey G., 2007. "Lost Decades: Postindependence Performance in Latin America and Africa," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 67(04), pages 917-943, December.

Poverty Traps, Distance, and Diversity: The Migration Connection
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Inequality and Schooling Responses to Globalization Forces: Lessons from History
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Published: Jeffrey G. Williamson, 2006. "Inequality and schooling responses to globalization forces: lessons from history," Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, pages 225-248.

August 2006What Determines Immigration's Impact? Comparing Two Global Centuries
with Timothy J. Hatton: w12414

Published: Hatton, Timothy and Jeffrey G. Williamson. "The Impact of Immigration: Comparing Two Global Eras." World Development 36, 3 (March 2008): 345-61.

June 2006Globalization, De-Industrialization and Mexican Exceptionalism 1750-1879
with Rafael Dobado González, Aurora Gómez Galvarriato: w12316

Published: Dobado Gonzalez, Rafael, Aurora Gomez Galvarriato, and Jeffrey G. Williamson. "Mexican Exceptionalism: Globalization and De-Industrialization, 1750-1877." Journal of Economic History 68, 3 (September 2008): 758-811.

December 2005A Dual Policy Paradox: Why Have Trade and Immigration Policies Always Differed in Labor-Scarce Economies
with Timothy J. Hatton: w11866

Published: Hatton, T., K. O’Rourke and A. Taylor (eds.). THE NEW COMPARATIVE ECONOMIC HISTORY. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2007.

Did Vasco da Gama Matter for European Markets? Testing Frederick Lane's Hypotheses Fifty Years Later
with Kevin H. O'Rourke: w11884

Published: O’Rourke, Kevin H. and Jeffrey G. Williamson. ”Did Vasco da Gama Matter to European Markets?” Economic History Review 62, 3 (August 2009): 655-84.

November 2005Mughal Decline, Climate Change, and Britain's Industrial Ascent: An Integrated Perspective on India's 18th and 19th Century Deindustrialization
with David Clingingsmith: w11730

Published: Clingingsmith, David and Jeffrey G. Williamson. ”De-Industrialization in 18th and 19th Century India: Mughal Decline, Climate Shocks and British Industrial Ascent.” Explorations in Economic History 45, 3 (July 2008): 209-234.

August 2004Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Policy in Europe
with Timothy J. Hatton: w10680

Published: F. Foders and R. J. Langhammer (eds.), LABOR MOBILITY AND THE WORLD ECONOMY (Heidelberg, Germany: Springer, 2006

July 2004The Impact of the Terms of Trade on Economic Development in the Periphery, 1870-1939: Volatility and Secular Change
with Christopher Blattman, Jason Hwang: w10600

Published: Blattman, Christopher, Jason Hwang and Jeffrey G. Williamson. “The Impact of the Terms of Trade on Economic Development in the Periphery, 1870-1939: Volatility and Secular Change.” Journal of Development Economics 82, 1 (January 2007): 156-179.

June 2004India's De-Industrialization Under British Rule: New Ideas, New Evidence
with David Clingingsmith: w10586
May 2004International Migration in the Long-Run: Positive Selection, Negative Selection and Policy
with Timothy J. Hatton: w10529

Published: Foders, Federico and Rolf J. Langhammer (eds.) Labor Mobility and the World Economy. Berlin and New York: Springer, 2006.

September 2003The Terms of Trade and Economic Growth in the Periphery 1870-1938
with Christopher Blattman, Jason Hwang: w9940
May 2003Globalization in Latin America Before 1940
with Luis Bertola: w9687

Published: Bulmer-Thomas, Victor, John H. Coatsworth, and Roberto Cortes Conde. The Cambridge Economic History of Latin America. Volume 2. The Long Twentieth Century. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006.

April 2003Was It Stolper-Samuelson, Infant Industry or Something Else? World Trade Tariffs 1789-1938
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March 2003Freight Rates and Productivity Gains in British Tramp Shipping 1869-1950
with Saif I. Shah Mohammed: w9531

Published: Mohammed, Saif I. and Jeffrey G. Williamson. "Freight Rates And Productivity Gains In British Tramp Shipping 1869-1950," Explorations in Economic History, 2004, v41(2,Apr), 172-203. citation courtesy of

January 2003Front matter, Globalization in Historical Perspective
with Michael D. Bordo, Alan M. Taylor
in Globalization in Historical Perspective, Michael D. Bordo, Alan M. Taylor and Jeffrey G. Williamson, editors
Introduction to "Globalization in Historical Perspective"
with Michael D. Bordo, Alan M. Taylor
in Globalization in Historical Perspective, Michael D. Bordo, Alan M. Taylor and Jeffrey G. Williamson, editors
Does Globalization Make the World More Unequal?
with Peter H. Lindert
in Globalization in Historical Perspective, Michael D. Bordo, Alan M. Taylor and Jeffrey G. Williamson, editors
December 2002Closed Jaguar, Open Dragon: Comparing Tariffs in Latin America and Asia before World War II
with Michael A. Clemens: w9401
September 2002What Fundamentals Drive World Migration?
with Timothy J. Hatton: w9159

Published: Borjas, G. and J. Crips (eds.) POVERTY, INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION AND ASYLUM. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave-Macmillan for WIDER: 2005.

Winners and Losers Over Two Centuries of Globalization
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Published: WIDER PERSPECTIVES ON GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.

Why Did the Tariff-Growth Correlation Reverse After 1950?
with Michael A. Clemens: w9181

Published: Clemens, Michael A. and Jeffrey G. Williamson. "Why Did The Tariff-Growth Correlation Change After 1950?," Journal of Economic Growth, 2004, v9(1,Mar), 5-46.

June 2002Where Do U.S. Immigrants Come From, and Why?
with Ximena Clark, Timothy J. Hatton: w8998
The Roots of Latin American Protectionism: Looking Before the Great Depression
with John H. Coatsworth: w8999

Published: Estevadeordal, A., D. Rodrik, A. Taylor and A. Velasco (eds.) INTEGRATING THE AMERICAS: FTAA AND BEYOND. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004.

May 2002From Malthus to Ohlin: Trade, Growth and Distribution Since 1500
with Kevin H. O'Rourke: w8955

Published:

  • O'Rourke, Kevin and Jeffrey G. Williamson “From Malthus to Ohlin: Trade, Growth and Distribution Since 1500." Journal of Economic Growth 10, 1 (January 2005): 5-34.
  • Brown, D. K. and R. M. Stern (eds.) THE WTO AND LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT (Elgar 2007).

September 2001A Tariff-Growth Paradox? Protection's Impact the World Around 1875-1997
with Michael A. Clemens: w8459
April 2001Does Globalization Make the World More Unequal?
with Peter H. Lindert: w8228

Published: Does Globalization Make the World More Unequal?, Peter H. Lindert, Jeffrey G. Williamson. in Globalization in Historical Perspective, Bordo, Taylor, and Williamson. 2003

March 2001After Columbus: Explaining the Global Trade Boom 1500-1800
with Kevin H. O'Rourke: w8186

Published: O'Rourke, Kevin H. and Jeffrey G. Williamson. "After Columbus: Explaining Europe's Overseas Trade Boom, 1500-1800," Journal of Economic History, 2002, v62(2,Jun), 417-456.

Terms of Trade Shocks and Economic Performance 1870-1940: Prebisch and Singer Revisited
with Yael S. Hadass: w8188

Published: Hadass, Yael S & Williamson, Jeffrey G, 2003. "Terms-of-Trade Shocks and Economic Performance, 1870-1940: Prebisch and Singer Revisited," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 51(3), pages 629-56, April. citation courtesy of

February 2001Demographic and Economic Pressure on Emigration Out of Africa
with Timothy J. Hatton: w8124

Published:

  • as "Out Of Africa? Using The Past To Project African Emigration Pressure In The Future," Review of International Economics, Vol. 10, no. 3 (August 2002): 556-573
  • Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 105, no. 3 (September 2003): 465-486 citation courtesy of

December 2000Where did British Foreign Capital Go? Fundamentals, Failures and the Lucas Paradox: 1870-1913
with Michael A. Clemens: w8028
July 2000Land, Labor and Globalization in the Pre-Industrial Third World
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Published: Williamson, Jeffrey G. "Land, Labor, And Globalization In The Third World, 1870-1940," Journal of Economic History, 2002, v62(1,Mar), 55-85.

April 2000When Did Globalization Begin?
with Kevin H. O'Rourke: w7632

Published: O Rourke, Kevin H. & Williamson, Jeffrey G., 2002. "When did globalisation begin?," European Review of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 6(01), pages 23-50, April. citation courtesy of

November 1999The Heckscher-Ohlin Model Between 1400 and 2000: When It Explained Factor Price Convergence, When It Did Not, and Why
with Kevin H. O'Rourke: w7411

Published: Findlay, R., L. Jonung and M. Lundahl (eds.) Bertil Ohlin: A Centennial Celebration 1899-1999. MIT Press, 2002.

July 1999Explaining Inequality the World Round: Cohort Size, Kuznets Curves, andOpenness
with Matthew Higgins: w7224

Published: Higgins, Matthew and Jeffrey G. Williamson. “Explaining Inequality the World Round: Cohort Size, Kuznets Curves, and Openness." Southeast Asian Studies 40, 3 (December 2002): 268-302.

May 1999Capital Goods Prices, Global Capital Markets and Accumulation: 1870-1950
with William J. Collins: w7145

Published: Collins, William J. and Jeffrey G. Williamson. "Capital-Goods Prices And Investment, 1879-1950," Journal of Economic History, 2001, v61(1,Mar), 59-94.

The Impact of Globalization on Pre-Industrial, Technologically Quiescent Economies
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Published: as "Land, Labor, and Globalization in the Third World, 1870-1940" The Journal of Economic History, Vol. 62, No. 1, Mar., 2002

February 1999The Impact of Globalization on Pre-Industrial, Technologically Quiescent Economies
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Capital Goods Prices, Global Capital Markets and Accumulation, 1870-1950
with William J. Collins: h0116

Published: Collins, William J. and Jeffrey G. Williamson. "Capital-Goods Prices And Investment, 1879-1950," Journal of Economic History, 2001, v61(1,Mar), 59-94.

November 1997Demographic Transitions and Economic Miracles in Emerging Asia
with David E. Bloom: w6268

Published: World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 12, no. 3 (September 1998): 419-455. citation courtesy of

October 1997Growth, Distribution and Demography: Some Lessons from History
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Published: Explorations in Economic History, Vol. 35, no. 3 (July 1998): 241-271. citation courtesy of

June 1997Were Trade and Factor Mobility Substitutes in History?
with William J. Collins, Kevin H. O'Rourke: w6059

Published: Migration: The Controversies and the Evidence, Faini, R., J. DeMelo and K. Zimmerman, eds., Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.

December 1996Racism, Xenophobia or Markets? The Political Economy of Immigration Policy Prior to the Thirties
with Ashley S. Timmer: w5867

Published: (Published as "Immigration Policy Prior to the Thirties: Labor Markets, Policy Interaction, and Globalization Backlash") Population and Development Review, Vol. 24, no. 4 (December 1998): 739-771.

November 1996Land, Labor and the Wage-Rental Ratio: Factor Price Convergence in the Late Nineteenth Century
with Kevin O'Rourke, Alan M. Taylor: h0046

Published: "Factor Price Convergence in the Late 19th Century," International Economic Review,, vol. 37., no. 3, pp, 499-530, August 1996.

May 1996Asian Demography and Foreign Capital Dependence
with Matthew Higgins: w5560

Published: Population and Development Review, Vol. 23, no. 2 (June 1997): 261-293.(Published as "Age Structure Dynamics in Asia and Dependence on Foreign Capital")

March 1996"Globalization and Inequality Past and Present"
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Published: World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 12, no. 2 (August 1997): 117-135. citation courtesy of

December 1995"Around the European Periphery 1870-1913: Globalization, Schooling and Growth"
with Kevin H. O'Rourke: w5392

Published: European Review of Economic History, Vol. 1, no. 2 (August 1997): 153-190. citation courtesy of

September 1995Globalization, Convergence and History
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Published: Journal of Economic History, vol. 56, no. 2 (June 1996): pp. 1-30

July 1995The Impact of Imigration on American Labor Markets Prior to the Quotas
with Timothy J. Hutton: w5185

Published: "Education, Globalization and Catch-Up: Scandinavia in the Swedish Mirror," Scandinavian Economic History Review, vol. XL111, no. 3 (1996): 287-309

May 1995Open Economy Forces and Late 19th Century Scandinavian Catch-Up
with Kevin O'Rourke: w5112

Published: "Open Economy Forces and Late 19th Century Swedish Catch-Up: A Quantitative Accounting," Scandinavian Economic History Review, vol. XLIII no. 2 (1995):pp. 171-203.

April 1994"Convergence in the Age of Mass Migration"
with Alan M. Taylor: w4711

Published: European review of economic history, vol. 1, no.1 (April 1997): 27-63. citation courtesy of

June 1993Late-Comers to Mass Emigration: The Latin Experience
with Timothy J. Hatton: h0047

Published: T. Hatton and J. Williamson, (eds.), Migration and the International Labor Markets 1850-1939, (Routledge 1994).

Mass Migration, Commodity Market Integration and Real Wage Convergence: The Late Nineteenth Century Atlantic Economy
with Kevin O'Rourke, Timothy J. Hatton: h0048

Published: T. Hatton and J. Williamson, (eds.), Migration and the Internationalal Labor Market 1850-1939, (Routledge 1994)

November 1992What Drove the Mass Migrations from Europe in the Late Nineteenth Century?
with Timothy J. Hatton: h0043

Published: Population and Development Review, vol. 20, no. 3 (Sept 1994): 1-27.

September 1992International Migration and World Development: A Historical Perspective
with Timothy J. Hatton: h0041

Published: "International Migration: 1850-1939: An Economic Survey," Migration and the International Labor Market 1850-1939, T. Hatton and J. Williamson, eds.(London: Routledge, 1994): 3-32.

June 1992Were Heckscher and Ohlin Right? Putting the Factor-Price-Equalization Theorem Back into History
with Kevin O'Rourke: h0037

Published: "Late 19th Century Anglo-American Factor Price Convergence: Were Heckscherand Ohlin Right?" Journal of Economic History, vol. 54, no. 4 (December 1994): 892-916

February 1992The Evolution of Global Labor Markets Since 1830 Background Evidence and Hypotheses
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Published: Explorations in Economic History, vol. 32, no. 2 (April 1995): 141-96

December 1991Capital Flows to the New World as an Intergenerational Transfer
with Alan M. Taylor: h0032

Published: Journal of Political Economy, Volume 102, No.2 (April 1994), pp.348-71

1980Long-Term Trends in American Wealth Inequality
with Peter H. Lindert
in Modeling the Distribution and Intergenerational Transmission of Wealth, James D. Smith, ed.

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