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Economic History: General


2014
w20023 Ran Abramitzky
Isabelle Sin

Book Translations as Idea Flows: The Effects of the Collapse of Communism on the Diffusion of Knowledge

w19955 Howard Bodenhorn
Timothy Guinnane
Thomas Mroz

Caveat Lector: Sample Selection in Historical Heights and the Interpretation of Early Industrializing Economies


2013
w19604 Daniel K. Fetter
The Home Front: Rent Control and the Rapid Wartime Increase in Home Ownership

w19580 Olivier Accominotti
Barry Eichengreen

The Mother of All Sudden Stops: Capital Flows and Reversals in Europe, 1919-32

w19292 Gary B. Gorton
Andrew Metrick

The Federal Reserve and Financial Regulation: The First Hundred Years

w19213 Dave Donaldson
Richard Hornbeck

Railroads and American Economic Growth: A “Market Access” Approach

w19203 Saumitra Jha
"Unfinished Business": Ethnic Complementarities and the Political Contagion of Peace and Conflict in Gujarat

w19052 Diego A. Comin
Martí Mestieri

Technology Diffusion: Measurement, Causes and Consequences

w18825 Edward L. Glaeser
A Nation Of Gamblers: Real Estate Speculation And American History


2012
w18631 Petra Moser
Patent Laws and Innovation: Evidence from Economic History

w18438 Stelios Michalopoulos
Alireza Naghavi
Giovanni Prarolo

Trade and Geography in the Origins and Spread of Islam

w18352 Assaf Razin
Steven Rosefielde

A Tale of Politically-Failing Single-Currency Area

w18236 Juan Moreno Cruz
M. Scott Taylor

Back to the Future of Green Powered Economies

w17871 Alan de Bromhead
Barry Eichengreen
Kevin H. O'Rourke

Right-Wing Political Extremism in the Great Depression

w17869 Nathan Nunn
Culture and the Historical Process


2011
w17665 Barry Eichengreen
International Policy Coordination: The Long View

w17640 Quamrul Ashraf
Oded Galor

Cultural Diversity, Geographical Isolation, and the Origin of the Wealth of Nations

w17184 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Divide and Rule or the Rule of the Divided? Evidence from Africa

w17166 Daniel K. Fetter
How Do Mortgage Subsidies Affect Home Ownership? Evidence from the Mid-century GI Bills

w17037 Quamrul Ashraf
Oded Galor

Dynamics and Stagnation in the Malthusian Epoch

w16678 Randall Morck
Bernard Yeung

Economics, History, and Causation


2010
w16617 Haelim M. Park
Gary Richardson

Retail Trade by Federal Reserve District, 1919 to 1939: A Statistical History

w16274 Robert A. Margo
The Economic History of the American Economic Review: A Century's Explosion of Economics Research

w16168 Rong Qian
Carmen M. Reinhart
Kenneth S. Rogoff

On Graduation from Default, Inflation and Banking Crisis: Elusive or Illusion?

w16103 Michael D. Bordo
Thomas F. Helbling

International Business Cycle Synchronization in Historical Perspective

w15699 Werner Troesken
The Elasticity of Demand With Respect to Product Failures; or Why the Market for Quack Medicines Flourished for More Than 150 Years

w15677 Jesús Fernández-Villaverde
Jeremy Greenwood
Nezih Guner

From Shame to Game in One Hundred Years: An Economic Model of the Rise in Premarital Sex and its De-Stigmatization

w15650 William N. Goetzmann
Frank Newman

Securitization in the 1920's


2009
w15596 John Landon-Lane
Hugh Rockoff
Richard H. Steckel

Droughts, Floods and Financial Distress in the United States

w15584 Michael D. Bordo
Harold James

The Great Depression Analogy

w15511 David Galenson
Innovators: Songwriters

w15440 Naomi R. Lamoreaux
Kenneth L. Sokoloff
Dhanoos Sutthiphisal

The Reorganization of Inventive Activity in the United States during the Early Twentieth Century

w15411 André C. Martínez Fritscher
Aldo Musacchio

Endowments, Fiscal Federalism, and the Cost of Capital for States: Evidence from Brazil, 1891-1930

w15319 Diego A. Comin
Bart Hobijn

The CHAT Dataset

w15128 Marc Flandreau
Juan H. Flores
Norbert Gaillard
Sebastián Nieto-Parra

The End of Gatekeeping: Underwriters and the Quality of Sovereign Bond Markets, 1815-2007

w15104 Filipe Campante
Edward L. Glaeser

Yet Another Tale of Two Cities: Buenos Aires and Chicago

w14899 Nathan Nunn
The Importance of History for Economic Development

w14783 Nathan Nunn
Leonard Wantchekon

The Slave Trade and the Origins of Mistrust in Africa

w14774 Camilo García-Jimeno
James A. Robinson

The Myth of the Frontier


2008
w14604 Peter Blair Henry
Conrad Miller

Institutions vs. Policies: A Tale of Two Islands

w14587 Carmen M. Reinhart
Kenneth S. Rogoff

Banking Crises: An Equal Opportunity Menace

w14536 Richard H. Steckel
Heights and Human Welfare: Recent Developments and New Directions

w14107 Dan Bogart
Gary Richardson

Making Property Productive: Reorganizing Rights to Real and Equitable Estates in Britain, 1660 to 1830

w14043 Shih-tse Lo
Dhanoos Sutthiphisal

Crossover Inventions And Knowledge Diffusion Of General Purpose Technologies? Evidence From The Electrical Technology

w13946 Carmen M. Reinhart
Kenneth S. Rogoff

The Forgotten History of Domestic Debt

w13882 Carmen M. Reinhart
Kenneth S. Rogoff

This Time is Different: A Panoramic View of Eight Centuries of Financial Crises

w13757 Gary Richardson
Dan Bogart

Institutional Adaptability and Economic Development: The Property Rights Revolution in Britain, 1700 to 1830


2007
w13692 Todd C. Neumann
Price V. Fishback
Shawn Kantor

The Dynamics of Relief Spending and the Private Urban Labor Market During the New Deal

w13605 Michael D. Bordo
Ali Dib
Lawrence Schembri

Canada's Pioneering Experience with a Flexible Exchange Rate in the 1950s:(Hard) Lessons Learned for Monetary Policy in a Small Open Economy

w13367 Nathan Nunn
The Long-Term Effects of Africa's Slave Trades

w13294 Petra Moser
Why Don't Inventors Patent?

w13225 Alvin E. Roth
Deferred Acceptance Algorithms: History, Theory, Practice, and Open Questions

w13208 Daron Acemoglu
María Angélica Bautista
Pablo Querubín
James A. Robinson

Economic and Political Inequality in Development: The Case of Cundinamarca, Colombia

w12993 Michael D. Bordo
Growing Up to Financial Stability


2006
w12795 Douglass C North
John Joseph Wallis
Barry R. Weingast

A Conceptual Framework for Interpreting Recorded Human History

w12717 Gary Richardson
Bank Distress during the Great Depression: The Illiquidity-Insolvency Debate Revisited

w12610 Robert H. Bates
John H. Coatsworth
Jeffrey G. Williamson

Lost Decades: Lessons from Post-Independence Latin America for Today's Africa

w12469 Dhanoos Sutthiphisal
Learning-by-Producing and the Geographic Links Between Invention and Production: Experience From the Second Industrial Revolution

w12045 Peter C. Mancall
Joshua Rosenbloom
Thomas Weiss

Exports and Slow Economic Growth in the Lower South Region, 1720-1800


2005
w11778 Robert J. Gordon
The 1920s and the 1990s in Mutual Reflection

w11502 Ross Levine
Law, Endowments, and Property Rights

w11470 Megan MacGarvie
Jeffrey L. Furman

Early Academis Science and the Birth of Industrial Research Laboratories in the U.S. Pharmaceutical Industry

w11427 Joseph P. Ferrie
Werner Troesken

Death and the City: Chicago's Mortality Transition, 1850-1925

w11398 Edward L. Glaeser
Urban Colossus: Why is New York America's Largest City?

w11397 John Joseph Wallis
Barry R. Weingast

Equilibrium Impotence: Why the States and Not the American National Government Financed Economic Development in the Antebellum Era

w11352 Michael W. Klein
Studying Texts: A Gemara of the Israeli Economy

w11324 Joseph P. Ferrie
The End of American Exceptionalism? Mobility in the U.S. Since 1850

w11117 J. Ernesto Lopez-Cordova
Christopher M. Meissner

The Globalization of Trade and Democracy, 1870-2000


2004
w10952 John Joseph Wallis
The Concept of Systematic Corruption in American Political and Economic History

w10778 Carol H. Shiue
Wolfgang Keller

Markets in China and Europe on the Eve of the Industrial Revolution

w10662 Robert J. Gordon
Two Centuries of Economic Growth: Europe Chasing the American Frontier

w10661 Robert J. Gordon
Why was Europe Left at the Station When America's Productivity Locomotive Departed?

w10610 William J. Collins
The Political Economy of Fair Housing Laws Prior to 1968

w10497 Barry Eichengreen
Global Imbalances and the Lessons of Bretton Woods

w10451 John Joseph Wallis
Constitutions, Corporations, and Corruption: American States and Constitutional Change

w10299 Richard H. Steckel
The Best of Times, the Worst of Times: Health and Nutrition in Pre-Columbian America

w10271 B. Zorina Khan
Does Copyright Piracy Pay? The Effects of U.S. International Copyright Laws on the Market for Books, 1790-1920


2003
w10108 Namsuk Kim
John Joseph Wallis

The Market for American State Government Bonds in Britain and the United States, 1830-1843

w9519 Richard H. Steckel
What Can Be Learned from Skeletons that Might Interest Economists, Historians and Other Social Scientists?


2002
w9227 Bruce Sacerdote
Slavery and the Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital

w9161 Jeffrey G. Williamson
Winners and Losers Over Two Centuries of Globalization

w9029 Naomi R. Lamoreaux
Daniel M.G. Raff
Peter Temin

Beyond Markets and Hierarchies: Toward a New Synthesis of American Business History

w9017 Naomi R. Lamoreaux
Kenneth L. Sokoloff

Intermediaries in the U.S. Market for Technology, 1870-1920


2001
h0136 John Joseph Wallis
The Property Tax as a Coordinating Device: Financing Indiana's Mammoth Internal Improvement System, 1835 to 1842

w8232 Sukkoo Kim
Markets and Multiunit Firms from an American Historical Perspective


1997
h0100 Kenneth L. Sokoloff
Viken Tchakerian

Manufacturing Where Agriculture Predominates: Evidence from the South and Midwest in 1860

h0098 Naomi R. Lamoreaux
Kenneth L. Sokoloff

Inventors, Firms, and the Market for Technology in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

w5938 Naomi R. Lamoreaux
Kenneth L. Sokoloff

Location and Technological Change in the American Glass Industry During the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

w5889 Katherine Baicker
Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz

A Distinctive System: Origins and Impact of U.S. Unemployment Compensation


1996
w5657 Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz

The Origins of Technology-Skill Complementarity


1995
w5202 Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz

The Decline of Non-Competing Groups: Changes in the Premium to Education, 1890 to 1940

h0071 Joseph P. Ferrie
A New Sample of Americans Linked from the 1850 Public Use Micro Sampleofthe Federal Census of Population to the1860 Federal Census Manuscript Sched.


1994
h0065 Claudia Goldin
Cliometrics and the Nobel


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