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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

NBER Papers in JEL Code N0: General

2017
w23196 Jacob Moscona
Nathan Nunn
James A. Robinson

Keeping It in the Family: Lineage Organization and the Scope of Trust in Sub-Saharan Africa
2016
w22964 Juan Moreno-Cruz
M. Scott Taylor

An Energy-centric Theory of Agglomeration
w22896 Peter H. Lindert
Purchasing Power Disparity before 1914
w22239 Lee E. Ohanian
The Great Recession in the Shadow of the Great Depression: A Review Essay on "Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, The Great Recession and the Uses and Misuses Of History"
w21964 Petra Moser
Patents and Innovation in Economic History
2015
w21805 Carmen M. Reinhart
Christoph Trebesch

The International Monetary Fund: 70 Years of Reinvention
w21636 Ran Abramitzky
Economics and the Modern Economic Historian
w21572 Qian Lu
John Wallis

Banks, Politics, and Political Parties: From Partisan Banking to Open Access in Early Massachusetts
w21536 Dan Bogart
The East Indian Monopoly and the Transition from Limited Access in England, 1600-1813
w21373 Mark Dincecco
Ugo Troiano

Broadening the State: Policy Responses to the Introduction of the Income Tax
w21335 David Le Bris
William N. Goetzmann
Sébastien Pouget

The Development of Corporate Governance in Toulouse: 1372-1946
w21217 Nathaniel G. Hilger
The Great Escape: Intergenerational Mobility in the United States Since 1940
w21195 Eric Hilt
Corporation Law and the Shift toward Open Access in the Antebellum United States
w21105 Roland Bénabou
Davide Ticchi
Andrea Vindigni

Forbidden Fruits: The Political Economy of Science, Religion, and Growth
w20829 Shari Eli
Laura Salisbury

Patronage Politics and the Development of the Welfare State: Confederate Pensions in the American South
w20837 Howard Bodenhorn
Prison Crowding, Recidivism, and Early Release in Early Rhode Island
2014
w20577 Carmen M. Reinhart
Christoph Trebesch

A Distant Mirror of Debt, Default, and Relief
w20459 Asaf Bernstein
Eric Hughson
Marc D. Weidenmier

Counterparty Risk and the Establishment of the New York Stock Exchange Clearinghouse
w20440 William Goetzmann
Elena Mamonova
Christophe Spaenjers

The Economics of Aesthetics and Three Centuries of Art Price Records
w20279 Brian Beach
Joseph Ferrie
Martin Saavedra
Werner Troesken

Typhoid Fever, Water Quality, and Human Capital Formation
w20177 Bernard Harris
Roderick Floud
Sok Chul Hong

Food for Thought: Comparing Estimates of Food Availability in England and Wales, 1700-1914
w20107 Peter Temin
Economic History and Economic Development: New Economic History in Retrospect and Prospect
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
w17869 Nathan Nunn
Culture and the Historical Process
w17871 Alan de Bromhead
Barry Eichengreen
Kevin H. O'Rourke

Right-Wing Political Extremism in the Great Depression
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
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
w11398 Edward L. Glaeser
Urban Colossus: Why is New York America's Largest City?
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
w10661 Robert J. Gordon
Why was Europe Left at the Station When America's Productivity Locomotive Departed?
w10662 Robert J. Gordon
Two Centuries of Economic Growth: Europe Chasing the American Frontier
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
h0098 Naomi R. Lamoreaux
Kenneth L. Sokoloff

Inventors, Firms, and the Market for Technology in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
h0100 Kenneth L. Sokoloff
Viken Tchakerian

Manufacturing Where Agriculture Predominates: Evidence from the South and Midwest in 1860
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
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.
w5202 Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz

The Decline of Non-Competing Groups: Changes in the Premium to Education, 1890 to 1940
1994
h0065 Claudia Goldin
Cliometrics and the Nobel

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