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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Economic History: Government, War, Law, International Relations, and Regulation


2014
w20544 Eric Hilt
Carola Frydman

Investment Banks as Corporate Monitors in the Early 20th Century United States

w20524 Farley Grubb
Jim Celia

Non-Legal-Tender Paper Money: The Structure and Performance of Maryland’s Bills of Credit, 1767-1775

w20481 Timothy W. Guinnane
Ron Harris
Naomi R. Lamoreaux

Contractual Freedom and the Evolution of Corporate Control in Britain, 1862 to 1929

w20258 Stephen Chaudoin
Zachary Peskowitz
Christopher Stanton

Beyond Zeroes and Ones: The Intensity and Dynamics of Civil Conflict

w20231 Naomi R. Lamoreaux
Revisiting American Exceptionalism: Democracy and the Regulation of Corporate Governance in Nineteenth-Century Pennsylvania

w20150 Nico Voigtlaender
Hans-Joachim Voth

Highway to Hitler

w20108 Allison Shertzer
Tate Twinam
Randall P. Walsh

Race, Ethnicity, and Discriminatory Zoning

w20064 Daron Acemoglu
Simon Johnson

Disease and Development: A Reply to Bloom, Canning, and Fink

w20029 Aldo Musacchio
Andre Martinez
Martina Viarengo

Colonial Institutions, Commodity Booms, and the Diffusion of Elementary Education in Brazil, 1889-1930

w19903 Farley Grubb
A New Approach to Solving the Colonial Monetary Puzzle: Evidence from New Jersey, 1709-1775


2013
w19690 Tomas Cvrcek
Miroslav Zajicek

School, what is it good for? Useful Human Capital and the History of Public Education in Central Europe

w19625 Charles W. Calomiris
Jonathan Pritchett

Betting on Secession: Quantifying Political Events Surrounding Slavery and the Civil War

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

w19577 Farley Grubb
The Continental Dollar: How the American Revolution was Financed with Paper Money—Initial Design and Ideal Performance

w19266 Eli Berman
Joseph Felter
Ethan Kapstein
Erin Troland

Predation, Taxation, Investment and Violence: Evidence from the Philippines

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

w19201 Shanker Satyanath
Nico Voigtlaender
Hans-Joachim Voth

Bowling for Fascism: Social Capital and the Rise of the Nazi Party

w19122 Enrico Spolaore
What is European Integration Really About? A Political Guide for Economists

w18813 Nico Voigtländer
Hans-Joachim Voth

Married to Intolerance: Attitudes towards Intermarriage in Germany, 1900-2006

w18674 Eli Berman
Joseph Felter
Jacob N. Shapiro
Erin Troland

Modest, Secure and Informed: Successful Development in Conflict Zones

w18713 Stephen H. Haber
Aldo Musacchio

These Are the Good Old Days: Foreign Entry and the Mexican Banking System


2012
w18566 Leander Heldring
James A. Robinson

Colonialism and Economic Development in Africa

w18500 Shawn Kantor
Price V. Fishback
John Joseph Wallis

Did the New Deal Solidify the 1932 Democratic Realignment?

w18375 Eli Berman
Joseph Felter
Ethan Kapstein
Erin Troland

Predation, Economic Activity and Violence: Evidence from the Philippines

w18363 Gerardo della Paolera
Alan M. Taylor

Sovereign Debt in Latin America, 1820–1913

w18271 Price V. Fishback
John Joseph Wallis

What Was New About the New Deal?

w18227 Ryan D. Edwards
Overseas Deployment, Combat Exposure, and Well-Being in the 2010 National Survey of Veterans

w18164 Matthew Gentzkow
Nathan Petek
Jesse M. Shapiro
Michael Sinkinson

Do Newspapers Serve the State? Incumbent Party Influence on the US Press, 1869-1928

w18099 Farley Grubb
Chronic Specie Scarcity and Efficient Barter: The Problem of Maintaining an Outside Money Supply in British Colonial America

w17997 Farley Grubb
Is Paper Money Just Paper Money? Experimentation and Local Variation in the Fiat Paper Monies Issued by the Colonial Governments of British North America, 1690-1775: Part I

w17860 Christina D. Romer
David H. Romer

The Incentive Effects of Marginal Tax Rates: Evidence from the Interwar Era


2011
w17620 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

The Long-Run Effects of the Scramble for Africa

w17276 Farley Grubb
The Continental Dollar: Initial Design, Ideal Performance, and the Credibility of Congressional Commitment

w17209 Farley Grubb
State Redemption of the Continental Dollar, 1779-1790

w17206 Steven C.A. Pincus
James A. Robinson

What Really Happened During the Glorious Revolution?

w17147 Eric Hilt
Jacqueline Valentine

Democratic Dividends: Stockholding, Wealth and Politics in New York, 1791-1826

w17051 Suresh Naidu
Noam Yuchtman

Coercive Contract Enforcement: Law and the Labor Market in 19th Century Industrial Britain

w16689 Howard Bodenhorn
Partnership fragility and credit costs


2010
w16561 Price V. Fishback
Valentina Kachanovskaya

In Search of the Multiplier for Federal Spending in the States During the Great Depression

w16550 Wolfgang Keller
Ben Li
Carol H. Shiue

China’s Foreign Trade: Perspectives From the Past 150 Years

w16461 Edward Miguel
Shanker Satyanath

Understanding Transitory Rainfall Shocks, Economic Growth and Civil Conflict

w16440 Marshall Burke
John Dykema
David Lobell
Edward Miguel
Shanker Satyanath

Climate and Civil War: Is the Relationship Robust?

w16380 Robert J. Gordon
Robert Krenn

The End of the Great Depression 1939-41: Policy Contributions and Fiscal Multipliers

w16361 Xin Meng
Nancy Qian
Pierre Yared

The Institutional Causes of China's Great Famine, 1959-61

w16355 Richard Sutch
The Unexpected Long-Run Impact of the Minimum Wage: An Educational Cascade

w16108 Ryan D. Edwards
U.S. War Costs: Two Parts Temporary, One Part Permanent

w15824 Price V. Fishback
Alfonso Flores-Lagunes
William Horrace
Shawn E. Kantor
Jaret Treber

The Influence of the Home Owners’ Loan Corporation on Housing Markets During the 1930s

w15697 Daniel Bogart
Gary Richardson

Property Rights and Parliament in Industrializing Britain

w15696 Price V. Fishback
Samuel Allen
Jonathan Fox
Brendan Livingston

A Patchwork Safety Net: A Survey of Cliometric Studies of Income Maintenance Programs in the United States in the First Half of the Twentieth Century


2009
w15598 Petra Moser
Alessandra Voena

Compulsory Licensing - Evidence from the Trading with the Enemy Act

w15475 Alan M. Taylor
The Global 1970s and the Echo of the Great Depression

w15378 Daron Acemoglu
Davide Ticchi
Andrea Vindigni

Persistence of Civil Wars

w15374 Michael Huberman
Christopher M. Meissner

Riding the Wave of Trade: Explaining the Rise of Labor Regulation in the Golden Age of Globalization

w15360 Klaus Desmet
Ignacio Ortuño-Ortín
Romain Wacziarg

The Political Economy of Ethnolinguistic Cleavages

w15264 Lee J. Alston
Edwyna Harris
Bernardo Mueller

De Facto and De Jure Property Rights: Land Settlement and Land Conflict on the Australian, Brazilian and U.S. Frontiers

w15209 Lee J. Alston
Andrés A. Gallo

Electoral Fraud, the Rise of Peron and Demise of Checks and Balances in Argentina

w15061 Ryan L. Lampe
Petra Moser

Do Patent Pools Encourage Innovation? Evidence from the 19th-Century Sewing Machine Industry

w15055 Joshua L. Rosenbloom
William A. Sundstrom

Labor-Market Regimes in U.S. Economic History

w15028 Farley Grubb
Land Policy: Founding Choices and Outcomes, 1781-1802

w14918 Nathan Nunn
Diego Puga

Ruggedness: The Blessing of Bad Geography in Africa

w14745 Chulhee Lee
Socioeconomic Differences in the Health of Black Union Army Soldiers


2008
w14393 Dan Bogart
Gary Richardson

Estate Acts, 1600 to 1830: A New Source for British History

w14360 Alexander Dyck
David Moss
Luigi Zingales

Media versus Special Interests

w14298 Noel Maurer
Lakshmi Iyer

The Cost of Property Rights: Establishing Institutions on the Philippine Frontier Under American Rule, 1898-1918

w14283 Howard Bodenhorn
Criminal Sentencing in Nineteenth Century Pennsylvania

w14267 Farley Grubb
The Distribution of Congressional Spending During the American Revolution, 1775-1780: The Problem of Geographic Balance

w14167 Price V. Fishback
Rebecca Holmes
Samuel Allen

Lifting the Curse of Dimensionality: Measures of the Labor Legislation Climate in the States During the Progressive Era

w14107 Dan Bogart
Gary Richardson

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

w14003 Petra Moser
An Empirical Test of Taste-based Discrimination Changes in Ethnic Preferences and their Effect on Admissions to the NYSE during World War I

w13974 Farley Grubb
Creating Maryland's Paper Money Economy, 1720-1739: The Role of Power, Print, and Markets

w13930 Gary Richardson
Brand Names Before the Industrial Revolution

w13915 Daron Acemoglu
Davide Ticchi
Andrea Vindigni

A Theory of Military Dictatorships

w13836 Farley Grubb
Testing for the Economic Impact of the U.S. Constitution: Purchasing Power Parity across the Colonies versus across the States, 1748-1811

w13765 Kris James Mitchener
Marc Weidenmier

Trade and Empire

w13757 Gary Richardson
Dan Bogart

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


2007
w13695 Woong Lee
Private Deception and the Rise of Public Employment Offices in the United States, 1890 - 1930

w13642 Gary D. Libecap
Open-Access Losses and Delay in the Assignment of Property Rights

w13458 Michael Greenstone
Is the "Surge" Working? Some New Facts

w13431 Sukkoo Kim
Institutions and U.S. Regional Development: A Study of Massachusetts and Virginia

w13418 Hugh Rockoff
Keep on Scrapping: The Salvage Drives of World War II

w13223 Sung Won Kang
Hugh Rockoff

After Johnny Came Marching Home: The Political Economy of Veterans' Benefits in the Nineteenth Century

w13122 Ernesto Dal Bó
Pedro Dal Bó
Jason Snyder

Political Dynasties

w13109 Timothy Guinnane
Ron Harris
Naomi R. Lamoreaux
Jean-Laurent Rosenthal

Putting the Corporation in its Place

w12825 Ryan S. Johnson
Shawn Kantor
Price V. Fishback

Striking at the Roots of Crime: The Impact of Social Welfare Spending on Crime During the Great Depression


2006
w12801 Joseph Cullen
Price V. Fishback

Did Big Government's Largesse Help the Locals? The Implications of WWII Spending for Local Economic Activity, 1939-1958

w12795 Douglass C North
John Joseph Wallis
Barry R. Weingast

A Conceptual Framework for Interpreting Recorded Human History

w12613 Shilpi Kapur
Sukkoo Kim

British Colonial Institutions and Economic Development in India

w12226 Joshua Aizenman
Ilan Noy

Prizes for Basic Research -- Human Capital, Economic Might and the Shadow of History

w12137 Filippo Occhino
Kim Oosterlinck
Eugene N. White

How Occupied France Financed Its Own Exploitation in World War II

w12108 Daron Acemoglu
James A. Robinson

Persistence of Power, Elites and Institutions

w11940 Daron Acemoglu
Modeling Inefficient Institutions

w11927 Zeynep Hansen
Marc T. Law

The Political Economy of "Truth-in-Advertising" Regulation During the Progressive Era


2005
w11908 Lee J. Alston
Jeffery A. Jenkins
Tomas Nonnenmacher

Who Should Govern Congress? Access to Power and the Salary Grab of 1873

w11565 Reuven Glick
Alan M. Taylor

Collateral Damage: Trade Disruption and the Economic Impact of War

w11472 Kris James Mitchener
Marc D. Weidenmier

Supersanctions and Sovereign Debt Repayment

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

w11377 Jonathan Gruber
Religious Market Structure, Religious Participation, and Outcomes: Is Religion Good for You?

w11355 Jeffrey A. Miron
Chris Feige

The Opium Wars, Opium Legalization, and Opium Consumption in China

w11332 Jonathan Gruber
Daniel M. Hungerman

Faith-Based Charity and Crowd Out during the Great Depression

w11096 David Cutler
Grant Miller

Water, Water, Everywhere: Municipal Finance and Water Supply in American Cities

w11080 John Joseph Wallis
Price Fishback
Shawn Kantor

Politics, Relief, and Reform: The Transformation of America's Social Welfare System during the New Deal

w11058 Price Fishback
The Irony of Reform: Did Large Employers Subvert Workplace Safety Reform, 1869 to 1930?


2004
w10984 Marc T. Law
Gary D. Libecap

The Determinants of Progressive Era Reform: The Pure Food and Drugs Act of 1906

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

w10900 Naomi Lamoreaux
Jean-Laurent Rosenthal

Corporate Governance and the Plight of Minority Shareholders in the United States Before the Great Depression

w10791 Matthew Gentzkow
Edward L. Glaeser
Claudia Goldin

The Rise of the Fourth Estate: How Newspapers Became Informative and Why It Mattered

w10775 Edward L. Glaeser
Claudia Goldin

Corruption and Reform: An Introduction

w10753 John Joseph Wallis
Richard E. Sylla
Arthur Grinath III

Sovereign Debt and Repudiation: The Emerging-Market Debt Crisis in the U.S. States, 1839-1843

w10654 Howard Bodenhorn
Free Banking and Bank Entry in Nineteenth-Century New York

w10580 Hugh Rockoff
Until it's Over, Over There: The U.S. Economy in World War I

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

w10346 B. Zorina Khan
Technological Innovations and Endogenous Changes in U.S. Legal Institutions, 1790-1920

w10288 Naomi R. Lamoreaux
Jean-Laurent Rosenthal

Legal Regime and Business's Organizational Choice: A Comparison of France and the United States


2003
w9990 Rebecca Menes
Corruption in Cities: Graft and Politics in American Cities at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

w9869 Peter H. Lindert
Why the Welfare State Looks Like a Free Lunch

w9854 Paul W. Rhode
After the War Boom: Reconversion on the U.S. Pacific Coast, 1943-49

w9749 Peter H. Lindert
Voice and Growth: Was Churchill Right?

w9612 Alan L. Olmstead
Paul W. Rhode

Hog Round Marketing, Seed Quality, and Government Policy: Institutional Change in U.S. Cotton Production, 1920-1960

w9559 Chiaki Moriguchi
Implicit Contracts, the Great Depression, and Institutional Change: A Comparative Analysis of U.S. and Japanese Employment Relations, 1920-1940


2002
w9182 Joshua L. Rosenbloom
Path Dependence and the Origins of Cotton Textile Manufacturing in New England

w8759 Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silane
Cristian Pop-Eleches
Andrei Shleifer

The Guarantees of Freedom


2001
w8595 Hugh Rockoff
The Changing Role of America's Veterans

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

w8272 Edward L. Glaeser
Andrei Shleifer

Legal Origins


2000
w7939 Chiaki Moriguchi
The Evolution of Employment Relations in U.S. and Japanese Manufacturing Firms, 1900-1960: A Comparative Historical and Institutional Analysis


1999
w6975 Rebecca Menes
The Effect of Patronage Politics on City Government in American Cities, 1900-1910


1998
w6727 Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes
Andrei Shleifer
Robert Vishny

The Quality of Goverment


1997
w5949 Jeffrey A. Miron
David N. Weil

The Genesis and Evolution of Social Security

h0097 Arthur Grinath
III
John Joseph Wallis
Richard Sylla

Debt, Default, and Revenue Structure: The American State Debt Crisis in the Early 1840s


1996
h0090 John Joseph Wallis
What Determines the Allocation of National Government Grants to the States?

h0083 John Landon-Lane
Hugh Rockoff

The Paradox of Planning: The Controlled Materials Plan of World War II


1991
h0033 Jeremy Atack
Fred Bateman

Whom Did Protective Legislation Protect? Evidence From 1880

h0029 Gary D. Libecap
The Rise of the Chicago Packers and the Origins of Meat Inspection and Antitrust

h0025 Jeremy Atack
Fred Bateman

Louis Brandeis, Work and Fatigue at the Start of the Twentieth Century: Prelude to Oregon's Hours Limitation Law


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