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Economic History: Agriculture, Natural Resources, Environment, and Extractive Industries


2014
w20177 Bernard Harris
Roderick Floud
Sok Chul Hong

Food for Thought: Comparing Estimates of Food Availability in England and Wales, 1700-1914

w19881 Alan Barreca
Karen Clay
Joel Tarr

Coal, Smoke, and Death: Bituminous Coal and American Home Heating

w19802 Alan Fernihough
Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke

Coal and the European Industrial Revolution


2013
w19501 Gary D. Libecap
Addressing Global Environmental Externalities: Transaction Costs Considerations

w19213 Dave Donaldson
Richard Hornbeck

Railroads and American Economic Growth: A "Market Access" Approach


2012
w18416 Richard Hornbeck
Pinar Keskin

Does Agriculture Generate Local Economic Spillovers? Short-run and Long-run Evidence from the Ogallala Aquifer

w18333 Edward L. Glaeser
Sari Pekkala Kerr
William R. Kerr

Entrepreneurship and Urban Growth: An Empirical Assessment with Historical Mines

w18296 Richard Hornbeck
Suresh Naidu

When the Levee Breaks: Black Migration and Economic Development in the American South

w17879 Richard H. Steckel
William J. White

Engines of Growth: Farm Tractors and Twentieth-Century U.S. Economic Welfare

w17734 Shuaizhang Feng
Michael Oppenheimer
Wolfram Schlenker

Climate Change, Crop Yields, and Internal Migration in the United States


2011
w17625 Richard Hornbeck
Pinar Keskin

The Evolving Impact of the Ogallala Aquifer: Agricultural Adaptation to Groundwater and Climate

w17216 Quamrul Ashraf
Oded Galor

The "Out of Africa" Hypothesis, Human Genetic Diversity, and Comparative Economic Development

w17113 Nico Voigtlaender
Hans-Joachim Voth

Persecution Perpetuated: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Semitic Violence in Nazi Germany

w17106 James A. Robinson
Ragnar Torvik

Institutional Comparative Statics


2010
w16519 Terry L. Anderson
Ragnar Arnason
Gary D. Libecap

Efficiency Advantages of Grandfathering in Rights-Based Fisheries Management

w16324 Gary D. Libecap
Institutional Path Dependence in Climate Adaptation: Coman's "Some Unsettled Problems of Irrigation"

w16242 Kenneth A. Snowden
Covered Farm Mortgage Bonds in the Late Nineteenth Century U.S.

w16203 R. Quentin Grafton
Clay Landry
Gary D. Libecap
Sam McGlennon
Robert O'Brien

An Integrated Assessment of Water Markets: Australia, Chile, China, South Africa and the USA

w15820 Gary D. Libecap
Dean Lueck
Trevor O'Grady

Large Scale Institutional Changes: Land Demarcation Within the British Empire

w15815 Carmen M. Reinhart
This Time is Different Chartbook: Country Histories on Debt, Default, and Financial Crises

w15797 R. Quentin Grafton
Clay Landry
Gary D. Libecap
Robert J. O'Brien

Water Markets: Australia's Murray-Darling Basin and the US Southwest

w15697 Daniel Bogart
Gary Richardson

Property Rights and Parliament in Industrializing Britain

w15669 Karen Clay
Werner Troesken

Did Frederick Brodie Discover the World's First Environmental Kuznets Curve? Coal Smoke and the Rise and Fall of the London Fog

w15667 Daniel Treisman
Oil and Democracy in Russia


2009
w15605 Richard Hornbeck
The Enduring Impact of the American Dust Bowl: Short and Long-run Adjustments to Environmental Catastrophe

w15558 Zeynep K. Hansen
Gary D. Libecap
Scott E. Lowe

Climate Variability and Water Infrastructure: Historical Experience in the Western United States

w15520 Jeremy Atack
Robert A. Margo

Agricultural Improvements and Access to Rail Transportation: The American Midwest as a Test Case, 1850-1860

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

w15157 Nathan Nunn
Nancy Qian

The Potato's Contribution to Population and Urbanization: Evidence from an Historical Experiment

w14942 Gary D. Libecap
Dean Lueck

The Demarcation of Land and the Role of Coordinating Institutions

w14927 Eyal Dvir
Kenneth S. Rogoff

Three Epochs of Oil

w14918 Nathan Nunn
Diego Puga

Ruggedness: The Blessing of Bad Geography in Africa

w14686 Joseph H. Davis
Christopher Hanes
Paul W. Rhode

Harvests and Business Cycles in Nineteenth-Century America


2008
w14560 Robert J. Gordon
Did Economics Cause World War II?

w14298 Noel Maurer
Lakshmi Iyer

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

w14142 Alan L. Olmstead
Paul W. Rhode

Biological Innovation and Productivity Growth in the Antebellum Cotton Economy

w13852 Lee Alston
Shannan Mattiace
Tomas Nonnenmacher

Coercion, Culture and Debt Contracts: The Henequen Industry in Yucatan, Mexico, 1870-1915


2007
w13642 Gary D. Libecap
Open-Access Losses and Delay in the Assignment of Property Rights


2006
w12598 Gary D. Libecap
The Assignment of Property Rights on the Western Frontier: Lessons for Contemporary Environmental and Resource Policy

w12381 Michael R. Haines
Robert A. Margo

Railroads and Local Economic Development: The United States in the 1850s

w11960 Eric Hilt
The Negative Trade-off Between Risk and Incentives: Evidence from the American Whaling Industry

w11923 Lawrence H. Goulder
William A. Pizer

The Economics of Climate Change


2005
w11231 Lee J. Alston
Joseph P. Ferrie

Time on the Ladder: Career Mobility in Agriculture, 1890-1938


2004
w10801 Gary D. Libecap
Transaction Costs: Valuation Disputes, Bi-Lateral Monopoly Bargaining and Third-Party Effects in Water Rights Exchanges. The Owens Valley Transfer to Los Angeles

w10403 Eric Hilt
Incentives in Corporations: Evidence from the American Whaling Industry


2003
w10069 Wolfgang Keller
Carol H. Shiue

The Origins of Spatial Interaction

w10055 Zeynep K. Hansen
Gary D. Libecap

Small Farms, Externalities, and the Dust Bowl of the 1930's


2002
w8863 Alan L. Olmstead
Paul W. Rhode

The Red Queen and the Hard Reds: Productivity Growth in American Wheat, 1800-1940


2001
w8375 Peter C. Mancall
Joshua L. Rosenbloom
Thomas Weiss

Agricultural Labor Productivity in the Lower South, 1720-1800


2000
w7947 Alan L. Olmstead
Paul W. Rhode

The Diffusion of the Tractor in American Agriculture: 1910-60


1997
h0100 Kenneth L. Sokoloff
Viken Tchakerian

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

h0099 Lee A. Craig
Thomas Weiss

Nutritional Status and Agricultural Surpluses in the Antebellum United States

h0096 Alan M. Taylor
Latifundia as Malefactor in Economic Development? Scale, Tenancy, and Agriculture on the Pampas, 1880-1914


1996
h0082 Elizabeth B. Field-Hendre
Lee A. Craig

Were Free Southern Farmers "Driven to Indolence" by Slavery? A Stochastic Production Frontier Approach


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