NBER Papers in JEL Code N6: Economic History - Manufacturing and Construction

w24388 Wolfgang Keller
Carol H. Shiue
Xin Wang

Capital Markets and Grain Prices: Assessing the Storage Approach
w24345 Gerardo della Paolera
Xavier H. Duran Amorocho
Aldo Musacchio

The Industrialization of South America Revisited: Evidence from Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Colombia, 1890-2010
w24009 Melissa Dell
Benjamin A. Olken

The Development Effects of the Extractive Colonial Economy: The Dutch Cultivation System in Java
w23399 Jeremy Atack
Robert A. Margo

Gallman Revisited: Blacksmithing and American Manufacturing, 1850-1870
w23289 Sandra Sequeira
Nathan Nunn
Nancy Qian

Migrants and the Making of America: The Short- and Long-Run Effects of Immigration during the Age of Mass Migration
w22777 Jean-Paul Carvalho
Christian Dippel

Elite Identity and Political Accountability: A Tale of Ten Islands
w21450 Leander Heldring
James A. Robinson
Sebastian Vollmer

Monks, Gents and Industrialists: The Long-Run Impact of the Dissolution of the English Monasteries
w21435 Jeanne Lafortune
José Tessada
Ethan Lewis

People and Machines: A Look at the Evolving Relationship Between Capital and Skill In Manufacturing 1860-1930 Using Immigration Shocks
w20471 W. Walker Hanlon
Temporary Shocks and Persistent Effects in the Urban System: Evidence from British Cities after the U.S. Civil War
w19209 Thomas P. Triebs
Justin Tumlinson

Learning Capitalism the Hard Way--Evidence from German Reunification
w19147 Robert A. Margo
Economies of Scale in Nineteenth Century American Manufacturing Revisited: A Resolution of the Entrepreneurial Labor Input Problem
w18796 Alexander J. Field
The Interwar Housing Cycle in the Light of 2001-2011: A Comparative Historical Approach
w17573 Ryan L. Lampe
Petra Moser

Patent Pools and the Direction of Innovation - Evidence from the 19th-century Sewing Machine Industry
w16872 Gary Richardson
Michael Gou

Business Failures by Industry in the United States, 1895 to 1939: A Statistical History.
w16380 Robert J. Gordon
Robert Krenn

The End of the Great Depression 1939-41: Policy Contributions and Fiscal Multipliers
w16244 Kenneth A. Snowden
The Anatomy of a Residential Mortgage Crisis: A Look Back to the 1930s
w16245 Charles Courtemanche
Kenneth A. Snowden

Repairing a Mortgage Crisis: HOLC Lending and its Impact on Local Housing Markets
w14942 Gary D. Libecap
Dean Lueck

The Demarcation of Land and the Role of Coordinating Institutions
w14686 Joseph H. Davis
Christopher Hanes
Paul W. Rhode

Harvests and Business Cycles in Nineteenth-Century America
w14560 Robert J. Gordon
Did Economics Cause World War II?
w14410 Jeremy Atack
Michael R. Haines
Robert A. Margo

Railroads and the Rise of the Factory: Evidence for the United States, 1850-70
w14004 Gary Richardson
Michael McBride

Religion, Longevity, and Cooperation: The Case of the Craft Guild.
w13930 Gary Richardson
Brand Names Before the Industrial Revolution
w13451 Joseph H. Davis
Douglas A. Irwin

The Antebellum U.S. Iron Industry: Domestic Production and Foreign Competition
w12900 Sukkoo Kim
Immigration, Industrial Revolution and Urban Growth in the United States, 1820-1920: Factor Endowments, Technology and Geography
w12246 Sukkoo Kim
Division of Labor and the Rise of Cities: Evidence from U.S. Industrialization, 1850-1880
w11931 Jeremy Atack
Fred Bateman
Robert Margo

Steam Power, Establishment Size, and Labor Productivity Growth in Nineteenth Century American Manufacturing
w11776 Robert J. Gordon
Todd vanGoethem

A Century of Housing Shelter Prices: Is There a Downward Bias in the CPI?
w11634 Barry Eichengreen
Muge Adalet

Current Account Reversals: Always a Problem?
w11625 Barry Eichengreen
Mariko Hatase

Can a Rapidly-Growing Export-Oriented Economy Smoothly Exit an Exchange Rate Peg? Lessons for China from Japan's High-Growth Era
w11548 Robert J. Gordon
Apparel Prices 1914-93 and the Hulten/Brueghel Paradox
w11206 Sukkoo Kim
Industrialization and Urbanization: Did the Steam Engine Contribute to the Growth of Cities in the United States?
w10923 Naomi R. Lamoreaux
Margaret Levenstein
Kenneth L. Sokoloff

Financing Invention During the Second Industrial Revolution: Cleveland, Ohio, 1870-1920
w10886 William Hutchinson
Robert A. Margo

The Impact of the Civil War on Capital Intensity and Labor Productivity in Southern Manufacturing
w9923 Jeremy Atack
Fred Bateman
Robert A. Margo

Capital Deepening in American Manufacturing, 1850-1880
w9854 Paul W. Rhode
After the War Boom: Reconversion on the U.S. Pacific Coast, 1943-49
w9612 Alan L. Olmstead
Paul W. Rhode

Hog Round Marketing, Seed Quality, and Government Policy: Institutional Change in U.S. Cotton Production, 1920-1960
w9182 Joshua L. Rosenbloom
Path Dependence and the Origins of Cotton Textile Manufacturing in New England
w8892 Raphael Bergoeing
Patrick J. Kehoe
Timothy J. Kehoe
Raimundo Soto

Policy-Driven Productivity in Chile and Mexico in the 1980s and 1990s
w8485 Nathan Rosenberg
Manuel Trajtenberg

A General Purpose Technology at Work: The Corliss Steam Engine in the late 19th Century US
w7932 Jeremy Atack
Fred Bateman
Robert A. Margo

Rising Wage Dispersion Across American Manufacturing Establishments, 1850-1880
w6288 Joshua L. Rosenbloom
William A. Sundstrom

The Sources of Regional Variation in the Severity of the Great Depression: Evidence from U.S. Manufacturing, 1919-1937
w5035 Daniel M.G. Raff
Manuel Trajtenberg

Quality-Adjusted Prices for the American Automobile Industry: 1906-1940
h0063 Robert A. Mareo
The Price of Housing in New York City, 1830-1860
h0050 Margaret Levenstein
Price Wars and the Stability of Collusion: A Study of the Pre-World War I Bromine Industry
h0049 Margaret Levenstein
Vertical Restraints in the Bromine Cartel: The Role of Distributors in Facilitating Collusion

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