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NBER Papers in Development of the American Economy


2014
w20471 W. Walker Hanlon
Temporary Shocks and Persistent Effects in the Urban System: Evidence from British Cities after the U.S. Civil War

w20467 Richard Hornbeck
Daniel Keniston

Creative Destruction: Barriers to Urban Growth and the Great Boston Fire of 1872

w20459 Asaf Bernstein
Eric Hughson
Marc D. Weidenmier

Counterparty Risk and the Establishment of the New York Stock Exchange Clearinghouse

w20446 Vicki Been
Ingrid Gould Ellen
Michael Gedal
Edward Glaeser
Brian J. McCabe

Preserving History or Hindering Growth? The Heterogeneous Effects of Historic Districts on Local Housing Markets in New York City

w20374 Marinho Bertanha
Petra Moser

Spatial Errors in Count Data Regressions

w20356 Eric Hilt
History of American Corporate Governance: Law, Institutions, and Politics

w20326 Roberto Bonfatti
Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke

Growth, Import Dependence and War

w20279 Brian Beach
Joseph Ferrie
Martin Saavedra
Werner Troesken

Typhoid Fever, Water Quality, and Human Capital Formation

w20270 Michael D. Bordo
Tales from the Bretton Woods

w20228 Michael D. Bordo
Ehsan U. Choudhri
Giorgio Fazio
Ronald MacDonald

The Real Exchange Rate in the Long Run: Balassa-Samuelson Effects Reconsidered

w20267 Barry Eichengreen
Arnaud J. Mehl
Livia Chițu
Gary Richardson

Mutual Assistance between Federal Reserve Banks, 1913-1960 as Prolegomena to the TARGET2 Debate

w20247 Mario J. Crucini
Gregor W. Smith

Geographic Barriers to Commodity Price Integration: Evidence from US Cities and Swedish Towns, 1732–1860

w20232 Peter H. Lindert
Making the Most of Capital in the 21st Century

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

w20220 Kris James Mitchener
Kirsten Wandschneider

Capital Controls and Recovery from the Financial Crisis of the 1930s

w20219 Mara P. Squicciarini
Nico Voigtländer

Human Capital and Industrialization: Evidence from the Age of Enlightenment

w20201 Laura Salisbury
Women's Income and Marriage Markets in the United States: Evidence from the Civil War Pension

w20198 Jeremy Atack
Matthew S. Jaremski
Peter L. Rousseau

American Banking and the Transportation Revolution Before the Civil War

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

w20112 Davide Cantoni
Yuyu Chen
David Y. Yang
Noam Yuchtman
Y. Jane Zhang

Curriculum and Ideology

w20108 Allison Shertzer
Tate Twinam
Randall P. Walsh

Race, Ethnicity, and Discriminatory Zoning

w20103 Anna Aizer
Shari Eli
Joseph P. Ferrie
Adriana Lleras-Muney

The Long Term Impact of Cash Transfers to Poor Families

w20096 Eric Hilt
Corporate Governance and the Development of Manufacturing Enterprises in Nineteenth-Century Massachusetts

w20087 Christina D. Romer
David H. Romer

Transfer Payments and the Macroeconomy: The Effects of Social Security Benefit Changes, 1952-1991

w20083 Pierre-Cyrille Hautcoeur
Angelo Riva
Eugene N. White

Floating a "Lifeboat": The Banque de France and the Crisis of 1889

w20078 Howard Bodenhorn
Eugene N. White

The Evolution of Bank Boards of Directors in New York, 1840-1950

w20065 Raven Molloy
Christopher L. Smith
Abigail K. Wozniak

Declining Migration within the U.S.: The Role of the Labor Market

w20032 Jeremy Atack
Matthew S. Jaremski
Peter L. Rousseau

Did Railroads Make Antebellum U.S. Banks More Sound?

w20029 Aldo Musacchio
Andre Martinez
Martina Viarengo

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

w19962 Petra Moser
Alessandra Voena
Fabian Waldinger

German-Jewish Emigres and U.S. Invention

w19955 Howard Bodenhorn
Timothy Guinnane
Thomas Mroz

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

w19926 Gregory Clark
Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke
Alan M. Taylor

The Growing Dependence of Britain on Trade during the Industrial Revolution

w19924 Alan M. Taylor
The Argentina Paradox: Microexplanations and Macropuzzles

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

w19895 Robert J. Gordon
The Demise of U.S. Economic Growth: Restatement, Rebuttal, and Reflections

w19881 Alan Barreca
Karen Clay
Joel Tarr

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

w19862 Philip J. Cook
Kenneth Dodge
George Farkas
Roland G. Fryer
Jr
Jonathan Guryan
Jens Ludwig
Susan Mayer
Harold Pollack
Laurence Steinberg

The (Surprising) Efficacy of Academic and Behavioral Intervention with Disadvantaged Youth: Results from a Randomized Experiment in Chicago

w19861 Peter H. Lindert
Jeffrey G. Williamson

American Colonial Incomes, 1650-1774

w19860 Martha J. Bailey
Nicolas J. Duquette

How Johnson Fought the War on Poverty: The Economics and Politics of Funding at the Office of Economic Opportunity

w19844 Raj Chetty
Nathaniel Hendren
Patrick Kline
Emmanuel Saez
Nicholas Turner

Is the United States Still a Land of Opportunity? Recent Trends in Intergenerational Mobility

w19806 Charles W. Calomiris
Mark Carlson

Corporate Governance and Risk Management at Unprotected Banks: National Banks in the 1890s

w19802 Alan Fernihough
Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke

Coal and the European Industrial Revolution


2013
w19758 Hugh Rockoff
O.M.W. Sprague (the Man who “Wrote the Book” on Financial Crises) and the Founding of the Federal Reserve

w19743 Carl Kitchens
Price Fishback

Flip the Switch: The Spatial Impact of the Rural Electrification Administration 1935-1940

w19710 Farley Grubb
Colonial New Jersey's Paper Money Regime, 1709-1775: A Forensic Accounting Reconstruction of the Data

w19690 Tomas Cvrcek
Miroslav Zajicek

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

w19685 Dora Costa
Health and the Economy in the United States, from 1750 to the Present

w19673 Isaías N. Chaves
Stanley L. Engerman
James A. Robinson

Reinventing the Wheel: The Economic Benefits of Wheeled Transportation in Early British Colonial West Africa

w19625 Charles W. Calomiris
Jonathan Pritchett

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

w19605 Hoyt Bleakley
Louis Cain
Joseph Ferrie

Amidst Poverty and Prejudice: Black and Irish Civil War Veterans

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

w19599 Martha J. Bailey
Melanie E. Guldi
Brad J. Hershbein

Is There A Case for a "Second Demographic Transition"? Three Distinctive Features of the Post-1960 U.S. Fertility Decline

w19593 Frank R. Lichtenberg
The Impact of Biomedical Knowledge Accumulation on Mortality: A Bibliometric Analysis of Cancer Data

w19585 Michael D. Bordo
John Landon-Lane

Does Expansionary Monetary Policy Cause Asset Price Booms; Some Historical and Empirical Evidence

w19584 Michael D. Bordo
John Landon-Lane

What Explains House Price Booms?: History and Empirical Evidence.

w19580 Olivier Accominotti
Barry Eichengreen

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

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

w19540 Gary Gorton
The Development of Opacity in U.S. Banking

w19521 Megan MacGarvie
Petra Moser

Copyright and the Profitability of Authorship: Evidence from Payments to Writers in the Romantic Period

w19506 Òscar Jordà
Moritz HP. Schularick
Alan M. Taylor

Sovereigns versus Banks: Credit, Crises, and Consequences

w19505 John Parman
Childhood Health and Sibling Outcomes: The Shared Burden and Benefit of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic

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

w19493 Martha J. Bailey
Fifty Years of Family Planning: New Evidence on the Long-Run Effects of Increasing Access to Contraception

w19414 Òscar Jordà
Alan M. Taylor

The Time for Austerity: Estimating the Average Treatment Effect of Fiscal Policy

w19408 Jonathan N. Millar
Stephen D. Oliner
Daniel E. Sichel

Time-To-Plan Lags for Commercial Construction Projects

w19405 Barry Eichengreen
Does the Federal Reserve Care About the Rest of the World?

w19348 Hoyt Bleakley
Joseph P. Ferrie

Shocking Behavior : Random Wealth in Antebellum Georgia and Human Capital Across Generations

w19292 Gary B. Gorton
Andrew Metrick

The Federal Reserve and Financial Regulation: The First Hundred Years

w19233 James Feyrer
Dimitra Politi
David N. Weil

The Cognitive Effects of Micronutrient Deficiency: Evidence from Salt Iodization in the United States

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

w19201 Shanker Satyanath
Nico Voigtlaender
Hans-Joachim Voth

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

w19175 Hoyt Bleakley
Joseph P. Ferrie

Up from Poverty? The 1832 Cherokee Land Lottery and the Long-run Distribution of Wealth

w19162 Hoyt Bleakley
Dora Costa
Adriana Lleras-Muney

Health, Education and Income in the United States, 1820-2000

w19147 Robert A. Margo
Economies of Scale in Nineteenth Century American Manufacturing Revisited: A Resolution of the Entrepreneurial Labor Input Problem

w19131 Claudia Olivetti
The Female Labor Force and Long-run Development: The American Experience in Comparative Perspective

w19124 William J. Collins
Marianne H. Wanamaker

Selection and Economic Gains in the Great Migration of African Americans: New Evidence from Linked Census Data

w19112 Michael D. Bordo
Harold James

The European Crisis in the Context of the History of Previous Financial Crises

w19109 Edward L. Glaeser
Yueran Ma

The Supply of Gender Stereotypes and Discriminatory Beliefs

w19083 Carolyn M. Moehling
Anne Morrison Piehl

Immigrant Assimilation into U.S. Prisons, 1900-1930

w19052 Diego A. Comin
Martí Mestieri

Technology Diffusion: Measurement, Causes and Consequences

w19045 Leah Platt Boustan
Racial Residential Segregation in American Cities

w19041 Leah Platt Boustan
Devin Bunten
Owen Hearey

Urbanization in the United States, 1800-2000

w19040 Leah Platt Boustan
William J. Collins

The Origins and Persistence of Black-White Differences in Women's Labor Force Participation

w19026 Michael D. Bordo
Angela Redish

Putting the ‘System’ in the International Monetary System

w19010 Diego A. Comin
Martí Mestieri Ferrer

If Technology Has Arrived Everywhere, Why has Income Diverged?

w19008 George J. Hall
Thomas J. Sargent

Fiscal Discriminations in Three Wars

w18955 Howard Bodenhorn
Large Block Shareholders, Institutional Investors, Boards of Directors and Bank Value in the Nineteenth Century

w18916 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Subjective and Objective Indicators of Racial Progress

w18895 Kris James Mitchener
Gary Richardson

Does “Skin in the Game” Reduce Risk Taking? Leverage, Liability and the Long-Run Consequences of New Deal Banking Reforms

w18874 David S. Jacks
From Boom to Bust: A Typology of Real Commodity Prices in the Long Run

w18852 Michael Brocker
Christopher Hanes

The 1920s American Real Estate Boom and the Downturn of the Great Depression: Evidence from City Cross Sections

w18851 Nathan Nunn
Daniel Trefler

Domestic Institutions as a Source of Comparative Advantage

w18828 Michael D. Bordo
Hugh Rockoff

Not Just the Great Contraction: Friedman and Schwartz’s A Monetary History of the United States 1867 to 1960

w18827 Allison Shertzer
Immigrant Group Size and Political Mobilization: Evidence from European Migration to the United States

w18823 Harold L. Cole
Lee E. Ohanian

The Impact of Cartelization, Money, and Productivity Shocks on the International Great Depression

w18822 Claudia Olivetti
M. Daniele Paserman

In the Name of the Son (and the Daughter): Intergenerational Mobility in the United States, 1850-1930

w18821 Matthew Chambers
Carlos Garriga
Donald E. Schlagenhauf

Did Housing Policies Cause the Postwar Boom in Homeownership?

w18819 Dan Liu
Christopher M. Meissner

Market Potential and the Rise of US Productivity Leadership

w18816 Todd Neumann
Jason Taylor
Price Fishback

Fluctuations in Weekly Hours and Total Hours Worked Over the Past 90 Years and the Importance of Changes in Federal Policy Toward Job Sharing

w18814 Christopher M. Meissner
Capital Flows, Credit Booms, and Financial Crises in the Classical Gold Standard Era

w18813 Nico Voigtländer
Hans-Joachim Voth

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

w18802 Lisa D. Cook
Trevon D. Logan
John M. Parman

Distinctively Black Names in the American Past

w18796 Alexander J. Field
The Interwar Housing Cycle in the Light of 2001-2011: A Comparative Historical Approach

w18790 Gary Solon
Theoretical Models of Inequality Transmission across Multiple Generations

w18789 Matthew S. Jaremski
National Banking's Role in U.S. Industrialization, 1850-1900

w18770 Philip Osafo-Kwaako
James A. Robinson

Political Centralization in Pre-Colonial Africa

w18752 Lawrence F. Katz
Robert A. Margo

Technical Change and the Relative Demand for Skilled Labor: The United States in Historical Perspective

w18746 Christina D. Romer
David H. Romer

The Missing Transmission Mechanism in the Monetary Explanation of the Great Depression

w18718 Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

Winning the War: Poverty from the Great Society to the Great Recession

w18717 Joanna Lahey
Birthing a Nation: The Effect of Fertility Control Access on the 19th Century Demographic Transition

w18713 Stephen H. Haber
Aldo Musacchio

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

w18712 Eugene N. White
Competition Among the Exchanges before the SEC: Was the NYSE a Natural Hegemon?

w18676 Claudia Goldin
Claudia Olivetti

Shocking Labor Supply: A Reassessment of the Role of World War II on U.S. Women’s Labor Supply

w18697 Livia Chițu
Barry Eichengreen
Arnaud J. Mehl

History, Gravity and International Finance

w18692 Alan Barreca
Karen Clay
Olivier Deschenes
Michael Greenstone
Joseph S. Shapiro

Adapting to Climate Change: The Remarkable Decline in the U.S. Temperature-Mortality Relationship over the 20th Century

w18673 Barry Eichengreen
Donghyun Park
Kwanho Shin

Growth Slowdowns Redux: New Evidence on the Middle-Income Trap


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