Department of Economics
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
Institutional Affiliation: Washington University in St. Louis
NBER Working Papers and Publications
|November 2008||Political Centralization and Urban Primacy: Evidence from National and Provincial Capitals in the Americas|
with Sebastian Galiani
in Understanding Long-Run Economic Growth: Geography, Institutions, and the Knowledge Economy, Dora L. Costa and Naomi R. Lamoreaux, editors
|March 2008||Caste, Kinship and Sex Ratios in India|
with Tanika Chakraborty: w13828
|September 2007||Institutions and U.S. Regional Development: A Study of Massachusetts and Virginia|
Published: Kim, Sukkoo, 2009. "Institutions and US regional development: a study of Massachusetts and Virginia," Journal of Institutional Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 5(02), pages 181-205, August.
|February 2007||Immigration, Industrial Revolution and Urban Growth in the United States, 1820-1920: Factor Endowments, Technology and Geography|
|October 2006||British Colonial Institutions and Economic Development in India|
with Shilpi Kapur: w12613
|May 2006||Division of Labor and the Rise of Cities: Evidence from U.S. Industrialization, 1850-1880|
Published: Sukkoo Kim, 2006. "Division of labor and the rise of cities: evidence from US industrialization, 1850--1880," Journal of Economic Geography, Oxford University Press, vol. 6(4), pages 469-491, August.
|March 2005||Industrialization and Urbanization: Did the Steam Engine Contribute to the Growth of Cities in the United States?|
Published: Kim, Sukkoo. "Industrialization And Urbanization: Did The Steam Engine Contribute To The Growth Of Cities In The United States?," Explorations in Economic History, 2005, v42(4,Oct), 586-598.
|May 2004||Specialization and Regulation: The Rise of Professionals and the Emergence of Occupational Licensing Regulation|
with Marc T. Law: w10467
Published: Law, Marc T. and Sukkoo Kim. "Specialization And Regulation: The Rise Of Professionals And The Emergence Of Occupational Licensing Regulation," Journal of Economic History, 2005, v65(3,Sep), 723-756. citation courtesy of
|March 2003||Historical Perspectives on U.S. Economic Geography|
with Robert A. Margo: w9594
Published: Kim, Sukkoo & Margo, Robert A., 2004. "Historical perspectives on U.S. economic geography," Handbook of Regional and Urban Economics, in: J. V. Henderson & J. F. Thisse (ed.), Handbook of Regional and Urban Economics, edition 1, volume 4, chapter 66, pages 2981-3019 Elsevier.
|March 2002||The Reconstruction of the American Urban Landscape in the Twentieth Century|
|April 2001||Markets and Multiunit Firms from an American Historical Perspective|
Published: Advances in Strategic Management v. 18. Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2001.
|May 1999||Urban Development in the United States, 1690-1990|
Published: Kim, Sukko. "Urban Development In The United States, 1690-1990," Southern Economic Journal, 2000, v66(4,Apr), 855-880.
|February 1998||The Rise of Multiunit Firms in U.S. Manufacturing|
Published: Sukkoo Kim, 1999. "The Rise of Multiunit Firms in U.S. Manufacturing," Explorations in Economic History, vol 36(4), pages 360-386.
|December 1997||Regions, Resources, and Economic Geography: Sources of U.S. Regional Comparative Advantage, 1880-1987|
Published: Sukkoo Kim, 1999. "Regions, resources, and economic geography: Sources of U.S. regional comparative advantage, 1880–1987," Regional Science and Urban Economics, vol 29(1), pages 1-32.
|Economic Integration and Convergence: U.S. Regions, 1840-1987|
Published: Sukkoo Kim, 1998. "Economic Integration and Convergence: U.S. Regions, 1840–1987," The Journal of Economic History, vol 58(03), pages 659-683.