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2018
w25260 Cory Cutsail
Farley Grubb

The Paper Money of Colonial North Carolina, 1712-74: Reconstructing the Evidence
w25278 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Historical Legacies and African Development
w25237 Richard B. Baker
Carola Frydman
Eric Hilt

Political Discretion and Antitrust Policy: Evidence from the Assassination of President McKinley
w25246 Price Fishback
Sebastián Fleitas
Jonathan Rose
Kenneth Snowden

Collateral Damage: The Impact of Foreclosures on New Home Mortgage Lending in the 1930s
w25188 David Byrne
Carol Corrado
Daniel E. Sichel

The Rise of Cloud Computing: Minding Your P's, Q's and K's
w25197 Richard C. Sutch
The Economics of African American Slavery: The Cliometrics Debate
w25199 Jeehoon Han
Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

Inequality in the Joint Distribution of Consumption and Time Use
w25173 Stéphane Becuwe
Bertrand Blancheton
Christopher M. Meissner

International Competition and Adjustment: Evidence from the First Great Liberalization
w25159 Matthew S. Jaremski
David C. Wheelock

Banking on the Boom, Tripped by the Bust: Banks and the World War I Agricultural Price Shock
w25027 D. Mark Anderson
Kerwin Kofi Charles
Daniel I. Rees

Public Health Efforts and the Decline in Urban Mortality
w24983 Thomas Wright
Gabriel Zucman

The Exorbitant Tax Privilege
w24998 Peter Koudijs
Laura Salisbury
Gurpal Sran

For Richer, for Poorer: Bankers' Liability and Risk-taking in New England, 1867-1880
w25010 David S. Jacks
John P. Tang

Trade and Immigration, 1870-2010
w25018 Andrew Goodman-Bacon
Difference-in-Differences with Variation in Treatment Timing
w24933 Esra Kose
Elira Kuka
Na'ama Shenhav

Who Benefited from Women's Suffrage?
w24943 Ariell Zimran
Transportation and Health in a Developing Country: The United States, 1820-1847
w24835 David E. Bloom
Mathew McKenna
Klaus Prettner

Demography, Unemployment, Automation, and Digitalization: Implications for the Creation of (Decent) Jobs, 2010-2030
w24840 David N.F. Bell
David G. Blanchflower

The Well-being of the Overemployed and the Underemployed and the Rise in Depression in the UK
w24847 Achyuta Adhvaryu
Steven Bednar
Anant Nyshadham
Teresa Molina
Quynh Nguyen

When It Rains It Pours: The Long-run Economic Impacts of Salt Iodization in the United States
w24792 Eric Hilt
Banks, Insider Connections, and Industrialization in New England: Evidence from the Panic of 1873
w24791 Peter Q. Blair
Bobby W. Chung

Job Market Signaling through Occupational Licensing
w24815 Ariell Zimran
Sample-Selection Bias and Height Trends in the Nineteenth-Century United States
w24764 Katherine Eriksson
Zachary A. Ward

The Ethnic Segregation of Immigrants in the United States from 1850 to 1940
w24763 Katherine Eriksson
Ethnic Enclaves and Immigrant Outcomes: Norwegian Immigrants during the Age of Mass Migration
w24738 Greg Kaplan
Sam Schulhofer-Wohl

The Changing (Dis-)Utility of Work
w24705 Gary D. Libecap
Federal Lands, Opportunity Costs, and Bureaucratic Management
w24716 Claudia Goldin
Adriana Lleras-Muney

XX>XY?: The Changing Female Advantage in Life Expectancy
w24719 Eric Hilt
Wendy M. Rahn

Financial Asset Ownership and Political Partisanship: Liberty Bonds and Republican Electoral Success in the 1920s
w24725 Brian Beach
Joseph P. Ferrie
Martin H. Saavedra

Fetal Shock or Selection? The 1918 Influenza Pandemic and Human Capital Development
w24677 Òscar Jordà
Moritz Schularick
Alan M. Taylor
Felix Ward

Global Financial Cycles and Risk Premiums
w24695 Karen Clay
Margarita Portnykh

The Short-Run and Long-Run Effects of Resources on Economic Outcomes: Evidence From the United States 1936-2015
w24661 Richard Hornbeck
Enrico Moretti

Who Benefits From Productivity Growth? Direct and Indirect Effects of Local TFP Growth on Wages, Rents, and Inequality
w24656 Christian Dippel
Stephan Heblich

Leadership and Social Norms: Evidence from the Forty-Eighters in the Civil War
w24624 Jose A. Lopez
Kris James Mitchener

Uncertainty and Hyperinflation: European Inflation Dynamics after World War I
w24585 Gary D. Libecap
Douglass C. North: Transaction Costs, Property Rights, and Economic Outcomes
w24587 Henry S. Farber
Daniel Herbst
Ilyana Kuziemko
Suresh Naidu

Unions and Inequality Over the Twentieth Century: New Evidence from Survey Data
w24590 Réka Juhász
Claudia Steinwender

Spinning the Web: The Impact of ICT on Trade in Intermediates and Technology Diffusion
w24544 Gary D. Libecap
Property Rights to Frontier Land and Minerals: US Exceptionalism
w24554 Robert J. Gordon
Why Has Economic Growth Slowed When Innovation Appears to be Accelerating?
w24551 Tobias Berg
Valentin Burg
Ana Gombović
Manju Puri

On the Rise of FinTechs - Credit Scoring using Digital Footprints
w24488 W. Walker Hanlon
London Fog: A Century of Pollution and Mortality, 1866-1965
w24495 Camilo García-Jimeno
Angel Iglesias
Pinar Yildirim

Women, Rails and Telegraphs: An Empirical Study of Information Diffusion and Collective Action
w24460 Charles W. Calomiris
Mark Carlson

Bank Examiners' Information and Expertise and Their Role in Monitoring and Disciplining Banks Before and During the Panic of 1893
w24431 Charles W. Calomiris
Elliot S.M. Oh

Who Owned Citibank? Familiarity Bias and Business Network Influences on Stock Purchases, 1925-1929
w24388 Wolfgang Keller
Carol H. Shiue
Xin Wang

Capital Markets and Grain Prices: Assessing the Storage Approach
w24367 Sebastian Edwards
Keynes on the Sequencing of Economic Policy: Recovery and Reform in 1933
w24373 Alexandr Kopytov
Nikolai Roussanov
Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouchel

Short-Run Pain, Long-Run Gain? Recessions and Technological Transformation
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
w24324 Ran Abramitzky
Roy Mill
Santiago Pérez

Linking Individuals Across Historical Sources: a Fully Automated Approach
w24247 Hoyt Bleakley
Longevity, Education, and Income: How Large is the Triangle?
w24252 Alan de Bromhead
Alan Fernihough
Markus Lampe
Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke

The Anatomy of a Trade Collapse: The UK, 1929-33
w24255 Barbara Biasi
Petra Moser

Effects of Copyrights on Science - Evidence from the US Book Republication Program
w24260 Raluca Dragusanu
Nathan Nunn

The Effects of Fair Trade Certification: Evidence from Coffee Producers in Costa Rica
w24209 Jacob Moscona
Nathan Nunn
James A. Robinson

Social Structure and Conflict: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
w24189 Tatyana Avilova
Claudia Goldin

What Can UWE Do for Economics?
w24190 Trevon D. Logan
Do Black Politicians Matter?
2017
w24175 Ugo Troiano
Do Taxes Increase Economic Inequality? A Comparative Study Based on the State Personal Income Tax
w24145 Barry Eichengreen
Arnaud J. Mehl
Livia Chitu

Mars or Mercury? The Geopolitics of International Currency Choice
w24153 Ugo Troiano
Intergovernmental Cooperation and Tax Enforcement
w24112 Òscar Jordà
Katharina Knoll
Dmitry Kuvshinov
Moritz Schularick
Alan M. Taylor

The Rate of Return on Everything, 1870-2015
w24121 Dan Liu
Christopher M. Meissner

Geography, Income, and Trade in the 21st Century
w24125 Daniel P. Gross
Scale versus Scope in the Diffusion of New Technology: Evidence from the Farm Tractor
w24106 Gregori Galofré-Vilà
Christopher M. Meissner
Martin McKee
David Stuckler

Austerity and the rise of the Nazi party
w24072 Tatyana Deryugina
Solomon Hsiang

The Marginal Product of Climate
w24019 Martha Bailey
Connor Cole
Morgan Henderson
Catherine Massey

How Well Do Automated Methods Perform in Historical Samples? Evidence from New Ground Truth
w23997 Samuel Bazzi
Martin Fiszbein
Mesay Gebresilasse

Frontier Culture: The Roots and Persistence of "Rugged Individualism" in the United States
w23971 Martha J. Bailey
Olga Malkova
Zoë M. McLaren

Does Parents' Access to Family Planning Increase Children's Opportunities? Evidence from the War on Poverty and the Early Years of Title X
w23948 Howard Bodenhorn
Were Nineteenth-Century Industrial Workers Permanent Income Savers?
w23931 Christina D. Romer
David H. Romer

Why Some Times Are Different: Macroeconomic Policy and the Aftermath of Financial Crises
w23932 Barry Eichengreen
Michael R. Haines
Matthew S. Jaremski
David Leblang

Populists at the Polls: Economic Factors in the 1896 Presidential Election
w23934 Davide Cantoni
Jeremiah Dittmar
Noam Yuchtman

Religious Competition and Reallocation: The Political Economy of Secularization in the Protestant Reformation
w23904 Eoin McGuirk
Nathaniel Hilger
Nicholas Miller

No Kin In The Game: Moral Hazard and War in the U.S. Congress
w23873 Shawn Kantor
Carl Kitchens
Steven Pawlowski

Civil Asset Forfeiture, Crime, and Police Incentives: Evidence from the Comprehensive Crime Control Act of 1984
w23885 Jongkwan Lee
Giovanni Peri
Vasil Yasenov

The Employment Effects of Mexican Repatriations: Evidence from the 1930's
w23890 Keith Meyers
Melissa A. Thomasson

Paralyzed by Panic: Measuring the Effect of School Closures during the 1916 Polio Pandemic on Educational Attainment
w23813 Lisa D. Cook
Trevon D. Logan
John M. Parman

Racial Segregation and Southern Lynching
w23825 Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke
Two Great Trade Collapses: The Interwar Period & Great Recession Compared
w23827 Michael R. Haines
Ethnic Differences in Demographic Behavior in the United States: What Can We Learn from Vital Statistics about Inequality?
w23828 Haelim Park Anderson
Gary Richardson
Brian S. Yang

Deposit Insurance and Depositor Monitoring: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from the Creation of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
w23783 Cory Cutsail
Farley Grubb

The Paper Money of Colonial North Carolina, 1712-1774
w23785 Francesco D’Acunto
Marcel Prokopczuk
Michael Weber

Historical Antisemitism, Ethnic Specialization, and Financial Development
w23786 Michael D. Bordo
The Second Era of Globalization is Not Yet Over: An Historical Perspective
w23788 Matthew Jaremski
Gabriel Mathy

How was the Quantitative Easing Program of the 1930s Unwound?
w23794 Joseph E. Stiglitz
Structural Transformation, Deep Downturns, and Government Policy
w23805 Annette Alstadsæter
Niels Johannesen
Gabriel Zucman

Who Owns the Wealth in Tax Havens? Macro Evidence and Implications for Global Inequality
w23733 Randall Akee
Maggie R. Jones
Sonya R. Porter

Race Matters: Income Shares, Income Inequality, and Income Mobility for All U.S. Races
w23730 Karen Clay
Ethan Schmick
Werner Troesken

The Rise and Fall of Pellagra in the American South
w23691 Werner Troesken
Randall Walsh

Collective Action, White Flight, and the Origins of Formal Segregation Laws
w23702 Marcella Alsan
The Gendered Spillover Effect of Young Children's Health on Human Capital: Evidence from Turkey
w23717 Daniel Aaronson
Rajeev Dehejia
Andrew Jordan
Cristian Pop-Eleches
Cyrus Samii
Karl Schulze

The Effect of Fertility on Mothers' Labor Supply over the Last Two Centuries
w23629 Erik Heitfield
Gary Richardson
Shirley Wang

Contagion During the Initial Banking Panic of the Great Depression
w23606 Charles Angelucci
Simone Meraglia
Nico Voigtländer

How Merchant Towns Shaped Parliaments: From the Norman Conquest of England to the Great Reform Act
w23608 Michael Bailey
Ruiqing (Rachel) Cao
Theresa Kuchler
Johannes Stroebel
Arlene Wong

Measuring Social Connectedness
w23609 Peter Ganong
Daniel W. Shoag

Why Has Regional Income Convergence in the U.S. Declined?
w23554 Gustavo S. Cortes
Marc D. Weidenmier

Stock Volatility and the Great Depression
w23555 Joshua L. Rosenbloom
Donna K. Ginther

Show me the Money: Federal R&D Support for Academic Chemistry, 1990-2009
w23560 Howard Bodenhorn
Opening Access: Banks and Politics in New York from the Revolution to the Civil War
w23538 Robert A. Margo
The Integration of Economic History into Economics
w23511 Bruce Carlin
William Mann

Finance, farms, and the Fed's early years
w23516 Brantly Callaway
William J. Collins

Unions, Workers, and Wages at the Peak of the American Labor Movement
w23507 Vellore Arthi
Brian Beach
W. Walker Hanlon

Estimating the Recession-Mortality Relationship when Migration Matters
w23465 Martha J. Bailey
Jason M. Lindo

Access and Use of Contraception and Its Effects on Women's Outcomes in the U.S.
w23477 Taylor Jaworski
World War II and the Industrialization of the American South
w23481 Christopher M. Meissner
John P. Tang

Upstart Industrialization and Exports, Japan 1880-1910
w23430 Howard Bodenhorn
Finance and Growth: Household Savings, Public Investment, and Public Health in Late Nineteenth-Century New Jersey
w23395 William J. Collins
Marianne H. Wanamaker

Up from Slavery? African American Intergenerational Economic Mobility Since 1880
w23397 William J. Collins
Michael Q. Moody

Racial Differences in American Women's Labor Market Outcomes: A Long-Run View
w23399 Jeremy Atack
Robert A. Margo

Gallman Revisited: Blacksmithing and American Manufacturing, 1850-1870
w23410 Leah Platt Boustan
Matthew E. Kahn
Paul W. Rhode
Maria Lucia Yanguas

The Effect of Natural Disasters on Economic Activity in US Counties: A Century of Data
w23404 Andrew Seltzer
Daniel S. Hamermesh

Co-authorship in Economic History and Economics: Are We Any Different?
w23382 Andrew B. Ayres
Eric C. Edwards
Gary D. Libecap

How Transaction Costs Obstruct Collective Action: Evidence from California's Groundwater
w23348 Matthew S. Jaremski
Price V. Fishback

Did Inequality in Farm Sizes Lead to Suppression of Banking and Credit in the Late Nineteenth Century?
w23369 David Byrne
Stephen Oliner
Daniel Sichel

Prices of High-Tech Products, Mismeasurement, and Pace of Innovation
w23371 Fatih Guvenen
Greg Kaplan
Jae Song
Justin Weidner

Lifetime Incomes in the United States over Six Decades
w23372 David S. Jacks
Krishna Pendakur
Hitoshi Shigeoka

Infant Mortality and the Repeal of Federal Prohibition
w23343 Stephen Broadberry
John Joseph Wallis

Growing, Shrinking, and Long Run Economic Performance: Historical Perspectives on Economic Development
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
w23292 Bruce Sacerdote
Fifty Years Of Growth In American Consumption, Income, And Wages
w23306 Martin S. Feldstein
Underestimating the Real Growth of GDP, Personal Income and Productivity
w23287 Òscar Jordà
Björn Richter
Moritz Schularick
Alan M. Taylor

Bank Capital Redux: Solvency, Liquidity, and Crisis
w23263 Katherine Eriksson
Gregory T. Niemesh
Melissa Thomasson

Revising Infant Mortality Rates for the Early 20th Century United States
w23220 Michael D. Bordo
Harold James

Partial Fiscalization: Some Lessons on Europe's Unfinished Business
w23207 Nathan Nunn
Raul Sanchez de la Sierra

Why Being Wrong can be Right: Magical Warfare Technologies and the Persistence of False Beliefs
w23208 Melissa Dell
Nathaniel Lane
Pablo Querubin

The Historical State, Local Collective Action, and Economic Development in Vietnam
w23216 Efraim Benmelech
Carola Frydman
Dimitris Papanikolaou

Financial Frictions and Employment during the Great Depression
w23183 Martin Fiszbein
Agricultural Diversity, Structural Change and Long-run Development: Evidence from the U.S.
w23189 Michael D. Bordo
The Operation and Demise of the Bretton Woods System; 1958 to 1971
w23196 Jacob Moscona
Nathan Nunn
James A. Robinson

Keeping It in the Family: Lineage Organization and the Scope of Trust in Sub-Saharan Africa
w23204 Sebastian Edwards
The London Monetary and Economic Conference of 1933 and the End of The Great Depression: A "Change of Regime" Analysis
w23172 Joshua K. Hausman
Paul W. Rhode
Johannes F. Wieland

Recovery from the Great Depression: The Farm Channel in Spring 1933
w23141 Sebastian Edwards
Keynes and the Dollar in 1933
w23164 Alan de Bromhead
Alan Fernihough
Markus Lampe
Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke

When Britain turned inward: Protection and the shift towards Empire in Interwar Britain
w23125 Michael A. Clemens
Ethan G. Lewis
Hannah M. Postel

Immigration Restrictions as Active Labor Market Policy: Evidence from the Mexican Bracero Exclusion
w23113 Matthew S. Jaremski
The (Dis)Advantages of Clearinghouses Before the Fed
w23070 David A. Keiser
Joseph S. Shapiro

Consequences of the Clean Water Act and the Demand for Water Quality
w23074 Òscar Jordà
Moritz Schularick
Alan M. Taylor

The effects of quasi-random monetary experiments
w23086 B. Zorina Khan
Designing Women: Consumer Goods Innovations in Britain, France and the United States, 1750-1900
w23037 Douglas A. Irwin
The Missing Bretton Woods Debate over Flexible Exchange Rates
w23042 B. Zorina Khan
Prestige and Profit: The Royal Society of Arts and Incentives for Innovation, 1750-1850
w23047 Ufuk Akcigit
John Grigsby
Tom Nicholas

The Rise of American Ingenuity: Innovation and Inventors of the Golden Age
w23051 Claudia Olivetti
Barbara Petrongolo

The Economic Consequences of Family Policies: Lessons from a Century of Legislation in High-Income Countries
w23052 B. Zorina Khan
Related Investing: Corporate Ownership and Capital Mobilization during Early Industrialization

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