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Working Papers

2013

  1. The Interwar Housing Cycle in the Light of 2001-2011: A Comparative Historical Approach
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. Why Multilevel Selection Matters
    Papers on Economics and Evolution, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Bioeconomics (2008)

Journal Articles

2016

  1. British Economic Growth: 1270–1870. By Stephen Broadberry, Bruce M.S. Campbell, Alexander Klein, Mark Overton, and Bas van Leeuwen Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. Pp. 461. $39.99, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 2016, 76, (01), 236-238 Downloads
  2. The Idea of History in Constructing Economics. By Michael H. Turk London: Routledge, 2015. Pp. viii, 242. $160.00, cloth
    The Journal of Economic History, 2016, 76, (04), 1273-1274 Downloads

2014

  1. Capital in the Twenty-First Century: A Review Essay
    The Journal of Economic History, 2014, 74, (03), 916-920 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Jim Lacey. Keep from all Thoughtful Men: How U.S. Economists Won World War II. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2011. 288 pp. ISBN 978-1-59114-491-5, $34.95 (cloth)
    Enterprise & Society, 2014, 15, (01), 176-178 Downloads
  3. Prosociality and the military
    Journal of Bioeconomics, 2014, 16, (2), 129-154 Downloads
  4. Schelling, von Neumann, and the Event that Didn’t Occur
    Games, 2014, 5, (1), 1-37 Downloads

2013

  1. Mathew Boulton: Enterprising Industrialist of the Enlightenment. Edited by Kenneth Quickenden, Baggott Sally, Dick Malcolm. Farnham: Ashgate. 2013. Pp. xviii, 294. $124.95, hardcover
    The Journal of Economic History, 2013, 73, (03), 874-876 Downloads

2011

  1. The Bounds of Reason: Game Theory and the Unification of the Behavioral Sciences. By Herbert Gintis. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2009. Pp. xiii, 286. $37.50
    The Journal of Economic History, 2011, 71, (01), 256-258 Downloads

2010

  1. Marc D. Hauser: Moral minds: How nature designed our universal sense of right and wrong
    Journal of Bioeconomics, 2010, 12, (2), 173-177 Downloads
  2. The Procyclical Behavior of Total Factor Productivity in the United States, 1890–2004
    The Journal of Economic History, 2010, 70, (02), 326-350 Downloads View citations (8)

2009

  1. The Great Depression, the New Deal, and the Current Crisis
    Challenge, 2009, 52, (4), 94-105 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. US economic growth in the gilded age
    Journal of Macroeconomics, 2009, 31, (1), 173-190 Downloads View citations (6)

2008

  1. Biological and cultural group selection: Comments on Janet Landa’s paper
    Journal of Bioeconomics, 2008, 10, (3), 287-290 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The impact of the Second World War on US productivity growth -super-1
    Economic History Review, 2008, 61, (3), 672-694 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Why multilevel selection matters
    Journal of Bioeconomics, 2008, 10, (3), 203-238 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2007

  1. Beyond foraging: behavioral science and the future of institutional economics
    Journal of Institutional Economics, 2007, 3, (03), 265-291 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Erratum to "The equipment hypothesis and US economic growth" [Explor. Econ. Hist. 44 (2007) 43-58]
    Explorations in Economic History, 2007, 44, (2), 362-363 Downloads
  3. The equipment hypothesis and US economic growth
    Explorations in Economic History, 2007, 44, (1), 43-58 Downloads View citations (6)
  4. The origins of US total factor productivity growth in the golden age
    Cliometrica, Journal of Historical Economics and Econometric History, 2007, 1, (1), 63-90 Downloads View citations (7)

2006

  1. Technological Change and U.S. Productivity Growth in the Interwar Years
    The Journal of Economic History, 2006, 66, (01), 203-236 Downloads View citations (19)

2004

  1. The Company of Strangers. By Paul Seabright. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004. Pp. x, 304. $29.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 2004, 64, (03), 921-923 Downloads

2003

  1. Mirowski's Machine Dreams
    The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 2003, 10, (4), 611-622 Downloads
  2. Rethinking the Great Depression: A New View of its Causes and Consequences. By Gene Smiley. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2002. Pp. xii, 179. $24.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 2003, 63, (01), 288-289 Downloads
  3. The Most Technologically Progressive Decade of the Century
    American Economic Review, 2003, 93, (4), 1399-1413 Downloads View citations (77)

2002

  1. As Time Goes By: From the Industrial Revolutions to the Information Revolution. By Chris Freeman and Francisco Lou. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. Pp. viii, 407
    The Journal of Economic History, 2002, 62, (02), 634-636 Downloads
  2. Second Nature: Economic Origins of Human Evolution. By Haim Ofek. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. Pp. 254. $74.95, cloth; $27.95, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 2002, 62, (03), 922-924 Downloads

2001

  1. NOT WHAT IT USED TO BE: THE CAMBRIDGE ECONOMIC HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, VOLUMES II AND III The Cambridge Economic History of the United States. Volume II: The Long Nineteenth Century; Volume III: The Twentieth Century. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000. Pp. x, 1021 and x, 1190, respectively. Each volume $99.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 2001, 61, (03), 806-818 Downloads
  2. R D, Education, and Productivity: A Retrospective. By Zvi Griliches. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2000. Pp. ix, 127. $39.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 2001, 61, (02), 577-578 Downloads

1999

  1. Technological Revolutions in Europe: Historical Perspectives. Edited by Maxine Berg and Kristine Bruland. Cheltenham, U.K., and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 1998. Pp. xiii, 325. $85.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 1999, 59, (03), 810-811 Downloads

1997

  1. Modern Housing in America: Policy Struggles in the New Deal Era. By Gail Radford. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996. Pp. x, 273. $45.00, cloth; $17.95, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 1997, 57, (03), 757-758 Downloads View citations (1)

1992

  1. Europe, America, and the Wider World: Essays on the Economic History of Western Capitalism. Vol. 2: America and the Wider World. By William N. Parker. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991. Pp. xvii, 372. $59.50, cloth; $17.95, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 1992, 52, (04), 983-985 Downloads
  2. The Magnetic Telegraph, Price and Quantity Data, and the New Management of Capital
    The Journal of Economic History, 1992, 52, (02), 401-413 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Uncontrolled Land Development and the Duration of the Depression in the United States
    The Journal of Economic History, 1992, 52, (04), 785-805 Downloads View citations (24)

1991

  1. Do legal systems matter?
    Explorations in Economic History, 1991, 28, (1), 1-35 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Institutions, Institutional Change and Economic Performance. By Douglass C. North. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990. Pp. viii, 152. $32.50, cloth; $10.95, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 1991, 51, (04), 999-1001 Downloads View citations (6)

1990

  1. Against Mechanism: Protecting Economics from Science. By Philip Mirowski. Totowa, NJ: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 1988. Pp. ix, 250. $34.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 1990, 50, (01), 247-250 Downloads
  2. Modern Europe The Cambridge Economic History of Europe. Vol. 8: The Industrial Economies: The Development of Economic and Social Policies. Edited By Peter Mathias and Sidney Pollard. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1989. Pp. xix, 1242. $125.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 1990, 50, (02), 459-462 Downloads

1988

  1. Enterprise and History: Essays in Honour of Charles Wilson. Edited by D. C. Coleman and Peter Mathias. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984. Pp. x, 290. $49.50.Business Life and Public Policy: Essays in Honour of D. C. Coleman. Edited by Neil McKendrick and R. B. Outhwaite. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986. Pp. xiv, 263. $44.50
    The Journal of Economic History, 1988, 48, (01), 235-237 Downloads
  2. Modern Europe Europe and the Rise of Capitalism. Edited by Jean Baechler, John A. Hall, and Michael Mann. New York: Basil Blackwell, 1988. Pp. vi, 249. $45.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 1988, 48, (04), 921-922 Downloads

1987

  1. Modern Business Enterprise as a Capital-Saving Innovation
    The Journal of Economic History, 1987, 47, (02), 473-485 Downloads View citations (6)

1986

  1. Class and Reform: School and Society in Chicago, 1880–1930. By David John Hogan. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1985. Pp. xxv, 328. $30.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 1986, 46, (04), 1075-1077 Downloads
  2. The Origins of Public High Schools: A Reexamination of the Beverly High School Contoversy. By Maris A. Vinovskis. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1986. Pp, xiv, 172. $27.50
    The Journal of Economic History, 1986, 46, (03), 859-861 Downloads

1985

  1. On the unimportance of machinery
    Explorations in Economic History, 1985, 22, (4), 378-401 Downloads View citations (8)

1984

  1. A New Interpretation of the Onset of the Great Depression
    The Journal of Economic History, 1984, 44, (02), 489-498 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Asset Exchanges and the Transactions Demand for Money, 1919-29
    American Economic Review, 1984, 74, (1), 43-59 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Microeconomics, Norms, and Rationality
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1984, 32, (4), 683-711 Downloads View citations (12)

1983

  1. A Calculating People: The Spread of Numeracy in Early America. by Patricia Cline Cohen. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982. pp. x, 269
    The Journal of Economic History, 1983, 43, (04), 1031-1032 Downloads
  2. Land Abundance, Interest/Profit Rates, and Nineteenth-Century American and British Technology
    The Journal of Economic History, 1983, 43, (02), 405-431 Downloads View citations (9)

1982

  1. The Rise of Literacy and the Common School in the United States: A Socioeconomic Analysis to 1870. By Lee Soltow and Edward Stevens. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1981. Pp. xii, 247. $20.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 1982, 42, (03), 720-721 Downloads

1981

  1. Economic Thought and Doctrine The Machinery Question and the Making of Political Economy, 1815–1848. By Maxine Berg. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1980. Pp. x, 379. $35.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 1981, 41, (01), 252-253 Downloads
  2. Region und Industrialisierung: Studien zur Rolle der Region in der Wirtschaftsgeschichte der letzten zwei Jahrhunderte. Edited by Sidney Pollard. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 1980. Pp. 297. DM 58
    The Journal of Economic History, 1981, 41, (03), 676-677 Downloads
  3. The problem with neoclassical institutional economics: A critique with special reference to the North/Thomas model of pre-1500 Europe
    Explorations in Economic History, 1981, 18, (2), 174-198 Downloads View citations (18)

1980

  1. A System of Social Science: Papers Relating to Adam Smith. By Andrew S. Skinner. New York: Oxford University Press, 1979. Pp. vi, 278. $24.95.John Locke: Economist and Social Scientist. By Karen Iversen Vaughn. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1980. Pp. xiv, 178. $13.50
    The Journal of Economic History, 1980, 40, (02), 448-450 Downloads
  2. Economic Thought and Social Change. By J. Ron Stanfield. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1979. Pp. xxi, 194. $12.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 1980, 40, (03), 680-681 Downloads
  3. Industrialization and Skill Intensity: The Case of Massachusetts
    Journal of Human Resources, 1980, 15, (2), 149-175 Downloads View citations (3)

1979

  1. Contested Terrain: The Transformation of the Workplace in the Twentieth Century. By Richard Edwards. New York: Basic Books, 1979. Pp. ix + 261. $12.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 1979, 39, (04), 1073-1075 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Economic and Demographic Determinants of Educational Commitment: Massachusetts, 1855
    The Journal of Economic History, 1979, 39, (02), 439-459 Downloads View citations (9)
  3. The Evolution of Economic Ideas. By Phyllis Deane. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1978. Pp. xv, 236. $21.00 cloth, $7.95 paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 1979, 39, (02), 606-607 Downloads

1978

  1. Education and Social Programs
    The Journal of Economic History, 1978, 38, (01), 258-261 Downloads
  2. Political Economy in Parliament, 1819–1823. By Barry Gordon. New York: Bames and Noble, 1977. Pp. ix, 246. $21.50
    The Journal of Economic History, 1978, 38, (03), 773-775 Downloads
  3. Sectoral shift in antebellum Massachusetts: A reconsideration
    Explorations in Economic History, 1978, 15, (2), 146-171 Downloads View citations (15)

1977

  1. Schooling in Capitalist America: Educational Reform and the Contradictions of Economic Life. By Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis. New York: Basic Books, 1976. Pp. 340. $13.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 1977, 37, (02), 491-492 Downloads
  2. The School upon a Hill: Education and Society in Colonial New England. By James Axtell. New Haven, Yale University Press, 1974. Pp. xxi + 298. $17.50.Education and the Industrial Revolution. By E. G. West. London, Batsford, 1975. Pp. 275. £6.50
    Business History Review, 1977, 51, (01), 115-118 Downloads

1976

  1. Causal Explanation and Model Building in History, Economics, and the New Economic History. By Peter D. McClelland. Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University Press, 1975. Pp. 290. $12.50
    Business History Review, 1976, 50, (01), 96-99 Downloads
  2. Educational Reform and Manufacturing Development in Mid-Nineteenth Century Massachusetts
    The Journal of Economic History, 1976, 36, (01), 263-266 Downloads View citations (3)

Chapters

2014

  1. The Interwar Housing Cycle in the Light of 2001-2012: A Comparative Historical Perspective
    A chapter in Housing and Mortgage Markets in Historical Perspective, 2014, pp 39-80 Downloads

2011

  1. The Adversity/Hysteresis Effect: Depression-Era Productivity Growth in the U.S. Railroad Sector
    A chapter in The Rate and Direction of Inventive Activity Revisited, 2011, pp 579-606 Downloads View citations (3)
 
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