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Working Papers

2017

  1. Absolute Poverty: When Necessity Displaces Desire
    LIS Working papers, LIS Cross-National Data Center in Luxembourg Downloads
    Also in Oxford University Economic and Social History Series, Economics Group, Nuffield College, University of Oxford (2016) Downloads View citations (1)

2016

  1. Revising England's Social Tables Once Again
    Oxford University Economic and Social History Series, Economics Group, Nuffield College, University of Oxford Downloads
  2. The Hand-Loom Weaver and the Power Loom: A Schumpeterian Perspective
    Oxford University Economic and Social History Series, Economics Group, Nuffield College, University of Oxford Downloads
    Also in Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics (2016) Downloads

2013

  1. American Exceptionalism as a Problem in Global History
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2014)
  2. Poverty Lines in History, Theory, and Current International Practice
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (7)
  3. The High Wage Economy and the Industrial Revolution: A Restatement
    Published Papers, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics (2013) Downloads View citations (3)
    Published Papers, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (2013) Downloads View citations (2)
    Oxford University Economic and Social History Series, Economics Group, Nuffield College, University of Oxford (2013) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Economic History Review (2015)

2011

  1. Technology and the Great Divergence
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Colonial Origins of Divergence in the Americas:Â A Labour Market Approach
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The Colonial Origins of the Divergence in the Americas: A Labour Market Approach
    Working Papers, IGIER (Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research), Bocconi University Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2012)
  4. Wages, prices, and living standards in China, 1738-1925: in comparison with Europe, Japan, and India
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (20)
    Also in Post-Print, HAL (2011) View citations (18)
    CEI Working Paper Series, Center for Economic Institutions, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University (2009) Downloads View citations (39)
    Economic History Working Papers, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History (2009) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Economic History Review (2011)

2010

  1. Was there an ‘Industrious Revolution’ before the Industrial Revolution? An Empirical Exercise for England, c. 1300-1830
    Discussion Papers, University of Copenhagen. Department of Economics Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Economic History Review (2011)

2007

  1. Engel`s Pause: A Pessimist`s Guide to the British Industrial Revolution
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
  2. How Prosperous were the Romans? Evidence from Diocletian`s Price Edict (301 AD)
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Pessimism Preserved: Real Wages in the British Industrial Revolution
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (18)
  4. The Industrial Revolution in Miniature: The Spinning Jenny in Britain, France, and India
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2009)
  5. Wages, Prices, and Living Standards in China, Japan, and Europe, 1738-1925
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (11)

2005

  1. Capital Accumulation, Technological Change, and the Distribution of Income during the British Industrial Revolution
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (4)

1998

  1. On the road again with Arthur Young: English, Irish, and French agriculture during the Industrial Revolution
    Open Access publications, School of Economics, University College Dublin Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, School of Economics, University College Dublin (1986) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (1988)

Journal Articles

2015

  1. The high wage economy and the industrial revolution: a restatement
    Economic History Review, 2015, 68, (1), 1-22 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. UNA DE CAL Y OTRA DE ARENA: BUILDING COMPARABLE REAL WAGES IN A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
    Revista de Historia Económica, 2015, 33, (01), 61-75 Downloads View citations (3)

2014

  1. American Exceptionalism as a Problem in Global History
    The Journal of Economic History, 2014, 74, (02), 309-350 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2013

  1. Warum sind manche Länder reich und andere arm?
    Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftsgeschichte / Economic History Yearbook, 2013, 54, (1), 183-214 Downloads

2012

  1. Backward into the future: The shift to coal and implications for the next energy transition
    Energy Policy, 2012, 50, (C), 17-23 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Technology and the great divergence: Global economic development since 1820
    Explorations in Economic History, 2012, 49, (1), 1-16 Downloads View citations (10)
  3. The Colonial Origins of the Divergence in the Americas: A Labor Market Approach
    The Journal of Economic History, 2012, 72, (04), 863-894 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2011

  1. The Spinning Jenny: A Fresh Look
    The Journal of Economic History, 2011, 71, (02), 461-464 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Wages, prices, and living standards in China, 1738–1925: in comparison with Europe, Japan, and India
    Economic History Review, 2011, 64, 8-38 Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Economic History Review, 2011, 64, (s1), 8-38 (2011) Downloads View citations (19)

    See also Working Paper (2011)
  3. Was there an ‘industrious revolution’ before the industrial revolution? An empirical exercise for England, c. 1300–1830
    Economic History Review, 2011, 64, (3), 715-729 View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  4. Why the industrial revolution was British: commerce, induced invention, and the scientific revolution
    Economic History Review, 2011, 64, (2), 357-384 View citations (11)

2009

  1. Agricultural productivity and rural incomes in England and the Yangtze Delta, c.1620-c.1820 -super-1
    Economic History Review, 2009, 62, (3), 525-550 Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Engels' pause: Technical change, capital accumulation, and inequality in the british industrial revolution
    Explorations in Economic History, 2009, 46, (4), 418-435 Downloads View citations (13)
  3. The Industrial Revolution in Miniature: The Spinning Jenny in Britain, France, and India
    The Journal of Economic History, 2009, 69, (04), 901-927 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2008

  1. A Review of Gregory Clark's A Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic History of the World
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2008, 46, (4), 946-73 Downloads View citations (15)
  2. The Nitrogen Hypothesis and the English Agricultural Revolution: A Biological Analysis
    The Journal of Economic History, 2008, 68, (01), 182-210 Downloads View citations (12)

2005

  1. A Reassessment of the Soviet Industrial Revolution1
    Comparative Economic Studies, 2005, 47, (2), 315-332 Downloads

2004

  1. Saving the Whales: Lessons from the Extinction of the Eastern Arctic Bowhead
    The Journal of Economic History, 2004, 64, (02), 400-432 Downloads View citations (10)

2003

  1. Progress and poverty in early modern Europe
    Economic History Review, 2003, 56, (3), 403-443 Downloads View citations (51)

2002

  1. Revolución en los campos: La reinterpretación de la Revolución Agrícola inglesa
    Historia Agraria. Revista de Agricultura e Historia Rural, 2002, (26), 13-32 Downloads View citations (1)

2001

  1. 2000 ECONOMIC HISTORY ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING
    The Journal of Economic History, 2001, 61, (02), 532-535 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Globalization and History: The Evolution of a Nineteenth-Century Atlantic Economy. By Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1999. Pp. xii, 343. $45.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 2001, 61, (01), 256-259 Downloads
  3. The First Great Whale Extinction: The End of the Bowhead Whale in the Eastern Arctic
    Explorations in Economic History, 2001, 38, (4), 448-477 Downloads View citations (3)
  4. The Great Divergence in European Wages and Prices from the Middle Ages to the First World War
    Explorations in Economic History, 2001, 38, (4), 411-447 Downloads View citations (167)
  5. The rise and decline of the Soviet economy
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 2001, 34, (4), 859-881 Downloads View citations (4)

2000

  1. Economic structure and agricultural productivity in Europe, 1300 1800
    European Review of Economic History, 2000, 4, (01), 1-25 Downloads View citations (73)

1999

  1. Modern Europe Stalinism in a Russian Province. A Study of Collectivization and Dekulakization in Siberia. By James Hughes. London: MacMillan Press, Ltd., 1996. Pp. xv, 271. Industry, State, and Society in Stalin's Russia: 1926–1934. By David R. Shearer. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1996. Pp. xiv, 263. $42.50, cloth; $18.95, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 1999, 59, (02), 525-527 Downloads
  2. Tracking the agricultural revolution in England
    Economic History Review, 1999, 52, (2), 209-235 Downloads View citations (17)

1998

  1. Accounting for War: Soviet Production, Employment, and the Defense Burden, 1940–1945. By Mark Harrison. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. pp. xxiv, 338
    The Journal of Economic History, 1998, 58, (02), 588-590 Downloads
  2. Capital accumulation, the soft budget constraint and Soviet industrialisation
    European Review of Economic History, 1998, 2, (01), 1-24 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Peasant Rebels under Stalin: Collectivization and the Culture of Peasant Resistance. By Lynne Viola. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Pp. xii, 312
    The Journal of Economic History, 1998, 58, (02), 590-591 Downloads
  4. The Standard of Living in the Soviet Union, 1928–1940
    The Journal of Economic History, 1998, 58, (04), 1063-1089 Downloads View citations (1)

1997

  1. Agricultural Marketing and the Possibilities for Industrialization in the Soviet Union in the 1930s
    Explorations in Economic History, 1997, 34, (4), 387-410 Downloads
  2. Agriculture and the Origins of the State in Ancient Egypt
    Explorations in Economic History, 1997, 34, (2), 135-154 Downloads View citations (5)

1996

  1. Compte rendu de séminaire - Les fermiers de l'Ile-de-France: XVe - XVIIIe siècle
    Cahiers d'Economie et Sociologie Rurales, 1996, 38, 107-110 Downloads
    Also in Cahiers d'Economie et de Sociologie Rurales (CESR), 1996 (1996) Downloads

1991

  1. Labor productivity and farm size in English agriculture before mechanization: Reply to Clark
    Explorations in Economic History, 1991, 28, (4), 478-492 Downloads

1988

  1. Inferring Yields from Probate Inventories
    The Journal of Economic History, 1988, 48, (01), 117-125 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. On the Road Again with Arthur Young: English, Irish, and French Agriculture during the Industrial Revolution
    The Journal of Economic History, 1988, 48, (01), 93-116 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (1998)
  3. The growth of labor productivity in early modern English agriculture
    Explorations in Economic History, 1988, 25, (2), 117-146 Downloads View citations (12)
  4. The price of freehold land and the interest rate in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
    Economic History Review, 1988, 41, (1), 33-50 Downloads View citations (2)

1987

  1. Modern Europe Enclosures in Britain, 1750–1830. By Michael Turner. London: The Macmillan Press Ltd., for the Economic History Society, 1984. Pp. 96. $5.95 paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 1987, 47, (02), 521-522 Downloads

1983

  1. Collective invention
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1983, 4, (1), 1-24 Downloads View citations (179)

1982

  1. The Efficiency and Distributional Consequences of Eighteenth Century Enclosures
    Economic Journal, 1982, 92, (368), 937-53 Downloads View citations (14)

1981

  1. Accounting for Price Changes: American Steel Rails, 1879-1910
    Journal of Political Economy, 1981, 89, (3), 512-28 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Direct versus Implicit Superlative Index Number Formulae
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1981, 63, (3), 430-35 Downloads View citations (31)

1979

  1. International Competition in Iron and Steel, 1850–1913
    The Journal of Economic History, 1979, 39, (04), 911-937 Downloads View citations (10)

1978

  1. Pioneer Steelmaker in the West: The Colorado Fuel and Iron Company, 1872–1903. By H. Lee Scamehorn. Boulder, Colorado, Pruett Publishing Company, 1976. Pp. vii + 231. $19.95.Iron and Steel in America. By W. David Lewis, Greenville, Delaware, Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation, Inc., 1976. Pp. 64. $2.50
    Business History Review, 1978, 52, (01), 140-142 Downloads

1977

  1. The Peculiar Productivity History of American Blast Furnaces, 1840–1913
    The Journal of Economic History, 1977, 37, (03), 605-633 Downloads View citations (2)

Books

2015

  1. The British Industrial Revolution in Global Perspective China Edition
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press

2011

  1. Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (39)

2009

  1. The British Industrial Revolution in Global Perspective
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (200)
    Also in Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press (2009) View citations (200)

1992

  1. Enclosure and the Yeoman: The Agricultural Development of the South Midlands 1450-1850
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (31)

Edited books

2005

  1. Living Standards in the Past: New Perspectives on Well-Being in Asia and Europe
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (16)

Chapters

2003

  1. Soviet Development in World-Historical Perspective, from Farm to Factory: A Reinterpretation of the Soviet Industrial Revolution
    A chapter in Farm to Factory: A Reinterpretation of the Soviet Industrial Revolution, 2003 Downloads View citations (5)
 
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