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Postal address:Dept. Economic History Mohlstr. 36 D-72074 Tuebingen Germany
Workplace:Wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Fakultät (School of Business and Economics), Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen (University of Tuebingen), (more information at EDIRC)
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Working Papers

2020

  1. Inequality, Low-Intensity Immigration and Human Capital Formation in the Regions of Chile, 1820-1939
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads

2019

  1. Elite Violence and Elite Numeracy in Europe from 500 to 1900 CE: A Co-Evolution?
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads

2018

  1. Female autonomy generates superstars in long-term development: Evidence from 15th to 19th century Europe
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)

2017

  1. European Trade, Colonialism and Human Capital Accumulation in Senegal, Gambia and Western Mali, 1770 - 1900
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads
  2. Silver, Murder, and Institutions: Did the "Curse of Resources" impact on Homicide Rates? Global evidence since 1890
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads

2016

  1. A Curse of ‘Point Source’ Resources?: Cash Crops and Numeracy on the Philippines 19th-20th Century
    Discussion paper series, Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study, Hitotsubashi University Downloads
  2. The Evolution of Human Capital in Africa, 1730 -1970: A Colonial Legacy?
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (5)

2015

  1. Does Compulsory Licensing Discourage Invention? Evidence From German Patents After WWI
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. A golden age before serfdom? The human capital of Central-Eastern and Eastern Europe in the 17th-19th centuries
    MPIDR Working Papers, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany Downloads
  2. Impoverished, but Numerate? Early Numeracy in East Asia (1550–1800) and its Impact on 20th and 21st Century Economic Growth
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads

2013

  1. Back to the 'normal' level of human-capital driven growth? A note on early numeracy in Korea, China and Japan, 1550 - 1800
    University of Tübingen Working Papers in Business and Economics, University of Tuebingen, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, School of Business and Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Heights and Development in a Cash-Crop Colony: Living Standards in Ghana, 1870-1980
    African Economic History Working Paper, African Economic History Network View citations (5)

2012

  1. Brain Drain in the Age of Mass Migration: Does Relative Inequality Explain Migrant Selectivity?
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Journal Article in Explorations in Economic History (2012)
  2. Farmer Families at the Heart of the Educational Revolution: Which Occupational Group Inherited Human Capital in the Early Modern Era?
    CEH Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic History, Research School of Economics, Australian National University Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working Papers, European Historical Economics Society (EHES) (2012) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. On the human capital of Inca Indios before and after the Spanish conquest: Was there a "pre-colonial legacy"?
    University of Tübingen Working Papers in Business and Economics, University of Tuebingen, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, School of Business and Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Explorations in Economic History (2013)
  4. Slave numeracy in the Cape Colony and comparative development in the eighteenth century
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
  5. The human capital of Central-Eastern and Eastern Europe in European perspective
    MPIDR Working Papers, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
  6. Women Count: Gender (in-)equalities in the human capital development in Asia, 1900-60
    University of Tübingen Working Papers in Business and Economics, University of Tuebingen, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, School of Business and Economics Downloads View citations (4)

2011

  1. Growth effects of 19th century mass migrations: "Fome Zero" for Brazil
    University of Tübingen Working Papers in Business and Economics, University of Tuebingen, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, School of Business and Economics Downloads View citations (4)
  2. On the status and the future of economic history in the world
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Poor, hungry and ignorant: Numeracy and the impact of high food prices in industrializing Britain, 1780-1850
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Regional Inequality in Human Capital Formation in Europe, 1790 - 1880
    Working Papers, Association Française de Cliométrie (AFC) Downloads View citations (20)
  5. The Changing Shape of Global Inequality - exploring a new dataset
    Working Papers, Utrecht University, Centre for Global Economic History Downloads View citations (20)

2010

  1. Long-Term Economic Growth and the Standard of Living in Indonesia
    ANU Working Papers in Economics and Econometrics, Australian National University, College of Business and Economics, School of Economics Downloads View citations (4)

2009

  1. Evolution of living standards and human capital in China in 18-20th century: evidences from real wage and anthropometrics
    Economic History Working Papers, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Quantifying Quantitative Literacy: Age Heaping and the History of Human Capital
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (89)
    Also in Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2006) Downloads View citations (16)

    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2009)

2008

  1. Global Trends in Numeracy 1820-1949 and its Implications for Long-Run Growth
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Tall and Shrinking Muslims, Short and Growing Europeans: The Long-Run Welfare Development of the Middle East, 1840-1980
    Working Papers, Economic History Society Downloads
  3. Trends of Children’s Height and Parental Unemployment: A Large-Scale Anthropometric Study on Eastern Germany, 1994 – 2006
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads

2007

  1. Book production and the onset of modern economic growth
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Growth (2008)
  2. Exploring the evolution of living standards in Ghana, 1880- 2000: An anthropometric approach
    Working Papers, Economic History Society Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Growth accounting in items of turbulence and death: efficiency, technology, capital accumulation and human capital 1929-1950
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Downloads

2003

  1. Creating Firms for a New Century: Determinants for Firm Creation around 1900
    IAW Discussion Papers, Institut für Angewandte Wirtschaftsforschung (IAW) Downloads
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2003) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in European Review of Economic History (2003)
  2. Looking Backward and Looking Forward: Anthropometric Research and the Development of Social Science History
    Discussion Papers in Economics, University of Munich, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Market integration and disintegration of Poland and Gemany [Germany] in the 18th century
    Tübinger Diskussionsbeiträge, University of Tübingen, School of Business and Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  4. The biological standard of living in Europe during the last two millennia
    Tübinger Diskussionsbeiträge, University of Tübingen, School of Business and Economics Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in European Review of Economic History (2005)

2002

  1. Autarchy, Market Disintegration, and Health: The Mortality and Nutritional Crisis in Nazi Germany, 1933-1937
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Economics & Human Biology (2003)
  2. Did Partial Globalization Increase Inequality? Did Inequality Stimulate Globalization Backlash? The case of the Latin American Periphery, 1950-80
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads

2001

  1. Expansion und Überleben von Unternehmen in der Ersten Phase der Globalisierung
    Tübinger Diskussionsbeiträge, University of Tübingen, School of Business and Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Grain Price Fluctuations and Witch Hunting in Bavaria
    Working Papers, Business School - Economics, University of Glasgow Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Große und kleine Unternehmen in der Krise von 1900 - 1902
    Tübinger Diskussionsbeiträge, University of Tübingen, School of Business and Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Neue Quellen für die unternehmenshistorische Analyse
    Tübinger Diskussionsbeiträge, University of Tübingen, School of Business and Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  5. Produktivitätsvorteil in kleinen und mittelgroßen Industrieunternehmen, Sicherheit in Großunternehmen? Die Gesamtfaktorproduktivität um 1900
    Tübinger Diskussionsbeiträge, University of Tübingen, School of Business and Economics Downloads View citations (3)

Journal Articles

2020

  1. NUMERACY OF RELIGIOUS MINORITIES IN SPAIN AND PORTUGAL DURING THE INQUISITION ERA
    Revista de Historia Económica / Journal of Iberian and Latin American Economic History, 2020, 38, (1), 147-184 Downloads

2019

  1. Height development of men and women from China, South Korea, and Taiwan during the rapid economic transformation period of the 1960s–1980s
    Economics & Human Biology, 2019, 34, (C), 169-180 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Valkyries: Was gender equality high in the Scandinavian periphery since Viking times? Evidence from enamel hypoplasia and height ratios
    Economics & Human Biology, 2019, 34, (C), 181-193 Downloads

2018

  1. Geography, land inequality and regional numeracy in Europe in historical perspective
    Journal of Economic Growth, 2018, 23, (1), 79-109 Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization. By Branko Milanovic. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2016. Pp. 320. $29.95, hardcover
    The Journal of Economic History, 2018, 78, (1), 316-318 Downloads

2017

  1. Compulsory licensing and innovation – Historical evidence from German patents after WWI
    Journal of Development Economics, 2017, 126, (C), 231-242 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Economics, human biology and inequality: A review of “puzzles” and recent contributions from a Deatonian perspective
    Economics & Human Biology, 2017, 25, (C), 3-8 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. European Trade, Colonialism, and Human Capital Accumulation in Senegal, Gambia and Western Mali, 1770–1900
    The Journal of Economic History, 2017, 77, (3), 920-951 Downloads
  4. Farmers at the heart of the ‘human capital revolution’? Decomposing the numeracy increase in early modern Europe
    Economic History Review, 2017, 70, (3), 779-809 Downloads View citations (4)
  5. “Girl Power” in Eastern Europe? The human capital development of Central-Eastern and Eastern Europe in the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries and its determinants
    European Review of Economic History, 2017, 21, (1), 29-63 Downloads View citations (7)

2015

  1. Numeracy of Africans, Asians, and Europeans during the early modern period: new evidence from Cape Colony court registers
    Economic History Review, 2015, 68, (2), 632-656 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Social and intertemporal differences of basic numeracy in Pannonia (first century BCE to third century CE)
    Scandinavian Economic History Review, 2015, 63, (2), 110-134 Downloads View citations (3)

2014

  1. A story of large landowners and math skills: Inequality and human capital formation in long-run development, 1820–2000
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2014, 42, (2), 375-401 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Numeracy and the Impact of High Food Prices in Industrializing Britain, 1780–1850
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2014, 96, (3), 418-430 Downloads View citations (27)
  3. The Changing Shape of Global Inequality 1820–2000; Exploring a New Dataset
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2014, 60, (2), 279-297 Downloads View citations (28)
  4. Why are you tall while others are short? Agricultural production and other proximate determinants of global heights
    European Review of Economic History, 2014, 18, (2), 144-165 Downloads View citations (30)

2013

  1. Big is beautiful ? La productivité des entreprises en fonction de leur taille en Allemagne et aux États-Unis au tournant des XIXe-XXe siècles1
    Histoire, économie & société, 2013, 2013, (01), 45-72 Downloads
  2. Does inequality lead to civil wars? A global long-term study using anthropometric indicators (1816–1999)
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2013, 32, (C), 56-79 Downloads View citations (16)
  3. Growth effects of nineteenth-century mass migrations: 'Fome Zero' for Brazil?
    European Review of Economic History, 2013, 17, (1), 95-121 Downloads View citations (10)
  4. On the human capital of Inca Indios before and after the Spanish Conquest. Was there a “Pre-Colonial Legacy”?
    Explorations in Economic History, 2013, 50, (2), 227-241 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  5. Portuguese living standards, 1720–1980, in European comparison: heights, income, and human capital
    Economic History Review, 2013, 66, (2), 545-578 Downloads View citations (15)
  6. The biological standard of living and body height in colonial and post-colonial Indonesia, 1770–2000
    Journal of Bioeconomics, 2013, 15, (2), 103-122 Downloads View citations (5)

2012

  1. Brain drain in the age of mass migration: Does relative inequality explain migrant selectivity?
    Explorations in Economic History, 2012, 49, (2), 205-220 Downloads View citations (29)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. Convergence and divergence of numeracy: the development of age heaping in Latin America from the seventeenth to the twentieth century
    Economic History Review, 2012, 65, (3), 932-960 Downloads View citations (13)
  3. Growing Tall but Unequal: New Findings and New Background Evidence on Anthropometric Welfare in 156 Countries, 1810–1989
    Economic History of Developing Regions, 2012, 27, (S1), S66-S85 Downloads View citations (26)
  4. The Global Status of Economic History
    Economic History of Developing Regions, 2012, 27, (1), 93-113 Downloads View citations (5)
  5. The biological standard of living in early nineteenth-century West Africa: new anthropometric evidence for northern Ghana and Burkina Faso
    Economic History Review, 2012, 65, (4), 1280-1302 Downloads View citations (12)

2011

  1. Anthropometric within-country Inequality and the Estimation of Skill Premia with Anthropometric Indicators
    Review of Economics, 2011, 62, (2), 107-138 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. FDI of German Companies During Globalization and Deglobalization
    Open Economies Review, 2011, 22, (2), 247-270 Downloads View citations (1)

2010

  1. Children's Height and Parental Unemployment: A Large‐Scale Anthropometric Study on Eastern Germany, 1994–2006
    German Economic Review, 2010, 11, (1), 1-24 Downloads
  2. Evolution of living standards and human capital in China in the 18-20th centuries: Evidences from real wages, age-heaping, and anthropometrics
    Explorations in Economic History, 2010, 47, (3), 347-359 Downloads View citations (35)
  3. Global trends in numeracy 1820-1949 and its implications for long-term growth
    Explorations in Economic History, 2010, 47, (1), 82-99 Downloads View citations (27)
  4. Globalization and educational inequality during the 18th to 20th centuries: Latin America in global comparison*
    Revista de Historia Económica / Journal of Iberian and Latin American Economic History, 2010, 28, (2), 279-305 Downloads View citations (3)
  5. Latin American anthropometrics, past and present--An overview
    Economics & Human Biology, 2010, 8, (2), 141-144 Downloads View citations (14)
  6. New evidence and new methods to measure human capital inequality before and during the industrial revolution: France and the US in the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries
    Economic History Review, 2010, 63, (2), 452-478 Downloads View citations (21)

2009

  1. Gender Equality and Inequality in Numeracy: The Case of Latin America and the Caribbean, 1880–1949
    Revista de Historia Económica / Journal of Iberian and Latin American Economic History, 2009, 27, (1), 37-73 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. On the Persistence of Human Capital Income and Patent Effects around 1900 on Per capita levels in the 1960’s
    Brussels Economic Review, 2009, 52, (3/4), 289-304 Downloads
  3. Protein supply and nutritional status in nineteenth century Bavaria, Prussia and France
    Economics & Human Biology, 2009, 7, (2), 165-180 Downloads View citations (26)
  4. Quantifying Quantitative Literacy: Age Heaping and the History of Human Capital
    The Journal of Economic History, 2009, 69, (3), 783-808 Downloads View citations (74)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  5. Tall and shrinking Muslims, short and growing Europeans: The long-run welfare development of the Middle East, 1850-1980
    Explorations in Economic History, 2009, 46, (1), 132-148 Downloads View citations (4)
  6. The anthropometric history of Argentina, Brazil and Peru during the 19th and early 20th century
    Economics & Human Biology, 2009, 7, (3), 319-333 Downloads View citations (15)

2008

  1. Agricultural specialization and height in ancient and medieval Europe
    Explorations in Economic History, 2008, 45, (2), 127-146 Downloads View citations (16)
  2. Book Review
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2008, 56, (2), 497-500 Downloads
  3. Book production and the onset of modern economic growth
    Journal of Economic Growth, 2008, 13, (3), 217-235 Downloads View citations (64)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  4. Height, trade, and inequality in the Latin American periphery, 1950-2000
    Economics & Human Biology, 2008, 6, (2), 191-203 Downloads View citations (4)
  5. Zahlenfähigkeit und Zahlendisziplin in Nord- und Westdeutschland, 16.-18. Jahrhundert
    Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftsgeschichte / Economic History Yearbook, 2008, 49, (2), 217-229 Downloads View citations (2)
  6. Zahlenfähigkeit und Zahlendisziplin in Nord- und Westdeutschland, 16.-18. JahrhundertNumerical Abilities and Numerical Discipline in Northern and Western Germany, 16th to 18th Centuries
    Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftsgeschichte / Economic History Yearbook, 2008, 49, (2), 217-229 Downloads

2006

  1. Technological and geographical knowledge spillover in the German empire 1877–1918
    Economic History Review, 2006, 59, (2), 347-373 Downloads View citations (30)
  2. The development and inequality of heights in North, West, and East India 1915-1944
    Explorations in Economic History, 2006, 43, (4), 578-608 Downloads View citations (12)

2005

  1. Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa: New Data and New Insights from Anthropometric Estimates
    World Development, 2005, 33, (8), 1233-1265 Downloads View citations (60)
  2. Market Integration and Disintegration of Poland and Germany in the 18th Century
    Economies et Sociétés (Serie 'Histoire Economique Quantitative'), 2005, (33), 1233-1264 Downloads View citations (18)
  3. The biological standard of living in Europe during the last two millennia
    European Review of Economic History, 2005, 9, (1), 61-95 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2004

  1. Did Partial Globalization Increase Inequality? The Case of the Latin American Periphery, 1950–2000
    CESifo Economic Studies, 2004, 50, (1), 45-84 Downloads View citations (3)

2003

  1. Autarchy, market disintegration, and health: the mortality and nutritional crisis in Nazi Germany, 1933-1937
    Economics & Human Biology, 2003, 1, (1), 1-28 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  2. Creating firms for a new century: Determinants of firm creation around 1900
    European Review of Economic History, 2003, 7, (3), 301-329 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  3. Mangelernährung, Krankheit und Sterblichkeit im NS-Wirtschaftsaufschwung (1933-1937)
    Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftsgeschichte / Economic History Yearbook, 2003, 44, (1), 99-124 Downloads View citations (1)

2000

  1. Economic Development and the Distribution of Nutritional Resources in Bavaria, 1797-1839: An Anthropometric Study
    Journal of Income Distribution, 2000, 09, (1), 6-6 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Heights and Real Wages in the 18th and 19th Centuries: An International Overview
    Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftsgeschichte / Economic History Yearbook, 2000, 41, (1), 61-76 Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Heights of Men and Women in 19th-Century Bavaria: Economic, Nutritional, and Disease Influences
    Explorations in Economic History, 2000, 37, (4), 351-369 Downloads View citations (70)

1998

  1. Height and the Standard of Living
    The Journal of Economic History, 1998, 58, (3), 866-870 Downloads View citations (29)
  2. Smallpox and Nutritional Status in England, 1770-1873: On the Difficulties of Estimating Historical Heights
    Economic History Review, 1998, 51, (2), 360-371 Downloads View citations (9)

1997

  1. Anthropometrische Indikatoren, Ernährung, Gesundheit und Wohlfahrt in historischer Perspektive
    Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftsgeschichte / Economic History Yearbook, 1997, 38, (2), 219-226 Downloads

Undated

  1. Elite violence and elite numeracy in Europe from 500 to 1900 CE: roots of the divergence
    Cliometrica, 1-71 Downloads

Edited books

2016

  1. A History of the Global Economy
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (2)

Editor

  1. Economics & Human Biology
    Elsevier
 
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