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Working Papers

2018

  1. Spatial Competition, Innovation and Institutions: The Industrial Revolution and the Great Divergence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2017) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Growth (2020)

2015

  1. Outside Options, Coercion, and Wages: Removing the Sugar Coating
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2020)
  2. The Clan and the Corporation: Sustaining Cooperation in China and Europe
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2017)

2013

  1. Social Organizations, Violence & Modern Growth
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (6)
  2. What Did the Old Poor Law Really Accomplish? A Redux
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)

2012

  1. The Clan and the City: Sustaining Cooperation in China and Europe
    Working Papers, IGIER (Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research), Bocconi University Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (15)

2011

  1. Risk, Institutions and Growth: Why England and Not China?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)

2010

  1. A Theory of Moral Persistence: Crypto-Morality and Political Legitimacy
    Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2010)
  2. Cultural and Institutional Bifurcation: China and Europe Compared
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (50)
    Also in Working Papers, IGIER (Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research), Bocconi University (2009) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2010)

2008

  1. Contract Enforcement and Institutions among the Maghribi Traders: Refuting Edwards and Ogilvie
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads
    Also in Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (2008) Downloads
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2008) Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. Institutions and Development
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads View citations (1)

2001

  1. Organizing Violence
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Conflict Resolution (2002)

1997

  1. On the Social Foundations and Historical Development of Institutions that Facilitate Impersonal Exchange: From the Community Responsibility System to Individual Legal Responsibility in Pre-modern Europe
    Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Self-enforcing Political System and Economic Growth: Late Medieval Genoa
    Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (12)

1995

  1. A Transactions-Cost Theory of Agglomeration Economies
    Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (4)

Undated

  1. Economic History and Game Theory: a Survey
    Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Micro Theory and Recent Developments in the Study of Economic Institutions Through Economic History
    Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (7)

Journal Articles

2020

  1. Outside Options, Coercion, and Wages: Removing the Sugar Coating
    Economic Journal, 2020, 130, (630), 1678-1714 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  2. Spatial competition, innovation and institutions: the Industrial Revolution and the Great Divergence
    Journal of Economic Growth, 2020, 25, (1), 1-35 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2018)

2017

  1. Cognitive rules, institutions, and economic growth: Douglass North and beyond
    Journal of Institutional Economics, 2017, 13, (1), 25-52 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. The clan and the corporation: Sustaining cooperation in China and Europe
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2017, 45, (1), 1-35 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2016

  1. Institutions and economic history: a critique of professor McCloskey
    Journal of Institutional Economics, 2016, 12, (1), 29-41 Downloads View citations (4)

2014

  1. Do institutions evolve?
    Journal of Bioeconomics, 2014, 16, (1), 53-60 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Trade and Institutions in the Medieval Mediterranean: The Geniza Merchants and Their Business World. By Jessica L. Goldberg. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2012. Pp. xxi, 426. $114.00, hardcover
    The Journal of Economic History, 2014, 74, (2), 648-649 Downloads

2013

  1. Social Organizations, Violence, and Modern Growth
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (3), 534-38 Downloads View citations (6)

2012

  1. The Maghribi traders: a reappraisal?
    Economic History Review, 2012, 65, (2), 445-469 Downloads View citations (8)

2010

  1. A theory of moral persistence: Crypto-morality and political legitimacy
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2010, 38, (3), 229-244 Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Cultural and Institutional Bifurcation: China and Europe Compared
    American Economic Review, 2010, 100, (2), 135-40 Downloads View citations (50)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  3. Introduction to the JCE Symposium on "The Dynamics of Institutions"
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2010, 38, (3), 227-228 Downloads

2009

  1. The curious commentary on the citation practices of Avner Greif
    Public Choice, 2009, 141, (3), 273-275 Downloads

2008

  1. The Administrative Foundations of Self-Enforcing Constitutions
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (2), 105-09 Downloads View citations (20)

2006

  1. Family Structure, Institutions, and Growth: The Origins and Implications of Western Corporations
    American Economic Review, 2006, 96, (2), 308-312 Downloads View citations (49)
  2. History Lessons: The Birth of Impersonal Exchange: The Community Responsibility System and Impartial Justice
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2006, 20, (2), 221-236 Downloads View citations (36)

2004

  1. A Theory of Endogenous Institutional Change
    American Political Science Review, 2004, 98, (4), 633-652 Downloads View citations (121)

2002

  1. Institutions and Impersonal Exchange: From Communal to Individual Responsibility
    Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 2002, 158, (1), 168-204 Downloads View citations (47)
  2. Organizing Violence
    Journal of Conflict Resolution, 2002, 46, (5), 599-628 Downloads View citations (46)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2000

  1. Ancient And Medieval - Trade, Trust, and Networks: Commercial Culture in Late Medieval Italy. By Gunnar Dahl.Lund: Nordic Academic Press, 1998. Pp. 355
    The Journal of Economic History, 2000, 60, (1), 272-273 Downloads
  2. The Analytic Narrative Project - Analytic Narratives. By Robert H. Bates, Avner Greif, Margaret Levi, Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, and Barry Weingast. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1998. 296p. $65.00 cloth, $22.95 paper
    American Political Science Review, 2000, 94, (3), 696-702 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The fundamental problem of exchange: A research agenda in Historical Institutional Analysis
    European Review of Economic History, 2000, 4, (3), 251-284 Downloads View citations (60)

1998

  1. Genoa and the Genoese, 958–1528. By Steven A. Epstein. 1996. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press. Pp. 396. $45.00, cloth
    The Journal of Economic History, 1998, 58, (4), 1129-1130 Downloads
  2. Historical and Comparative Institutional Analysis
    American Economic Review, 1998, 88, (2), 80-84 Downloads View citations (67)

1997

  1. Cliometrics after Forty Years
    American Economic Review, 1997, 87, (2), 400-403 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. United States and Canada - Divergent Paths: How Culture and Institutions Have Shaped North American Growth. By Marc Egnal. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Pp. xvi, 300. $45.00, cloth; $17.95, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 1997, 57, (3), 747-749 Downloads

1996

  1. The Study of Organizations and Evolving Organizational Forms through History: Reflections from the Late Medieval Family Firm
    Industrial and Corporate Change, 1996, 5, (2), 473-501 View citations (4)

1995

  1. A Mediterranean Emporium: The Catalan Kingdom of Majorca. By David Abulafia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994. Pp. 292. $59.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 1995, 55, (1), 163-165 Downloads
  2. Medieval and Early Modern - Trade and Traders in Muslim Spain: The Commercial Realignment of the Iberian Peninsula, 900–1500. By Olivia Remie Constable. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994. Pp. 320
    The Journal of Economic History, 1995, 55, (4), 923-924 Downloads
  3. Medieval and Early Modern - Wage Labor & Guilds in Medieval Europe. By Steven A. Epstein. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1991. Pp. vii, 307. $39.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 1995, 55, (2), 413-414 Downloads
  4. The Sovereign State and Its Competitors: An Analysis of Systems Change. By Hendrik Spruyt. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1994. Pp. 288
    The Journal of Economic History, 1995, 55, (4), 972-973 Downloads

1994

  1. Coordination, Commitment, and Enforcement: The Case of the Merchant Guild
    Journal of Political Economy, 1994, 102, (4), 745-76 Downloads View citations (242)
  2. Cultural Beliefs and the Organization of Society: A Historical and Theoretical Reflection on Collectivist and Individualist Societies
    Journal of Political Economy, 1994, 102, (5), 912-50 Downloads View citations (669)
  3. On the Political Foundations of the Late Medieval Commercial Revolution: Genoa During the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries
    The Journal of Economic History, 1994, 54, (2), 271-287 Downloads View citations (24)

1993

  1. Contract Enforceability and Economic Institutions in Early Trade: the Maghribi Traders' Coalition
    American Economic Review, 1993, 83, (3), 525-48 Downloads View citations (856)

1992

  1. Institutions and International Trade: Lessons from the Commercial Revolution
    American Economic Review, 1992, 82, (2), 128-33 Downloads View citations (49)

1991

  1. The Organization of Long-Distance Trade: Reputation and Coalitions in the Geniza Documents and Genoa During the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries
    The Journal of Economic History, 1991, 51, (2), 459-462 Downloads View citations (3)

1990

  1. Medieval and Early Modern - Before European Hegemony: The World System A.D. 1250–1350. By Janet L. Lughod. New York: Oxford University Press, 1989. Pp. xvi, 443. $35.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 1990, 50, (2), 455-456 Downloads

1989

  1. Reputation and Coalitions in Medieval Trade: Evidence on the Maghribi Traders
    The Journal of Economic History, 1989, 49, (4), 857-882 Downloads View citations (342)

Books

2015

  1. Institutions, Innovation, and Industrialization: Essays in Economic History and Development
    Economics Books, Princeton University Press View citations (6)

2006

  1. Institutions and the Path to the Modern Economy
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (11)
    Also in Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press (2006) View citations (11)

1998

  1. Analytic Narratives
    Economics Books, Princeton University Press View citations (149)

Chapters

2015

  1. Introduction
    A chapter in Institutions, Innovation, and Industrialization: Essays in Economic History and Development, 2015 Downloads

2012

  1. Social Organizations, Risk-sharing Institutions, and Economic Development
    Palgrave Macmillan

2008

  1. Commitment, Coercion and Markets: The Nature and Dynamics of Institutions Supporting Exchange
    Springer
    Also in Springer (2005) View citations (1)

2002

  1. Economic history and game theory
    Chapter 52 in Handbook of Game Theory with Economic Applications, 2002, vol. 3, pp 1989-2024 Downloads View citations (2)
 
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