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Working Papers

2018

  1. Capital Structure and the Choice of Enterprise Form: theory and history
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University Downloads

2017

  1. Partnership as Experimentation: Business Organization and Survival in Egypt, 1910-1949
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University Downloads

2015

  1. Choice of Enterprise Form: Spain, 1886-1936
    Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (2015) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization (2018)
  2. Sample-selection biases and the “industrialization puzzle”
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2017)

2014

  1. Caveat Lector: Sample Selection in Historical Heights and the Interpretation of Early Industrializing Economies
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Contractual Freedom and the Evolution of Corporate Control in Britain, 1862 to 1929
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

2013

  1. A Two-Tiered Demographic System: "Insiders" and "Outsiders" in Three Swabian Communities, 1558-1914
    Working Papers, Yale University, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (2013) Downloads
    Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center (2013) Downloads
  2. Problems of Sample-Selection Bias in the Historical Heights Literature: A Theoretical and Econometric Analysis
    Working Papers, Yale University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center (2013) Downloads View citations (9)
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (2013) Downloads View citations (6)

2012

  1. For Every Law, a Loophole: Flexibility in the Menu of Spanish Business Forms, 1886-1936
    Working Papers, Yale University, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center (2012) Downloads
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (2012) Downloads
  2. Incentives That Saved Lives: Government Regulation of Accident Insurance Associations in Germany, 1884-1914
    Working Papers, Yale University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (2012) Downloads View citations (1)
    Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center (2012) Downloads
    Ruhr Economic Papers, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen (2012) Downloads View citations (1)

2010

  1. Did the Cooperative Start Life as a Joint-Stock Company? Business Law and Cooperatives in Spain, 1869-1931
    Working Papers, Yale University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in UHE Working papers, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Departament d'Economia i Història Econòmica, Unitat d'Història Econòmica (2010) Downloads View citations (1)
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (2010) Downloads View citations (1)
    Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center (2010) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Moral Hazard in a Mutual Health-Insurance System: German Knappschaften, 1867–1914
    Ruhr Economic Papers, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen Downloads
    Also in Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center (2009) Downloads
    Working Papers, Yale University, Department of Economics (2009) Downloads View citations (7)
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (2009) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2011)
  3. Social Class and the Fertility Transition: A Critical Comment on the Statistical Results Reported in Simon Szreter's Fertility, Class and Gender in Britain, 1860-1940
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University Downloads
    Also in Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center (2010) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Economic History Review (2012)
  4. Social Class and the Fertility Transition: A Critical Comment on the Statistical Results Reported in Simon Szreter's Fertility, Class and Gender in Great Britain, 1860-1940
    Working Papers, Yale University, Department of Economics Downloads
  5. The Historical Fertility Transition: A Guide for Economists
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center (2010) Downloads View citations (4)
    Working Papers, Yale University, Department of Economics (2010) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Literature (2011)

2009

  1. Bringing "Honest Capital" to Poor Borrowers: The Passage of the Uniform Small Loan Law, 1907-1930
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University Downloads
    Also in Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center (2009) Downloads
    Working Papers, Yale University, Department of Economics (2009) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. ¿Fue alguna vez la cooperativa una sociedad por acciones? Leyes de negocios y de cooperativas en España (1869-1931)
    Documentos de Trabajo (DT-AEHE), Asociacion Espa–ola de Historia Economica Downloads

2008

  1. Institutions and Demographic Responses to Shocks: Wurttemberg, 1634-1870
    Working Papers, Yale University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center (2008) Downloads View citations (2)
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (2008) Downloads View citations (14)

2007

  1. Collective Reputation, Professional Regulation and Franchising
    Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Ownership and Control in the Entrepreneurial Firm: An International History of Private Limited Companies
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center (2007) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Putting the Corporation in its Place
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Journal Article in Enterprise & Society (2007)

2006

  1. Reputational Externality and Self-Regulation
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge Downloads

2005

  1. Regional Banks for Micro-Credit Institutions: Centrals in
    2005 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics View citations (2)
  2. Trust: A Concept Too Many
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University Downloads View citations (22)
    Also in Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center (2005) Downloads View citations (19)

    See also Journal Article in Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftsgeschichte / Economic History Yearbook (2005)

2004

  1. Agency and famine relief: Enniskillen Workhouse during the Great Irish Famine
    Working Papers, School of Economics, University College Dublin Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, School of Economics, University College Dublin (2003) Downloads
  2. Financial Vergangenheitsbewaltigung: The 1953 London Debt Agreement
    Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (2004) Downloads View citations (6)
  3. The fertility of the Irish in the United States in 1910
    Working Papers, School of Economics, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Explorations in Economic History (2006)
  4. Two Statistical Problems in the Princeton Project on the European Fertility Transition
    Yale School of Management Working Papers, Yale School of Management Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center (2003) Downloads View citations (1)

2003

  1. Two Statistical Problems in the Princeton Project on the European Fertility
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University Downloads View citations (1)

2002

  1. The Fertility of the Irish in America in 1910
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University Downloads View citations (17)
    Also in Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center (2002) Downloads View citations (16)

2001

  1. A 'Friend and Advisor': Management, Auditors, and Confidence in Germany's Credit Cooperatives, 1889-1914
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Delegated Monitors, Large and Small: The Development of Germany's Banking System, 1800-1914
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center (2001) Downloads
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich (2001) Downloads
  3. Fertility in South Dublin a Century Ago: A First Look
    Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (2001) Downloads View citations (6)
    Working Papers, School of Economics, University College Dublin (2001) Downloads View citations (6)
  4. Mortality in the North Dublin Union During the Great Famine
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, School of Economics, University College Dublin (2001) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Economic History Review (2002)
  5. The Fertility Transition in Bavaria
    Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (2001) Downloads View citations (3)

2000

  1. The Workhouses and Irish Famine Mortality
    Working Papers, College Dublin, Department of Political Economy- View citations (2)

1998

  1. Population and the Economy in Germany, 1800-1990
    Working Papers, Yale - Economic Growth Center View citations (4)
    Also in Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (1998) View citations (2)
  2. The Economics of Lending with Joint Liability: Theory and Practice
    Working Papers, Yale - Economic Growth Center View citations (19)
    Also in Discussion Papers, University of Copenhagen. Department of Economics (1998) View citations (4)
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (1998)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (1999)

1997

  1. Cooperatives as Information Machines: German Rural Credit Cooperatives, 1883-1914
    Discussion Papers, University of Copenhagen. Department of Economics View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2001)
  2. Why Danish Credit Co-operatives were so unimportant
    Discussion Papers, University of Copenhagen. Department of Economics View citations (7)

1995

  1. Diversification, Liquidity, and Supervision for Small Financial Institutions: Nineteenth-Century German Credit Cooperatives
    Working Papers, Yale - Economic Growth Center
  2. The Limits to Land Reform: The Land Acts in Ireland, 1870- 1909
    Working Papers, Yale - Economic Growth Center
    Also in Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies (1993) View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Development and Cultural Change (1997)
  3. Turning Points in the Civil War: Views from the Greenback Market
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (51)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1996)

1993

  1. Cooperatives as Information Machines: The Lending Practices of german Agricultural Credit Cooperatives, 1883-1914
    Working Papers, Yale - Economic Growth Center View citations (3)
  2. Financial Market Interpretations of Civil War News
    Working Papers, Princeton, Department of Economics - Financial Research Center
  3. Thy Neighbor's Keeper: the Design of a Credit Cooperative with Theory and a Test
    Working Papers, Yale - Economic Growth Center View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1994)
  4. Understanding the Worhouse Test: Information and poor Relief in Nineteenth-Century England
    Working Papers, Yale - Economic Growth Center View citations (3)

1992

  1. A Failed Institutional Transplant: Raiffeisen's Credit Cooperatives in Ireland, 1894-1914
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Explorations in Economic History (1994)
  2. Bonds without Bondsmen: Tenant-Right in Nineteenth Century Ireland
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (1996)
  3. Thy Neighbor's Keeper: The Disign of Credit Cooperative with Theory and Evidence
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies View citations (1)

Journal Articles

2018

  1. Choice of Enterprise Form: Spain, 1886–1936
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 2018, 34, (1), 1-26 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  2. Infant mortality decline in rural and urban Bavaria: fertility, economic transformation, infant care, and inequality in Bavaria and Munich, 1825–1910
    Economic History Review, 2018, 71, (3), 853-886 Downloads
  3. Instructions not included: Spain’s Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada, 1919–1936
    European Review of Economic History, 2018, 22, (4), 462-482 Downloads

2017

  1. Contractual Freedom and Corporate Governance in Britain in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
    Business History Review, 2017, 91, (02), 227-277 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Rejoinder to Szreter
    Economic History Review, 2017, 70, (3), 1004-1009 Downloads
  3. Sample-Selection Biases and the Industrialization Puzzle
    The Journal of Economic History, 2017, 77, (01), 171-207 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2015

  1. Incentives That (Could Have) Saved Lives: Government Regulation of Accident Insurance Associations in Germany, 1884–1914
    The Journal of Economic History, 2015, 75, (04), 1196-1227 Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. Social class and the fertility transition: a critical comment on the statistical results reported in Simon Szreter's Fertility, class and gender in Britain, 1860–1940
    Economic History Review, 2012, 65, (4), 1267-1279 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2011

  1. Cooperatives before cooperative law: business law and cooperatives in Spain, 1869-1931
    Revista de Historia Económica, 2011, 29, (01), 67-93 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Krank oder Simulant? Das Identifikationsproblem der Krankenkassen aus wirtschaftshistorischer Perspektive
    Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 2011, 12, (4), 413-429 Downloads
    Also in Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 2011, 12, (4), 413-429 (2011) Downloads
  3. Moral Hazard in a Mutual Health Insurance System: German Knappschaften, 1867–1914
    The Journal of Economic History, 2011, 71, (01), 70-104 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  4. The Historical Fertility Transition: A Guide for Economists
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2011, 49, (3), 589-614 Downloads View citations (87)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2007

  1. Putting the Corporation in its Place
    Enterprise & Society, 2007, 8, (03), 687-729 Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Regions and time in the European fertility transition: problems in the Princeton Project’s statistical methodology1
    Economic History Review, 2007, 60, (3), 574-595 Downloads View citations (42)

2006

  1. Der europäische Geburtenrückgang: Überblick, Erklärungen und Stand der Forschung
    Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftsgeschichte / Economic History Yearbook, 2006, 47, (2), 249-273 Downloads
  2. The fertility of the Irish in the United States in 1910
    Explorations in Economic History, 2006, 43, (3), 465-485 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2005

  1. Trust: A Concept Too Many
    Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftsgeschichte / Economic History Yearbook, 2005, 46, (1), 77-92 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2003

  1. A “Friend and Advisor”: External Auditing and Confidence in Germany's Credit Cooperatives, 1889–1914
    Business History Review, 2003, 77, (02), 235-264 Downloads View citations (1)

2002

  1. Delegated Monitors, Large and Small: Germany's Banking System, 1800–1914
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2002, 40, (1), 73-124 Downloads View citations (39)
  2. Inventing Irish America: Generation, Class, and Ethnic Identity in a New England City, 1880 1928. By Timothy J. Meagher. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2001. Pp. 523. $22.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 2002, 62, (03), 893-894 Downloads
  3. Mortality in the North Dublin Union during the Great Famine
    Economic History Review, 2002, 55, (3), 487-506 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2001

  1. COMMENTS ON DISSERTATIONS SELECTED AS FINALISTS FOR THE GERSCHENKRON PRIZE
    The Journal of Economic History, 2001, 61, (02), 512-516 Downloads
  2. COOPERATIVES AS INFORMATION MACHINES: GERMAN RURAL CREDIT COOPERATIVES, 1883 1914
    The Journal of Economic History, 2001, 61, (02), 366-389 Downloads View citations (40)
    See also Working Paper (1997)

1999

  1. The economics of lending with joint liability: theory and practice
    Journal of Development Economics, 1999, 60, (1), 195-228 Downloads View citations (281)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

1997

  1. Regional organizations in the German cooperative banking system in the late 19th century
    Research in Economics, 1997, 51, (3), 251-274 Downloads View citations (22)
  2. The Limits to Land Reform: The Land Acts in Ireland, 1870-1909
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1997, 45, (3), 591-612 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

1996

  1. Bonds without Bondsmen: Tenant-Right in Nineteenth-Century Ireland
    The Journal of Economic History, 1996, 56, (01), 113-142 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (1992)
  2. Turning Points in the Civil War: Views from the Greenback Market
    American Economic Review, 1996, 86, (4), 1001-18 Downloads View citations (90)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

1995

  1. Recent developments in Irish Economic History, 1850–1914
    The Journal of Economic History, 1995, 55, (03), 673-678 Downloads

1994

  1. A Failed Institutional Transplant: Raiffeisen's Credit Cooperatives in Ireland, 1894-1914
    Explorations in Economic History, 1994, 31, (1), 38-61 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (1992)
  2. The Great Irish Famine and Population: The Long View
    American Economic Review, 1994, 84, (2), 303-08 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Thy Neighbor's Keeper: The Design of a Credit Cooperative with Theory and a Test
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1994, 109, (2), 491-515 Downloads View citations (211)
    See also Working Paper (1993)
  4. What do we know about the timing of fertility transitions in europe?
    Demography, 1994, 31, (1), 1-20 Downloads View citations (28)

1992

  1. Age at Leaving Home in Rural Ireland, 1901–1911
    The Journal of Economic History, 1992, 52, (03), 651-674 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Intergenerational transfers, emigration, and the rural Irish household system
    Explorations in Economic History, 1992, 29, (4), 456-476 Downloads View citations (9)

1991

  1. The Use of Own-Child Checks to Determine Remarriage Status
    Demography, 1991, 28, (4), 609-617 Downloads

1989

  1. Migration, Marriage, and Household Formation: The Irish at the Turn of the Century
    The Journal of Economic History, 1989, 49, (02), 452-454 Downloads

Chapters

2017

  1. The Right to Associate and the Rights of Associations: Civil-Society Organizations in Prussia, 1794–1908
    A chapter in Organizations, Civil Society, and the Roots of Development, 2017, pp 291-329 Downloads

2011

  1. The Early German Credit Cooperatives and Microfinance Organizations Today: Similarities and Differences
    Chapter 4 in The Handbook Of Microfinance, 2011, pp 77-100 Downloads
 
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