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Workplace:Department of Economic History, London School of Economics (LSE), (more information at EDIRC)
Centre for Economic Performance (CEP), London School of Economics (LSE), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2015

  1. Gibrat’s law and the British industrial revolution
    Economic History Working Papers, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History Downloads
    Also in Economic History Working Papers, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History (2013) Downloads
    Studies in Economics, School of Economics, University of Kent (2013) Downloads
    SERC Discussion Papers, Spatial Economics Research Centre, LSE (2013) Downloads
    CAGE Online Working Paper Series, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) (2013) Downloads

2012

  1. Sexism at work
    CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads

2011

  1. Cart or Horse: Transport and Economic Growth
    International Transport Forum Discussion Papers, OECD Publishing Downloads
  2. Gender, Productivity and the Nature of Work and Pay: Evidence from the Late Nineteenth-Century Tobacco Industry
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Economic History Review (2014)
  3. In brief...Cotton and Cars: the Huge Gains from Process Innovation
    CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads
  4. Measuring economic performance and social progress
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads
    See also Journal Article in European Review of Economic History (2011)
  5. Spinning Welfare: the Gains from Process Innovation in Cotton and Car Production
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads
    Also in Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2011) Downloads

2010

  1. Social savings
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Were British railway companies well-managed in the early twentieth century?
    Economic History Working Papers, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Economic History Working Papers, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History (2007) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Economic History Review (2008)

2009

  1. In brief: Train times
    CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads
  2. Networks in the Premodern Economy: the Market for London Apprenticeships, 1600-1749
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2009) Downloads View citations (1)

2008

  1. Where To Build Britain's New Houses
    CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads

2007

  1. Was Dick Whittington taller than those he left behind?: anthropometric measures, migration and the quality of life in early nineteenth century London
    Economic History Working Papers, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Explorations in Economic History (2009)

2006

  1. Comment on Oxley’s "Seat of death and terror"
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (1)

2005

  1. Time is money: a re-assessment of the passenger social savings from Victorian British railways
    Economic History Working Papers, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2006)

2003

  1. A British industrial success: productivity in the Lancashire and New England cotton spinning industries a century ago
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in Economic History Review (2003)
  2. Piece rates and learning: understanding work and production in the New England textile industry a century ago
    Economic History Working Papers, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History Downloads View citations (3)

2002

  1. Can profitable arbitrage opportunities in the raw cotton market explain Britain’s continued preference for mule spinning?
    Economic History Working Papers, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History Downloads

2001

  1. Britannia ruled the waves
    Economic History Working Papers, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History Downloads View citations (1)
  2. New answers to old questions: explaining the slow adoption of ring spinning in Lancashire, 1880-1913
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Economic History Working Papers, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History (2000) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Smallpox really did reduce height: a reply to Razzell
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Economic History Review (2001)

1998

  1. Smallpox did reduce height: a reply to our critics
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Economic History Review (1998)

1996

  1. Did smallpox reduce height?: stature and the standard of living in London, 1770-1873
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article in Economic History Review (1996)

Journal Articles

2014

  1. Gender, productivity, and the nature of work and pay: evidence from the late nineteenth-century tobacco industry
    Economic History Review, 2014, 67, (1), 48-65 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2012

  1. THE LIBERAL DEMOCRATS AND SUPPLY-SIDE ECONOMICS
    Economic Affairs, 2012, 32, (2), 17-20 Downloads

2011

  1. Corrigendum: Were British railway companies well managed in the early twentieth century?
    Economic History Review, 2011, 64, (1), 351-356 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Measuring economic performance and social progress
    European Review of Economic History, 2011, 15, (2), 357-363 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  3. Networks in the Premodern Economy: The Market for London Apprenticeships, 1600–1749
    The Journal of Economic History, 2011, 71, (2), 413-443 Downloads View citations (21)

2010

  1. Preface
    Explorations in Economic History, 2010, 47, (3), 259-259 Downloads

2009

  1. Cities, market integration, and going to sea: stunting and the standard of living in early nineteenth‐century England and Wales1
    Economic History Review, 2009, 62, (2), 458-478 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Was Dick Whittington taller than those he left behind? Anthropometric measures, migration and the quality of life in early nineteenth century London?
    Explorations in Economic History, 2009, 46, (1), 120-131 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2008

  1. Spatial patterns of development and the British housing market
    Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2008, 24, (1), 59-78 Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Were British railway companies well managed in the early twentieth century?1
    Economic History Review, 2008, 61, (4), 842-866 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2007

  1. Robert Millward. Private and Public Enterprise in Europe: Energy, Telecommunications and Transport, 1830–1990. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xix + 351 pp. ISBN 0521835240, $90.00 (cloth)
    Enterprise & Society, 2007, 8, (1), 188-190 Downloads

2006

  1. Comment on ‘Seat of Death and Terror’1
    Economic History Review, 2006, 59, (3), 607-616 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Time is Money: A Re-Assessment of the Passenger Social Savings from Victorian British Railways
    The Journal of Economic History, 2006, 66, (3), 635-673 Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2003

  1. A British industrial success: productivity in the Lancashire and New England cotton spinning industries a century ago
    Economic History Review, 2003, 56, (1), 90-117 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2001

  1. NEW ANSWERS TO OLD QUESTIONS: EXPLAINING THE SLOW ADOPTION OF RING SPINNING IN LANCASHIRE, 1880–l913
    The Journal of Economic History, 2001, 61, (2), 439-466 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Smallpox really did reduce height: a reply to Razzell
    Economic History Review, 2001, 54, (1), 110-114 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

1999

  1. The Prothictivity Race: BritishManifacturingin International Perspective, 1850–1990. By S. N. Broadberry. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997. Pp. xxv, 451. £45.00, $74.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 1999, 59, (1), 215-216 Downloads

1998

  1. Smallpox Did Reduce Height: A Reply to Our Critics
    Economic History Review, 1998, 51, (2), 372-381 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (1998)
  2. The People and the British Economy, 1830–1914. By Roderick Floud. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Pp. x, 218. $15.95, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 1998, 58, (3), 881-882 Downloads

1997

  1. The Lancashire Cotton Industry: A History Since 1700. Edited by Mary Rose. Preston: Lancashire County Books, 1996. Pp. xii, 404. £24.95, cloth; £14.95, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 1997, 57, (4), 964-965 Downloads

1996

  1. Did smallpox reduce height? Stature and the standard of living in London, 1770-1873
    Economic History Review, 1996, 49, (3), 541-560 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
 
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