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Working Papers

2009

  1. Expert Panel Ranking
    Post-Print, HAL

2007

  1. Limited access orders in the developing world:a new approach to the problems of development
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (25)

2006

  1. A Conceptual Framework for Interpreting Recorded Human History
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (54)

2003

  1. Learning, Institutions, and Economic Performance
    Discussion Paper Series of the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods Downloads
  2. The Role of Institutions in Economic Development
    ECE Discussion Papers Series, UNECE Downloads View citations (9)

1997

  1. The Process of Economic Change
    Research Paper, World Institute for Development Economics Research View citations (17)
    Also in WIDER Working Papers, United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads

1996

  1. Economic Performance Through Time: The Limits to Knowledge
    Economic History, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Economics and Cognitive Science
    Economic History, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (4)
  3. INSTITUTIONS, ORGANIZATIONS AND MARKET COMPETITION
    Economic History, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
  4. WHERE HAVE WE BEEN AND WHERE ARE WE GOING?
    Economic History, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (6)

1995

  1. SOME FUNDAMENTAL PUZZLES IN ECONOMIC HISTORY/DEVELOPMENT
    Economic History, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (7)

1994

  1. Autobiography
    Nobel Prize in Economics documents, Nobel Prize Committee Downloads
  2. INSTITUTIONAL CHANGE: A FRAMEWORK OF ANALYSIS
    Economic History, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in VOPROSY ECONOMIKI (1997)
  3. INSTITUTIONAL COMPETITION
    Economic History, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (4)
  4. INSTITUTIONS AND PRODUCTIVITY IN HISTORY
    Economic History, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (5)
  5. INSTITUTIONS MATTER
    Economic History, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (6)
  6. Institutions and Credible Commitment
    Economic History, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (2)
  7. PRIVATIZATION, INCENTIVES AND ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE
    Economic History, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
  8. THE EVOLUTION OF EFFICIENT MARKETS IN HISTORY
    Economic History, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (2)
  9. TRANSACTION COSTS THROUGH TIME
    Economic History, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (2)
  10. The Historical Evolution of Polities
    Economic History, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in International Review of Law and Economics (1994)

1993

  1. Economic Performance through Time
    Nobel Prize in Economics documents, Nobel Prize Committee Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1994)
  2. Five Propositions about Institutional Change
    Economic History, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Institutions, Transaction Costs and Productivity in the Long Run
    Economic History, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (7)
  4. Shared Mental Models: Ideologies and Institutions
    Economic History, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article in Kyklos (1994)
  5. The New Institutional Economics and Development
    Economic History, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (29)
  6. The Paradox of the West
    Economic History, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (15)

1990

  1. A Transaction Cost Theory of Politics
    Working Papers, Washington St. Louis - School of Business and Political Economy View citations (140)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Theoretical Politics (1990)

1972

  1. La teoría de la localización y el crecimiento económico regional
    Sede de la CEPAL en Santiago (Estudios e Investigaciones), Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) Downloads

Journal Articles

2016

  1. Institutions and Economic Theory
    The American Economist, 2016, 61, (1), 72-76 Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in The American Economist, 1992, 36, (1), 3-6 (1992) Downloads View citations (19)

2015

  1. A Conversation with Douglass North
    Annual Review of Resource Economics, 2015, 7, (1), 1-10 Downloads
  2. Aprendizaje, instituciones y desempeño económico
    Revista Economía y Región, 2015, 9, (1), 11-34 Downloads

2012

  1. In the Shadow of Violence: Lessons for Limited Access Societies
    VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, 2012, 3 View citations (2)

2011

  1. Consequences of the Crisis and Prospects of Russia’s Social and Economic Development
    VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, 2011, 3 View citations (1)

2009

  1. A Recommendation on How to Intelligently Approach Emerging Problems in Intellectual Property Systems
    Review of Law & Economics, 2009, 5, (3), 1131-1133 Downloads

2006

  1. Desempeño Económico en el Transcurso de los Años
    Temas de Management, 2006, III, 16-24 Downloads View citations (1)

2000

  1. Big-Bang Transformations of Economic Systems - An Introductory Note
    Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 2000, 156, (1), 3- View citations (8)
  2. La evolución histórica de las formas de gobierno
    Revista de Economía Institucional, 2000, 2, (2), 133-148 Downloads View citations (7)

1997

  1. Cliometrics--Forty Years Later
    American Economic Review, 1997, 87, (2), 412-14 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Institutional Changes: A Framework of Analysis
    VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, 1997, 3 View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (1994)

1995

  1. Institutionen, institutioneller Wandel und Wirtschaftsleistung
    Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbuecher fuer Nationaloekonomie und Statistik), 1995, 214, (1), 122-124 Downloads

1994

  1. Economic Performance through Time
    American Economic Review, 1994, 84, (3), 359-68 View citations (609)
    See also Working Paper (1993)
  2. El desempeño económico a lo largo del tiempo
    El Trimestre Económico, 1994, LXI(4), (244), 567-583 View citations (1)
  3. La evolución de las economías en el transcurso del tiempo*
    Revista de Historia Económica / Journal of Iberian and Latin American Economic History, 1994, 12, (3), 763-778 Downloads
  4. Shared Mental Models: Ideologies and Institutions
    Kyklos, 1994, 47, (1), 3-31 Downloads View citations (338)
    See also Working Paper (1993)
  5. The historical evolution of polities
    International Review of Law and Economics, 1994, 14, (4), 381-391 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (1994)

1993

  1. What Do We Mean by Rationality?
    Public Choice, 1993, 77, (1), 159-62 View citations (11)

1992

  1. Institutions, Ideology, and Economic Performance
    Cato Journal, 1992, 11, (3), 477-496 Downloads View citations (22)
  2. The Vital One: Essays in Honor of Jonathan R. T. Hughes. Edited by Joel Mokyr. Research in Economic History Supplement 6. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1991
    The Journal of Economic History, 1992, 52, (3), 744-745 Downloads

1991

  1. Institutions
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1991, 5, (1), 97-112 Downloads View citations (4)

1990

  1. A Transaction Cost Theory of Politics
    Journal of Theoretical Politics, 1990, 2, (4), 355-367 Downloads View citations (80)
    See also Working Paper (1990)
  2. THE ROLE OF INSTITUTIONS IN THE REVIVAL OF TRADE: THE LAW MERCHANT, PRIVATE JUDGES, AND THE CHAMPAGNE FAIRS
    Economics and Politics, 1990, 2, (1), 1-23 Downloads View citations (208)

1989

  1. Constitutions and Commitment: The Evolution of Institutions Governing Public Choice in Seventeenth-Century England
    The Journal of Economic History, 1989, 49, (4), 803-832 Downloads View citations (753)
  2. Institutions and economic growth: An historical introduction
    World Development, 1989, 17, (9), 1319-1332 Downloads View citations (135)

1988

  1. Ideology and Political/Economic Institutions
    Cato Journal, 1988, 8, (1), 15-28 Downloads View citations (8)

1987

  1. Comment on the Riker paper
    Public Choice, 1987, 55, (1), 35-39 Downloads
  2. Institutions, Transaction Costs and Economic Growth
    Economic Inquiry, 1987, 25, (3), 419-28 View citations (50)
  3. Measures and Men. By Witold Kula. Translated by Richard Szreter. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1986. Pp. 386. $39.50
    The Journal of Economic History, 1987, 47, (2), 593-595 Downloads

1986

  1. How the West Grew Rich: The Economic Transformation of the Industrial World. By Nathan Rosenberg and L. E. BirdzellJr., (New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1986. Pp. xii + 353. $19.95.)
    American Political Science Review, 1986, 80, (3), 1087-1088 Downloads

1985

  1. The growth of government in the United States: An economic historian's perspective
    Journal of Public Economics, 1985, 28, (3), 383-399 Downloads View citations (13)

1984

  1. Government and the Cost of Exchange in History
    The Journal of Economic History, 1984, 44, (2), 255-264 Downloads View citations (22)

1983

  1. Comment on Stigler and Friedland, "The Literature of Economics: The Case of Berle and Means."
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1983, 26, (2), 269-71 Downloads View citations (1)

1982

  1. American Government Expenditures: A Historical Perspective
    American Economic Review, 1982, 72, (2), 336-40 Downloads View citations (17)
  2. General and Miscellaneous - The European Miracle: Environments, Economies, and Geopolitics in the History of Europe and Asia. By Eric Jones. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1981. Pp. ix, 276. $29.50 cloth, $9.95 paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 1982, 42, (2), 486-487 Downloads
  3. Reply to “The First Economic Revolution” As Fiction
    Economic History Review, 1982, 35, (4), 572-572 Downloads
  4. Toward a Property-Rights Theory of Exploitation
    Politics & Society, 1982, 11, (3), 315-320 Downloads

1981

  1. Reviews
    Public Choice, 1981, 37, (2), 377-388 Downloads View citations (2)

1980

  1. Exports and economic growth
    Explorations in Economic History, 1980, 17, (1), 1-5 Downloads View citations (1)

1979

  1. A framework for analyzing the state in economic history
    Explorations in Economic History, 1979, 16, (3), 249-259 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. New Directions in Political Economy: An Approach from Anthropology. Edited by Madeline Barbara Léons and Frances Rothstein. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1979. Pp. xxvii, 350. $25.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 1979, 39, (4), 1088-1088 Downloads

1978

  1. Comment
    The Journal of Economic History, 1978, 38, (1), 77-80 Downloads
  2. Structure and Performance: The Task of Economic History
    Journal of Economic Literature, 1978, 16, (3), 963-78 Downloads View citations (33)
  3. The Livelihood of Man. By Karl Polanyi. New York, Academic Press, Inc., 1977. Pp. lv + 280. $17.50
    Business History Review, 1978, 52, (3), 398-399 Downloads

1977

  1. Economic growth: What have we learned from the past?
    Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1977, 6, (1), 157-177 Downloads
  2. The First Economic Revolution
    Economic History Review, 1977, 30, (2), 229-241 Downloads View citations (22)

1976

  1. The Place of Economic History in the Discipline of Economics
    Economic Inquiry, 1976, 14, (4), 461-65 View citations (3)

1975

  1. A Short History of Economic Progress. By Y. S. Brenner. London: Frank Cass & Company Limited, 1969. Pp. 295. $5.95 paper. - Economic Growth in History, Survey and Analysis. By J. D. Gould. New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1973. Pp. 446. $7.50 paper, $15.00 cloth. - Economic Development in the Long Run. Edited by A. J. Youngson. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1973. Pp. 253. $9.95 cloth
    The Journal of Economic History, 1975, 35, (4), 844-846 Downloads
  2. Comment
    The Journal of Economic History, 1975, 35, (1), 18-19 Downloads

1974

  1. Beyond the New Economic History
    The Journal of Economic History, 1974, 34, (1), 1-7 Downloads View citations (5)

1973

  1. Reply to Professor D. Ringrose
    Economic History Review, 1973, 26, (2), 293-294 Downloads View citations (1)

1971

  1. Institutional Change and Economic Growth
    The Journal of Economic History, 1971, 31, (1), 118-125 Downloads View citations (22)
  2. The Rise and Fall of the Manorial System: A Theoretical Model
    The Journal of Economic History, 1971, 31, (4), 777-803 Downloads View citations (34)

1970

  1. An Economic Theory of the Growth of the Western World
    Economic History Review, 1970, 23, (1), 1-17 Downloads View citations (25)
  2. Institutional Change and American Economic Growth: A First Step Towards a Theory of Institutional Innovation
    The Journal of Economic History, 1970, 30, (1), 131-149 Downloads View citations (25)

1968

  1. Sources of Productivity Change in Ocean Shipping, 1600-1850
    Journal of Political Economy, 1968, 76, 953 Downloads View citations (39)

1966

  1. The First Industrial Revolution. By Phyllis Deane. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1965. Pp. vii, 295. $8.00 (clothbound); $2.95 (paperback)
    The Journal of Economic History, 1966, 26, (3), 386-388 Downloads

1963

  1. Index of Economic Journals: Vol. I, 1886–1924, 270 pp.; Vol. II, 1925–1939, 470 pp.; Vol. III, 1940–1949, 467 pp.; Vol. IV, 1950–1954, 389 pp.; and Vol. V, 1954–1959, 533 pp. (Prepared under the auspices of The American Economic Association.) Homewood, Illinois: Richard D. Irwin, Inc. Vols. I, II, and III were published in 1961; Vols. IV and V, 1962. $25.00 (five-volume set)
    The Journal of Economic History, 1963, 23, (3), 345-345 Downloads
  2. The Sources of Economic Growth in The United States and the Alternatives Before Us. By Edward F. Denison. New York: Committee for Economic Development, 1962. Pp. 308. $4.00 (paperback)
    The Journal of Economic History, 1963, 23, (3), 352-352 Downloads

1961

  1. O Crescimento Econômico Regional: Quatro Conferências do Professor Douglass C. North
    Revista Brasileira de Economia - RBE, 1961, 15, (3) Downloads

1959

  1. Agriculture in Regional Economic Growth
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1959, 41, (5), 943-951 Downloads View citations (11)

1958

  1. Ocean Freight Rates and Economic Development 1730-1913
    The Journal of Economic History, 1958, 18, (4), 537-555 Downloads View citations (40)

1956

  1. Agenda For A History Of Management Policies Towards Labor In The United States*
    The Journal of Economic History, 1956, 16, (2), 206-211 Downloads
  2. Exports and Regional Economic Growth: A Reply
    Journal of Political Economy, 1956, 64, 165 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. International Capital Flows and the Development of the American West
    The Journal of Economic History, 1956, 16, (4), 493-505 Downloads View citations (6)
  4. THE SPATIAL AND INTERREGIONAL FRAME WORK OF THE U.S. ECONOMY
    Papers in Regional Science, 1956, 2, (1), 201-209 Downloads

1955

  1. Location Theory and Regional Economic Growth
    Journal of Political Economy, 1955, 63, 243 Downloads View citations (123)

1954

  1. Life Insurance and Investment Banking at the Time of the Armstrong Investigation of 1905-1906*
    The Journal of Economic History, 1954, 14, (3), 209-228 Downloads View citations (2)

Books

2013

  1. Violence and Social Orders
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (3)
    Also in Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press (2009) View citations (74)

1976

  1. The Rise of the Western World
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (13)

Edited books

2013

  1. In the Shadow of Violence
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (2)
  2. In the Shadow of Violence
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (2)

Chapters

2005

  1. Introduction to Understanding the Process of Economic Change
    A chapter in Understanding the Process of Economic Change, 2005 Downloads View citations (611)
  2. Legal Change in Economic Analysis
    Chapter 3 in The Elgar Companion to Law and Economics, Second Edition, 2005 Downloads

2000

  1. A revolution in economics
    Chapter 4 in Institutions, Contracts and Organizations, 2000 Downloads
  2. Understanding institutions
    Chapter 2 in Institutions, Contracts and Organizations, 2000 Downloads View citations (1)

1986

  1. Measuring the Transaction Sector in the American Economy, 1870-1970
    A chapter in Long-Term Factors in American Economic Growth, 1986, pp 95-162 Downloads View citations (46)

1960

  1. The United States Balance of Payments, 1790-1860
    A chapter in Trends in the American Economy in the Nineteenth Century, 1960, pp 573-628 Downloads View citations (6)
 
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