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Homepage:http://www.econ.ucdavis.edu/faculty/alolmstead/
Phone:530-756-2395
Postal address:the last two items on my publication list are book reviews of Arresting Contagion. These should not be listed, but the book should be listed. Can you add the book to my list please. Thanks, Alan
Workplace:Economics Department, University of California-Davis, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2010

  1. Productivity Growth and the Regional Dynamics of Antebellum Southern Development
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2009

  1. Quantitative Indices on the Early Growth of the California Wine Industry
    Working Papers, Robert Mondavi Institute Center for Wine Economics Downloads

2008

  1. Biological Innovation and Productivity Growth in the Antebellum Cotton Economy
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2008)

2006

  1. Biological Globalization: the other Grain Invasion
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Conceptual Issues for the Comparative Study of Agricultural Development
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads

2004

  1. The “Tuberculous Cattle Trust”: Disease Contagion in an Era of Regulatory Uncertainty
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads View citations (7)

2003

  1. California Agriculture Dimensions and Issues: The Evolution of California Agriculture 1850-2000
    Information Series, University of California, Davis, Giannini Foundation Downloads
  2. Hog Round Marketing, Seed Quality, and Government Policy: Institutional Change in U.S. Cotton Production, 1920-1960
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

2002

  1. Hog Round Marketing, Seed Quality, and Government Policy: Institutional Change in U.S. Cotton Production, 1920-60
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The Red Queen and the Hard Reds: Productivity Growth in American Wheat, 1800-1940
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (17)

2000

  1. Historical perspectives on exotic pests and diseases in California
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads
  2. The Diffusion of the Tractor in American Agriculture: 1910-60
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The diffusion of the tractor in American Agriculture: 1910-1960
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads View citations (2)

1999

  1. BIOLOGICAL INNOVATION AND AMERICAN AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
    1999 Conference (43th), January 20-22, 1999, Christchurch, New Zealand, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Downloads View citations (5)

Journal Articles

2018

  1. Cotton, slavery, and the new history of capitalism
    Explorations in Economic History, 2018, 67, (C), 1-17 Downloads

2016

  1. Arresting Contagion: Science, Policy and Conflicts of Animal Disease Control. By Alan L. Olmstead and Paul W. Rhode. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2015. Pp. x, 455. $49.95, cloth
    The Journal of Economic History, 2016, 76, (1), 296-298 Downloads

2015

  1. Olmstead, Alan L. and Rhode, Paul W. (eds.), 2015. Arresting Contagion: Science, Policy, and Conflicts over Animal Disease Control, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, USA. ISBN 9780674728776, p. 480
    Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2015, 66, (3), 843-845 Downloads
  2. The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism. By Edward E. Baptist. New York: Basic Books, 2014. Pp. xxvii, 498. $35.00, cloth
    The Journal of Economic History, 2015, 75, (3), 919-931 Downloads

2013

  1. Making Tobacco Bright: Creating an American Commodity, 1617–1937.. By Barbara Hahn. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. 2011. pp. x, 236. $60.00, hardcover
    The Journal of Economic History, 2013, 73, (1), 295-297 Downloads

2012

  1. Making Catfish Bait Out of Government Boys. By Claire Strom. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2010. $44.95, cloth; $24.95, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 2012, 72, (4), 1111-1112 Downloads

2010

  1. Structures of Change in the Mechanical Age: Technological Innovation in the United States, 1790–1865. By Ross Thompson. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. Pp. xiv, 432. $68.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 2010, 70, (3), 778-780 Downloads

2009

  1. A Revolution Down on the Farm: The Transformation of American Agriculture Since 1929. By Paul K. Conkin. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2008. Pp. xiv, 223. $29.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 2009, 69, (2), 608-609 Downloads
  2. The First Line of Defense: Inventing the Infrastructure to Combat Animal Diseases
    The Journal of Economic History, 2009, 69, (2), 327-357 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The Impact of the Boll Weevil, 1892–1932
    The Journal of Economic History, 2009, 69, (3), 685-718 Downloads View citations (13)

2008

  1. Biological Innovation and Productivity Growth in the Antebellum Cotton Economy
    The Journal of Economic History, 2008, 68, (4), 1123-1171 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2007

  1. Not on My Farm! Resistance to Bovine Tuberculosis Eradication in the United States
    The Journal of Economic History, 2007, 67, (3), 768-809 Downloads View citations (4)

2004

  1. An Impossible Undertaking: The Eradication of Bovine Tuberculosis in the United States
    The Journal of Economic History, 2004, 64, (3), 734-772 Downloads View citations (17)
  2. The “Tuberculous Cattle Trustâ€: Disease Contagion in an Era of Regulatory Uncertainty
    The Journal of Economic History, 2004, 64, (4), 929-963 Downloads View citations (1)

2003

  1. Hog-Round Marketing, Seed Quality, and Government Policy: Institutional Change in U.S. Cotton Production, 1920–1960
    The Journal of Economic History, 2003, 63, (2), 447-488 Downloads View citations (2)

2002

  1. The Red Queen and the Hard Reds: Productivity Growth in American Wheat, 1800–1940
    The Journal of Economic History, 2002, 62, (4), 929-966 Downloads View citations (18)

2001

  1. RESHAPING THE LANDSCAPE: THE IMPACT AND DIFFUSION OF THE TRACTOR IN AMERICAN AGRICULTURE, 1910–1960
    The Journal of Economic History, 2001, 61, (3), 663-698 Downloads View citations (37)

1999

  1. “Horn of Plentyâ€: The Globalization of Mediterranean Horticulture and the Economic Development of Southern Europe, 1880–1930
    The Journal of Economic History, 1999, 59, (2), 316-352 Downloads View citations (9)

1995

  1. Beyond the Threshold: An Analysis of the Characteristics and Behavior of Early Reaper Adopters
    The Journal of Economic History, 1995, 55, (1), 27-57 Downloads View citations (14)

1993

  1. Induced Innovation in American Agriculture: A Reconsideration
    Journal of Political Economy, 1993, 101, (1), 100-118 Downloads View citations (53)

1988

  1. Animal-Drawn Implements for Small Farms in Mexico
    Food Research Institute Studies, 1988, 21, (1), 27 Downloads

1987

  1. Bee Pollination and Productivity Growth: The Case of Alfalfa
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1987, 69, (1), 56-63 Downloads View citations (5)

1985

  1. Rationing without Government: The West Coast Gas Famine of 1920
    American Economic Review, 1985, 75, (5), 1044-55 Downloads View citations (15)

1984

  1. Farm Size and Community Quality: Arvin and Dinuba Revisited
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1984, 66, (4), 430-436 Downloads View citations (7)

1982

  1. The Rise of the Cotton Industry in California: A Comparative Perspective
    The Journal of Economic History, 1982, 42, (2), 385-412 Downloads View citations (5)

1979

  1. The Diffusion of the Reaper: One More Time!
    The Journal of Economic History, 1979, 39, (2), 475-476 Downloads View citations (1)

1977

  1. Freedmen, Philanthropy, and Fraud: A History of the Freedman's Savings Bank. By Carl R. Osthaus. Urbana, University of Illinois Press, 1976. Pp. 257. $10.95
    Business History Review, 1977, 51, (3), 395-397 Downloads

1975

  1. Institutional Change and American Economic Growth: A critique of Davis and North
    Explorations in Economic History, 1975, 12, (2), 193-210 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Mutual Savings Bank Depositors in New York*
    Business History Review, 1975, 49, (3), 287-311 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Mechanization of Reaping and Mowing in American Agriculture, 1833–1870
    The Journal of Economic History, 1975, 35, (2), 327-352 Downloads View citations (5)

1974

  1. New York City Mutual Savings Bank Portfolio Management and Trustee Objectives
    The Journal of Economic History, 1974, 34, (4), 815-834 Downloads View citations (2)

1972

  1. Investment Constraints and New York City Mutual Savings Bank Financing of Antebellum Development
    The Journal of Economic History, 1972, 32, (4), 811-840 Downloads View citations (3)

1971

  1. New York City Mutual Savings Banks in the Ante-Bellum Years: A Dissertation Summary
    The Journal of Economic History, 1971, 31, (1), 272-275 Downloads

1969

  1. Mutual Savings Banks: The Evolution of a Financial Intermediary. By Weldon Welfling. Cleveland: Case Western Reserve University Press, 1968. Pp. xvi, 307. $7.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 1969, 29, (2), 411-412 Downloads

Books

2015

  1. Arresting Contagion: Science, Policy, and Conflicts over Animal Disease Control
    Economics Books, Harvard University Press View citations (3)

2008

  1. Creating Abundance
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (6)
    Also in Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press (2008) View citations (26)

Edited books

2006

  1. The Historical Statistics of the United States 5 Volume Hardback Set
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (34)

Chapters

2014

  1. Were Antebellum Cotton Plantations Factories in the Field?
    A chapter in Enterprising America: Businesses, Banks, and Credit Markets in Historical Perspective, 2014, pp 245-276 Downloads

2011

  1. Responding to Climatic Challenges: Lessons from U.S. Agricultural Development
    A chapter in The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present, 2011, pp 169-194 Downloads
 
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