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Working Papers

2009

  1. The Reorganization of Inventive Activity in the United States during the Early Twentieth Century
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Chapter (2008)

2005

  1. Colonialism, Inequality, and Long-Run Paths of Development
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (40)
  2. The Decline of the Independent Inventor: A Schumpterian Story?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

2004

  1. Digging the Dirt at Public Expense: Governance in the Building of the Erie Canal and Other Public Works
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Financing Invention During the Second Industrial Revolution: Cleveland, Ohio, 1870-1920
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Institutions and Technological Innovation During Early Economic Growth: Evidence from the Great Inventors of the United States, 1790 – 1930
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Institutions and Technological Innovation During the Early Economic Growth: Evidence from the Great Inventors of the United States, 1790-1930
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

2003

  1. Institutional and Non-Institutional Explanations of Economic Differences
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (34)
  2. Intellectual Property Institutions in the United States: Early Development and Comparative Perspective
    Levine's Working Paper Archive, David K. Levine Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Intermediaries in the U.S. Market for Technology, 1870-1920
    Levine's Working Paper Archive, David K. Levine Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2002) Downloads View citations (5)

2002

  1. Exports and Manufacturing Productivity in East Asia: A Comparative Analysis with Firm-Level Data
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (135)
  2. Factor Endowments, Inequality, and Paths of Development Among New World Economics
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (163)
    See also Journal Article in ECONOMIA JOURNAL (2002)

2001

  1. The Evolution of Suffrage Institutions in the New World
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2005)

1999

  1. Inventive Activity and the Market for Technology in the United States, 1840-1920
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)

1997

  1. Inventors, Firms, and the Market for Technology in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Chapter (1999)
  2. Location and Technological Change in the American Glass Industry During the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
  3. Manufacturing Where Agriculture Predominates: Evidence from the South and Midwest in 1860
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Explorations in Economic History (1997)

1994

  1. Factor Endowments: Institutions, and Differential Paths of Growth Among New World Economies: A View from Economic Historians of the United States
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (20)

1992

  1. 'Schemes of Practical Utility': Entrepreneurship and Innovation Among 'Great Inventors' in the United States, 1790-1865
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (1993)
  2. Bureaucrats, Subordinates, and the Failure of Soviet Marxism
    UCLA Economics Working Papers, UCLA Department of Economics Downloads

1991

  1. Agricultural Seasonality and the Organization of Manufacturing During Early Industrialization: The Contrast Between Britain and the United States
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Market for Manufacturing Workers During Early Industrialization: The American Northeast, 1820 to 1860
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Chapter (1992)

1989

  1. The Democratization of Invention During Early Industrialization: Evidence From the United States, 1790-1846
    UCLA Economics Working Papers, UCLA Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1989) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (1990)

1988

  1. Inventive Activity in Early Industrial America: Evidence From Patent Records, 1790 - 1846
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (60)
    Also in UCLA Economics Working Papers, UCLA Department of Economics (1988) Downloads View citations (60)

    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (1988)
  2. Patterns of Productivity Growth In South Korean Manufacturing Industries, 1963-1979
    UCLA Economics Working Papers, UCLA Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (1990)

1985

  1. Productivity Growth in Manufacturing During Early Industialization: Evidence fron the American Northeast, 1820 to 1860
    UCLA Economics Working Papers, UCLA Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1985) Downloads

1984

  1. Investment in Fixed and Working Capital During Early Industrialization: Evidence From U.S. Manufacturing Firms
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in UCLA Economics Working Papers, UCLA Department of Economics (1983) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (1984)
  2. The Heights of Americans in Three Centuries: Some Economic and Demographic Implications
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in UCLA Economics Working Papers, UCLA Department of Economics (1982) Downloads
  3. Was the Transition from the Artisanal Shop to the Factory Associated with Gains in Efficiency?: Evidence from the U.S. Manufacturing Censuses of 1820 and 1850
    UCLA Economics Working Papers, UCLA Department of Economics Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Was the Transition from the Artisanal Shop to the Non-Mechanized Fctry Assoc. w/Gains in Effcny?: Evdnc. from the U.S. Mnfctr. Censuses of 1820 & 1850
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

1982

  1. Women, Children, and Industrialization in the Early Republic: Evidence from the Manufacturing Censuses
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (57)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1981) Downloads View citations (3)
    UCLA Economics Working Papers, UCLA Department of Economics (1981) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (1982)

1981

  1. The Relative Productivity Hypothesis of Industrialization: The American Case, 1820 to 1850
    UCLA Economics Working Papers, UCLA Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1984)
  2. The Relative Productivity Hypothesis of Industrialization: The American Case, 1820-1850
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

1980

  1. The Early Achievment of Modern Stature in America
    UCLA Economics Working Papers, UCLA Department of Economics Downloads

1979

  1. Colonial and Revolutionary Muster Rolls: Some New Evidence on Nutrition and Migration in Early America
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

Journal Articles

2013

  1. Patent Alchemy: The Market for Technology in US History
    Business History Review, 2013, 87, (01), 3-38 Downloads View citations (4)

2006

  1. Mobilizing Venture Capital during the Second Industrial Revolution: Cleveland, Ohio, 1870-1920
    Capitalism and Society, 2006, 1, (3), 1-64 Downloads View citations (1)

2005

  1. The Evolution of Suffrage Institutions in the New World
    The Journal of Economic History, 2005, 65, (04), 891-921 Downloads View citations (49)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2004

  1. Institutions and Democratic Invention in 19th-Century America: Evidence from "Great Inventors," 1790-1930
    American Economic Review, 2004, 94, (2), 395-401 Downloads View citations (9)

2003

  1. L'inégalité avant et sous la loi: les chemins du développement dans les Amériques
    Revue d’économie du développement, 2003, 11, (2), 111-135 Downloads

2002

  1. Factor Endowments, Inequality, and Paths of Development Among New World Economies
    ECONOMIA JOURNAL, 2002, Volume 3 Number 1, (Fall 2002), 41-110 Downloads View citations (206)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2001

  1. Market Trade in Patents and the Rise of a Class of Specialized Inventors in the 19th-Century United States
    American Economic Review, 2001, 91, (2), 39-44 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. The Early Development of Intellectual Property Institutions in the United States
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2001, 15, (3), 233-246 Downloads View citations (19)

2000

  1. Institutions, Factor Endowments, and Paths of Development in the New World
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2000, 14, (3), 217-232 Downloads View citations (194)
  2. The Geography of Invention in the American Glass Industry, 1870–1925
    The Journal of Economic History, 2000, 60, (03), 700-729 Downloads View citations (6)

1997

  1. Agricultural Seasonalily and the Organization of Manufacturing in Early Industrial Economies: The Contrast Between England and the United States
    The Journal of Economic History, 1997, 57, (02), 288-321 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Manufacturing Where Agriculture Predominates: Evidence from the South and Midwest in 1860
    Explorations in Economic History, 1997, 34, (3), 243-264 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (1997)

1996

  1. Coffee, Society, and Power in Latin America. Edited by William Roseberry, Lowell Gudmundson, and Mario Samper Kutschbach. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1995. Pp. xii, 304. $48.50, cloth; $15.95, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 1996, 56, (04), 947-948 Downloads

1993

  1. Comments on Ferrie, Rutten, and Levenstein
    The Journal of Economic History, 1993, 53, (02), 404-408 Downloads
  2. General and Miscellaneous Manufacturing: A Historiographical and Bibliographical Guide. Edited by David O. Whitten and Bessie E. Whitten. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1990. Pp. xiii, 503. $75.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 1993, 53, (03), 709-710 Downloads
  3. “Schemes of Practical Utility”: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Among “Great Inventors” in the United States, 1790–1865
    The Journal of Economic History, 1993, 53, (02), 289-307 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (1992)

1991

  1. General and Miscellaneous The Lever of Riches: Technological Creativity and Economic Progress. By Joel Mokyr. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990. Pp. ix, 349. $24.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 1991, 51, (02), 526-528 Downloads
  2. The Path to Mechanized Shoe Production in the United States. By Ross Thomson · Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1989. xiii + 296 pp. Illustrations, tables, notes, bibliography, and index. $39.95
    Business History Review, 1991, 65, (01), 173-175 Downloads

1990

  1. Patterns of productivity growth in South Korean manufacturing industries, 1963-1979
    Journal of Development Economics, 1990, 33, (2), 309-327 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (1988)
  2. The Democratization of Invention During Early Industrialization: Evidence from the United States, 1790–1846
    The Journal of Economic History, 1990, 50, (02), 363-378 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (1989)

1988

  1. Inventive Activity in Early Industrial America: Evidence From Patent Records, 1790–1846
    The Journal of Economic History, 1988, 48, (04), 813-850 Downloads View citations (46)
    See also Working Paper (1988)
  2. United States Engines of Change: The American Industrial Revolution, 1790–1860. By Brooke Hindle and Steven Lubar. Washington, D. C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1986. Pp. 309. $29.95. cloth, $14.95 paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 1988, 48, (01), 205-206 Downloads

1986

  1. Frontiers of Change: Early Industrialism in America. By Thomas C. Cochran. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1981. 179 pp. Cloth, $17.50; paper, $7.95.)
    Business History Review, 1986, 60, (01), 126-128 Downloads

1985

  1. Industrial Evolution: Organization, Structure, and Growth of the Pennsylvania IUron Industry, 1750–1860. By Paul F. Palkoff. Baltimore: The Johns Hoplkins Press, 1983. Pp. xx, 182. $22.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 1985, 45, (04), 999-1001 Downloads

1984

  1. Investment in Fixed and Working Capital During Early Industrialization: Evidence from U. S. Manufacturing Firms
    The Journal of Economic History, 1984, 44, (02), 545-556 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (1984)
  2. The Relative Productivity Hypothesis of Industrialization: The American Case, 1820 to 1850
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1984, 99, (3), 461-487 Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Working Paper (1981)
  3. Was the transition from the artisanal shop to the nonmechanized factory associated with gains in efficiency?: Evidence from the U.S. Manufacturing censuses of 1820 and 1850
    Explorations in Economic History, 1984, 21, (4), 351-382 Downloads View citations (6)

1983

  1. The Rise of the Midwestern Meat Packing Industry. By Margaret Walsh. Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 1982. Pp. x, 182. $14.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 1983, 43, (04), 1033-1035 Downloads

1982

  1. Women, Children, and Industrialization in the Early Republic: Evidence from the Manufacturing Censuses
    The Journal of Economic History, 1982, 42, (04), 741-774 Downloads View citations (53)
    See also Working Paper (1982)

Books

2012

  1. Economic Development in the Americas since 1500
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (32)
    Also in Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press (2012) View citations (32)

2011

  1. Economic Development in the Americas since 1500: Endowments and Institutions
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (17)

Edited books

2010

  1. Finance, Intermediaries, and Economic Development
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press

2009

  1. Financing Innovation in the United States, 1870 to Present, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (1)
  2. Human Capital and Institutions
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press

2007

  1. Financing Innovation in the United States, 1870 to Present, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (4)

2003

  1. Finance, Intermediaries, and Economic Development
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (2)

Chapters

2011

  1. Epilogue: Institutions in Political and Economic Development
    A chapter in Economic Development in the Americas since 1500: Endowments and Institutions, 2011, pp 341-359
  2. Factor Endowments and Institutions
    A chapter in Economic Development in the Americas since 1500: Endowments and Institutions, 2011, pp 31-56
  3. Five Hundred Years of European Colonization
    A chapter in Economic Development in the Americas since 1500: Endowments and Institutions, 2011, pp 295-314
  4. Inequality and the Evolution of Taxation
    A chapter in Economic Development in the Americas since 1500: Endowments and Institutions, 2011, pp 168-211
  5. Institutional and Non-Institutional Explanations of Economic Development
    A chapter in Economic Development in the Americas since 1500: Endowments and Institutions, 2011, pp 315-340
  6. Introduction to "Economic Development in the Americas since 1500: Endowments and Institutions"
    A chapter in Economic Development in the Americas since 1500: Endowments and Institutions, 2011, pp 1-8 View citations (14)
  7. Land and Immigration Policies
    A chapter in Economic Development in the Americas since 1500: Endowments and Institutions, 2011, pp 212-244
  8. Paths of Development: An Overview
    A chapter in Economic Development in the Americas since 1500: Endowments and Institutions, 2011, pp 9-30
  9. The Evolution of Schooling: 1800-1925
    A chapter in Economic Development in the Americas since 1500: Endowments and Institutions, 2011, pp 121-167
  10. The Evolution of Suffrage Institutions
    A chapter in Economic Development in the Americas since 1500: Endowments and Institutions, 2011, pp 94-120
  11. The Role of Institutions in Shaping Factor Endowments
    A chapter in Economic Development in the Americas since 1500: Endowments and Institutions, 2011, pp 57-93

2008

  1. A Tale of Two Countries: Innovation and Incentives Among Great Inventors in Britain and the United States, 1750–1930
    Chapter 8 in Macroeconomics in the Small and the Large, 2008 Downloads
  2. Once Upon a Time in the Americas: Land and Immigration Policies in the New World
    A chapter in Understanding Long-Run Economic Growth: Geography, Institutions, and the Knowledge Economy, 2008, pp 13-48 Downloads
  3. The Reorganization of Inventive Activity in the United States during the Early Twentieth Century
    A chapter in Understanding Long-Run Economic Growth: Geography, Institutions, and the Knowledge Economy, 2008, pp 235-274 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2007

  1. Inequality and the Evolution of Institutions of Taxation: Evidence from the Economic History of the Americas
    A chapter in The Decline of Latin American Economies: Growth, Institutions, and Crises, 2007, pp 83-138 Downloads View citations (7)

2006

  1. Digging the Dirt at Public Expense: Digging the Dirt at Public Expense Erie Canal and Other Public Works
    A chapter in Corruption and Reform: Lessons from America's Economic History, 2006, pp 95-122 Downloads
  2. Long-Term Trends in Schooling: The Rise and Decline (?) of Public Education in the United States
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (2)

2000

  1. Inequality, institution and differential paths of growth among New World economies
    Chapter 11 in Institutions, Contracts and Organizations, 2000 Downloads View citations (10)

1999

  1. Inventors, Firms, and the Market for Technology in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
    A chapter in Learning by Doing in Markets, Firms, and Countries, 1999, pp 19-60 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper (1997)

1992

  1. Invention, Innovation, and Manufacturing Productivity Growth in the Antebellum Northeast
    A chapter in American Economic Growth and Standards of Living before the Civil War, 1992, pp 345-384 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. The Market for Manufacturing Workers during Early Industrialization: The American Northeast, 1820 to 1860
    A chapter in Strategic Factors in Nineteenth Century American Economic History: A Volume to Honor Robert W. Fogel, 1992, pp 29-65 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

1986

  1. Productivity Growth in Manufacturing during Early Industrialization: Evidence from the American Northeast, 1820-1860
    A chapter in Long-Term Factors in American Economic Growth, 1986, pp 679-736 Downloads View citations (8)
 
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