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Homepage:http://web.econ.ohio-state.edu/rsteckel/vita.pdf
Workplace:Department of Economics, Ohio State University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2015

  1. Developmental Origins of Cardiovascular Disease: Understanding High Mortality Rates in the American South
    Working Papers, Ohio State University, Department of Economics Downloads
  2. Historical Origins of a Major Killer: Cardiovascular Disease in the American South
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. Engines of Growth: Farm Tractors and Twentieth-Century U.S. Economic Welfare
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)

2010

  1. Height as a Proxy for Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Ability
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (23)
  2. Property Rights and Financial Development: The Legacy of Japanese Colonial Institutions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

2009

  1. Droughts, Floods and Financial Distress in the United States
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Chapter (2011)

2008

  1. Heights and Human Welfare: Recent Developments and New Directions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Explorations in Economic History (2009)

2004

  1. Fluctuations in a Dreadful Childhood: Synthetic Longitudinal Height Data, Relative Prices and Weather in the Short-Term Health of American Slaves
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  2. The Best of Times, the Worst of Times: Health and Nutrition in Pre-Columbian America
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

2003

  1. What Can Be Learned from Skeletons that Might Interest Economists, Historians and Other Social Scientists?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2003)

2001

  1. Health and Nutrition in the Preindustrial Era: Insights from a Millennium of Average Heights in Northern Europe
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)

2000

  1. Childhood Mortality & Nutritional Status as Indicators of Standard of Living: Evidence from World War I Recruits in the United States
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Wealth Inequality Trends in Industrializing New England: New Evidence and Tests of Competing Hypotheses
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

1999

  1. Industrialization and Health in Historical Perspective
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)

1998

  1. The Tallest in the World: Native Americans of the Great Plains in the Nineteenth Century
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2001)

1995

  1. Long-Term Trends in Health, Welfare, and Economic Growth in the United States
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Chapter (1997)
  2. Percentiles of Modern Height Standards for Use in Historical Research
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)

1992

  1. Tall But Poor: Nutrition, Health and Living Standards in Pre-Famine Ireland
    Working Papers, New South Wales - School of Economics
    Also in NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1992) Downloads
  2. Wealth Mobility in America: A View from the National Longitudinal Survey
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

1991

  1. Stature and Living Standards in the United States
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Chapter (1992)

1989

  1. Poverty and Prosperity: A Longitudinal Study of Wealth Accumulation, 1850-1860
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (1990)

1987

  1. Household Migration, Urban Growth, and Industrialization: The United States, 1850-1860
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

1985

  1. Determinants of Slave and Crew Mortality in the Atlantic Slave Trade
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Dimensions and Determinants of Early Childhood Health and Mortality Among American Slaves
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  3. Estimating Neonatal Mortality Rates from the Heights of Children: The Case of American Slaves
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

1982

  1. Changes in American and British Stature Since the Mid-Eighteenth Century: A Prelimanary Report on the Usefulness of Data on Height
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Height and Per Capita Income
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (36)
  3. The Economic Foundations of East-West Migration During the Nineteenth Century
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)

Journal Articles

2016

  1. Property rights and economic development: the legacy of Japanese colonial institutions
    Journal of Institutional Economics, 2016, 12, (3), 623-650 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Trader Selectivity and Measured Catch-Up Growth of American Slaves
    The Journal of Economic History, 2016, 76, (1), 109-138 Downloads View citations (4)

2015

  1. Height, Human Capital, and Earnings: The Contributions of Cognitive and Noncognitive Ability
    Journal of Human Capital, 2015, 9, (1), 94 - 115 Downloads View citations (11)

2014

  1. In memory of Robert William Fogel
    Economics & Human Biology, 2014, 12, (C), 1-3 Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. A Troublesome Statistic: Traders and Coastal Shipments in the Westward Movement of Slaves
    The Journal of Economic History, 2013, 73, (3), 792-809 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Biological Measures of Economic History
    Annual Review of Economics, 2013, 5, (1), 401-423 Downloads View citations (8)

2010

  1. Inequality Amidst Nutritional Abundance: Native Americans on the Great Plains
    The Journal of Economic History, 2010, 70, (2), 265-286 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Preface
    Explorations in Economic History, 2010, 47, (3), 259-259 Downloads

2009

  1. Heights and human welfare: Recent developments and new directions
    Explorations in Economic History, 2009, 46, (1), 1-23 Downloads View citations (158)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2008

  1. Biological Measures of the Standard of Living
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2008, 22, (1), 129-152 Downloads View citations (66)

2006

  1. THE WEALTH MOBILITY OF MEN AND WOMEN DURING THE 1960s AND 1970s
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2006, 52, (2), 189-212 Downloads View citations (4)

2005

  1. Young adult mortality following severe physiological stress in childhood: Skeletal evidence
    Economics & Human Biology, 2005, 3, (2), 314-328 Downloads View citations (7)

2003

  1. Research project: A history of health in Europe from the late Paleolithic era to the present
    Economics & Human Biology, 2003, 1, (1), 139-142 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. What Can Be Learned from Skeletons that Might Interest Economists, Historians, and Other Social Scientists?
    American Economic Review, 2003, 93, (2), 213-220 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2002

  1. Rising Life Expectancy: A Global History. By James C. Riley. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. Pp. xii, 243. $49.95, cloth; $16.95, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 2002, 62, (3), 924-925 Downloads

2001

  1. RISING INEQUALITY: TRENDS IN THE DISTRIBUTION OF WEALTH IN INDUSTRIALIZING NEW ENGLAND
    The Journal of Economic History, 2001, 61, (1), 160-183 Downloads View citations (27)
  2. Tallest in the World: Native Americans of the Great Plains in the Nineteenth Century
    American Economic Review, 2001, 91, (1), 287-294 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

2000

  1. Diets versus Diseases in the Anthropometrics of Slave Children: A Reply
    The Journal of Economic History, 2000, 60, (1), 247-259 Downloads View citations (9)

1995

  1. Stature and the Standard of Living
    Journal of Economic Literature, 1995, 33, (4), 1903-1940 Downloads View citations (355)

1991

  1. Heights and Living Standards of English Workers During the Early Years of Industrializations, 1770–1815
    The Journal of Economic History, 1991, 51, (4), 937-957 Downloads View citations (44)
  2. Speculators and Slaves: Masters, Traders, and Slaves in the Old South. By Michael Tadman. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1990. Pp. xviii, 317. $27.75
    The Journal of Economic History, 1991, 51, (1), 232-233 Downloads

1990

  1. Hard times in 19th-century Sweden: A reply
    Explorations in Economic History, 1990, 27, (1), 114-121 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Poverty and Prosperity: A Longitudinal Study of Wealth Accumulation, 1850-1860
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1990, 72, (2), 275-85 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (1989)

1989

  1. Household migration and rural settlement in the United States, 1850-1860
    Explorations in Economic History, 1989, 26, (2), 190-218 Downloads View citations (8)

1988

  1. Overpopulation and malnutrition rediscovered: Hard times in 19th-century Sweden
    Explorations in Economic History, 1988, 25, (1), 1-19 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Society and Family Strategy: Erie County, New York, 1850–1920. By Mark J. Stern. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1987. Pp. xiv, 172. $39.50
    The Journal of Economic History, 1988, 48, (2), 492-493 Downloads
  3. The Health and Mortality of Women and Children, 1850–1860
    The Journal of Economic History, 1988, 48, (2), 333-345 Downloads View citations (11)

1987

  1. Medicine and American Growth, 1800–1860. By James H. Cassedy. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1986. Pp. xvii, 298. $39.50 cloth, $19.95 paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 1987, 47, (3), 834-835 Downloads
  2. Patriarchy and Fertility: Japan and Sweden, 1880–1960. By Carl Mosk. Orlando: Academic Press, 1983. Pp. xxii, 320. $41.50
    The Journal of Economic History, 1987, 47, (2), 546-547 Downloads
  3. Traders, Planters, and Slaves: Market Behavior in Early English America. By David W. Galenson. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1986. Pp. xiv, 230. $34.50
    The Journal of Economic History, 1987, 47, (2), 550-552 Downloads

1986

  1. A Peculiar Population: The Nutrition, Health, and Mortality of American Slaves from Childhood to Maturity
    The Journal of Economic History, 1986, 46, (3), 721-741 Downloads View citations (59)
  2. Birth weights and infant mortality among American slaves
    Explorations in Economic History, 1986, 23, (2), 173-198 Downloads View citations (9)
  3. New Evidence on the Causes of Slave and Crew Mortality in the Atlantic Slave Trade
    The Journal of Economic History, 1986, 46, (1), 57-77 Downloads View citations (3)

1985

  1. Virginia Slave-Trade Statistics 1698–1775. By Walter Michinton, Celia King, and Peter Waite. Rchmond: Virginia State Library, 1984. Pp. xvi, 218. $45.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 1985, 45, (4), 999-999 Downloads

1983

  1. Heights of Native-Born Whites During the Antebellum Period
    The Journal of Economic History, 1983, 43, (1), 167-174 Downloads View citations (41)
  2. The economic foundations of East-West migration during the 19th century
    Explorations in Economic History, 1983, 20, (1), 14-36 Downloads View citations (11)

1980

  1. Antebellum Southern White Fertility: A Demographic and Economic Analysis
    The Journal of Economic History, 1980, 40, (2), 331-350 Downloads

1979

  1. Slave height profiles from coastwise manifests
    Explorations in Economic History, 1979, 16, (4), 363-380 Downloads View citations (67)

1978

  1. The Economics of U.S. Slave and Southern White Fertility
    The Journal of Economic History, 1978, 38, (1), 289-291 Downloads View citations (5)

Books

2011

  1. The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (3)

1997

  1. Health and Welfare during Industrialization
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (94)

Edited books

2011

  1. The Economics of Climate Change
    National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press

2008

  1. Health and Welfare during Industrialization
    National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press

Chapters

2011

  1. Climate Change: Adaptations in Historical Perspective
    A chapter in The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present, 2011, pp 1-22 Downloads
  2. Droughts, Floods and Financial Distress in the United States
    A chapter in The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present, 2011, pp 73-98 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

1997

  1. Conclusions
    A chapter in Health and Welfare during Industrialization, 1997, pp 423-450 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Introduction to "Health and Welfare during Industrialization"
    A chapter in Health and Welfare during Industrialization, 1997, pp 1-16 Downloads View citations (68)
  3. Long-Term Trends in Health, Welfare, and Economic Growth in the United States
    A chapter in Health and Welfare during Industrialization, 1997, pp 47-90 Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Working Paper (1995)
  4. Was Industrialization Hazardous to Your Health? Not in Sweden!
    A chapter in Health and Welfare during Industrialization, 1997, pp 127-160 Downloads View citations (30)

1992

  1. Stature and Living Standards in the United States
    A chapter in American Economic Growth and Standards of Living before the Civil War, 1992, pp 265-310 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (1991)
  2. The Fertility Transition in the United States: Tests of Alternative Hypotheses
    A chapter in Strategic Factors in Nineteenth Century American Economic History: A Volume to Honor Robert W. Fogel, 1992, pp 351-374 Downloads View citations (1)

Editor

  1. Explorations in Economic History
    Elsevier
 
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