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Working Papers

2020

  1. The Boll Weevil’s Impact on Racial Income Gaps in the Early Twentieth Century
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2017

  1. Collective Action, White Flight, and the Origins of Formal Segregation Laws
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Rise and Fall of Pellagra in the American South
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2019)

2016

  1. Who Should Own and Control Urban Water Systems? Historical Evidence from England and Wales
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Who should own and control urban water systems? Disease and the municipalisation of private waterworks in nineteenth-century England
    Working Papers, Economic History Society Downloads

2014

  1. Typhoid Fever, Water Quality, and Human Capital Formation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2016)

2012

  1. A Poll Tax by any Other Name: The Political Economy of Disenfranchisement
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)

2011

  1. Cognitive Disparities, Lead Plumbing, and Water Chemistry: Intelligence Test Scores and Exposure to Water-Borne Lead Among World War Two U.S. Army Enlistees
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)

2010

  1. Did Frederick Brodie Discover the World's First Environmental Kuznets Curve? Coal Smoke and the Rise and Fall of the London Fog
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Chapter (2011)
  2. Lead and Mortality
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2014)
  3. The Elasticity of Demand With Respect to Product Failures; or Why the Market for Quack Medicines Flourished for More Than 150 Years
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2006

  1. Deprivation and Disease in Early Twentieth-Century America
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Lead Pipes and Child Mortality
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  3. When Bioterrorism Was No Big Deal
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)

2005

  1. Death and the City: Chicago's Mortality Transition, 1850-1925
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

2003

  1. Lead Water Pipes and Infant Mortality in Turn-of-the-Century Massachusetts
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Collective Action, White Flight, and the Origins of Racial Zoning Laws
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 2019, 35, (2), 289-318 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Rise and Fall of Pellagra in the American South
    The Journal of Economic History, 2019, 79, (1), 32-62 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2017

  1. Political participation in a violent society: The impact of lynching on voter turnout in the post-Reconstruction South
    Journal of Development Economics, 2017, 129, (C), 29-46 Downloads View citations (2)

2016

  1. Typhoid Fever, Water Quality, and Human Capital Formation
    The Journal of Economic History, 2016, 76, (1), 41-75 Downloads View citations (40)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2015

  1. Empire of Water: An Environmental and Political History of the New York City Water Supply. By David Soll. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. 2013. Pp. vii, 275. $29.95, hardcover
    The Journal of Economic History, 2015, 75, (1), 292-293 Downloads

2014

  1. Lead Wars: The Politics of Science and the Fate of America's Children. ByGerald Markowitz andDavid Rosner. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013. xxii + 298 pp. Photographs, figures, tables, maps, notes, index. Cloth, $34.95. ISBN: 978-0-520-27325-2
    Business History Review, 2014, 88, (4), 818-820 Downloads
  2. Lead and Mortality
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2014, 96, (3), 458-470 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2012

  1. Cognitive disparities, lead plumbing, and water chemistry: Prior exposure to water-borne lead and intelligence test scores among World War Two U.S. Army enlistees
    Economics & Human Biology, 2012, 10, (1), 98-111 Downloads View citations (17)

2008

  1. Lead Water Pipes and Infant Mortality at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
    Journal of Human Resources, 2008, 43, (3), 553-575 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. The Horse in the City: Living Machines in the Nineteenth Century. By Clay McShane and Joel A. Tarr. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007. Pp. ix, 242. $50
    The Journal of Economic History, 2008, 68, (1), 318-320 Downloads
  3. Water and Chicago's mortality transition, 1850-1925
    Explorations in Economic History, 2008, 45, (1), 1-16 Downloads View citations (28)

2003

  1. Further Tests of Static Oligopoly Models: Whiskey, 1882–1898
    Journal of Industrial Economics, 2003, 51, (2), 151-166 Downloads View citations (21)
  2. Municipalizing American Waterworks, 1897--1915
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 2003, 19, (2), 373-400 View citations (14)

2002

  1. Strategic Behavior in Whiskey Distilling, 1887–1895
    The Journal of Economic History, 2002, 62, (4), 999-1023 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. THE LIMITS OF JIM CROW: RACE AND THE PROVISION OF WATER AND SEWERAGE SERVICES IN AMERICAN CITIES, 1880–1925
    The Journal of Economic History, 2002, 62, (3), 734-772 Downloads View citations (17)
  3. The Letters of John Sherman and the Origins of Antitrust
    The Review of Austrian Economics, 2002, 15, (4), 275-95 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Ties That Bind: Economic and Political Dilemmas of Urban Utility Networks, 1800–1990. By Charles David Jacobson. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. 2000. Pp. xi, 282. $34.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 2002, 62, (1), 259-260 Downloads

2001

  1. Martin C. Melosi. The Sanitary City: Urban Infrastructure in America from Colonial Times to the Present. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 2000. Pp. xii, 578. $59.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 2001, 61, (1), 240-242 Downloads
  2. Population growth in U.S. counties, 1840-1990
    Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2001, 31, (6), 669-699 Downloads View citations (22)
  3. RACE, DISEASE, AND THE PROVISION OF WATER IN AMERICAN CITIES, 1889–1921
    The Journal of Economic History, 2001, 61, (3), 750-776 Downloads View citations (15)

1999

  1. Patronage and Public-Sector Wages in 1896
    The Journal of Economic History, 1999, 59, (2), 424-446 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Typhoid Rates and the Public Acquisition of Private Waterwork, 1880–1920
    The Journal of Economic History, 1999, 59, (4), 927-948 Downloads View citations (14)

1998

  1. Exclusive Dealing and the Whiskey Trust, 1890–1895
    The Journal of Economic History, 1998, 58, (3), 755-778 Downloads

1997

  1. Gas Pipelines and the Emergence of America's Regulatory State: A History of Panhandle Eastern Corporation, 1928–1993. By Christopher J. Castaneda and Clarance M. Smith. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Pp. xx, 296. $39.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 1997, 57, (1), 256-257 Downloads

1996

  1. Cities of Light and Heat: Domesticating Gas and Electricity in Urban America. By Mark Rose. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1995. Pp. xviii, 229. $34.50
    The Journal of Economic History, 1996, 56, (1), 260-261 Downloads

1995

  1. Antitrust Regulation before the Sherman Act: The Break-up of the Chicago Gas Trust Company
    Explorations in Economic History, 1995, 32, (1), 109-136 Downloads

Books

2015

  1. The Pox of Liberty
    University of Chicago Press Economics Books, University of Chicago Press

2008

  1. The Great Lead Water Pipe Disaster, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press
    Also in MIT Press Books, The MIT Press (2006) View citations (12)

2004

  1. Water, Race, and Disease, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (28)
    Also in NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2004) View citations (28)

Chapters

2011

  1. Did Frederick Brodie Discover the World's First Environmental Kuznets Curve? Coal Smoke and the Rise and Fall of the London Fog
    A chapter in The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present, 2011, pp 281-309 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Information and the Impact of Climate and Weather on Mortality Rates During the Great Depression
    A chapter in The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present, 2011, pp 131-167 Downloads View citations (24)

2006

  1. Regime Change and Corruption. A History of Public Utility Regulation
    A chapter in Corruption and Reform: Lessons from America's Economic History, 2006, pp 259-282 Downloads View citations (4)

2003

  1. The Significance of Lead Water Mains in American Cities. Some Historical Evidence
    A chapter in Health and Labor Force Participation over the Life Cycle: Evidence from the Past, 2003, pp 181-202 Downloads View citations (4)

1994

  1. The Institutional Antecedents of State Utility Regulation: The Chicago Gas Industry, 1860 to 1913
    A chapter in The Regulated Economy: A Historical Approach to Political Economy, 1994, pp 55-80 Downloads
 
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