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Phone:+31 (0)30 2536458
Postal address:Drift 10, 3512 BS, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Workplace:Centre for Global Economic History (CGEH), Universiteit Utrecht (University of Utrecht), (more information at EDIRC)
Groningen Growth and Development Centre (GGDC), Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde (Faculty of Economics and Business), Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (Royal University of Groningen), (more information at EDIRC)
Department of Economics, Fakulteit Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences), University of Stellenbosch, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2015

  1. National income and its distribution in preindustrial Poland in a global perspective
    Working Papers, European Historical Economics Society (EHES) Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Reply to Tracy Dennison and Sheilagh Ogilvie: The European Marriage pattern and the Little Divergence
    Working Papers, Utrecht University, Centre for Global Economic History Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Towards an ethnographic understanding of the European Marriage Pattern: Global correlates and links with female status
    Working Papers, Utrecht University, Centre for Global Economic History Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Urbanization in China, ca. 1100–1900
    Working Papers, Utrecht University, Centre for Global Economic History Downloads View citations (5)

2014

  1. Growth under extractive institutions? Latin American per capita GDP in colonial times
    Working Papers, Utrecht University, Centre for Global Economic History Downloads View citations (3)

2013

  1. Accounting for the ‘Little Divergence’ What drove economic growth in preindustrial Europe, 1300-1800?
    Working Papers, Utrecht University, Centre for Global Economic History Downloads View citations (5)

2012

  1. GDP in the Dutch Cape Colony: The national accounts of a slave-based society
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Working Papers, Utrecht University, Centre for Global Economic History (2012) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Soldiers and booze: The rise and decline of a Roman market economy in north-western Europe
    Working Papers, Utrecht University, Centre for Global Economic History Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The Dictator Effect: How Long Years in Office Affects Economic Development in Africa and the Near East
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
  4. The contribution of migration to economic development in Holland and the Netherlands 1510-1900
    Working Papers, Utrecht University, Centre for Global Economic History Downloads
  5. Where do ideas come from? Book production and patents in global and temporal perspective
    Working Papers, Utrecht University, Centre for Global Economic History Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. Between Conquest and Independence: Real Wages and Demographic Change in Spanish America, 1530-1820
    Working Papers, Utrecht University, Centre for Global Economic History Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Explorations in Economic History (2012)
  2. In Good Company: About Agency and Economic Development in Global Perspective
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Labour Productivity and human capital in the maritime sector of the North Atlantic, c. 1672-1815
    Working Papers, Utrecht University, Centre for Global Economic History Downloads
  4. Long-run patterns in market efficiency and the genesis of the market economy: Markets around the Mediterranean from Nebuchadnezzar to Napoleon (580 BC and 1800AD)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
  5. Small is beautiful. On the efficiency of credit markets in late medieval Holland
    Working Papers, Utrecht University, Centre for Global Economic History Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in European Review of Economic History (2012)
  6. The Changing Shape of Global Inequality - exploring a new dataset
    Working Papers, Utrecht University, Centre for Global Economic History Downloads View citations (18)
  7. The Character of growth before 'modern economics growth'? The GDP of Holland between 1347 and 1807
    Working Papers, Utrecht University, Centre for Global Economic History Downloads View citations (4)
  8. The Malthusian Intermezzo - Women’s wages and human capital formation between the Late Middle Ages and the Demographic Transition of the 19th century
    Working Papers, Utrecht University, Centre for Global Economic History Downloads View citations (4)
  9. Wages, prices, and living standards in China, 1738-1925: in comparison with Europe, Japan, and India
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (36)
    Also in Economic History Working Papers, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History (2009) Downloads View citations (4)
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2011) Downloads View citations (38)

    See also Journal Article in Economic History Review (2011)
  10. When the heart is baked, don’t try to knead it”: Marriage age and spousal age gap as a measure of female ‘agency
    Working Papers, Utrecht University, Centre for Global Economic History Downloads View citations (5)

2010

  1. Before the Great Divergence? Comparing the Yangzi Delta and the Netherlands at the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2012)
  2. The Rise and Decline of European Parliaments, 1188-1789
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Economic History Review (2012)

2008

  1. From Baghdad to London: The Dynamics of Urban Growth in Europe and the Arab World, 800-1800
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (8)

2007

  1. Book production and the onset of modern economic growth
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Downloads View citations (14)

Journal Articles

2016

  1. The European Marriage Pattern and Its Measurement
    The Journal of Economic History, 2016, 76, (01), 196-204 Downloads View citations (10)

2015

  1. Editor's choice Labor, wages, and living standards in Java, 1680–1914
    European Review of Economic History, 2015, 19, (3), 215-234 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. OPTIMISTIC BUT FLAWED? A REPLY
    Revista de Historia Económica, 2015, 33, (01), 77-82 Downloads
  3. The dictator effect: how long years in office affect economic development
    Journal of Institutional Economics, 2015, 11, (01), 111-139 Downloads View citations (4)

2014

  1. Labour productivity and human capital in the European maritime sector of the eighteenth century
    Explorations in Economic History, 2014, 53, (C), 83-100 Downloads View citations (3)

2013

  1. From Baghdad to London: Unraveling Urban Development in Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, 800–1800
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2013, 95, (4), 1418-1437 Downloads View citations (9)

2012

  1. Before the Great Divergence? Comparing the Yangzi Delta and the Netherlands at the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century
    The Journal of Economic History, 2012, 72, (04), 956-989 Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Between conquest and independence: Real wages and demographic change in Spanish America, 1530–1820
    Explorations in Economic History, 2012, 49, (2), 149-166 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  3. Persistent but not consistent: The growth of national income in Holland 1347–1807
    Explorations in Economic History, 2012, 49, (2), 119-130 Downloads View citations (48)
  4. Small is beautiful: the efficiency of credit markets in the late medieval Holland
    European Review of Economic History, 2012, 16, (1), 3-22 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  5. The rise and decline of European parliaments, 1188–1789
    Economic History Review, 2012, 65, (3), 835-861 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2011

  1. Wages, prices, and living standards in China, 1738–1925: in comparison with Europe, Japan, and India
    Economic History Review, 2011, 64, 8-38 Downloads View citations (26)
    Also in Economic History Review, 2011, 64, (s1), 8-38 (2011) Downloads View citations (34)

    See also Working Paper (2011)

2010

  1. Girl power: the European marriage pattern and labour markets in the North Sea region in the late medieval and early modern period1
    Economic History Review, 2010, 63, (1), 1-33 Downloads View citations (83)

2009

  1. Charting the “Rise of the West”: Manuscripts and Printed Books in Europe, A Long-Term Perspective from the Sixth through Eighteenth Centuries
    The Journal of Economic History, 2009, 69, (02), 409-445 Downloads View citations (24)
  2. Global Income Distribution and Convergence 1820–2003
    World Economics, 2009, 10, (2), 117-148 Downloads
  3. Roots of growth and productivity change in Dutch shipping industry, 1500-1800
    Explorations in Economic History, 2009, 46, (4), 389-403 Downloads View citations (6)
  4. The skill premium and the ‘Great Divergence’
    European Review of Economic History, 2009, 13, (01), 121-153 Downloads View citations (24)

2008

  1. The road to the Industrial Revolution: hypotheses and conjectures about the medieval origins of the ‘European Miracle’
    Journal of Global History, 2008, 3, (03), 337-359 Downloads View citations (3)

2006

  1. Towards an economic interpretation of citizenship: The Dutch Republic between medieval communes and modern nation-states
    European Review of Economic History, 2006, 10, (02), 111-145 Downloads View citations (13)

2005

  1. Una estimación del crecimiento económico en la Edad Moderna
    Investigaciones de Historia Económica (IHE) Journal of the Spanish Economic History Association, 2005, 2, 9-38 Downloads View citations (5)

2004

  1. On the Efficiency of Markets for Agricultural Products: Rice Prices and Capital Markets in Java, 1823 1853
    The Journal of Economic History, 2004, 64, (04), 1028-1055 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. The jump-start of the Holland economy during the late-medieval crisis, c.1350-c.1500 -super-1
    Economic History Review, 2004, 57, (3), 503-532 Downloads View citations (12)

2003

  1. Rich and poor before the Industrial Revolution: a comparison between Java and the Netherlands at the beginning of the 19th century
    Explorations in Economic History, 2003, 40, (1), 1-23 Downloads View citations (3)

2002

  1. Taking the measure of the early modern economy: Historical national accounts for Holland in 1510/14
    European Review of Economic History, 2002, 6, (02), 131-163 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. The ‘revolt of the early modernists’ and the ‘first modern economy’: an assessment
    Economic History Review, 2002, 55, (4), 619-641 Downloads View citations (3)

1999

  1. Wages and the standard of living in Europe, 1500 1800
    European Review of Economic History, 1999, 3, (02), 175-197 Downloads View citations (50)

1995

  1. Tracing the beginning of the Kuznets curve: western Europe during the early modern period
    Economic History Review, 1995, 48, (4), 643-664 Downloads View citations (33)

1993

  1. The Height of Conscripts and National Income: Apparent Relations and Misconceptions
    Explorations in Economic History, 1993, 30, (1), 81-97 Downloads View citations (7)

1991

  1. The first green revolution: the growth of production and productivity in European agriculture, 1870-1914
    Economic History Review, 1991, 44, (2), 215-239 Downloads View citations (6)

Books

2007

  1. A History of Royal Dutch Shell
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (2)

Edited books

1996

  1. THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE NETHERLANDS SINCE 1870
    Books, Edward Elgar Publishing Downloads

Chapters

2004

  1. Introduction to The Strictures of Inheritance: The Dutch Economy in the Nineteenth Century
    A chapter in The Strictures of Inheritance: The Dutch Economy in the Nineteenth Century, 2004 Downloads View citations (28)
 
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