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Homepage:http://www.jvoth.com
Postal address:Economics Department University of Zurich Schönberggasse 1 CH-8001 Zurich Switzerland
Workplace:UBS International Center of Economics in Society, Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre (Department of Economics), Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakutält (Faculty of Economics), Universität Zürich (University of Zurich), (more information at EDIRC)
Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakutält (Faculty of Economics), Universität Zürich (University of Zurich), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2023

  1. Wages and the Great War: evidence from the largest draft lottery in history
    ECON - Working Papers, Department of Economics - University of Zurich Downloads

2022

  1. Slavery and the British Industrial Revolution
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, Princeton University. Economics Department. (2022) Downloads View citations (1)

2021

  1. Bombs, broadcasts and resistance: Allied intervention and domestic opposition to the Nazi regime during World War II
    Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Economics of Change, WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2020) Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Financial crises and political radicalization: How failing banks paved Hitler's path to power
    BIS Working Papers, Bank for International Settlements Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2018) Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Going Viral: Propaganda, Persuasion and Polarization in 1932 Hamburg
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
  4. The Long Run Effects of Religious Persecution: Evidence from the Spanish Inquisition
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    See also Journal Article The long-run effects of religious persecution: Evidence from the Spanish Inquisition, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2021) Downloads View citations (6) (2021)

2020

  1. Encouraging Others: Punishment and Performance in the Royal Navy
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
  2. From Finance to Fascism
    EconStor Preprints, ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics View citations (5)
    Also in Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2020) Downloads View citations (6)
    Working Papers, Barcelona School of Economics (2019) Downloads View citations (8)
    EconStor Preprints, ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics (2020) Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Persistence – Myth and Mystery
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (7)

2019

  1. From finance to fascism: The real effect of Germany's 1931 banking crisis
    IBF Paper Series, IBF – Institut für Bank- und Finanzgeschichte / Institute for Banking and Financial History, Frankfurt am Main View citations (5)
  2. Patronage for Productivity: Selection and Performance in the Age of Sail
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (4)

2018

  1. From Welfare to Warfare: New Deal Spending and Patriotism During World War II
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (7)

2017

  1. Killer Incentives: Status Competition and Pilot Performance during World War II
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2016) Downloads View citations (16)
  2. Rage Against the Machines: Labor-Saving Technology and Unrest in Industrializing England
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article Rage against the Machines: Labor-Saving Technology and Unrest in Industrializing England, American Economic Review: Insights, American Economic Association (2020) Downloads View citations (31) (2020)

2015

  1. Debt into Growth: How Sovereign Debt Accelerated the First Industrial Revolution
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (19)
    Also in Working Papers, Barcelona School of Economics (2015) Downloads View citations (18)
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2015) Downloads View citations (19)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (16)
    ECON - Working Papers, Department of Economics - University of Zurich (2015) Downloads View citations (19)
  2. Duplication without Constraints: Alvarez Nogal and Chamley’s Analysis of Debt Policy under Philip II
    Economics working papers, Vancouver School of Economics Downloads
  3. Returns to Investing in Sovereign Debt: a Response to Alvarez Nogal and Chamley
    Economics working papers, Vancouver School of Economics Downloads

2014

  1. Bowling for fascism: social capital and the rise of the Nazi Party
    ECON - Working Papers, Department of Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads View citations (40)
    UBSCENTER - Working Papers, UBS International Center of Economics in Society - Department of Economics - University of Zurich (2014) Downloads

    See also Journal Article Bowling for Fascism: Social Capital and the Rise of the Nazi Party, Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press (2017) Downloads View citations (115) (2017)
  2. Highway To Hitler
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (20)
    Also in ECON - Working Papers, Department of Economics - University of Zurich (2014) Downloads View citations (20)
    Working Papers, Barcelona School of Economics (2014) Downloads View citations (20)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2014) Downloads View citations (20)
  3. Leverage and Beliefs: Personal Experience and Risk Taking in Margin Lending
    Research Papers, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2014) Downloads View citations (7)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2014) Downloads View citations (7)
    ECON - Working Papers, Department of Economics - University of Zurich (2014) Downloads View citations (7)
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2013) Downloads

    See also Journal Article Leverage and Beliefs: Personal Experience and Risk-Taking in Margin Lending, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2016) Downloads View citations (36) (2016)
  4. Recreating the South Sea Bubble: Lessons from an Experiment in Financial History
    ECON - Working Papers, Department of Economics - University of Zurich Downloads
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (2)
    Working Papers, Barcelona School of Economics (2013) Downloads View citations (2)
    Other publications TiSEM, Tilburg University, School of Economics and Management (2013) Downloads View citations (2)
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2013) Downloads View citations (2)
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research (2013) Downloads View citations (2)
  5. Risk sharing with the monarch: contingent debt and excusable defaults in the age of Philip II, 1556–1598
    ECON - Working Papers, Department of Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Economics working papers, Vancouver School of Economics (2012) Downloads View citations (2)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2011) Downloads

    See also Journal Article Risk sharing with the monarch: contingent debt and excusable defaults in the age of Philip II, 1556–1598, Cliometrica, Journal of Historical Economics and Econometric History, Association Française de Cliométrie (AFC) (2015) Downloads View citations (2) (2015)

2013

  1. Bowling for Fascism: Social Capital and the Rise of the Nazi Party in Weimar Germany, 1919-33
    Working Papers, Barcelona School of Economics Downloads View citations (34)
    Also in Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2013) Downloads View citations (34)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (35)
  2. Gifts of Mars: Warfare and Europe's Early Rise to Riches
    Working Papers, Barcelona School of Economics Downloads View citations (26)
    Also in Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2013) Downloads View citations (26)

    See also Journal Article Gifts of Mars: Warfare and Europe's Early Rise to Riches, Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association (2013) Downloads View citations (26) (2013)
  3. Married to Intolerance: Attitudes towards Intermarriage in Germany, 1900-2006
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2012) Downloads

    See also Journal Article Married to Intolerance: Attitudes toward Intermarriage in Germany, 1900-2006, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2013) Downloads View citations (24) (2013)
  4. Reprisals Remembered: German-Greek Conflict and Car Sales during the Euro Crisis
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (17)
    Also in Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2013) Downloads View citations (17)
    Working Papers, Barcelona School of Economics (2013) Downloads View citations (17)
  5. Risk sharing with the monarch: Excusable defaults and contingent debt in the age of Philip II, 1556-1598
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, Barcelona School of Economics (2012) Downloads View citations (1)
  6. State Capacity and Military Conflict
    Working Papers, Barcelona School of Economics Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (16)
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2013) Downloads View citations (30)

    See also Journal Article State Capacity and Military Conflict, The Review of Economic Studies, Review of Economic Studies Ltd (2015) Downloads View citations (130) (2015)

2012

  1. (Re-) Shaping Hatred: Anti-Semitic Attitudes in Germany, 1890-2006
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2012) Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Austerity and Anarchy: Budget Cuts and Social Unrest in Europe, 1919-2008
    Working Papers, Barcelona School of Economics Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2012) Downloads View citations (28)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (40)

    See also Journal Article Austerity and anarchy: Budget cuts and social unrest in Europe, 1919–2008, Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier (2020) Downloads View citations (26) (2020)
  3. How the West "invented" fertility restriction
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (5)
    2010 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics (2010) Downloads View citations (3)
    Working Papers, Barcelona School of Economics (2010) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article How the West "Invented" Fertility Restriction, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2013) Downloads View citations (58) (2013)
  4. The three horsemen of riches: Plague, war and urbanization in early modern Europe
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Journal Article The Three Horsemen of Riches: Plague, War, and Urbanization in Early Modern Europe, The Review of Economic Studies, Review of Economic Studies Ltd (2013) Downloads View citations (115) (2013)

2011

  1. Funding Empire: Risk, Diversification, and the Underwriting of Early Modern Sovereign Loans
    Economics working papers, Vancouver School of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  2. In brief...Cotton and Cars: the Huge Gains from Process Innovation
    CentrePiece - The magazine for economic performance, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads
  3. Persecution Perpetuated: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Semitic Violence in Nazi Germany
    Working Papers, Barcelona School of Economics Downloads View citations (31)
    Also in Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2011) Downloads View citations (33)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (40)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (31)

    See also Journal Article Persecution Perpetuated: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Semitic Violence in Nazi Germany, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College (2012) Downloads View citations (460) (2012)
  4. Poor, hungry and ignorant: Numeracy and the impact of high food prices in industrializing Britain, 1780-1850
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Downloads View citations (4)
  5. Serial Defaults, Serial Profits: Returns to Sovereign Lending in Habsburg Spain, 1566-1600
    Economics working papers, Vancouver School of Economics Downloads View citations (24)
    Also in Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2011) Downloads View citations (22)

    See also Journal Article Serial defaults, serial profits: Returns to sovereign lending in Habsburg Spain, 1566-1600, Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier (2011) Downloads View citations (22) (2011)
  6. Spinning Welfare: the Gains from Process Innovation in Cotton and Car Production
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2011) Downloads View citations (3)
  7. Sweet diversity: Colonial goods and the rise of European living standards after 1492
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Downloads View citations (13)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (36)
  8. Tightening Tensions: Fiscal Policy and Civil Unrest in Eleven South American Countries, 1937 - 1995
    Working Papers Central Bank of Chile, Central Bank of Chile Downloads View citations (13)

2010

  1. Lending to the Borrower from Hell: Debt and Default in the Age of Phillip II
    Economics working papers, Vancouver School of Economics Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article Lending to the Borrower from Hell: Debt and Default in the Age of Philip II, Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society (2011) Downloads View citations (28) (2011)
  2. The Sustainable Debts of Philip II: A Reconstruction of Castile's Fiscal Position, 1566-1596
    Economics working papers, Vancouver School of Economics Downloads View citations (26)
    Also in Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2009) Downloads View citations (5)

2009

  1. Lending to the Borrower from Hell: Debt and Default in the Age of Philip II, 1556-1598
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2009) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Malthusian dynamism and the rise of Europe: Make war, not love
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Journal Article Malthusian Dynamism and the Rise of Europe: Make War, Not Love, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2009) Downloads View citations (36) (2009)
  3. The Three Horsemen of Growth: Plague, War and Urbanization in Early Modern Europe
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (8)

2008

  1. A century of global equity market correlations
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Downloads View citations (60)
    See also Journal Article A Century of Global Equity Market Correlations, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2008) Downloads View citations (58) (2008)
  2. Betting on Hitler: The value of political connections in Nazi Germany
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Downloads View citations (235)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2005) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article Betting on Hitler—The Value of Political Connections in Nazi Germany, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College (2008) Downloads View citations (212) (2008)
  3. Debt sustainability in historical perspective: The role of fiscal repression
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article Debt Sustainability in Historical Perspective: The Role of Fiscal Repression, Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press (2008) Downloads View citations (15) (2008)
  4. Free Flows, Limited Diversification: Explaining the Fall and Rise of Stock Market Correlations, 1890-2001
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)

2007

  1. The Sustainable Debts of Philip II: A Reconstruction of Spain's Fiscal Position, 1560-1598
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (5)

2006

  1. Banking as an emerging technology: Hoare's Bank, 1702-1742
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in Working Papers, Barcelona School of Economics (2003) Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Comment on Oxley’s "Seat of death and terror"
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Understanding Growth in Europe, 1700-1870: Theory and Evidence
    DEGIT Conference Papers, DEGIT, Dynamics, Economic Growth, and International Trade Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article Understanding Growth in Europe, 1700–1870: Theory and Evidence, Journal of Economic Sociology, National Research University Higher School of Economics (2012) Downloads View citations (5) (2012)
  4. Why England? Demand, growth and inequality during the Industrial Revolution
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Papers, Barcelona School of Economics (2005) Downloads View citations (4)
  5. Why England? Demographic factors, structural change and physical capital accumulation during the Industrial Revolution
    DEGIT Conference Papers, DEGIT, Dynamics, Economic Growth, and International Trade Downloads View citations (113)
    See also Journal Article Why England? Demographic factors, structural change and physical capital accumulation during the Industrial Revolution, Journal of Economic Growth, Springer (2006) Downloads View citations (112) (2006)

2005

  1. Credit Rationing and Crowding Out During the Industrial Revolution
    Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley Downloads View citations (21)
  2. Credit rationing and crowding out during the Industrial Revolution: Evidence from Hoare's Bank, 1702-1862
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Downloads View citations (22)
    Also in Working Papers, Barcelona School of Economics (2004) Downloads
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2004) Downloads

    See also Journal Article Credit rationing and crowding out during the industrial revolution: evidence from Hoare's Bank, 1702-1862, Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier (2005) Downloads View citations (10) (2005)
  3. Financial Repression in a Natural Experiment: Loan Allocation and the Change in the Usury Laws in 1714
    Working Papers, Barcelona School of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2004) Downloads
  4. Interest rate restrictions in a natural experiment: loan allocation and the change in the usury laws in 1714
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article Interest Rate Restrictions in a Natural Experiment: Loan Allocation and the Change in the Usury Laws in 1714, Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society (2008) View citations (27) (2008)
  5. Private borrowing during the financial revolution: Hoare’s Bank and its customers, 1702-1724
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Downloads View citations (2)

2004

  1. Riding the South Sea Bubble
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (74)
    Also in Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2004) Downloads View citations (70)
    Working Papers, Barcelona School of Economics (2004) Downloads View citations (1)
    Working Papers, Barcelona School of Economics (2003) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article Riding the South Sea Bubble, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2004) Downloads View citations (79) (2004)

2003

  1. Factor Prices and Productivity Growth During the British Industrial Revolution
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (36)
    Also in Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2000) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article Factor prices and productivity growth during the British industrial revolution, Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier (2003) Downloads View citations (55) (2003)

2002

  1. Why was Stock Market Volatility so High During the Great Depression? Evidence from 10 Countries During the Interwar Period
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (8)
  2. With a Bang, Not a Whimper: Pricking Germany's 'Stock Market Bubble' in 1927 and the Slide into Depression
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2000) Downloads View citations (1)

2001

  1. Convertibility, currency controls and the cost of capital in Western Europe, 1950-1999
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article Convertibility, currency controls and the cost of capital in Western Europe, 1950-1999, International Journal of Finance & Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. (2003) Downloads View citations (10) (2003)
  2. Inflation, political instability and stockmarket volatility in interwar Germany
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Smallpox really did reduce height: a reply to Razzell
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article Smallpox really did reduce height: a reply to Razzell, Economic History Review, Economic History Society (2001) Downloads View citations (5) (2001)

2000

  1. A Tale of Five Bubbles- Asset Price Inflation and Central Bank Policy in Historical Perspective
    CEPR Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University Downloads View citations (2)

1998

  1. Inflationary expectations during Germany's great slump
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Smallpox did reduce height: a reply to our critics
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article Smallpox Did Reduce Height: A Reply to Our Critics, Economic History Review, Economic History Society (1998) Downloads View citations (5) (1998)

1997

  1. Neutrality and Mediterranean Shipping Under Danish Flag, 1750-1807
    Oxford Economic and Social History Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Time and Work in Eighteenth-Century London
    Oxford Economic and Social History Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article Time and Work in Eighteenth-Century London, The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press (1998) Downloads View citations (58) (1998)

1996

  1. Did smallpox reduce height?: stature and the standard of living in London, 1770-1873
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in Oxford Economic and Social History Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics (1995) Downloads View citations (15)

    See also Journal Article Did smallpox reduce height? Stature and the standard of living in London, 1770-1873, Economic History Review, Economic History Society (1996) Downloads View citations (41) (1996)
  2. How Long was the Working Day in London in the 1750s? Evidence from the Courtroom
    Oxford Economic and Social History Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Human capital, equipment investment, and industrialization
    Economics Papers, Economics Group, Nuffield College, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article Human capital, equipment investment, and industrialization, European Economic Review, Elsevier (1998) Downloads View citations (32) (1998)
  4. Why Did Working Hours Increase in Eighteenth-Century London? Labour Supply Decisions and Consumer Durables During the Industrial Revolution
    Oxford Economic and Social History Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads

Undated

  1. The Speed of the Financial Revolution: Evidence from Hoare's Bank
    Working Papers, Barcelona School of Economics Downloads View citations (1)

Journal Articles

2022

  1. Killer Incentives: Rivalry, Performance and Risk-Taking among German Fighter Pilots, 1939–45
    (The Perils of High-Powered Incentives: Evidence from Colombia’s False Positives)
    The Review of Economic Studies, 2022, 89, (5), 2257-2292 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Reply to Edwards and Ogilvie: ‘Did the Black Death Cause Economic Development by “Inventing” Fertility Restriction’
    (On the origins of gender roles: Women and the plough)
    Oxford Economic Papers, 2022, 74, (4), 1247-1263 Downloads View citations (1)

2021

  1. The long-run effects of religious persecution: Evidence from the Spanish Inquisition
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2021, 118, (33), e2022881118 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper The Long Run Effects of Religious Persecution: Evidence from the Spanish Inquisition, CEPR Discussion Papers (2021) Downloads (2021)

2020

  1. Austerity and anarchy: Budget cuts and social unrest in Europe, 1919–2008
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2020, 48, (1), 1-19 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper Austerity and Anarchy: Budget Cuts and Social Unrest in Europe, 1919-2008, Working Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (8) (2012)
  2. Rage against the Machines: Labor-Saving Technology and Unrest in Industrializing England
    American Economic Review: Insights, 2020, 2, (3), 305-20 Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Working Paper Rage Against the Machines: Labor-Saving Technology and Unrest in Industrializing England, CEPR Discussion Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (7) (2017)

2017

  1. Bowling for Fascism: Social Capital and the Rise of the Nazi Party
    Journal of Political Economy, 2017, 125, (2), 478 - 526 Downloads View citations (115)
    See also Working Paper Bowling for fascism: social capital and the rise of the Nazi Party, ECON - Working Papers (2014) Downloads View citations (2) (2014)

2016

  1. Duplication without constraints: Álvarez-Nogal and Chamley's analysis of debt policy under Philip II
    Economic History Review, 2016, 69, (3), 999-1006 Downloads
  2. Leverage and Beliefs: Personal Experience and Risk-Taking in Margin Lending
    American Economic Review, 2016, 106, (11), 3367-3400 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper Leverage and Beliefs: Personal Experience and Risk Taking in Margin Lending, Research Papers (2014) Downloads View citations (7) (2014)

2015

  1. Risk sharing with the monarch: contingent debt and excusable defaults in the age of Philip II, 1556–1598
    Cliometrica, Journal of Historical Economics and Econometric History, 2015, 9, (1), 49-75 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper Risk sharing with the monarch: contingent debt and excusable defaults in the age of Philip II, 1556–1598, ECON - Working Papers (2014) Downloads View citations (3) (2014)
  2. State Capacity and Military Conflict
    The Review of Economic Studies, 2015, 82, (4), 1409-1448 Downloads View citations (130)
    See also Working Paper State Capacity and Military Conflict, Working Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (4) (2013)

2014

  1. Numeracy and the Impact of High Food Prices in Industrializing Britain, 1780–1850
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2014, 96, (3), 418-430 Downloads View citations (42)

2013

  1. Contingent Sovereign Debt Contracts: The Historical Perspective
    ifo DICE Report, 2013, 11, (03), 28-32 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Gifts of Mars: Warfare and Europe's Early Rise to Riches
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2013, 27, (4), 165-86 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper Gifts of Mars: Warfare and Europe's Early Rise to Riches, Working Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (26) (2013)
  3. How the West "Invented" Fertility Restriction
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (6), 2227-64 Downloads View citations (58)
    See also Working Paper How the West "invented" fertility restriction, Economics Working Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (8) (2012)
  4. Married to Intolerance: Attitudes toward Intermarriage in Germany, 1900-2006
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (3), 79-85 Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Working Paper Married to Intolerance: Attitudes towards Intermarriage in Germany, 1900-2006, NBER Working Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (14) (2013)
  5. The Three Horsemen of Riches: Plague, War, and Urbanization in Early Modern Europe
    The Review of Economic Studies, 2013, 80, (2), 774-811 Downloads View citations (115)
    See also Working Paper The three horsemen of riches: Plague, war and urbanization in early modern Europe, Economics Working Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (28) (2012)

2012

  1. Editorial 2012
    European Review of Economic History, 2012, 16, (1), 1-2 Downloads
  2. Persecution Perpetuated: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Semitic Violence in Nazi Germany
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2012, 127, (3), 1339-1392 Downloads View citations (460)
    See also Working Paper Persecution Perpetuated: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Semitic Violence in Nazi Germany, Working Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (31) (2011)
  3. Understanding Growth in Europe, 1700–1870: Theory and Evidence
    Journal of Economic Sociology, 2012, 13, (5), 57-102 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper Understanding Growth in Europe, 1700-1870: Theory and Evidence, DEGIT Conference Papers (2006) Downloads View citations (6) (2006)

2011

  1. Lending to the Borrower from Hell: Debt and Default in the Age of Philip II
    Economic Journal, 2011, 121, (557), 1205-1227 Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Working Paper Lending to the Borrower from Hell: Debt and Default in the Age of Phillip II, Economics working papers (2010) Downloads View citations (7) (2010)
  2. Serial defaults, serial profits: Returns to sovereign lending in Habsburg Spain, 1566-1600
    Explorations in Economic History, 2011, 48, (1), 1-19 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper Serial Defaults, Serial Profits: Returns to Sovereign Lending in Habsburg Spain, 1566-1600, Economics working papers (2011) Downloads View citations (24) (2011)

2010

  1. Free Flows, Limited Diversification: Openness and the Fall and Rise of Stock Market Correlations, 1890-2001
    NBER International Seminar on Macroeconomics, 2010, 6, (1), 7 - 39 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Chapter Free Flows, Limited Diversification: Openness and the Fall and Rise of Stock Market Correlations, 1890–2001, NBER Chapters, 2010, 7-39 (2010) Downloads View citations (1) (2010)
  2. The Sustainable Debts of Philip II: A Reconstruction of Castile's Fiscal Position, 1566–1596
    The Journal of Economic History, 2010, 70, (4), 813-842 Downloads View citations (36)

2009

  1. Malthusian Dynamism and the Rise of Europe: Make War, Not Love
    American Economic Review, 2009, 99, (2), 248-54 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper Malthusian dynamism and the rise of Europe: Make war, not love, Economics Working Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (32) (2009)

2008

  1. A Century of Global Equity Market Correlations
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (2), 535-40 Downloads View citations (58)
    See also Working Paper A century of global equity market correlations, Economics Working Papers (2008) Downloads View citations (60) (2008)
  2. Betting on Hitler—The Value of Political Connections in Nazi Germany
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2008, 123, (1), 101-137 Downloads View citations (212)
    See also Working Paper Betting on Hitler: The value of political connections in Nazi Germany, Economics Working Papers (2008) Downloads View citations (235) (2008)
  3. Clark's intellectual Sudoku
    European Review of Economic History, 2008, 12, (2), 149-155 Downloads
  4. Debt Sustainability in Historical Perspective: The Role of Fiscal Repression
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2008, 6, (2-3), 657-667 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper Debt sustainability in historical perspective: The role of fiscal repression, Economics Working Papers (2008) Downloads View citations (15) (2008)
  5. Interest Rate Restrictions in a Natural Experiment: Loan Allocation and the Change in the Usury Laws in 1714
    Economic Journal, 2008, 118, (528), 743-758 View citations (27)
    Also in Economic Journal, 2008, 118, (528), 743-758 (2008) Downloads View citations (19)

    See also Working Paper Interest rate restrictions in a natural experiment: loan allocation and the change in the usury laws in 1714, Economics Working Papers (2005) Downloads View citations (3) (2005)
  6. Private borrowing during the financial revolution: Hoare's Bank and its customers, 1702–241
    Economic History Review, 2008, 61, (3), 541-564 Downloads View citations (8)
  7. Review 2
    Economic Journal, 2008, 118, (526), F128-F132
    Also in Economic Journal, 2008, 118, (526), F128-F132 (2008) Downloads

2006

  1. Comment on ‘Seat of Death and Terror’1
    Economic History Review, 2006, 59, (3), 607-616 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Living standards in the past: new perspectives on well‐being in Asia and Europe – Robert C. Allen, Tommy Bengtsson, and Martin Dribe
    Economic History Review, 2006, 59, (2), 429-430 Downloads
  3. The Economics of World War I. Edited by Stephen Broadberry and Mark Harrison. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. xvi, 345. $80
    The Journal of Economic History, 2006, 66, (4), 1084-1086 Downloads
  4. Why England? Demographic factors, structural change and physical capital accumulation during the Industrial Revolution
    Journal of Economic Growth, 2006, 11, (4), 319-361 Downloads View citations (112)
    See also Working Paper Why England? Demographic factors, structural change and physical capital accumulation during the Industrial Revolution, DEGIT Conference Papers (2006) Downloads View citations (113) (2006)

2005

  1. Credit rationing and crowding out during the industrial revolution: evidence from Hoare's Bank, 1702-1862
    Explorations in Economic History, 2005, 42, (3), 325-348 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper Credit rationing and crowding out during the Industrial Revolution: Evidence from Hoare's Bank, 1702-1862, Economics Working Papers (2005) Downloads View citations (22) (2005)

2004

  1. Economics and Politics in the Weimar Republic. By Theo Balderston. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. vii, 123. $35
    The Journal of Economic History, 2004, 64, (1), 251-252 Downloads
  2. Finance, Intermediaries, and Economic Development. Edited by Stanley L. Engerman, Philip T. Hoffman, Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, and Kenneth L. Sokoloff. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2003. vii + 350 pp. Tables, figures, appendix, notes, index. Cloth, $70.00. ISBN 0-521-82054-5
    Business History Review, 2004, 78, (2), 331-333 Downloads
  3. Riding the South Sea Bubble
    American Economic Review, 2004, 94, (5), 1654-1668 Downloads View citations (79)
    See also Working Paper Riding the South Sea Bubble, CEPR Discussion Papers (2004) Downloads View citations (74) (2004)

2003

  1. Convertibility, currency controls and the cost of capital in Western Europe, 1950-1999
    International Journal of Finance & Economics, 2003, 8, (3), 255-276 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper Convertibility, currency controls and the cost of capital in Western Europe, 1950-1999, Economics Working Papers (2001) Downloads View citations (3) (2001)
  2. Factor prices and productivity growth during the British industrial revolution
    Explorations in Economic History, 2003, 40, (1), 52-77 Downloads View citations (55)
    See also Working Paper Factor Prices and Productivity Growth During the British Industrial Revolution, Scholarly Articles (2003) Downloads View citations (36) (2003)
  3. Living Standards During the Industrial Revolution: An Economist's Guide
    American Economic Review, 2003, 93, (2), 221-226 Downloads View citations (40)
  4. Symposium on capital controls
    International Journal of Finance & Economics, 2003, 8, (3), 185-187 Downloads View citations (2)
  5. With a Bang, not a Whimper: Pricking Germany's “Stock Market Bubble†in 1927 and the Slide into Depression
    The Journal of Economic History, 2003, 63, (1), 65-99 Downloads View citations (2)

2001

  1. Destined for Deprivation: Human Capital Formation and Intergenerational Poverty in Nineteenth-Century England
    Explorations in Economic History, 2001, 38, (3), 339-365 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Smallpox really did reduce height: a reply to Razzell
    Economic History Review, 2001, 54, (1), 110-114 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper Smallpox really did reduce height: a reply to Razzell, LSE Research Online Documents on Economics (2001) Downloads View citations (5) (2001)
  3. THE LONGEST YEARS: NEW ESTIMATES OF LABOR INPUT IN ENGLAND, 1760–1830
    The Journal of Economic History, 2001, 61, (4), 1065-1082 Downloads View citations (44)

1998

  1. Human capital, equipment investment, and industrialization
    European Economic Review, 1998, 42, (7), 1343-1362 Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Working Paper Human capital, equipment investment, and industrialization, Economics Papers (1996) Downloads View citations (4) (1996)
  2. Smallpox Did Reduce Height: A Reply to Our Critics
    Economic History Review, 1998, 51, (2), 372-381 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper Smallpox did reduce height: a reply to our critics, LSE Research Online Documents on Economics (1998) Downloads View citations (5) (1998)
  3. Time and Work in Eighteenth-Century London
    The Journal of Economic History, 1998, 58, (1), 29-58 Downloads View citations (58)
    See also Working Paper Time and Work in Eighteenth-Century London, Oxford Economic and Social History Working Papers (1997) Downloads View citations (13) (1997)

1997

  1. Time Use in Eighteenth-Century London: Some Evidence from the Old Bailey
    The Journal of Economic History, 1997, 57, (2), 497-499 Downloads

1996

  1. Did smallpox reduce height? Stature and the standard of living in London, 1770-1873
    Economic History Review, 1996, 49, (3), 541-560 Downloads View citations (41)
    See also Working Paper Did smallpox reduce height?: stature and the standard of living in London, 1770-1873, LSE Research Online Documents on Economics (1996) Downloads View citations (21) (1996)
  2. Steuem, Abgaben und Dienste vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart. Edited by Eckart Schremmer. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1994. Pp. 247. DM 96
    The Journal of Economic History, 1996, 56, (4), 941-942 Downloads

1995

  1. Did High Wages or High Interest Rates Bring Down the Weimar Republic? A Cointegration Model of Investment in Germany, 1925–1930
    The Journal of Economic History, 1995, 55, (4), 801-821 Downloads View citations (12)

Books

2013

  1. Prometheus Shackled: Goldsmith Banks and England's Financial Revolution after 1700
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (33)

2008

  1. Transparency and fairness in the European capital market, vol 217
    Study / edition der Hans-Böckler-Stiftung, Hans-Böckler-Stiftung, Düsseldorf Downloads

2007

  1. Transparenz und Fairness auf einem einheitlichen europäischen Kapitalmarkt, vol 203
    Study / edition der Hans-Böckler-Stiftung, Hans-Böckler-Stiftung, Düsseldorf Downloads

2000

  1. European Capital Markets
    Palgrave Macmillan Books, Palgrave Macmillan

Chapters

2013

  1. Tightening Tensions: Fiscal Policy and Civil Unrest in South America, 1937–95
    Chapter 3 in Fiscal Policy and Macroeconomic Performance, 2013, vol. 17, pp 59-92 Downloads

2010

  1. Free Flows, Limited Diversification: Openness and the Fall and Rise of Stock Market Correlations, 1890–2001
    A chapter in NBER International Seminar on Macroeconomics 2009, 2010, pp 7-39 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article Free Flows, Limited Diversification: Openness and the Fall and Rise of Stock Market Correlations, 1890-2001, University of Chicago Press (2010) Downloads View citations (6) (2010)

2000

  1. Competitive Dynamics
    Palgrave Macmillan
  2. Financial Centres, Capital Market Performance and the Economy
    Palgrave Macmillan
  3. German banking and the impact of the First World War
    Chapter 7 in The First World War and the International Economy, 2000 Downloads
  4. Introduction
    Palgrave Macmillan
  5. Performance Measures
    Palgrave Macmillan
  6. Policy Recommendations
    Palgrave Macmillan
 
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