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Working Papers

2010

  1. The Japanese Economy in Retrospect: Selected Papers of Gary R. Saxonhouse (Description and Table of Contents)
    Working Papers, Research Seminar in International Economics, University of Michigan Downloads

2009

  1. Introduction and Overview to Volumes I and II, The Japanese Economy in Retrospect: Selected Papers by Gary R. Saxonhouse
    Working Papers, Research Seminar in International Economics, University of Michigan Downloads
  2. The New Deal and the Modernization of the South
    Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Downloads

2008

  1. Historical Foundations of American Technology
    Economics Program Working Papers, The Conference Board, Economics Program Downloads

2005

  1. Early Twentieth Century Productivity Growth Dynamics: An Inquiry into the Economic History of “Our Ignorance”
    Macroeconomics, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in Oxford Economic and Social History Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics (1999) Downloads View citations (27)
  2. General Purpose Technologies and Productivity Surges: Historical Reflections on the Future of the ICT Revolution
    Economic History, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (10)

2002

  1. Exorcizing the Resource Curse: Minerals as a Knowledge Industry, Past and Present
    Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (14)

2001

  1. Arbitraging a Discriminatory Labor Market: Black Workers at the Ford Motor Company, 1918-1947
    Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (1998)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2003)

2000

  1. The Role of Nationhood in the Economic Development of the USA
    Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics Downloads

1999

  1. General Purpose Technologies and Surges in Productivity: Historical Reflections on the Future of the ICT Revolution
    Oxford Economic and Social History Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (32)
    Also in Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (20)

1997

  1. Can a Nation Learn? American Technology as a Network Phenomenon
    Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Chapter (1999)

1995

  1. The origins of American resource abundance
    Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) Downloads View citations (2)

1974

  1. Safety-First, Gambling, and the Subsistence Farmer
    Miscellaneous Series, Pennsylvania State University Downloads

Undated

  1. Slavery and American Agricultural History
    Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics View citations (4)
  2. The Economics of Civil Rights
    Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics

Journal Articles

2017

  1. The Century’s Giant: An Obituary of Economist Kenneth Arrow
    Challenge, 2017, 60, (3), 287-293 Downloads

2016

  1. The Color Factor: The Economics of African-American Well-Being in the Nineteenth-Century South. By Howard Bodenhorn. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. Pp. xiv, 320. $39.95, cloth
    The Journal of Economic History, 2016, 76, (4), 1259-1261 Downloads
  2. Unequal Gains: American Growth and Inequality since 1700. By Peter H. Lindert and Jeffrey G. Williamson. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016. xx + 398 pp. Illustrations, figures, tables, references, appendixes, notes, index. Cloth, $35.00. ISBN: 978-0-691-17049-7
    Business History Review, 2016, 90, (4), 774-777 Downloads

2014

  1. Legacies of the War on Poverty. Edited by Martha J. Bailey and Sheldon Danziger. New York: Russell Sage Foundation (The National Poverty Series on Poverty and Public Policy). 2013. Pp. xii, 309. $39.95, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 2014, 74, (2), 637-638 Downloads

2011

  1. Scarcity and Frontiers: How Economies Have Developed Through Natural Resource Exploitation. By Edward B. Barbier. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. Pp. xviii, 748. $105.00, hardcover; $48.00, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 2011, 71, (4), 1126-1127 Downloads

2010

  1. National Leadership and Competing Technological Paradigms: The Globalization of Cotton Spinning, 1878–1933
    The Journal of Economic History, 2010, 70, (3), 535-566 Downloads View citations (7)

2009

  1. John Majewski. Modernizing a Slave Economy: The Economic Vision of the Confederate Nation. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009. xiii + 240 pp. ISBN 978-0-8078-3251-6, $31.96 (cloth)
    Enterprise & Society, 2009, 10, (4), 851-853 Downloads
  2. The Race Between Education and Technology. By Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz. Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2008. Pp. vi, 488. $39.95, cloth
    The Journal of Economic History, 2009, 69, (2), 604-606 Downloads

2005

  1. Order without law? Property rights during the California gold rush
    Explorations in Economic History, 2005, 42, (2), 155-183 Downloads View citations (24)

2004

  1. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History. Edited by Joel Mokyr, Editor in Chief. Five Volumes. Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. 2,800. $695
    The Journal of Economic History, 2004, 64, (4), 1157-1159 Downloads
  2. WHY ECONOMIES SLOW: The Myth of the Resource Curse
    Challenge, 2004, 47, (2), 6-38 Downloads View citations (36)

2003

  1. Arbitraging a Discriminatory Labor Market: Black Workers at the Ford Motor Company, 19181947
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2003, 21, (3), 493-532 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2001

  1. GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS Coercion, Contract, and Free Labor in the Nineteenth Century. By Robert J. Steinfeld. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. Pp. xi, 329. $59.95, cloth; $22.95, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 2001, 61, (3), 865-866 Downloads
  2. Reflections on One Kind of Freedom and the Southern Economy
    Explorations in Economic History, 2001, 38, (1), 40-47 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. SESSION 5A: PRODUCTIVITY
    The Journal of Economic History, 2001, 61, (2), 523-523 Downloads

2000

  1. Lost Revolutions: The South in the 1950s. By Pete Daniel. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press for Smithsonian National Museum of American History, 2000. Pp. xii, 378. $45.00, cloth; $19.95, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 2000, 60, (4), 1166-1167 Downloads View citations (1)

1999

  1. The Civil Rights Revolution as Economic History
    The Journal of Economic History, 1999, 59, (2), 267-289 Downloads View citations (19)
  2. United States and Canada - Region, Race, and Cities: Interpreting the Urban South. By David Goldfield. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1997. Pp. 309. $37.50, cloth; $16.95, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 1999, 59, (1), 229-230 Downloads

1998

  1. “Fear God and Walk Humblyâ€: The Agricultural Journal of James Mallory, 1843–1877. Edited by Grady McWhiney, Warner O. MooreJr., and Robert F. Pace. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press, 1997. Pp. xxi, 687. $49.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 1998, 58, (1), 282-283 Downloads

1997

  1. Increasing Returns and the Genesis of American Resource Abundance
    Industrial and Corporate Change, 1997, 6, (2), 203-45 View citations (93)
  2. Towards a More Historical Approach to Technological Change
    Economic Journal, 1997, 107, (444), 1560-66 Downloads View citations (8)

1993

  1. American Economic Growth and Standards of Living before the Civil War. Edited byRobert E. Gallman and John Joseph Wallis · Chicago, Ill.: University of Chicago Press, 1992. viii + 396 pp. Tables, charts, notes, bibliography, and index. $70.00. ISBN 0226-27945-6
    Business History Review, 1993, 67, (2), 306-307 Downloads

1992

  1. International Competition and Strategic Response in the Textile Industries since 1870. Edited byMary B. Rose · London: Frank Cass, 1991. 194 pp. Tables, notes, and index. $32.00. ISBN 0-7146-3412-3
    Business History Review, 1992, 66, (4), 814-816 Downloads
  2. The Rise and Fall of American Technological Leadership: The Postwar Era in Historical Perspective
    Journal of Economic Literature, 1992, 30, (4), 1931-64 Downloads View citations (88)

1991

  1. Understanding the Gender Gap: A Review Article
    Journal of Economic Literature, 1991, 29, (3), 1153-63 Downloads

1990

  1. Encyclopedia of Southern Culture. Edited by Charles Reagan Wilson and William Ferris. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1989. Pp. xxi, 1634. $59.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 1990, 50, (1), 215-217 Downloads
  2. The Origins of American Industrial Success, 1879-1940
    American Economic Review, 1990, 80, (4), 651-68 Downloads View citations (53)

1988

  1. The Fall of the House of Labor: The Workplace, the State, and American Labor Activism, 1865–1925. By David Montgomery. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1987. Pp. xii, 494. $27.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 1988, 48, (2), 501-503 Downloads

1987

  1. Rural Worlds Lost: The American South, 1920–1960. By Jack Temple Kirby. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1987. Pp. xix, 390. $40.00 cloth, $16.95 paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 1987, 47, (3), 851-852 Downloads
  2. Stubborn mules and vertical integration: the disappearing constraint?
    Economic History Review, 1987, 40, (1), 87-94 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. The Economic Revolution in the American South
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1987, 1, (1), 161-78 Downloads View citations (26)

1986

  1. Essays on the Postbellum Southern Economy. Edited by Thavolia Glymph and John J. Kushma. (College Station: Texas A & M University Press, 1985. x + 119 pp. $17.50.)
    Business History Review, 1986, 60, (3), 499-501 Downloads
  2. New Perspectives on Race and Slavery in America: Essays in Honor of Kenneth M. Stampp. Edited by Robert H. Abzug and Stephen E. Maizlish. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1986. Pp. ix, 206. $19.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 1986, 46, (4), 1064-1065 Downloads

1984

  1. Fruits of Merchant Capital: Slavery and Bourgeois Property in the Rise and Expansion of Capitalism. By Elizabeth Fox-Genovese and Eugene D. Genovese. New York: Oxford University Press, 1983. Pp. xxii, 469. $29.95 cloth, $10.95 paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 1984, 44, (2), 631-632 Downloads
  2. New Evidence on the Stubborn English Mule and the Cotton Industry, 1878-1920
    Economic History Review, 1984, 37, (4), 507-519 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Rethinking the Postbellum Southern Political Economy - Mill and Town in South Carolina 1880–1920. By David L. Carlton. (Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, 1982. xii + 313 pp. $32.50.) - Miners, Millhands, and Mountaineers: Industrialization of the Appalachian South, 1880–1930. By Ronald D. Eller. (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1982 xxvi + 272 pp. $23.50.) - Patronage and Poverty in the Tobacco South: Lousa County, Virginia, 1860–1900. By Crandall A. Shifflett. (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1982. xvii + 159 pp. $12.00.) - The Reshaping of Plantation Society: the Natchez District, 1860–1880. By Michael Wayne. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1983. xii + 226 pp. $22.50.)
    Business History Review, 1984, 58, (3), 409-416 Downloads

1983

  1. Night work as a labor market phenomenon: Southern textiles in the interwar period
    Explorations in Economic History, 1983, 20, (4), 331-350 Downloads

1982

  1. Recovery and Redistribution Under the Nira. By Michael M. Weinstein. Amsterdam, North-Holland Publishing Company, 1980. Pp. xv + 171. $36.50
    Business History Review, 1982, 56, (3), 453-454 Downloads
  2. The Selling of the South: The Southern Crusade for Industrial Development, 1936–1980. By James C. Cobb. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1982. Pp. xii, 293. $16.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 1982, 42, (4), 969-970 Downloads

1981

  1. Black Migration in America: A Special Demographic History. By Daniel M. Johnson and Rex R. Campbell. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1981. Pp. viii, 190. $16.75 cloth, $8.95 paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 1981, 41, (4), 927-928 Downloads
  2. Cheap Labor and Southern Textiles, 1880–1930
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1981, 96, (4), 605-629 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Prosperity Road: The New Deal, Tobacco, and North Carolina. By Anthony J. Badger. Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 1980. Pp. xviii + 295. $20.00
    Business History Review, 1981, 55, (2), 278-279 Downloads

1979

  1. Cheap Labor and Southern Textiles before 1880
    The Journal of Economic History, 1979, 39, (3), 655-680 Downloads View citations (17)
  2. Freedom and the Southern economy
    Explorations in Economic History, 1979, 16, (1), 90-108 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The Efficiency of Slavery: Another Interpretation
    American Economic Review, 1979, 69, (1), 219-26 Downloads View citations (9)
  4. World Demand for Cotton during the Nineteenth Century: Reply
    The Journal of Economic History, 1979, 39, (4), 1023-1024 Downloads View citations (2)

1977

  1. Cotton, corn, and risk in the nineteenth century: A reply
    Explorations in Economic History, 1977, 14, (2), 183-195 Downloads View citations (3)

1976

  1. Populist Vanguard: A History of the Southern Farmers' Alliance. By Robert C. McMathJr, Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1975. Pp. 221. - The Improbable Era: The South Since World War II. By Charles P. Roland. Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 1975. Pp. 228. $11.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 1976, 36, (4), 981-982 Downloads
  2. Whereby We Thrive: A History of American Farming, 1607–1972. By John T. Schlebecker. Ames, Iowa, Iowa State University Press, 1975. Pp. x + 342. $12.95
    Business History Review, 1976, 50, (2), 233-233 Downloads

1975

  1. Cotton, Corn and Risk in the Nineteenth Century
    The Journal of Economic History, 1975, 35, (3), 526-551 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Slavery and the cotton boom
    Explorations in Economic History, 1975, 12, (4), 439-451 Downloads View citations (2)

1974

  1. Cotton Competition and the Post-Bellum Recovery of the American South
    The Journal of Economic History, 1974, 34, (3), 610-635 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Dissertation Comments
    The Journal of Economic History, 1974, 34, (1), 304-312 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. The Political Economy of New Deal Spending: An Econometric Analysis
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1974, 56, (1), 30-38 Downloads View citations (135)

1973

  1. Comment on Papers by Reid, Ransom and Sutch, and Higgs
    The Journal of Economic History, 1973, 33, (1), 170-176 Downloads
  2. New and Old Views on the Economics of Slavery
    The Journal of Economic History, 1973, 33, (2), 452-466 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Ante-Bellum South. By John W. Blassingame. New York, Oxford University Press, 1972. Pp. xv + 262. $7.95
    Business History Review, 1973, 47, (3), 386-388 Downloads

1972

  1. The Effects of Pre-Civil War Territorial Expansion on the Price of Slaves
    Journal of Political Economy, 1972, 80, (6), 1188-1202 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The Reinterpretation of American Economic History. Edited by Robert William Fogel and Stanley L. Engerman. New York: Harper & Row, 1971. Pp. 494
    The Journal of Economic History, 1972, 32, (2), 566-569 Downloads

1971

  1. An Econometric Study of Cotton Production and Trade, 1830-1860
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1971, 53, (2), 111-20 Downloads View citations (5)

Books

2013

  1. Sharing the Prize: The Economics of the Civil Rights Revolution in the American South
    Economics Books, Harvard University Press View citations (13)

2011

  1. Natural Resources: Neither Curse nor Destiny
    IDB Publications (Books), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads View citations (60)

Edited books

2010

  1. THE JAPANESE ECONOMY IN RETROSPECT:Selected Papers by Gary R Saxonhouse(In 2 Volumes), vol 12
    World Scientific Books, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. Downloads

2006

  1. The Historical Statistics of the United States 5 Volume Hardback Set
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (37)

Chapters

1999

  1. Can a Nation Learn? American Technology as a Network Phenomenon
    A chapter in Learning by Doing in Markets, Firms, and Countries, 1999, pp 295-332 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (1997)
 
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