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Financial History Review

1994 - 2017

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Volume 24, issue 02, 2017

Explaining the timing of tulipmania's boom and bust: historical context, sequestered capital and market signals pp. 121-141 Downloads
James E. McClure and David Chandler Thomas
Novel market inefficiencies from early Victorian times pp. 143-165 Downloads
Andrew Odlyzko
Co-movements in stock market returns, Ireland and London 1869–1929 pp. 167-184 Downloads
Rebecca Stuart
The introduction of cashless wage payments and the spread of branch banking in post-war Germany pp. 185-207 Downloads
Malte Krueger

Volume 24, issue 01, 2017

Introduction to the special issue on the financial and monetary history of South-East Europe pp. 1-2 Downloads
Carsten Burhop and Clemens Jobst
A century of monetary reform in South-East Europe: from political autonomy to the gold standard, 1815–1910 pp. 3-21 Downloads
Matthias Morys
The Hungarian risk: the premium on Hungarian state bonds, 1881–1914 pp. 23-52 Downloads
Michael Pammer
Land ownership, tax farming and the social structure of local credit markets in the Ottoman Balkans, 1685–1855 pp. 53-81 Downloads
Irfan Kokdas
Parish banking in informal credit markets: the business of private lending in early nineteenth-century Sweden pp. 83-102 Downloads
Håkan Lindgren
A subject of interest: usurers on trial in early nineteenth-century France pp. 103-119 Downloads
Erika Vause

Volume 23, issue 03, 2016

Economically irrational pricing of nineteenth-century British government bonds pp. 277-302 Downloads
Andrew Odlyzko
Clearinghouse loan certificates as interbank loans in the United States, 1860–1913 pp. 303-324 Downloads
Christopher Hoag
Market efficiency and government interventions in prewar Japanese rice futures markets pp. 325-346 Downloads
Mikio Ito, Kiyotaka Maeda and Akihiko Noda
Social change and markets for urban credit: political elites as investors in urban annuities in sixteenth-century Ghent pp. 347-367 Downloads
Jelten Y. P. Baguet

Volume 23, issue 02, 2016

Colonial New Jersey's provincial fiscal structure, 1704–1775: spending obligations, revenue sources, and tax burdens during peace and war pp. 133-163 Downloads
Farley Grubb
Stock volatility, return jumps and uncertainty shocks during the Great Depression pp. 165-192 Downloads
Gabriel Mathy
The timing of the popping: using the log-periodic power law model to predict the bursting of bubbles on financial markets pp. 193-217 Downloads
Marcus Gustavsson, Daniel Levén and Hans Sjögren
Insurance models and climate risk assessments in a historical context pp. 219-243 Downloads
Lars Fredrik Andersson and E. Carina H. Keskitalo
The openness of the London Goldsmiths’ Company in the second half of the seventeenth century: an empirical study pp. 245-271 Downloads
Raphaelle Schwarzberg
Ali Kabiri, The Great Crash of 1929: A Reconciliation of Theory and Evidence, Palgrave Studies in the History of Finance (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, 256 pp. ISBN 9781137372888 hardcover and ebook) pp. 273-274 Downloads
Frans Buelens
Pedro Tedde, El Banco de España y el Estado liberal (1847–1874) (Madrid: Gadir Editorial and Banco de España, 2015, 750 pp. ISBN 9788494363276 hardcover) pp. 275-276 Downloads
Miguel Artola Blanco

Volume 23, issue 01, 2016

How to stabilize the banking system: lessons from the pre-1914 London money market pp. 1-20 Downloads
Carolyn Sissoko
The original Operation Twist: the War Finance Corporation's war bond purchases, 1918–1920 pp. 21-46 Downloads
James Butkiewicz and Mihaela Solcan
The British attempt to manage long-term interest rates in 1962–1964 pp. 47-70 Downloads
William Allen
Capitalising on the Irish land question: land reform and state banking in Ireland, 1891–1938 pp. 71-109 Downloads
Nathan Foley-Fisher and Eoin McLaughlin
Savings banks and working-class saving during the Swedish industrialisation pp. 111-132 Downloads
Kristina Lilja and Dan Bäcklund

Volume 22, issue 03, 2015

Ups and downs of central bank independence from the Great Inflation to the Great Recession: theory, institutions and empirics pp. 259-289 Downloads
Donato Masciandaro and Davide Romelli
The curious incident of the franc in the Gambia: exchange rate instability and imperial monetary systems in the 1920s pp. 291-314 Downloads
Leigh Gardner
Redemption theories and the value of American colonial paper money pp. 315-335 Downloads
Ron Michener
Tweaking financial instruments: bills obligatory in sixteenth-century Antwerp pp. 337-361 Downloads
Jeroen Puttevils
‘A new species of mony’: British Exchequer bills, 1701–1711 pp. 363-363 Downloads
Richard A. Kleer

Volume 22, issue 02, 2015

From Basel to bailouts: forty years of international attempts to bolster bank safety pp. 133-156 Downloads
Christopher Kobrak and Michael Troege
War, monetary reforms and the Belgian art market, 1945–1951 pp. 157-177 Downloads
Géraldine David and Kim Oosterlinck
‘A new species of mony’: British Exchequer bills, 1701-1711 pp. 179-203 Downloads
Richard A. Kleer
Put-call parity, the triple contract, and approaches to usury in medieval contracting pp. 205-233 Downloads
Arthur J. Wilson and Geetae Kim
Competition and credit control: some personal reflections pp. 235-246 Downloads
Charles A. E. Goodhart
Peter Borscheid and Niels Viggo Haueter (eds.), World Insurance: The Evolution of a Global Risk Network (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, 729 pp., £95) pp. 247-249 Downloads
Adrian Leonard
Alessandro Roselli, Money and Trade Wars in Interwar Europe (Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, pp. 280. ISBN: 978-1-137-32699-7. Hardcover and Ebook) pp. 249-252 Downloads
Piet Clement
South-Eastern European Monetary and Economic Statistics from the Nineteenth Century to World War II (Athens, Sofia, Bucharest and Vienna: Bank of Greece, Bulgarian National Bank, National Bank of Romania and Oesterreichische Nationalbank, 2014, 405 pp.) pp. 252-254 Downloads
Ivo Maes
Hans van Wees, Ships, Silver, Taxes and Tribute: A Fiscal History of Archaic Athens (London and New York: I. B. Tauris, 2014, x + 213 pp., £58, ISBN 978-1-78076-686-7) pp. 255-257 Downloads
Mark Peacock

Volume 22, issue 01, 2015

Identifying economic crises: insights from history pp. 1-18 Downloads
Xavier De Scheemaekere, Kim Oosterlinck and Ariane Szafarz
‘Writes a fair hand and appears to be well qualified’: the recruitment of Bank of England clerks, 1800–1815 pp. 19-44 Downloads
Anne L. Murphy
Capitalizing patriotism: the Liberty loans of World War I pp. 45-78 Downloads
Sung Won Kang and Hugh Rockoff
The Mexican debt crisis redux: international interbank markets and financial crisis, 1977–1982 pp. 79-105 Downloads
Sebastian Alvarez
Real estate transactions in ancient Israel: excavating embedded options utilizing modern finance pp. 107-132 Downloads
Eliezer Z. Prisman

Volume 21, issue 03, 2014

Portfolio choice and longevity risk in the late seventeenth century: a re-examination of the first English tontine pp. 225-258 Downloads
Moshe A. Milevsky
Monetary authority independence and stability in medieval Korea: the Koryŏ monetary system through four centuries of East Asian transformations, 918-1392 pp. 259-280 Downloads
Jun Seong Ho
The success of the Bordeaux Mont-de-Piété, 1801–1913 pp. 281-299 Downloads
Guillaume Pastureau and Bertrand Blancheton
Public or private interests? The investment behaviour of public officials in Antwerp during the early modern period pp. 301-326 Downloads
Nicolas De Vijlder and Michael Limberger

Volume 21, issue 02, 2014

Big Bang in the City of London: an intentional revolution or an accident? pp. 111-137 Downloads
Christopher Bellringer and Ranald Michie
Was the Gibson Paradox for real? A Wicksellian study of the relationship between interest rates and prices pp. 139-163 Downloads
Jagjit Chadha and Morris Perlman
The winding-up of the Ayr Bank, 1772–1827 pp. 165-190 Downloads
Paul Kosmetatos
Mortgages for machinery: credit and industrial investment in pre-World War I Brazil pp. 191-212 Downloads
Gustavo Cortes, Renato L. Marcondes and Maria Dolores Diaz
Kazuhiko Yago, The Financial History of the Bank for International Settlements, Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy (London: Routledge, 2013, 240 pp.; ISBN 978-0-415-63524-0) pp. 213-215 Downloads
Hubert Bonin
Peter Temin and Hans-Joachim Voth, Prometheus Shackled: Goldsmith Banks and England's Financial Revolution after 1700 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, 224 pp., ISBN 978-0-19-994427-9, £25.99) pp. 215-218 Downloads
Aaron Graham
Hubert Bonin: French Banks and the Greek ‘Niche Market’ mid-1880s–1950s (Geneva: Librairie Droz, 2013) pp. 218-220 Downloads
Korinna Schonarl
Shizuya Nishimura, Toshio Suzuki and Ranald C. Michie, The Origins of International Banking in Asia: The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, 264 pp., ISBN 978-0-19-964632-6) pp. 220-223 Downloads
Michael Schiltz

Volume 21, issue 01, 2014

Philip Leonard Cottrell (1944–2013) pp. 1-3 Downloads
Youssef Cassis
Informal rural credit markets and interlinked transactions in the district of late Ottoman Haifa, 1890–1915 pp. 5-24 Downloads
Stefania Ecchia
An anatomy of financial crises in Norway, 1830–2010 pp. 25-57 Downloads
Ola Honningdal Grytten and Arngrim Hunnes
The Bank of England, Montagu Norman and the internationalisation of Anglo-Irish monetary relations, 1922–1943 pp. 59-76 Downloads
Eoin Drea
Variation in organizational form across lines of property insurance: Sweden, 1913–1939 pp. 77-101 Downloads
Josef Lilljegren and Lars Fredrik Andersson
Christopher Adolph, Bankers, Bureaucrats, and Central Bank Politics: The Myth of Neutrality (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013, 357 pp., $99.00, ISBN 978-1-107-03261-3) pp. 103-106 Downloads
Mikael Wendschlag
Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol, A Europe Made of Money: The Emergence of the European Monetary System (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2012, viii + 359 pp., ISBN 978-0-8014-5083-9) pp. 106-108 Downloads
Ivo Maes
Benn Steil, The Battle of Bretton Woods: John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the Making of a New World Order (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2013, 480 pp., $29.95/£19.95, ISBN 978-0691-14909-7) pp. 108-110 Downloads
Anna Missiaia
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