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Volume 81, issue 2, 2021

Oh, How the Mighty Have Fallen: The Bank Failures and Near Failures That Started America’s Greatest Financial Panics pp. 331-358 Downloads
Hugh Rockoff
Where Is the Middle Class? Evidence from 60 Million English Death and Probate Records, 1892–1992 pp. 359-404 Downloads
Neil Cummins
Collective Action and Policy Implementation: Evidence from Salvador Allende’s Expropriations pp. 405-440 Downloads
Felipe González and Felipe Vial
Fiscal Capacity and Dualism in Colonial States: The French Empire 1830–1962 pp. 441-480 Downloads
Denis Cogneau, Yannick Dupraz and Sandrine Mesplé-Somps
More Power to the People: Electricity Adoption, Technological Change, and Labor Conflict pp. 481-512 Downloads
Jakob Molinder, Tobias Karlsson and Kerstin Enflo
Small Farms, Large Transaction Costs: Haiti’s Missing Sugar pp. 513-548 Downloads
Craig Palsson
Biological Living Standards of Korea during the Port-Opening Period, 1876–1910 pp. 549-576 Downloads
Duol Kim and Heejin Park
Summaries of Doctoral Dissertations pp. 577-614 Downloads
Abstracts of Papers Presented at the 2020 Annual Meeting pp. 615-634 Downloads
Technology and the Environment in State-Socialist Hungary: An Economic History. By Viktor Pál. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. xiv, 263. $151.53, cloth; $116.92, eBook pp. 641-642 Downloads
Tamás Vonyó
Losing the Thread: Cotton, Liverpool and the American Civil War. By Jim Powell. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2021. Pp. xvii, 231. $130.00, cloth pp. 642-643 Downloads
David M. Higgins
Mission Economy: A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism. By Mariana Mazzucato. London: Allen Lane, 2021, Pp. 272. $24.72, hardcover pp. 643-645 Downloads
Alexander Whalley
Mexican Banks and Foreign Finance: From Internationalization to Financial Crisis, 1973–1982. By Sebastian Alvarez. Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan an imprint of Springer Nature, 2019. Pp. xxxii, 231. $125.22, hardcover; $87.65, softcover pp. 645-647 Downloads
Gustavo Del Angel
Boom and Bust: A Global History of Financial Bubbles. By William Quinn and John D. Turner. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2020. Pp. 3296. $24.95, hardcover pp. 647-648 Downloads
Larry Neal

Volume 81, issue 1, 2021

Linguistic Distance and Market Integration in India pp. 1-39 Downloads
James Fenske and Namrata Kala
Temperature, Disease, and Death in London: Analyzing Weekly Data for the Century from 1866 to 1965 pp. 40-80 Downloads
W Hanlon, Casper Hansen and Jake Kantor
Austerity and the Rise of the Nazi Party pp. 81-113 Downloads
Gregori Galofré-Vilà, Christopher M. Meissner, Martin McKee and David Stuckler
Unpacking the Agricultural Black Box: The Rise and Fall of American Farm Productivity Growth pp. 114-155 Downloads
Philip Pardey and Julian Alston
The Political Economy of Famine: The Ukrainian Famine of 1933 pp. 156-197 Downloads
Natalya Naumenko
Biological Innovation without Intellectual Property Rights: Cottonseed Markets in the Antebellum American South pp. 198-238 Downloads
Paul Rhode
Safety at Sea during the Industrial Revolution pp. 239-275 Downloads
Morgan Kelly, Cormac Ó Gráda and Peter M. Solar
European Goods Market Integration in the Very Long Run: From the Black Death to the First World War pp. 276-308 Downloads
Giovanni Federico, Max-Stephan Schulze and Oliver Volckart
Central Bank Independence and the Legacy of the German Past. By Simon Mee. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Pp. 368. $65.59, Kindle; $78.57, hardcover pp. 316-318 Downloads
Eric Monnet
Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400–1700. By Ron Harris. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2020. Pp. xiii, 465. $39.95/£34.00, hardcover pp. 318-320 Downloads
Taisu Zhang
Reconstructing the Past. Revised Estimates of Italy’s Product, 1861-1913. By Stefano Fenoaltea. Rome, Italy: Fondazione Luigi Einaudi onlus, 2020. Pp. xvi, 329 pp. 321-323 Downloads
Vera Zamagni
Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism. By Anne Case and Angus Deaton. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2020. Pp. x, 312. $27.97, hardcover pp. 323-325 Downloads
Keith Meyers
Agrarian Puerto Rico: Reconsidering Rural Economy and Society, 1899-1940. By César J. Ayala and Laird W. Bergad. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2020. Pp. xvii, 307. $99.99, hardcover; $80.00, ebook pp. 325-327 Downloads
Brian Marein
The New Silk Roads. By Peter Frankopan. London, England: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018. Pp. 320. $16.40, hardcover; $10.93, paper pp. 327-329 Downloads
Mark Ranasinghe
Inventing Ideas: Patents, Prizes, and the Knowledge Economy. By B. Zorina Khan. New York: Oxford University Press, 2020. Pp. 478. $99.00, hardcover; $17.49, Kindle pp. 329-330 Downloads
Sean Bottomley

Volume 80, issue 4, 2020

Italy and the Little Divergence in Wages and Prices: New Data, New Results pp. 931-960 Downloads
Mauro Rota and Jacob Weisdorf
El Sueño Americano? The Generational Progress of Mexican Americans Prior to World War II pp. 961-995 Downloads
Edward Kosack and Zachary Ward
Canals and Orchards: The Impact of Transport Network Access on Agricultural Productivity in Nineteenth-Century Bangkok pp. 996-1030 Downloads
Thanyaporn Chankrajang and Jessica Vechbanyongratana
Explaining Anomalous Wage Inflation in the 1930s United States pp. 1031-1070 Downloads
Christopher Hanes
Discrimination against Foreigners: The Wuerttemberg Patent Law in Administrative Practice pp. 1071-1100 Downloads
Sibylle Lehmann-Hasemeyer and Jochen Streb
The Return to Education in the Mid-Twentieth Century: Evidence from Twins pp. 1101-1142 Downloads
James Feigenbaum and Hui Ren Tan
The Political Economy of the Prussian Three-Class Franchise pp. 1143-1188 Downloads
Sascha Becker and Erik Hornung
How Africans Shaped British Colonial Institutions: Evidence from Local Taxation pp. 1189-1223 Downloads
Jutta Bolt and Leigh Gardner
Empires of the Weak: The Real Story of European Expansion and the Creation of the New World Order. By J.C. Sharman. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019. Pp. xii, 196. $27.95, cloth; $17.95, paper pp. 1229-1232 Downloads
Anne E.C. McCants
Empires of the Weak: The Real Story of European Expansion and the Creation of the New World Order. By J. C. Sharman. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019. Pp. xii, 196. $27.95, paperback pp. 1233-1234 Downloads
John Tang
Schooling under Control. The Origins of Public Education in Imperial Austria 1769–1869. By Tomas Cvrcek. Tübingen, Germany: Mohr Siebeck, 2020. Pp. xi + 301. $83.00, hardcover pp. 1234-1236 Downloads
David F. Mitch
Technology in the Industrial Revolution. By Barbara Hahn. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2020. Pp. xii+225. $24.95, paperback pp. 1237-1238 Downloads
Joel Mokyr

Volume 80, issue 3, 2020

The Effect of War Risk on Managerial and Investor Behavior: Evidence from the Brussels Stock Exchange in the Pre-1914 Era pp. 629-669 Downloads
Gertjan Verdickt
Transportation and Health in the Antebellum United States, 1820–1847 pp. 670-709 Downloads
Ariell Zimran
Weber Revisited: The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Nationalism pp. 710-745 Downloads
Felix Kersting, Iris Wohnsiedler and Nikolaus Wolf
Financial Asset Ownership and Political Partisanship: Liberty Bonds and Republican Electoral Success in the 1920s pp. 746-781 Downloads
Eric Hilt and Wendy Rahn
Balancing the Books: Convergence and Diversity of Accounting in Massachusetts, 1875–1895 pp. 782-812 Downloads
Caitlin Rosenthal
Economic Growth and the Development of Real Wages: Swedish Construction Workers’ Wages in Comparative Perspective, 1831–1900 pp. 813-852 Downloads
Johan Ericsson and Jakob Molinder
Collateral Damage: The Impact of Foreclosures on New Home Mortgage Lending in the 1930s pp. 853-885 Downloads
Price Fishback, Sebastian Fleitas, Jonathan Rose and Ken Snowden
Representation of the People: Franchise Extension and the “Sinn Féin Election” in Ireland, 1918 pp. 886-925 Downloads
Alan de Bromhead, Alan Fernihough and Enda Hargaden
Institutional and Organizational Analysis: Concepts and Applications. By Eric Alston, Lee Alston, Bernardo Mueller, and Tomas Nonnenmacher. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. Pp. 406. $78.91, hardcover pp. 926-927 Downloads
Eric C. Edwards
Brazil in Transition: Beliefs, Leadership, and Institutional Change, vol. 64. By Lee J. Alston, Marcus A. Melo, Bernardo Mueller, and Carlos Pereira. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016. Pp. 259. $20.99, hardcover pp. 928-929 Downloads
Aldo Musacchio
Summaries of Doctoral Dissertations – ADDENDUM pp. 930-930 Downloads

Volume 80, issue 2, 2020

Social Insurance and Public Assistance in the Twentieth-Century United States pp. 311-350 Downloads
Price Fishback
The Gender Wage Gap in Early Modern Toledo, 1550–1650 pp. 351-385 Downloads
Mauricio Drelichman and David González Agudo
The Political and Economic Geography of Southern Secession pp. 386-416 Downloads
Mario L. Chacón and Jeffrey L. Jensen
The Privatization Origins of Political Corporations: Evidence from the Pinochet Regime pp. 417-456 Downloads
Felipe González, Mounu Prem and Francisco Urzúa I.
The Samurai Bond: Credit Supply, Market Access, and Structural Transformation in Pre-War Japan pp. 457-500 Downloads
Sergi Basco and John Tang
From Complementary to Competitive: The London and U.K. Provincial Stock Markets pp. 501-530 Downloads
Meeghan Rogers, Gareth Campbell and John Turner
Labor Earnings Inequality in Manufacturing during the Great Depression pp. 531-563 Downloads
Felipe Benguria, Chris Vickers and Nicolas Ziebarth
Summaries of Doctoral Dissertations pp. 564-592 Downloads
Abstracts of Papers Presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting pp. 593-614 Downloads
Empire in Retreat: The Past, Present, and Future of the United States. By Victor Bulmer-Thomas. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2018. Pp. xx, 459. $18.85, hardcover pp. 622-623 Downloads
Marcelo Bucheli
Market Rules: Bankers, Presidents, and the Origins of the Great Recession. By Mark H. Rose. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. Pp. vii+253, $39.95, £34.00, hardcover pp. 623-625 Downloads
Andrew Smith
Gold, the Real Bills Doctrine, and the Fed: Sources of Monetary Disorder 1922–1938. By Thomas M. Humphrey and Richard H. Timberlake. Washington, DC: Cato Institute, 2019. Pp. xix, 201. $21.21, hardcover pp. 625-626 Downloads
David Wheelock
Hawai’i: Eight Hundred Years of Political and Economic Change. By Sumner La Croix. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2019. Pp. 376. $60, cloth pp. 626-627 Downloads
John J. Wallis
Smugglers, Pirates, and Patriots: Free Trade in the Age of Revolution. By Tyson Reeder. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019. Pp. 368. $45.00, hardcover pp. 627-628 Downloads
Hannah Farber

Volume 80, issue 1, 2020

Do Black Politicians Matter? Evidence from Reconstruction pp. 1-37 Downloads
Trevon D. Logan
The Comfortable, the Rich, and the Super-Rich. What Really Happened to Top British Incomes during the First Half of the Twentieth Century? pp. 38-68 Downloads
Peter Scott and James T. Walker
The Founding of the Federal Reserve, the Great Depression, and the Evolution of the U.S. Interbank Network pp. 69-99 Downloads
Matthew Jaremski and David Wheelock
A Western Reversal Since the Neolithic? The Long-Run Impact of Early Agriculture pp. 100-135 Downloads
Ola Olsson and Christopher Paik
Long-Run Impacts of Agricultural Shocks on Educational Attainment: Evidence from the Boll Weevil pp. 136-174 Downloads
Richard B. Baker, John Blanchette and Katherine Eriksson
Understanding the Gender Gap Further: The Case of Turn-of-the-Century Swedish Compositors pp. 175-206 Downloads
Joyce Burnette and Maria Stanfors
Who Benefited from Industrialization? The Local Effects of Hydropower Technology Adoption in Norway pp. 207-245 Downloads
Stefan Leknes and Jørgen Modalsli
The Effects of World War I on the Chinese Textile Industry: Was the World’s Trouble China’s Opportunity? pp. 246-285 Downloads
Cong Liu
Accounting for Slavery: Masters and Management. By Caitlin Rosenthal. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2018. Pp. 320. $35.00, hardcover pp. 293-294 Downloads
Paul Rhode
The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis. By Sheilagh Ogilvie. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019. Pp. xvi, 672. $39.95, cloth pp. 294-296 Downloads
Anne EC McCants
The Bank of England and the Government Debt: Operations in the Gilt-Edged Market, 1928–1972. By William A. Allen. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Pp. 274. $42.00, hardcover pp. 296-298 Downloads
Kenny, Seán
Europe’s Growth Champion: Insights from the Economic Rise of Poland. By Marcin Piatkowski. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. Pp. xxi, 370. $93.00, hardcover; $35.00, paper pp. 298-300 Downloads
Malinowski, Mikołaj
Controlling Credit: Central Banking and the Planned Economy in Postwar France, 1948–1973. By Eric Monnet. New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. Pp. xxii + 327. $45.00, hardcover pp. 300-302 Downloads
Juan Flores Zendejas
The Panic of 1819: The First Great Depression. By Andrew H. Browning. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2019. Pp. x, 439. $45.00 pp. 302-304 Downloads
Clyde A. Haulman
VC: An American History. By Tom Nicholas. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2019. Pp. 382. $35, cloth pp. 304-305 Downloads
B. Zorina Khan
American Bonds: How Credit Markets Shaped a Nation. By Sarah L. Quinn. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019. Pp. 293. $35.00 pp. 306-307 Downloads
Jonathan D. Rose
Manufacturing Advantage: War, the State, and the Origins of American Industry, 1776–1848. By Lindsay Schakenbach Regele. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019. Pp. xi, 263. $59.95, cloth pp. 307-308 Downloads
Thomas Weiss
Persecution & Toleration: The Long Road to Religious Freedom. By Noel D. Johnson and Mark Koyama. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Pp. 370. $84.74, hardcover; $20.06, paper pp. 309-310 Downloads
Eric Chaney
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