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Volume 82, issue 3, 2022

The Making of Bad Gentry: The Abolition of Keju, Local Governance, and Anti-Elite Protests, 1902–1911 pp. 625-661 Downloads
Yu Hao, Zhengcheng Liu, Xi Weng and Li-an Zhou
“Mechanization Takes Command?”: Powered Machinery and Production Times in Late Nineteenth-Century American Manufacturing pp. 663-689 Downloads
Jeremy Atack, Robert A. Margo and Paul W. Rhode
The Borchardt Hypothesis: A Cliometric Reassessment of Germany’s Debt and Crisis during 1930–1932 pp. 691-726 Downloads
Tai-kuang Ho, Ya-chi Lin and Kuo-chun Yeh
Can Stimulating Demand Drive Costs Down? World War II as a Natural Experiment pp. 727-764 Downloads
François Lafond, Diana Greenwald and J. Doyne Farmer
Why Join the Fed? pp. 765-800 Downloads
Charles W. Calomiris and Matthew Jaremski
Taming the Global Financial Cycle: Central Banks as Shock Absorbers in the First Era of Globalization pp. 801-839 Downloads
Guillaume Bazot, Eric Monnet and Matthias Morys
Connecting the Scientific and Industrial Revolutions: The Role of Practical Mathematics pp. 841-873 Downloads
Morgan Kelly and Cormac Ó Gráda
Demographic Shocks and Women’s Labor Market Participation: Evidence from the 1918 Influenza Pandemic in India pp. 875-912 Downloads
James Fenske, Bishnupriya Gupta and Song Yuan
Streets of Gold: America's Untold Story of Immigrant Success. By Ran Abramitzky and Leah Boustan. New York: PublicAffairs, 2022. Pp. vii, 223. $29.00, hardcover pp. 913-914 Downloads
Zachary Ward
Career & Family: Women’s Century-Long Journey Toward Equity. By Claudia Goldin. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2021. Pp v, 325. $27.95, hardcover pp. 915-916 Downloads
Laura Salisbury

Volume 82, issue 2, 2022

An Alternative Institutional Approach to Rules, Organizations, and Development pp. 335-367 Downloads
John Joseph Wallis
The Labor-Intensive Path: Wages, Incomes, and the Work Year in Japan, 1610–1890 pp. 368-402 Downloads
Yuzuru Kumon
How the International Slave Trades Underdeveloped Africa pp. 403-441 Downloads
Warren Whatley
Asia’s Silver Absorption through the Triangular Settlement System, 1846–1870 pp. 442-479 Downloads
Atsushi Kobayashi
Financial Developments in London in the Seventeenth Century: The Financial Revolution Revisited pp. 480-515 Downloads
Nathan Sussman
Indigenous Nations and the Development of the U.S. Economy: Land, Resources, and Dispossession pp. 516-555 Downloads
Ann Carlos, Donna Feir and Angela Redish
Summaries of Doctoral Dissertations pp. 556-591 Downloads
Abstracts of Papers Presented at the 2021 Annual Meeting pp. 592-612 Downloads
American Independent Inventors in an Era of Corporate R&D. By Eric S. Hintz. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2021. Pp. 368. $60.00, paper; $41.99, Kindle pp. 619-621 Downloads
Michael Andrews
Making Social Spending Work. By Peter H. Lindert. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2021. Pp. xiv, 422. $21.17, hardcover; $18.49, Kindle pp. 622-624 Downloads
Michael Huberman

Volume 82, issue 1, 2022

La “Doña” è Mobile: The Role of Women in Social Mobility in a Pre-Modern Economy pp. 1-41 Downloads
José-Antonio Espín-Sánchez, Salvador Gil-Guirado and Chris Vickers
Against the Grain: Spanish Trade Policy in the Interwar Years pp. 42-86 Downloads
Concepción Betrán and Michael Huberman
Economic Inequality in Preindustrial Germany, ca. 1300–1850 pp. 87-125 Downloads
Guido Alfani, Victoria Gierok and Felix Schaff
Displacement, Diversity, and Mobility: Career Impacts of Japanese American Internment pp. 126-174 Downloads
Jaime Arellano-Bover
Interest Rates, Sanitation Infrastructure, and Mortality Decline in Nineteenth-Century England and Wales pp. 175-210 Downloads
Jonathan Chapman
The Demographic Effects of Colonialism: Forced Labor and Mortality in Java, 1834–1879 pp. 211-249 Downloads
Pim de Zwart, Daniel Gallardo-Albarrán and Auke Rijpma
The Long Shadow of Slavery: The Persistence of Slave Owners in Southern Lawmaking pp. 250-283 Downloads
Luna Bellani, Anselm Hager and Stephan Maurer
What Happened to the U.S. Economy during the 1918 Influenza Pandemic? A View Through High-Frequency Data pp. 284-326 Downloads
Francois Velde
World War II and Southeast Asia: Economy and Society under Japanese Occupation. By Gregg Huff. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. Pp. xxx, 523. $120.00, hardcover pp. 331-332 Downloads
John Tang
Rebellion, Rascals, and Revenue: Tax Follies and Wisdom through the Ages. By Michael Keen and Joel Slemrod. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2021. Pp. 536. $20.10, hardcover; $19.95, paper pp. 332-334 Downloads
Gillian Brunet

Volume 81, issue 4, 2021

Private Benefits, Public Vices: Railways and Logrolling in the Nineteenth-Century British Parliament pp. 975-1014 Downloads
Rui Esteves and Gabriel Geisler Mesevage
Did the Colonial mita Cause a Population Collapse? What Current Surnames Reveal in Peru pp. 1015-1051 Downloads
Miguel Carpio and María Eugenia Guerrero
Knowledge Diffusion and Intellectual Change: When Chinese Literati Met European Jesuits pp. 1052-1097 Downloads
Chicheng Ma
The Failure of Cotton Imperialism in Africa: Seasonal Constraints and Contrasting Outcomes in French West Africa and British Uganda pp. 1098-1136 Downloads
Michiel de Haas
Malthus Goes to China: The Effect of “Positive Checks” on Grain Market Development, 1736–1910 pp. 1137-1172 Downloads
Yanfeng Gu and James Kai-sing Kung
Malaria, Race, and Inequality: Evidence from the Early 1900s U.S. South pp. 1173-1222 Downloads
Emily Battaglia and Faizaan Kisat
G.I. Jane Goes to College? Female Educational Attainment, Earnings, and the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944 pp. 1223-1253 Downloads
Conor Lennon
Economic Theory and the Roman Monetary Economy. By Colin P. Elliott. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. Pp. 222. $97.69, hardcover; $80.00, Kindle pp. 1263-1264 Downloads
Peter Temin
Central Banking before 1800: A Rehabilitation. By Ulrich Bindseil. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. xiii + 322 pp. $80, hardcover pp. 1264-1267 Downloads
Eric Monnet
Bank Notes and Shinplasters: The Rage for Paper Money in the Early Republic. By Joshua R. Greenberg. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020. Pp. 245. $34.95, hardcover pp. 1267-1268 Downloads
Matthew Jaremski
Sovereign Debt Diplomacies: Rethinking Sovereign Debt from Colonial Empires to Hegemony. Edited by Pierre Pénet and Juan Flores Zendejas. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021. Pp. 384. $115.00, hardcover pp. 1268-1270 Downloads
Veronica Santarosa

Volume 81, issue 3, 2021

Farm Product Prices, Redistribution, and the Early U.S. Great Depression pp. 649-687 Downloads
Joshua K. Hausman, Paul Rhode and Johannes F. Wieland
The French (Trade) Revolution of 1860: Intra-Industry Trade and Smooth Adjustment pp. 688-722 Downloads
Stéphane Becuwe, Bertrand Blancheton and Christopher Meissner
Staple Products, Linkages, and Development: Evidence from Argentina pp. 723-762 Downloads
Federico Droller and Martin Fiszbein
War, Coal, and Forced Labor: Assessing the Impact of Prisoner-of-War Employment on Coal Mine Productivity in World War I Germany pp. 763-791 Downloads
Tobias A. Jopp
Closing Time: The Local Equilibrium Effects of Prohibition pp. 792-830 Downloads
Greg Howard and Arianna Ornaghi
From Material to Non-Material Needs? The Evolution of Mate Preferences through the Twentieth Century in France pp. 831-871 Downloads
Quentin Lippmann
The Efficiency of the Chinese Silver Standard, 1920–1933 pp. 872-908 Downloads
Nuno Palma and Liuyan Zhao
Inheritance Institutions and Landholding Inequality in Nineteenth-Century Germany: Evidence from Hesse-Cassel Villages and Towns pp. 909-942 Downloads
Simone A. Wegge

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 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
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