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Explorations in Economic History

1969 - 2023

Current editor(s): R.H. Steckel

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Volume 89, issue C, 2023

Revisiting the ‘Cobden-Chevalier network’ trade and welfare effects Downloads
Jacopo Timini
Ancient nomadic corridors and long-run development in the highlands of Asia Downloads
Christopher Paik and Keshar Shahi
Warfare and Economic Inequality: Evidence from Preindustrial Germany (c. 1400-1800) Downloads
Felix S.F. Schaff
Legacies of loss: The health outcomes of slaveholder compensation in the British Cape Colony Downloads
Igor Martins, Jeanne Cilliers and Johan Fourie
The forces of path dependence: Haiti's refugee camps, 1937–2009 Downloads
Craig Palsson
Urban mortality and the repeal of federal prohibition Downloads
David Jacks, Krishna Pendakur and Hitoshi Shigeoka
Land reform and rural conflict. Evidence from 1930s Spain Downloads
Sergi Basco, Jordi Domènech and Laura Maravall

Volume 88, issue C, 2023

Foutu maximum: The political economy of price controls and national defense in revolutionary France Downloads
Louis Rouanet
Spoils of War: The Political Legacy of the German hyperinflation Downloads
Gregori Galofré-Vilà
Historical gender discrimination does not explain comparative Western European development: evidence from Portugal, 1300-1900 Downloads
Nuno Palma, Jaime Reis and Lisbeth Rodrigues
The last Yugoslavs: Ethnic diversity and national identity Downloads
Leonard Kukić
Sweet equality: Sugar, property rights, and land distribution in colonial Java Downloads
Pim de Zwart and Phylicia Soekhradj
Exploring 200 years of U.S. commodity market integration: A structural time series model approach Downloads
James M. Harrison

Volume 87, issue C, 2023

Digitization and data frames for card index records Downloads
Someswar Amujala, Angela Vossmeyer and Sanjiv Das
Reading the ransom: Methodological advancements in extracting the Swedish Wealth Tax of 1571 Downloads
Christopher Blomqvist, Kerstin Enflo, Andreas Jakobsson and Kalle Åström
HANA: A handwritten name database for offline handwritten text recognition Downloads
Christian M. Dahl, Torben S.D. Johansen, Emil N. Sørensen and Simon Wittrock
Breathing new life into death certificates: Extracting handwritten cause of death in the LIFE-M project Downloads
Martha J. Bailey, Susan H. Leonard, Joseph Price, Evan Roberts, Logan Spector and Mengying Zhang
Digitizing historical balance sheet data: A practitioner’s guide Downloads
Sergio Correia and Stephan Luck
Perks and pitfalls of city directories as a micro-geographic data source Downloads
Thilo N.H. Albers and Kalle Kappner
The census place project: A method for geolocating unstructured place names Downloads
Enrico Berkes, Ezra Karger and Peter Nencka
Record linkage for character-based surnames: Evidence from chinese exclusion Downloads
Hannah M. Postel
Measuring document similarity with weighted averages of word embeddings Downloads
Bryan Seegmiller, Dimitris Papanikolaou and Lawrence Schmidt

Volume 86, issue C, 2022

Globalization and the spread of industrialization in Canada, 1871–1891 Downloads
Taylor Jaworski and Ian Keay
War, pandemics, and modern economic growth in Europe Downloads
Leandro Prados de la Escosura and C. Vladimir Rodríguez-Caballero
Sweet diversity: Colonial goods and the welfare gains from global trade after 1492 Downloads
Jonathan Hersh and Hans-Joachim Voth
Persecution, pogroms and genocide: A conceptual framework and new evidence Downloads
Sascha Becker, Sharun Mukand and Ivan Yotzov
The mortality risk of being overweight in the twentieth century: Evidence from two cohorts of New Zealand men Downloads
Kris Inwood, Les Oxley and Evan Roberts

Volume 85, issue C, 2022

Political centralization, career incentives, and local economic growth in Edo Japan Downloads
Austin M. Mitchell and Weiwen Yin
A history of aggregate demand and supply shocks for the United Kingdom, 1900 to 2016 Downloads
Robert Calvert Jump and Karsten Kohler
Democracy, autocracy, and sovereign debt: How polity influenced country risk on the peripheries of the global economy, 1870–1913 Downloads
Ali Coşkun Tunçer and Leonardo Weller
US immigrants’ secondary migration and geographic assimilation during the Age of Mass Migration Downloads
Ariell Zimran
Escape underway: Malthusian pressures in late imperial Moscow Downloads
Vadim Kufenko, Ekaterina Khaustova and Vincent Geloso

Volume 84, issue C, 2022

Estimating warfare-related civilian mortality in the early modern period: Evidence from the Low Countries, 1620–99 Downloads
Bram van Besouw and Daniel R. Curtis
Estimates of employment gains attributable to beer legalization in spring 1933 Downloads
Eline Poelmans, Jason E. Taylor, Samuel Raisanen and Andrew C. Holt
Who donates to revolutionaries? Evidence from post-1916 Ireland Downloads
Enda Hargaden
Democratic constraints and adherence to the classical gold standard Downloads
Bert S. Kramer and Petros Milionis
Arresting the Sword of Damocles: The transition to the post-Malthusian era in Denmark Downloads
Peter Jensen, Maja Uhre Pedersen, Cristina Victoria Radu and Paul Sharp
Church politics, sectarianism, and judicial terror: The Scottish witch-hunt, 1563 - 1736 Downloads
Parashar Kulkarni and Steven Pfaff

Volume 83, issue C, 2022

Economically relevant human capital or multi-purpose consumption good? Book ownership in pre-modern Württemberg Downloads
Sheilagh Ogilvie, Jeremy Edwards and Markus Küpker
Social democracy and the decline of strikes Downloads
Jakob Molinder, Tobias Karlsson and Kerstin Enflo
Patterns of specialization and economic complexity through the lens of universal exhibitions, 1855-1900 Downloads
Giacomo Domini
Value creating mergers: British bank consolidation, 1885–1925 Downloads
Fabio Braggion, Narly Dwarkasing and Lyndon Moore
Unregulated and regulated free banking: Evidence from the case of Switzerland (1826–1907) Downloads
Nils Herger
Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1885–2008: Evidence from eight countries Downloads
Stephen Broadberry and Leigh Gardner

Volume 82, issue C, 2021

Life after crossing the border: Assimilation during the first Mexican mass migration Downloads
David Escamilla-Guerrero, Edward Kosack and Zachary Ward
Transition to agriculture and first state presence: A global analysis Downloads
Oana Borcan, Ola Olsson and Louis Putterman
Long-term trends in income inequality: Winners and losers of economic change in Ghana, 1891–1960 Downloads
Prince Young Aboagye and Jutta Bolt
Women at work in the United States since 1860: An analysis of unreported family workers Downloads
Barry Chiswick and RaeAnn Halenda Robinson
Patterns of innovation during the Industrial Revolution: A reappraisal using a composite indicator of patent quality Downloads
Alessandro Nuvolari, Valentina Tartari and Matteo Tranchero
What explains patenting behaviour during Britain’s Industrial Revolution? Downloads
Stephen D. Billington
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