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Explorations in Economic History

1969 - 2017

Current editor(s): R.H. Steckel

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Volume 65, issue C, 2017

Clean slate: Land-use changes in San Francisco after the 1906 disaster pp. 1-16 Downloads
James Siodla
Measuring the extent and implications of corporate political connections in prewar Japan pp. 17-35 Downloads
Tetsuji Okazaki and Michiru Sawada
Protecting the borrower: An experiment in colonial India pp. 36-54 Downloads
Latika Chaudhary and Anand V. Swamy
Monopsony and competition: The impact of rival leagues on player salaries during the early days of baseball pp. 55-67 Downloads
John Charles Bradbury
Usury laws and private credit in Lima, Peru. Evidence from notarized records pp. 68-93 Downloads
Luis Zegarra
The boll weevil plague and its effect on the southern agricultural sector, 1889–1929 pp. 94-105 Downloads
Philipp Ager, Markus Brueckner and Benedikt Herz
Social capital and family control pp. 106-114 Downloads
Mario Daniele Amore

Volume 64, issue C, 2017

States and economic growth: Capacity and constraints pp. 1-20 Downloads
Noel D. Johnson and Mark Koyama
Prizes, patents and the search for longitude pp. 21-36 Downloads
M. Diane Burton and Tom Nicholas
Birds of passage: Return migration, self-selection and immigration quotas pp. 37-52 Downloads
Zachary Ward
Ownership and the price of residential electricity: Evidence from the United States, 1935–1940 pp. 53-61 Downloads
Carl Kitchens and Taylor Jaworski
Early-life disease exposure and occupational status: The impact of yellow fever during the 19th century pp. 62-81 Downloads
Martin Saavedra
Land reform and peasant revolution. Evidence from 1930s Spain pp. 82-103 Downloads
Jordi Domenech and Francisco Herreros
Returns to school resources in the Jim Crow South pp. 104-110 Downloads
Celeste Carruthers and Marianne H. Wanamaker
Social mobility in the early middle ages pp. 111-120 Downloads
Nicholas Meinzer

Volume 63, issue C, 2017

Social-economic change and its impact on violence: Homicide history of Qing China pp. 8-25 Downloads
Zhiwu Chen, Kaixiang Peng and Lijun Zhu
China's domestic trade during the Treaty-Port Era pp. 26-43 Downloads
Wolfgang Keller, Javier Andres Santiago and Carol H. Shiue
Friends from afar: The Taiping Rebellion, cultural proximity and primary schooling in the Lower Yangzi, 1850–1949 pp. 44-69 Downloads
Yu Hao and Melanie Meng Xue
Teaching to the tests: An economic analysis of traditional and modern education in late imperial and republican China pp. 70-90 Downloads
Noam Yuchtman
Moving to the right place at the right time: Economic effects on migrants of the Manchuria Plague of 1910–11 pp. 91-106 Downloads
Dan Li and Nan Li

Volume 62, issue C, 2016

Causes and consequences of the Protestant Reformation pp. 1-25 Downloads
Sascha Becker, Steven Pfaff and Jared Rubin
Inflation expectations and recovery in spring 1933 pp. 26-50 Downloads
Andrew J. Jalil and Gisela Rua
Lead exposure and violent crime in the early twentieth century pp. 51-86 Downloads
James Feigenbaum and Christopher Muller
International shocks and the balance sheet of the Bank of France under the classical gold standard pp. 87-107 Downloads
Guillaume Bazot, Michael D. Bordo and Eric Monnet
The value of corporate boards during the Great Depression in Belgium pp. 108-123 Downloads
Marc Deloof and Veronique Vermoesen
Occupations after WWII: The legacy of Rosie the Riveter pp. 124-142 Downloads
Andriana Bellou and Emanuela Cardia
Growing apart in early modern Europe? A comparison of inequality trends in Italy and the Low Countries, 1500–1800 pp. 143-153 Downloads
Guido Alfani and Wouter Ryckbosch

Volume 61, issue C, 2016

Estimation of historical inflation expectations pp. 1-31 Downloads
Carola Binder
Socioeconomic status and judicial disparities in England and Wales, 1870–1910 pp. 32-53 Downloads
Chris Vickers
Recovery Spring, Faltering Fall: March to November 1933 pp. 54-67 Downloads
Jason E. Taylor and Todd C. Neumann
How Rome enabled impersonal markets pp. 68-84 Downloads
Benito Arruñada
Deskilling and decline in skill premium during the age of sail: Swedish and Finnish seamen, 1751–1913 pp. 85-94 Downloads
Jari Ojala, Jaakko Pehkonen and Jari Eloranta
Trading of shares in the Societates Publicanorum? pp. 95-118 Downloads
Geoffrey Poitras and Manuela Geranio
Selection and historical height data: Evidence from the 1892 Boas sample of the Cherokee Nation pp. 119-123 Downloads
Melinda Miller

Volume 60, issue C, 2016

Economic growth in the Roman Mediterranean world: An early good-bye to Malthus? pp. 1-20 Downloads
Paul Erdkamp
Immigration quotas and immigrant selection pp. 21-40 Downloads
Catherine G. Massey
Military spending, fiscal capacity and the democracy puzzle pp. 41-51 Downloads
Mauro Rota
Impact of natural disasters on industrial agglomeration: The case of the Great Kantō Earthquake in 1923 pp. 52-68 Downloads
Asuka Imaizumi, Kaori Ito and Tetsuji Okazaki
Intra-household labor allocation in colonial Nigeria pp. 69-92 Downloads
Vellore Arthi and James Fenske
On the divergence between fuel and service prices: The importance of technological change and diffusion in an American frontier economy pp. 93-111 Downloads
Nicholas Muller

Volume 59, issue C, 2016

What we can learn from the early history of sovereign debt pp. 1-16 Downloads
David Stasavage
On the use of palynological data in economic history: New methods and an application to agricultural output in Central Europe, 0–2000AD pp. 17-39 Downloads
Adam Izdebski, Grzegorz Koloch, Tymon Słoczyński and Marta Tycner
How Japan remained on the Gold Standard despite unsustainable external debt pp. 40-54 Downloads
Giovanni B. Pittaluga and Elena Seghezza
Prison crowding, recidivism, and early release in early Rhode Island pp. 55-74 Downloads
Howard Bodenhorn
Taking the lord's name in vain: The impact of connected directors on 19th century British banks pp. 75-93 Downloads
Richard Grossman and Masami Imai
Skill choice and skill complementarity in eighteenth century England pp. 94-113 Downloads
Naomi E. Feldman and Karine van der Beek
The mortality consequences of distinctively black names pp. 114-125 Downloads
Lisa D. Cook, Trevon Logan and John Parman

Volume 58, issue C, 2015

Urbanization without growth in historical perspective pp. 1-21 Downloads
Remi Jedwab and Dietrich Vollrath
Childhood health and sibling outcomes: Nurture Reinforcing nature during the 1918 influenza pandemic pp. 22-43 Downloads
John Parman
Intergenerational mobility and institutional change in 20th century China pp. 44-73 Downloads
Yuyu Chen, Suresh Naidu, Tinghua Yu and Noam Yuchtman
Variations in the price and quality of English grain, 1750–1914: Quantitative evidence and empirical implications pp. 74-92 Downloads
Liam Brunt and Edmund Cannon
Belgium relief fund, post war food shortages and the “True” cost of living pp. 93-106 Downloads
Adrian R. Fleissig and Gerald A. Whitney
Measuring the military decline of the Western Islamic World: Evidence from Barbary ransoms pp. 107-124 Downloads
Eric Chaney
Cooperation, defection and resistance in Nazi Germany pp. 125-139 Downloads
Wayne Geerling, Gary Magee and Robert Brooks
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