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Explorations in Economic History

1969 - 2022

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Volume 33, issue 4, 1996

Adjusting to the Gold Rush: Endogenous Bullion Points and the French Balance of Payments 1846-1870 pp. 417-439 Downloads
Marc Flandreau
Regional Interest Rate Premia in the American Railroad Bond Market from 1876 to 1890 pp. 440-458 Downloads
Lea V. Carty
Agrarian Cycles in Germany 1339-1670: A Spectral Analysis of Grain Prices and Output in Nuremberg pp. 459-478 Downloads
Walter Bauernfeind and Ulrich Woitek
"Imaginary" or "Real" Moneys of Account in Medieval Europe? An Econometric Analysis of the Basle Pound, 1365-1429 pp. 479-495 Downloads
Ernst Weber
The Market for Montreal Apprentices: Contract Length and Information pp. 496-523 Downloads
Gillian Hamilton
Wealth Accumulation and Distribution in the Midwest in the Late Nineteenth Century pp. 524-538 Downloads
Mary Eschelbach Gregson

Volume 33, issue 3, 1996

Trend Growth in British Industrial Output, 1700-1913: A Reappraisal pp. 277-295 Downloads
Terence C. Mills and Nicholas Crafts
Wages and Employment in Britain between the Wars: Quarterly Evidence from the Shipbuilding Industry pp. 296-318 Downloads
Ian Gazeley and Patricia Rice
Testing for Occupational Crowding in Eighteenth-Century British Agriculture pp. 319-345 Downloads
Joyce Burnette
Quits and Layoffs in Early Twentieth Century Labor Markets pp. 346-366 Downloads
Barton Hamilton and Mary MacKinnon
Big Players and Herding in Asset Markets: The Case of the Russian Ruble pp. 367-383 Downloads
Roger Koppl and Leland B. Yeager
The Talk of the Town: Human Capital, Information, and the Growth of English Cities, 1861 to 1961 pp. 384-413 Downloads
Curtis Simon and Clark Nardinelli

Volume 33, issue 2, 1996

Height and Health in the United Kingdom 1815-1860: Evidence from the East India Company Army pp. 141-168 Downloads
Joel Mokyr and Cormac Ó Gráda
Agricultural Property and the 1948 Palestinian Refugees: Assessing the Loss pp. 169-194 Downloads
Frank Lewis
Risky Business? Nonactuarial Pricing Practices and the Financial Viability of Fraternal Sickness Insurers pp. 195-226 Downloads
John Emery
Possession is Nine Points of the Law: The Political Economy of Early Public Land Disposal pp. 227-249 Downloads
Mark Kanazawa
An Econometric Model of World Silk Production, 1870-1914 pp. 250-274 Downloads
Giovanni Federico

Volume 33, issue 1, 1996

What Limits Social Spending? pp. 1-34 Downloads
Peter Lindert
Immigrants' Relative Rate of Wage Growth in the Late 19th Century pp. 35-64 Downloads
Christopher Hanes
Institutional Choice Matters: The Poor Law and Implicit Labor Contracts in Victorian Lancashire pp. 65-85 Downloads
Lynne Kiesling
Human Capital and Direct Investment in Poor Countries pp. 86-106 Downloads
John R. Hanson
Do Price Wars Facilitate Collusion? A Study of the Bromine Cartel before World War I pp. 107-137 Downloads
Margaret Levenstein

Volume 32, issue 4, 1995

The Gold Standard As a Rule: An Essay in Exploration pp. 423-464 Downloads
Michael Bordo and Finn Kydland
Productivity in the Transatlantic Slave Trade pp. 465-484 Downloads
Eltis David and Richardson David
The Exploitation of Little Children: Child Labor and the Family Economy in the Industrial Revolution pp. 485-516 Downloads
Sara Horrell and Humphries Jane
Strangers' Disease: Determinants of Yellow Fever Mortality during the New Orleans Epidemic of 1853 pp. 517-539 Downloads
Jonathan Pritchett and Tunali Insan
Agricultural Decline and the Secular Rise in Male Retirement Rates pp. 540-552 Downloads
Dora Costa

Volume 32, issue 3, 1995

The Creative Financing of an Unprofitable Enterprise: The Grand Trunk Railway of Canada, 1853-1881 pp. 273-301 Downloads
Ann Carlos and Frank Lewis
Monetary Policy in England 1893-1914: A Structural VAR Analysis pp. 302-326 Downloads
Olivier Jeanne
Real Wages, Productivity, and Unemployment in Britain and Germany during the 1920's pp. 327-349 Downloads
Stephen Broadberry and Albrecht Ritschl
Real Domestic Income of Indonesia, 1880-1989: A Comment and an Estimate pp. 350-364 Downloads
Booth Anne
War Finance and Interest Rate Targeting: Regime Changes in 1914-1918 pp. 365-382 Downloads
Clemens Kool
Occupational Evidence on the Causes of Immigration to the United States, 1836-1853 pp. 383-408 Downloads
Cohn Raymond L.
British Bank Conservatism in the Late 19th Century pp. 409-420 Downloads
Capie Forrest H. and Mills Terence C.

Volume 32, issue 2, 1995

The Evolution of Global Labor Markets since 1830: Background Evidence and Hypotheses pp. 141-196 Downloads
Jeffrey Williamson
The Impact of a Lender of Last Resort during the Great Depression: The Case of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation pp. 197-216 Downloads
James Butkiewicz
Human Capital in Religious Communes: Literacy and Selection of Nineteenth Century Shakers pp. 217-235 Downloads
Murray John E.
What Can Univariate Models Tell Us about Canadian Economic Growth 1870-1985? pp. 236-252 Downloads
Lewis Evans and Quigley Neil C.
REJOINDER Segmented Trend Models of Canadian Economic Growth pp. 253-261 Downloads
Kris Inwood and Thanasis Stengos
Balanced versus Compromise Estimates of UK GDP 1870-1913 pp. 262-272 Downloads
Greasley David and Les Oxley

Volume 32, issue 1, 1995

Time-Saving Technical Change: The Cotton Industry in the English Industrial Revolution pp. 1-27 Downloads
Tunzelmann G. N. von
Government Spending, Monetary Policies, and Exchange Rate Regime Switches: The Drachma in the Gold Standard Period pp. 28-50 Downloads
Sophia Lazaretou
The Causes of the Depression in Australia in the 1930's: A General Equilibrium Evaluation pp. 51-81 Downloads
Mahinda Siriwardana
The Political Economy of Coalition-Formation: The Case of Livestock Enclosure in the Postbellum South pp. 82-108 Downloads
Shawn Kantor
Antitrust Regulation before the Sherman Act: The Break-up of the Chicago Gas Trust Company pp. 109-136 Downloads
Werner Troesken

Volume 31, issue 4, 1994

Why Do Banks Fail? Evidence from the 1920s pp. 409-431 Downloads
Lee Alston, Wayne Grove and David Wheelock
Saving in Settler Economies: Australian and North American Comparisons pp. 432-452 Downloads
Ian McLean
Establishment Size and Economies of Scale in 19th-Century France pp. 453-478 Downloads
Pierre Sicsic
Structural Rigidity and the Severity of the German Depression: The AVI and the German Steel Cartels 1925-1932 pp. 479-500 Downloads
Barbezat Daniel
African-American Migration and Mechanized Cotton Harvesting, 1950-1960 pp. 501-520 Downloads
Craig Heinicke
Comparative Productivity in British and American Manufacturing during the Nineteenth Century pp. 521-548 Downloads
Stephen Broadberry

Volume 31, issue 3, 1994

The Cold War Economy: Opportunity Costs, Ideology, and the Politics of Crisis pp. 283-312 Downloads
Higgs Robert
Bonding and the Agency Problem: Evidence from the Royal African Company, 1672-1691 pp. 313-335 Downloads
Ann Carlos
Explaining the Decline in Southern per Capita Output after Emancipation pp. 336-356 Downloads
James Irwin
The Slack Banker Dances: Deposit Insurance and Risk-Taking in the Banking Collapse of the 1920s pp. 357-375 Downloads
David Wheelock and Subal Kumbhakar
The Liverpool Emigrant Servant Trade and the Transition to Slave Labor in the Chesapeake, 1697-1707: Market Adjustments to War pp. 376-405 Downloads
Farley Grubb and Stitt Tony

Volume 31, issue 2, 1994

Cane Contracting and Renegotiation: A Fixed Effects Analysis of the Adoption of New Technologies in the Cuban Sugar Industry, 1899-1929 pp. 141-175 Downloads
Dye Alan
Trends in Real Wages in Britain, 1750-1913 pp. 176-194 Downloads
Nicholas Crafts and Mills Terence C.
Prices in Interwar Britain pp. 195-209 Downloads
Ian Gazeley
Real Land Rentals in Early Roman Egypt pp. 210-224 Downloads
Muth Richard F.
Trends in the Economic Well-Being of South Indians under British Rule: The Anthropometric Evidence pp. 225-260 Downloads
Brennan Lance, McDonald John and Shlomowitz Ralph
The Economic Decline of the Church in Medieval England pp. 261-280 Downloads
Clegg Nancy W. and Reed Clyde G.

Volume 31, issue 1, 1994

The Rise of Social Spending, 1880-1930 pp. 1-37 Downloads
Peter Lindert
A Failed Institutional Transplant: Raiffeisen's Credit Cooperatives in Ireland, 1894-1914 pp. 38-61 Downloads
Timothy Guinnane
A Predatory Democracy? An Essay on Taxation in Classical Athens pp. 62-90 Downloads
Carl Hampus Lyttkens
Patronage to Merit and Control of the Federal Government Labor Force pp. 91-119 Downloads
Johnson Ronald N. and Gary Libecap
The Repeal of the Corn Laws and Irish Emigration pp. 120-138 Downloads
Kevin O'Rourke
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