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Explorations in Economic History

1969 - 2022

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Volume 21, issue 4, 1984

Self-help versus state help: Old age pensions and personal savings in Great Britain, 1906-1937 pp. 329-350 Downloads
Paul Johnson
Was the transition from the artisanal shop to the nonmechanized factory associated with gains in efficiency?: Evidence from the U.S. Manufacturing censuses of 1820 and 1850 pp. 351-382 Downloads
Kenneth Sokoloff
Market power in the London coal trade: The limitation of the vend, 1770-1845 pp. 383-405 Downloads
William Hausman
The early stages of European industrialization: Economic organization under serfdom pp. 406-428 Downloads
Robert Millward

Volume 21, issue 3, 1984

The use of general equilibrium analysis in economic history pp. 231-253 Downloads
John James
The eighteenth-century English diet and economic change pp. 254-269 Downloads
Carole Shammas
Measurement of English farming technological change, 1523-1900 pp. 270-289 Downloads
Richard Sullivan
Contractors, collusion, and competition: Japanese immigrant railroad laborers in the Pacific Northwest, 1898-1911 pp. 290-305 Downloads
Yuzo Murayama
Teacher salaries in black and white: The south in 1910 pp. 306-326 Downloads
Robert Margo

Volume 21, issue 2, 1984

Financial institutions and economic development: A comparison of Great Britain and France in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries pp. 103-124 Downloads
Charles P. Kindleberger
Additional evidence on money and prices: U.S. data 1870-1913 pp. 125-132 Downloads
David Bessler
Economic change and contract labor in the British Caribbean: The end of slavery and the adjustment to emancipation pp. 133-150 Downloads
Stanley L. Engerman
An economic theory of political change in premissionary Hawaii pp. 151-168 Downloads
Sumner La Croix and James Roumasset
Steel rails versus iron rails: Evidence from Canada pp. 169-175 Downloads
Ann Carlos
Electricity, productivity, and labor saving: American manufacturing, 1900-1929 pp. 176-191 Downloads
Arthur G. Woolf
Public debt management policy and nineteenth-century American economic growth pp. 192-217 Downloads
John James
The case against productive whipping pp. 218-223 Downloads
Mary MacKinnon and Paul Johnson
The productivity of corporal punishment: A reply to MacKinnon and Johnson pp. 224-228 Downloads
Clark Nardinelli

Volume 21, issue 1, 1984

The historical evolution of female earnings functions and occupations pp. 1-27 Downloads
Claudia Goldin
Earnings in the post-bellum Southern cotton textile industry: A case study pp. 28-39 Downloads
Cathy L. McHugh
Distributional effects of federal tax policy 1929-1939 pp. 40-63 Downloads
Thomas M. Renaghan
Central bank cooperation under the interwar gold standard pp. 64-87 Downloads
Barry Eichengreen
Notes on the wealth distribution of farm households in the united states, 1860: A new look at two manuscript: Census samples pp. 88-102 Downloads
Donghyu Yang

Volume 20, issue 4, 1983

Night work as a labor market phenomenon: Southern textiles in the interwar period pp. 331-350 Downloads
Martha Shiells and Gavin Wright
The relationship between intrafirm and contractual forms of industrial research in American manufacturing, 1900-1940 pp. 351-374 Downloads
David C. Mowery
Measuring the carryover cost of WWII to the soviet people: 1945-1953 pp. 375-386 Downloads
Susan Linz
Gross national product in Europe 1870-1910: Some new estimates pp. 387-401 Downloads
Nicholas Crafts
The economic crisis of 1837-1839 in Upper Canada: Case study of a temporary suspension of specie payments pp. 402-417 Downloads
Angela Redish
Monetization and the behavior of velocity in Sweden, 1871-1913 pp. 418-439 Downloads
Lars Jonung

Volume 20, issue 3, 1983

The 1930s Depression in Latin America: A macro analysis pp. 221-247 Downloads
Michael J. Twomey
Steel rails and American railroads 1867-1880: Cost minimizing choice: A comment on the analysis of Atack and Brueckner pp. 248-257 Downloads
Knick Harley
Steel rails and American railroads, 1867-1880: Reply to Harley pp. 258-262 Downloads
Jeremy Atack and Jan Brueckner
Land fragmentation as an index of history in the Virginia Military District of Ohio pp. 263-273 Downloads
Lee Soltow
Money supply, economic growth, and the quantity theory of money: France, 1650-1788 pp. 274-293 Downloads
James C. Riley and John McCusker
On the lack of a political market for compulsory old-age insurance prior to the great depression: Insights from economic theories of government pp. 294-328 Downloads
Carolyn L. Weaver

Volume 20, issue 2, 1983

English living standards, population growth, and Wrigley-Schofield pp. 131-155 Downloads
Peter Lindert
Slavery, amenities, and factor price equalization: A note on migration and freedom pp. 156-162 Downloads
Philip Graves, Robert L. Sexton and Richard K. Vedder
Eighteenth-century British trade: Homespun or empire made? pp. 163-182 Downloads
Timothy Hatton, John Lyons and S. E. Satchell
Industrialization and productivity: Australian manufacturing in the 1920s and 1950s pp. 183-198 Downloads
Bryan D. Haig and Neville G. Cain
The persistence of land fragmentation in peasant agriculture: An analysis of South Asian cases pp. 199-220 Downloads
Alan Heston and Dharma Kumar

Volume 20, issue 1, 1983

On the rational origins of the modern centralized state pp. 1-13 Downloads
Ronald W. Batchelder and Herman Freudenberger
The economic foundations of East-West migration during the 19th century pp. 14-36 Downloads
Richard Steckel
Employment in nineteenth century Indian textiles pp. 37-57 Downloads
Michael J. Twomey
To annex or not? A tale of two towns: Evanston and Hyde Park pp. 58-72 Downloads
Louis P. Cain
The political economy of tariff policy: A case study of the United States pp. 73-93 Downloads
Bennett D. Baack and Edward John Ray
Reinterpreting Britain's social tables, 1688-1913 pp. 94-109 Downloads
Peter Lindert and Jeffrey Williamson
Capitalism and rationality: A study of measurements in British coal mining, ca. 1750-1850 pp. 110-129 Downloads
Sidney Pollard

Volume 19, issue 4, 1982

Instability in the transition from manorialism: A classical analysis pp. 321-338 Downloads
Richard H. Day
Steel rails and American railroads, 1867-1880 pp. 339-359 Downloads
Jeremy Atack and Jan Brueckner
Emigration and poverty in prefamine Ireland pp. 360-384 Downloads
Joel Mokyr and Cormac Ó Gráda
Revising England's social tables 1688-1812 pp. 385-408 Downloads
Peter Lindert and Jeffrey Williamson
Reciprocity and the Canadian general election of 1911 pp. 409-434 Downloads
M. B. Percy, K. H. Norrie and R. G. Johnston
Interest rate and expenditure effects of the banking panic of 1930 pp. 435-445 Downloads
Elmus Wicker

Volume 19, issue 3, 1982

Federal reserve policy in the great contraction: A counterfactual assessment pp. 211-220 Downloads
Paul B. Trescott
Was the industrial revolution worth it? Disamenities and death in 19th century British towns pp. 221-245 Downloads
Jeffrey Williamson
The diffusion of machine cutting in the British coal industry, 1902-1938 pp. 246-268 Downloads
David Greasley
The determinants of slave mortality rates on the middle passage pp. 269-282 Downloads
Raymond L. Cohn and Richard Jensen
Corporal punishment and children's wages in nineteenth century Britain pp. 283-295 Downloads
Clark Nardinelli
An international perspective on land scattering pp. 296-320 Downloads
Frederic L. Pryor

Volume 19, issue 2, 1982

Nativity and the distribution of wealth: Chicago 1870 pp. 101-109 Downloads
Edward Bubnys
The membership problem of the National Banking System pp. 110-127 Downloads
Eugene White
Women's Earnings, skill, and nativity in the progressive era pp. 128-155 Downloads
Michael B. Tannen
The Birth and death of predatory competition in the north American fur trade: 1810-1821 pp. 156-183 Downloads
Ann Carlos
Agricultural productivity, partible inheritance, and the demographic response to rural poverty: An examination of the Spanish southwest pp. 184-200 Downloads
Gary Libecap and George Alter
Professor McCloskey on British free trade, 1841-1881: Some comments pp. 201-207 Downloads
P. J. Cain
Reply to Peter Cain pp. 208-210 Downloads
Deirdre McCloskey

Volume 19, issue 1, 1982

Infrastructure linkages and trade performance: Thailand 1900-1940 pp. 1-27 Downloads
David Feeny
Ethnic discrimination in a 19th-century mining district: Michigan copper mines, 1888 pp. 28-50 Downloads
Joan Underhill Hannon
Regional price variations in England in 1843: An aspect of the standard-of-living debate pp. 51-70 Downloads
Nicholas Crafts
Did speculation destabilize the French Franc in the 1920s? pp. 71-100 Downloads
Barry Eichengreen
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