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Explorations in Economic History

1969 - 2022

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Volume 12, issue 4, 1975

Editorial introduction pp. 333-334 Downloads
Gary M. Walton
The treatment received by American slaves: A critical review of the evidence presented in Time on the Cross pp. 335-438 Downloads
Richard Sutch
Slavery and the cotton boom pp. 439-451 Downloads
Gavin Wright
The slave exploitation (expropriation) rate pp. 453-457 Downloads
Richard K. Vedder

Volume 12, issue 3, 1975

Profitability in southern manufacturing: Estimates for 1860 pp. 211-231 Downloads
Fred Bateman, James Foust and Thomas Weiss
The old poor law revisited pp. 233-252 Downloads
G. S. L. Tucker
Introduction of the symposium pp. 253-261 Downloads
Morris David Morris
Railways and the expansion of markets in India, 1861-1921 pp. 263-288 Downloads
John Hurd
The effects of expansion of markets on rural income distribution in nineteenth century India pp. 289-302 Downloads
Michelle Burge McAlpin
The peasant farm in North India, 1848-1968 pp. 303-331 Downloads
Tom G. Kessinger

Volume 12, issue 2, 1975

The gold crisis of 1869: Stabilizing or destabilizing speculation under floating exchange rates? pp. 105-122 Downloads
Larry T. Wimmer
Rational management, modern business practices, and economies of scale in the ante-bellum southern plantations pp. 123-150 Downloads
Jacob Metzer
Wealth estimates for the New England Colonies, 1650-1709 pp. 151-176 Downloads
Terry L. Anderson
Industrial prices and inflation in southern England, 1401-1640 pp. 177-192 Downloads
Robert A. Doughty
Institutional Change and American Economic Growth: A critique of Davis and North pp. 193-210 Downloads
Alan Olmstead and Victor P. Goldberg

Volume 12, issue 1, 1975

The impact of the Civil War and of emancipation on Southern agriculture pp. 1-28 Downloads
Roger Ransom and Richard Sutch
Enclosure and population growth in eighteenth-century England pp. 29-46 Downloads
Gordon Philpot
Relative skill and income levels of native and foreign born workers in the United States pp. 47-60 Downloads
Peter J. Hill
Educational slowdown and public intervention in 19th-century England: A study in the economics of bureaucracy pp. 61-87 Downloads
E. G. West
Southern ante-bellum income reconsidered pp. 89-99 Downloads
Robert E. Gallman
Southern income reconsidered: A reply pp. 101-102 Downloads
Gerald Gunderson

Volume 11, issue 4, 1974

Introduction pp. 317-324 Downloads
Deirdre McCloskey
The United Kingdom and the world market in wheat and other primary products, 1885-1914 pp. 325-355 Downloads
Mancur Olson
Migration to the new world: Long term influences and impact pp. 357-389 Downloads
Jeffrey Williamson
Skilled labour and the choice of technique in Edwardian industry pp. 391-414 Downloads
Knick Harley
Foreign investment, trade and growth in the United Kingdom, 1870-1913 pp. 415-444 Downloads
W. P. Kennedy

Volume 11, issue 3, 1974

The emergence of a futures market for foreign exchange in the United States pp. 193-211 Downloads
Edwin J. Perkins
The distribution of the immigrant population in the United States: an economic analysis pp. 213-226 Downloads
Lowell E. Gallaway, Richard K. Vedder and Vishwa Shukla
Metallism, small notes, and Jackson's War with the B.U.S pp. 227-247 Downloads
David A. Martin
United States railroad inventions' investment since 1870 pp. 249-270 Downloads
Trevor J. O. Dick
The upper turning point of 1920: A reappraisal pp. 271-298 Downloads
John D. Pilgrim
A note on European migration to the United States: A cross spectral analysis pp. 299-310 Downloads
Barry W. Poulson and James Holyfield
The Ames-Rosenberg hypothesis revisited pp. 311-314 Downloads
David Klingaman, Richard Vedder and Lowell Gallaway
The Ames-Rosenberg hypothesis revisited: A rejoinder pp. 315-316 Downloads
Paul Uselding

Volume 11, issue 2, 1974

Tariff policy and income distribution: The case of the United States 1830-1860 pp. 103-121 Downloads
Bennett D Baack and Edward J Ray
Long range trends of wealth distribution in eighteenth century New England pp. 123-135 Downloads
Bruce C Daniels
The impact of the rural market on the growth of the urban workforce: United States, 1870-1900 pp. 137-153 Downloads
John Ermisch and Thomas Weiss
The Union Pacific Railroad and the railroad land grant controversy pp. 155-172 Downloads
Heywood Fleisig
Postwar optimism and the rural financial crisis of the 1920's pp. 173-192 Downloads
H. Thomas Johnson

Volume 11, issue 1, 1974

Tariff policy and comparative advantage in the iron and steel industry: 1870-1929 pp. 3-23 Downloads
Bennett D. Baack and Edward John Ray
The decline of steamboating on the ante-bellum western rivers: Some new evidence and an alternative hypothesis pp. 25-36 Downloads
Erik F. Haites and James Mak
The management of reserves by ante-bellum banks in eastern financial centers pp. 37-53 Downloads
Roger H. Hinderliter and Hugh Rockoff
Biased technical progress in American manufacturing, 1839-1899 pp. 55-72 Downloads
Paul Uselding and Bruce Juba
Saturation in the automobile market in the late twenties: Some further results pp. 73-85 Downloads
P. J. George and E. H. Oksanen
Estimates of national income and product, 1919-1941: The best of all possible worlds pp. 87-88 Downloads
Robert R. Keller
Wage rates in the iron industry: A comment pp. 89-94 Downloads
Donald Adams
More on wage rates in the iron industry: A reply pp. 95-99 Downloads
Jeffrey F. Zabler

Volume 10, issue 4, 1973

Papers from the Second Anglo-American Conference on New Economic History pp. 321-321 Downloads
Peter Lindert, Morton Rothstein and Jeffrey Williamson
Introduction pp. 323-325 Downloads
Roderick Floud
Eighteenth-century economic growth revisited pp. 327-348 Downloads
W. A. Cole
The role of capital in the industrial revolution pp. 349-364 Downloads
Phyllis Deane
War and the British economy, 1793-1815 a general equilibrium analysis pp. 365-396 Downloads
Glenn Hueckel
The adoption of coke-smelting by the British iron industry, 1709-1790 pp. 397-418 Downloads
Charles K. Hyde
New perspectives on the old poor law pp. 419-436 Downloads
Deirdre McCloskey
Dimensions of illiteracy, 1750-1850 pp. 437-454 Downloads
R. S. Schofield

Volume 10, issue 3, 1973

Skilled labor and nineteenth century Anglo-American managerial behavior pp. 235-251 Downloads
Dagobert Brito and Jeffrey Williamson
The profitability of imperialism: The British experience in the West indies 1768-1772 pp. 253-280 Downloads
Philip Coelho
The adoption of the hot blast by the British iron industry: A reinterpretation pp. 281-293 Downloads
Charles K. Hyde
Housing surplus in the 1920s? Another evaluation pp. 295-303 Downloads
Lloyd J. Mercer and W. Douglas Morgan
American banking and growth in the nineteenth century: Epistemological reflections pp. 305-314 Downloads
Fritz Redlich
Economic history von unten nach oben and von oben nach unten: A reply to Fritz Redlich pp. 315-318 Downloads
Richard Sylla

Volume 10, issue 2, 1973

The Horndal effect in lowell, 1834-1856: A short-run learning curve for integrated cotton textile mills pp. 131-150 Downloads
Paul David
Southern ante-bellum income reconsidered pp. 151-176 Downloads
Gerald Gunderson
Mortality in rural America, 1870-1920: Estimates and conjectures pp. 177-195 Downloads
Robert Higgs
Full-employment surplus analysis and structural change: The 1930s pp. 197-210 Downloads
Larry C. Peppers
Railroads, irrigation, and economic growth: The San Joaquin Valley of California pp. 211-227 Downloads
John A. Shaw
Migration and urban development: A reappraisal of British and American long cycles: Brinley Thomas, (London: Methuen and Co., 1972), xvi, 259 pages, $6.75 paper, $13.50 cloth pp. 229-232 Downloads
Jeffrey Williamson

Volume 10, issue 1, 1972

Factors affecting the diffusion of technology pp. 3-33 Downloads
Nathan Rosenberg
Scale economies, inventive activity, and the economics of American population growth pp. 35-52 Downloads
Allen C. Kelley
Estimates of national product and income for the United States economy, 1919-1941 pp. 53-73 Downloads
Joseph Swanson and S. H. Williamson
A scale analysis of nineteenth-century industrialization pp. 75-107 Downloads
Jurg K. Siegenthaler
Further evidence on American wage differentials, 1800-1830 pp. 109-117 Downloads
Jeffrey F. Zabler
The reinterpretation of American Economic History: Robert W. Fogel and Stanley L. Engerman, eds. (New York: Harper and Row, 1972), xiv, 494 pages, $12.95 pp. 119-127 Downloads
J. R. T. Hughes
American economic growth, an economist's history of the United States: Lance E. Davis, Richard A. Easterlin, William N. Parker, Dorothy S. Brady, Albert Fishlow, Robert E. Gallman, Stanley Lebergott, Robert E. Lipsey, Douglass C. North, Nathan Rosenberg, Eugene Smolenksy, and Peter Temin, (New York: Harper and Row, 1972), xvi, 683 pages, $13.95 pp. 119-127 Downloads
J. R. T. Hughes
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