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Explorations in Economic History

1969 - 2022

Current editor(s): R.H. Steckel

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Volume 9, issue 1, 1971

Regional cost differentials and textile location: A statistical analysis pp. 3-34 Downloads
David P. Doane
Pre-civil war land policy and the growth of manufacturing pp. 35-48 Downloads
Peter Passell and Maria Schmundt
Conjectural estimates of gross human capital inflows to the American economy: 1790-1860 pp. 49-61 Downloads
Paul Uselding
The financial role of merchants in the development of U.S. manufacturing, 1815-1860 pp. 63-87 Downloads
Harold C. Livesay and Glenn Porter
From damnation to redemption: Judgments on the late victorian entrepreneur pp. 89-108 Downloads
Deirdre McCloskey and Lars G. Sandberg
The English money stock 1834-1844 pp. 111-143 Downloads
Douglas K. Adie
Observation and measurement of technological change pp. 145-177 Downloads
Gerald E. Flueckiger
Economic empiricism in the writing of early railway engineers pp. 179-196 Downloads
Robert Ekelund
American banking and growth in the nineteenth century: A partial view of the terrain pp. 197-227 Downloads
Richard Sylla
Clio sells sterling short pp. 229-229 Downloads
Claire Voyant
The social savings from nineteenth-century rail passenger services pp. 233-254 Downloads
J. Hayden Boyd and Gary M. Walton
Guy Stevens Callender: A founding father of American economic history pp. 255-267 Downloads
Saul Engelbourg
Alternative interpretations of market saturation: Evaluation for the automobile market in the late twenties pp. 269-290 Downloads
Lloyd J. Mercer and W. Douglas Morgan
Technical progess at the Springfield Armory, 1820-1850 pp. 291-316 Downloads
Paul J. Uselding
Economic change in Thailand, 1850-1970, Second edition: James C. Ingram, (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1971), 361 pages, $10 pp. 317-319 Downloads
David Feeny
Pioneers for profit: Foreign entrepreneurship and Russian industrialization 1885-1913: John P. McKay, (University of Chicago Press, 1970), 441 pages, $11.50 pp. 319-322 Downloads
Fred Carstensen
Railroads and Italian industrial growth, 1861-1913 pp. 325-351 Downloads
Stefano Fenoaltea
The improving health of the United States, 1850-1915 pp. 353-373 Downloads
Edward Meeker
The impact of the ante-bellum tariff on income distribution pp. 375-421 Downloads
Clayne Pope
A closer look at canals and western manufacturing in the canal era: A reply pp. 423-424 Downloads
Albert Niemi
A rebuttal pp. 425-426 Downloads
Roger L. Ransom
A note on British cotton cloth exports to the United States: 1815-1860 pp. 427-428 Downloads
Lars G. Sandberg
Essays on a mature economy: Britain after 1840: D. N. McCloskey (ed), (Methuen Publishers and Princeton University Press, 1971), 439 pp. $12.50 pp. 429-432 Downloads
C. H. Lee

Volume 8, issue 4, 1971

Education and literacy in Meiji Japan: An interpretation pp. 371-394 Downloads
Koji Taira
Monetization and integration of markets in Tokugawa Japan: A spectral analysis pp. 395-423 Downloads
William J. Duffy and Kozo Yamamura
The ricardian theory of factor-shares pp. 425-444 Downloads
Professor K. V. S. Sastri
Elements of induced innovation: A historical perspective for the green revolution pp. 445-472 Downloads
Yujiro Hayami
Industrialization and interregional interest rate structure the Japanese case: 1889-1925 pp. 473-499 Downloads
Kenneth Lewis and Kozo Yamamura
A closer look at canals and western manufacturing pp. 501-508 Downloads
Roger L. Ransom

Volume 8, issue 3, 1971

Urbanization and the growth of the service workforce pp. 241-258 Downloads
Thomas Weiss
Housing surplus in the 1920's? pp. 259-283 Downloads
Ben Bolch, Rendigs Fels and Marshall McMahon
The urban location of United States invention, 1860-1910 pp. 285-303 Downloads
Irwin Feller
The increasing urbanization thesis-did new immigrants to the United States have a particular fondness for urban life? pp. 305-319 Downloads
Lowell E. Gallaway and Richard K. Vedder
International capital movements and economic activity: The United States experience, 1870-1968 pp. 321-341 Downloads
Vittorio Bonomo
Background conditions and the spectral analytic test of the long swings hypothesis pp. 343-351 Downloads
Barry W. Poulson and J. Malcolm Dowling
The relative efficiency of slavery: A comparison of northern and southern agriculture in 1860 pp. 353-367 Downloads
Robert Fogel and Stanley L. Engerman

Volume 8, issue 2, 1970

Obstacles to technical diffusion in ocean shipping, 1675-1775 pp. 123-140 Downloads
Gary M Walton
Britain's loss from foreign industrialization: A provisional estimate pp. 141-152 Downloads
Deirdre McCloskey
Ohio and Mississippi River transportation 1810-1860 pp. 153-180 Downloads
Erik F Haites and James Mak
Von Thunen theory and the dynamics of agricultural expansion pp. 181-201 Downloads
Richard Peet
Williamson and Swanson on city growth: A critique pp. 203-211 Downloads
Robert Higgs
A model of urban capital formation and the growth of cities in history pp. 213-222 Downloads
Joseph Swanson and Jeffrey Williamson
Enclosures and population movements in England, 1700-1830: A methodological comment pp. 223-227 Downloads
John A Tomaske
The unbound prometheus: A review pp. 229-237 Downloads
Rondo Cameron

Volume 8, issue 1, 1970

Editor's note pp. 3-3 Downloads
Ralph Andreano
Commodity exports from the British North American colonies to overseas areas, 1768-1772: Magnitudes and patterns of trade pp. 5-76 Downloads
James F. Shepherd
Income taxation and capital formation in Wisconsin, 1911-1929 pp. 77-102 Downloads
W. Elliot Brownlee
The economics and politics of mass collectivization reconsidered: A review article pp. 103-116 Downloads
James R. Millar and Corinne A. Guntzel
A direction for social welfare history: A book review pp. 117-120 Downloads
Daniel Levine

Volume 7, issue 1-2, 1969

Preface pp. v-vi Downloads
David Herlihy, Robert S. Lopez and Vsevolod Slessarev
To the friends of Robert L. Reynolds pp. ix-ix Downloads
Sarah Chickering Reynolds
Medieval slavers pp. 1-14 Downloads
Charles Verlinden
The contract according to the genoese notarial records of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries pp. 15-33 Downloads
Raymond de Roover
Stars and spices: The earliest Italian manual of commercial practice pp. 35-42 Downloads
Robert S. Lopez
Italian merchants and the performance of papal banking functions in the early thirteenth century pp. 43-63 Downloads
Glenn Olsen
The drapers of lucca and the marketing of cloth in the mid-thirteenth century pp. 65-73 Downloads
Thomas W. Blomquist
Symon de Gualterio: A brief portrait of a thirteenth-century man of affairs pp. 75-94 Downloads
Richard D. Face
The pound-value of Genoa's Maritime trade in 1161 pp. 95-111 Downloads
Vsevolod Slessarev
Italian bankers and Philip the fair pp. 113-121 Downloads
Joseph R. Strayer
Some industrial price movements in medieval genoa (1155-1255) pp. 123-139 Downloads
William N. Bonds
A venetian naval expedition of 1224 pp. 141-151 Downloads
Louise Buenger Robbert
Notes on medieval english weights and measures in Francesco Balducci Pegolotti's La pratica della mercatura pp. 153-159 Downloads
Ronald Edward Zupko
The crossbow in the nautical revolution of the middle ages pp. 161-171 Downloads
Frederic C. Lane
Family solidarity in medieval Italian history pp. 173-184 Downloads
David Herlihy
Patriapotestas, regia potestas, and rex imperator pp. 185-204 Downloads
Gaines Post
Direct taxation in a medieval commune: The in Siena, 1287-1355 pp. 205-221 Downloads
William M. Bowsky
The civic irresponsibility of the Venetian nobility pp. 223-235 Downloads
Donald E. Queller
Civism and Roman Law in fourteenth-century Italian society pp. 237-254 Downloads
Peter Riesenberg
The tax buyer as a frontier investor type pp. 257-292 Downloads
Robert P. Swierenga
The federal government as townsite speculator pp. 293-312 Downloads
Robert Nesbit
The genesis of capitalism in the Balkan provinces of the Ottoman Empire in the nineteenth century pp. 313-324 Downloads
N. Todorov
Occupational convergence and the role of the military in economic development pp. 325-346 Downloads
Paul A. Weinstein
Some problems in indentifying the role of entrepreneurship in economic development: The Nigerian case pp. 347-369 Downloads
John R. Harris
Oligopoly in small manufacturing industries pp. 371-379 Downloads
Patrick G. Porter and Harold C. Livesay
Edmond Jean Forstall and Louisiana banking pp. 383-398 Downloads
Irene D. Neu
The Louisiana Bank act of 1842: Policy making during financial crisis pp. 399-412 Downloads
George D. Green
Comparative enterprise and economic systems pp. 413-432 Downloads
Arthur Schweitzer
An exploration in entrepreneurial motivation and action pp. 433-449 Downloads
Herman Freudenberger
Chinese dominance of treaty port commerce and its implications, 1860-1875 pp. 451-473 Downloads
Thomas Rawski
The formation of the Sudetendeutsche Bergbau-A.G pp. 475-494 Downloads
Clifford Neal Smith
Captain swing: A review pp. 495-497 Downloads
M. W. Flinn
A further look at interregional canals and economic specialization: 1820-1840 pp. 499-520 Downloads
Albert Niemi
Estimates of the costs of schooling in 1880 and 1890 pp. 531-581 Downloads
Lewis C. Solmon
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