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Explorations in Economic History

1969 - 2022

Current editor(s): R.H. Steckel

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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 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

Volume 57, issue C, 2015

Early globalizations: The integration of Asia in the world economy, 1800–1938 pp. 1-18 Downloads
David Chilosi and Giovanni Federico
The measurement of production movements: Lessons from the general engineering industry in Italy, 1861–1913 pp. 19-37 Downloads
Stefano Fenoaltea
Output growth in German manufacturing, 1907–1936. A reinterpretation of time-series evidence pp. 38-49 Downloads
Joost Veenstra
Weather shocks and English wheat yields, 1690–1871 pp. 50-58 Downloads
Liam Brunt
School quality and educational attainment: Japanese American internment as a natural experiment pp. 59-78 Downloads
Martin Saavedra
The economics of aesthetics and record prices for art since 1701 pp. 79-94 Downloads
Christophe Spaenjers, William Goetzmann and Elena Mamonova

Volume 56, issue C, 2015

Intermarriage in a divided society: Ireland a century ago pp. 1-14 Downloads
Alan Fernihough, Cormac Ó Gráda and Brendan M. Walsh
Protecting infant industries: Canadian manufacturing and the national policy, 1870–1913 pp. 15-31 Downloads
Richard Harris, Ian Keay and Frank Lewis
Rural crisis and rural exodus? Local migration dynamics during the crisis of the 1840s in Flanders (Belgium) pp. 32-52 Downloads
Nick Deschacht and Anne Winter
The changing relationship between inflation and the economic cycle in Italy: 1861–2012 pp. 53-70 Downloads
Alberto Baffigi, Maria Bontempi, Emanuele Felice and Roberto Golinelli
Easterlin revisited: Relative income and the baby boom pp. 71-85 Downloads
Matthew J. Hill

Volume 55, issue C, 2015

Surnames: A new source for the history of social mobility pp. 3-24 Downloads
Gregory Clark, Neil Cummins, Yu Hao and Daniel Diaz Vidal
A tale of two Fascisms: Labour productivity growth and competition policy in Italy, 1911–1951 pp. 25-38 Downloads
Claire Giordano and Ferdinando Giugliano
Entry, information, and financial development: A century of competition between French banks and notaries pp. 39-57 Downloads
Philip Hoffman, Gilles Postel-Vinay and Jean-Laurent Rosenthal
India and the great divergence: An Anglo-Indian comparison of GDP per capita, 1600–1871 pp. 58-75 Downloads
Stephen Broadberry, Johann Custodis and Bishnupriya Gupta
Immigration quotas, World War I, and emigrant flows from the United States in the early 20th century pp. 76-96 Downloads
Michael J. Greenwood and Zachary Ward
Predicting the past: Understanding the causes of bank distress in the Netherlands in the 1920s pp. 97-121 Downloads
Christopher Colvin, Abe de Jong and Philip Fliers

Volume 54, issue C, 2014

The shaping of an institutional choice: Weather shocks, the Great Leap Famine, and agricultural decollectivization in China pp. 1-26 Downloads
Ying Bai and James Kung
Housing and the cost of living in early modern Toledo pp. 27-47 Downloads
Mauricio Drelichman and David González Agudo
Patenting in England, Scotland and Ireland during the Industrial Revolution, 1700–1852 pp. 48-63 Downloads
Sean Bottomley
Hard times in the land of plenty: The effect on income and disability later in life for people born during the great depression pp. 64-78 Downloads
Melissa A. Thomasson and Price Fishback
Latifundia revisited: Market power, land inequality and agricultural efficiency. Evidence from interwar Italian agriculture pp. 79-106 Downloads
Pablo Martinelli
Size and dynastic decline: The principal-agent problem in late imperial China, 1700–1850 pp. 107-127 Downloads
Tuan-Hwee Sng

Volume 53, issue C, 2014

Exchange rate adjustment, monetary policy and fiscal stimulus in Japan's escape from the Great Depression pp. 1-18 Downloads
Masahiko Shibamoto and Masato Shizume
Defying gravity: The Imperial Economic Conference and the reorientation of Canadian trade pp. 19-39 Downloads
David Jacks
Selective migration, wages, and occupational mobility in nineteenth century America pp. 40-63 Downloads
Laura Salisbury
Distinctively black names in the American past pp. 64-82 Downloads
Lisa Cook, Trevon Logan and John Parman
Labour productivity and human capital in the European maritime sector of the eighteenth century pp. 83-100 Downloads
Jelle van Lottum and Jan Luiten van Zanden
Bank laws, economic growth and early banking in Latin America: 1840–1920 pp. 101-119 Downloads
Luis Zegarra

Volume 52, issue C, 2014

The first global emerging markets investor: Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust 1880–1913 pp. 1-21 Downloads
David Chambers and Rui Esteves
Cross-sectional predictability of stock returns, evidence from the 19th century Brussels Stock Exchange (1873–1914) pp. 22-43 Downloads
Jan Annaert and Lord Mensah
Local liquidity constraints: What place for central bank regional policy? The French experience during the Belle Époque (1880–1913) pp. 44-62 Downloads
Guillaume Bazot
Papers, please! The effect of birth registration on child labor and education in early 20th century USA pp. 63-92 Downloads
Sonja Fagernäs
The role of migration in regional wage convergence: Evidence from Sweden 1860–1940 pp. 93-110 Downloads
Kerstin Enflo, Christer Lundh and Svante Prado
Measuring integration in the English wheat market, 1770–1820: New methods, new answers pp. 111-130 Downloads
Liam Brunt and Edmund Cannon

Volume 51, issue C, 2014

Tax farming and the origins of state capacity in England and France pp. 1-20 Downloads
Noel Johnson and Mark Koyama
Inherited vs self-made wealth: Theory & evidence from a rentier society (Paris 1872–1927) pp. 21-40 Downloads
Thomas Piketty, Gilles Postel-Vinay and Jean-Laurent Rosenthal
Economic growth in the Mid-Atlantic region: Conjectural estimates for 1720 to 1800 pp. 41-59 Downloads
Joshua Rosenbloom and Thomas Weiss
Regulating IPOs: Evidence from going public in London, 1900–1913 pp. 60-76 Downloads
Carsten Burhop, David Chambers and Brian Cheffins
From internal taxes to national regulation: Evidence from a French wine tax reform at the turn of the twentieth century pp. 77-93 Downloads
Raphael Franck, Noel Johnson and John Nye
The first poverty line? Davies' and Eden's investigation of rural poverty in the late 18th-century England pp. 94-108 Downloads
Ian Gazeley and Nicola Verdon
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