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Explorations in Economic History

1969 - 2022

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Volume 48, issue 4, 2011

Socioeconomic status in childhood and health after age 70: A new longitudinal analysis for the U.S., 1895–2005 pp. 445-460 Downloads
Joseph Ferrie and Karen Rolf
Female salaries and careers in British banking, 1915–41 pp. 461-477 Downloads
Andrew Seltzer
Danger on the exchange: How counterparty risk was managed on the Paris exchange in the nineteenth century pp. 478-493 Downloads
Angelo Riva and Eugene White
A short history of global inequality: The past two centuries pp. 494-506 Downloads
Branko Milanovic
Inventing social capital: Evidence from African American inventors, 1843–1930 pp. 507-518 Downloads
Lisa Cook
Conflict and compromise: Changes in U.S. strike outcomes, 1880 to 1945 pp. 519-537 Downloads
Thomas M. Geraghty and Thomas Wiseman
Trends and cycles in regional economic growth pp. 538-555 Downloads
Martin Henning, Kerstin Enflo and Fredrik Andersson
Government decisions before and during the First World War and the living standards in Germany during a drastic natural experiment pp. 556-567 Downloads
Matthias Blum
Commercialization as exogenous shocks: The effect of the soybean trade and migration in Manchurian villages, 1895–1934 pp. 568-589 Downloads
James Kung and Nan Li
Measuring living standards from the lowest: Height of the male Hangryu deceased in colonial Korea pp. 590-599 Downloads
Duol Kim and Heejin Park
Monetization and growth in colonial New England, 1703–1749 pp. 600-613 Downloads
Peter Rousseau and Caleb Stroup

Volume 48, issue 3, 2011

Socioeconomic inequalities in death from past to present: An introduction pp. 343-356 Downloads
Tommy Bengtsson and Frans van Poppel
Long-term changes in social mortality differentials, Geneva, 1625-2004 pp. 357-365 Downloads
Reto Schumacher and Michel Oris
Socioeconomic conditions, health and mortality from birth to adulthood, Alghero 1866-1925 pp. 366-375 Downloads
M. Breschi, A. Fornasin, M. Manfredini, S. Mazzoni and L. Pozzi
Wealth and health in 19th Century Sweden. A study of social differences in adult mortality in the Sundsvall region pp. 376-388 Downloads
Sören Edvinsson and Marie Lindkvist
The late emergence of socioeconomic mortality differentials: A micro-level study of adult mortality in southern Sweden 1815-1968 pp. 389-400 Downloads
Tommy Bengtsson and Martin Dribe
Social class, social mobility and mortality in the Netherlands, 1850-2004 pp. 401-417 Downloads
Niels Schenk and Frans van Poppel
Inequality and infant and childhood mortality in the United States in the twentieth century pp. 418-428 Downloads
Michael R. Haines
Once were farmers: Occupation, social mobility, and mortality during industrialization in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec 1840-1971 pp. 429-440 Downloads
Alain Gagnon, Marc Tremblay, Hélène Vézina and Jamie A. Seabrook
Socioeconomic inequalities in death from past to present: A postscript pp. 441-443 Downloads
Michael R. Haines and Joseph P. Ferrie

Volume 48, issue 2, 2011

Agricultural institutions, industrialization and growth: The case of New Zealand and Uruguay in 1870-1940 pp. 151-168 Downloads
Jorge Álvarez, Ennio Bilancini, Simone D'Alessandro and Gabriel Porcile
Labour market response to globalisation: Spain, 1880-1913 pp. 169-188 Downloads
Concha Betrán and Maria A. Pons
The life cycle of a metropolitan business network: Liverpool 1750-1810 pp. 189-206 Downloads
John Haggerty and Sheryllynne Haggerty
The health cost of living in a city: The case of France at the end of the 19th century pp. 207-225 Downloads
Lionel Kesztenbaum and Jean-Laurent Rosenthal
National and international market integration in the 19th century: Evidence from comovement pp. 226-242 Downloads
Martin Uebele
The rise and fall of spatial inequalities in France: A long-run perspective pp. 243-271 Downloads
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Miren Lafourcade, Jacques Thisse and Jean-Claude Toutain
The origins of Japanese technological modernization pp. 272-291 Downloads
Tom Nicholas
The Western European marriage pattern and economic development pp. 292-309 Downloads
James Foreman-Peck
Technological diffusion and the Union blockade pp. 310-324 Downloads
Bruce W. Hetherington and Peter J. Kower
Airborne diseases: Tuberculosis in the Union Army pp. 325-342 Downloads
Javier Birchenall

Volume 48, issue 1, 2011

Serial defaults, serial profits: Returns to sovereign lending in Habsburg Spain, 1566-1600 pp. 1-19 Downloads
Mauricio Drelichman and Hans-Joachim Voth
Globalization, industrialization and urbanization in Pre-World War II Southeast Asia pp. 20-36 Downloads
Gregg Huff and Luis Angeles
When and why did eastern European economies begin to fail? Lessons from a Czechoslovak/UK productivity comparison, 1921-1991 pp. 37-52 Downloads
Stephen Broadberry and Alexander Klein
The utility of a common coinage: Currency unions and the integration of money markets in late Medieval Central Europe pp. 53-65 Downloads
Lars Boerner and Oliver Volckart
Fixed-rent contracts and investment incentives. A comparative analysis of English tenant right pp. 66-82 Downloads
Samuel Garrido
Income inequality in central Spain, 1690-1800 pp. 83-96 Downloads
Carlos Santiago-Caballero
Bennet Woodcroft and the value of English patents, 1617-1841 pp. 97-115 Downloads
Alessandro Nuvolari and Valentina Tartari
The organization of Eastern merchant empires pp. 116-135 Downloads
Claudia Rei
Colonial taxation and government spending in British Africa, 1880-1940: Maximizing revenue or minimizing effort? pp. 136-149 Downloads
Ewout Frankema

Volume 47, issue 4, 2010

The effects of political fragmentation on investments: A case study of watermill construction in medieval Ponthieu, France pp. 369-380 Downloads
Karine van der Beek
Peasant communes and factor markets in late nineteenth-century Russia pp. 381-402 Downloads
Steven Nafziger
Monitoring, reputation and accountability in issuing banks in mid-nineteenth-century Spain pp. 403-419 Downloads
Juan Pedro Sánchez-Ballesta and Mercedes Bernal Lloréns
Evading the 'Taint of Usury': The usury prohibition as a barrier to entry pp. 420-442 Downloads
Mark Koyama
Knowledge, natural resource abundance and economic development: Lessons from New Zealand 1861-1939 pp. 443-459 Downloads
David Greasley and Les Oxley
Was Malthus right? The relationship between population and real wages in Italian history, 1320 to 1870 pp. 460-475 Downloads
Bruno Chiarini
Cities, hinterlands and agglomeration shadows: Spatial developments in Finland during 1880-2004 pp. 476-486 Downloads
Hannu Tervo
Were British cotton entrepreneurs technologically backward? Firm-level evidence on the adoption of ring spinning pp. 487-504 Downloads
Federico Ciliberto
Fertility decline and the heights of children in Britain, 1886-1938 pp. 505-519 Downloads
Timothy Hatton and Richard M. Martin
Human capital and economic growth in Spain, 1850-2000 pp. 520-532 Downloads
Leandro Prados de la Escosura and Joan Rosés
Why they moved -- Emigration from the Swedish countryside to the United States, 1881-1910 pp. 533-551 Downloads
Jan Bohlin and Anna-Maria Eurenius

Volume 47, issue 3, 2010

Preface pp. 259-259 Downloads
Richard Steckel and Tim Leunig
Historical perspectives on Asian economic growth and development pp. 260-263 Downloads
Stephen Broadberry and Pierre van der Eng
The historical roots of India's service-led development: A sectoral analysis of Anglo-Indian productivity differences, 1870-2000 pp. 264-278 Downloads
Stephen Broadberry and Bishnupriya Gupta
Taxation and educational development: Evidence from British India pp. 279-293 Downloads
Latika Chaudhary
The sources of long-term economic growth in Indonesia, 1880-2008 pp. 294-309 Downloads
Pierre van der Eng
Unity or diversity? On the integration and efficiency of rice markets in Indonesia, c. 1920-2006 pp. 310-324 Downloads
Daan Marks
Comparative output and labor productivity in manufacturing between China, Japan, Korea and the United States for ca. 1935 - A production-side PPP approach pp. 325-346 Downloads
Tangjun Yuan, Kyoji Fukao and Harry Wu
Evolution of living standards and human capital in China in the 18-20th centuries: Evidences from real wages, age-heaping, and anthropometrics pp. 347-359 Downloads
Joerg Baten, Debin Ma, Stephen Morgan and Qing Wang
Explorations' contribution to the 'Asian Century' pp. 360-367 Downloads
Susan Wolcott

Volume 47, issue 2, 2010

Trade costs in the first wave of globalization pp. 127-141 Downloads
David Jacks, Christopher Meissner and Dennis Novy
Valuing medieval annuities: Were corrodies underpriced? pp. 142-157 Downloads
Adrian Bell and Charles Sutcliffe
A global perspective on railway inefficiency and the rise of state ownership, 1880-1912 pp. 158-178 Downloads
Dan Bogart
Electoral fraud, the rise of Peron and demise of checks and balances in Argentina pp. 179-197 Downloads
Lee Alston and Andres Gallo
Trends in office rents in the City of London: 1867-1959 pp. 198-212 Downloads
Steven Devaney
Bills of exchange, interest bans, and impersonal exchange in Islam and Christianity pp. 213-227 Downloads
Jared Rubin
Was industrialization an escape from the commodity lottery? Evidence from Italy, 1861-1939 pp. 228-243 Downloads
Giovanni Federico and Michelangelo Vasta
The upswing of regional income inequality in Spain (1860-1930) pp. 244-257 Downloads
Joan Rosés, Julio Martinez-Galarraga and Daniel Tirado-Fabregat

Volume 47, issue 1, 2010

Welfare spending and mortality rates for the elderly before the Social Security era pp. 1-27 Downloads
Adrian Stoian and Price Fishback
Fighting the forces of gravity - Seapower and maritime trade between the 18th and 20th centuries pp. 28-48 Downloads
Ahmed Rahman
The rise and fall of the sliding scale, or why wages are no longer indexed to product prices pp. 49-67 Downloads
Christopher Hanes
"Un-American" or unnecessary? America's rejection of compulsory government health insurance in the Progressive Era pp. 68-81 Downloads
John Emery
Global trends in numeracy 1820-1949 and its implications for long-term growth pp. 82-99 Downloads
Dorothee Crayen and Joerg Baten
Incentives and innovation? R&D management in Germany's chemical and electrical engineering industries around 1900 pp. 100-111 Downloads
Carsten Burhop and Thorsten Lübbers
Did firms cut nominal wages in a deflationary environment?: Micro-level evidence from the late 19th and early 20th century banking industry pp. 112-125 Downloads
Andrew Seltzer
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