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Explorations in Economic History

1969 - 2022

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Volume 46, issue 4, 2009

Roots of growth and productivity change in Dutch shipping industry, 1500-1800 pp. 389-403 Downloads
Jan Luiten van Zanden and Milja van Tielhof
Top incomes and earnings in Portugal 1936-2005 pp. 404-417 Downloads
Facundo Alvaredo
Engels' pause: Technical change, capital accumulation, and inequality in the british industrial revolution pp. 418-435 Downloads
Robert Allen
Inequality and living standards under early communism: Anthropometric evidence from Czechoslovakia, 1946-1966 pp. 436-449 Downloads
Tomas Cvrcek
Survival in 19th century cities: The larger the city, the smaller your chances pp. 450-463 Downloads
Louis Cain and Sok Chul Hong
Corporate governance and incentive contracts: Historical evidence from a legal reform pp. 464-481 Downloads
Christian Bayer and Carsten Burhop

Volume 46, issue 3, 2009

Criminal sentencing in 19th-century Pennsylvania pp. 287-298 Downloads
Howard Bodenhorn
A theory of the pre-modern British aristocracy pp. 299-313 Downloads
Douglas Allen
Japan's return to gold: Turning points in the value of the yen during the 1920s pp. 314-323 Downloads
Richard Grossman and Masami Imai
Market Integration in the Golden Periphery. The Lisbon/London Exchange, 1854-1891 pp. 324-345 Downloads
Rui Esteves, Jaime Reis and Fabiano Ferramosca
Long-run growth in the OECD: A test of the parallel growth paths hypothesis pp. 346-355 Downloads
John Landon-Lane and Peter Robertson
The widow's offering: Inheritance, family structure, and the charitable gifts of women pp. 356-367 Downloads
Leslie McGranahan
Tracking down the business cycle: A dynamic factor model for Germany 1820-1913 pp. 368-387 Downloads
Samad Sarferaz and Martin Uebele

Volume 46, issue 2, 2009

Health, human capital, and African-American migration before 1910 pp. 169-185 Downloads
Trevon Logan
Engel versus Baumol: Accounting for structural change using two centuries of U.S. data pp. 186-202 Downloads
Benjamin N. Dennis and Talan Iscan
Share liquidity, participation, and growth of the Boston market for industrial equities, 1854-1897 pp. 203-219 Downloads
Peter Rousseau
License to till: The privileges of the Spanish Mesta as a case of second-best institutions pp. 220-240 Downloads
Mauricio Drelichman
The in-hospital mortality rates of slaves and freemen: Evidence from Touro Infirmary, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1855-1860 pp. 241-252 Downloads
Jonathan Pritchett and Myeong-Su Yun
Do universal banks create value? Universal bank affiliation and company performance in Belgium, 1905-1909 pp. 253-265 Downloads
Wouter Van Overfelt, Jan Annaert, Marc De Ceuster and Marc Deloof
New evidence on the fluctuations in ocean freight rates in the 1850s pp. 266-284 Downloads
Jan Tore Klovland
Errata to ''The economics of market coordination for the pre-Fed check-clearing system: A peek into the Bloomington (IL) node'' [Explor. Econ. Hist. 45 (2008) 445-461] pp. 285-285 Downloads
Howard H. Chang, Marina Danilevsky, David Evans and Daniel D. Garcia-Swartz

Volume 46, issue 1, 2009

Heights and human welfare: Recent developments and new directions pp. 1-23 Downloads
Richard Steckel
The first 35 years of Soviet living standards: Secular growth and conjunctural crises in a time of famines pp. 24-52 Downloads
Stephen G. Wheatcroft
Stature and economic development in South China, 1810-1880 pp. 53-69 Downloads
Stephen Morgan
Stature growth in industrializing Argentina: The Buenos Aires industrial belt 1916-1950 pp. 70-92 Downloads
Ricardo D. Salvatore
Measuring misery: Body mass, ageing and gender inequality in Victorian London pp. 93-119 Downloads
Sara Horrell, David Meredith and Deborah Oxley
Was Dick Whittington taller than those he left behind? Anthropometric measures, migration and the quality of life in early nineteenth century London? pp. 120-131 Downloads
Jane Humphries and Tim Leunig
Tall and shrinking Muslims, short and growing Europeans: The long-run welfare development of the Middle East, 1850-1980 pp. 132-148 Downloads
Mojgan Stegl and Joerg Baten
Geography, insolation, and vitamin D in nineteenth century US African-American and white statures pp. 149-159 Downloads
Scott Alan Carson
Creating Abundance: Biological Innovation and American Agricultural Development--An appreciation and research agenda pp. 160-167 Downloads
Jeremy Atack, Peter Coclanis and George Grantham

Volume 45, issue 4, 2008

Wage strikes in 1880s America: A test of the war of attrition model pp. 303-326 Downloads
Thomas M. Geraghty and Thomas Wiseman
Resolving the puzzle of the underissuance of national bank notes pp. 327-355 Downloads
Charles Calomiris and Joseph R. Mason
Family and sex-specific U.S. immigration from Europe, 1870-1910: A panel data study of rates and composition pp. 356-382 Downloads
Michael J. Greenwood
Scylla and Charybdis. Explaining Europe's exit from gold, January 1928-December 1936 pp. 383-401 Downloads
Nikolaus Wolf
Explaining the spread of residential air conditioning, 1955-1980 pp. 402-423 Downloads
Jeff Biddle
The negative trade-off between risk and incentives: Evidence from the american whaling industry pp. 424-444 Downloads
Eric Hilt
The economics of market coordination for the pre-Fed check-clearing system: A peek into the Bloomington (IL) node pp. 445-461 Downloads
Howard H. Chang, Marina Danilevsky, David Evans and Daniel D. Garcia-Swartz
Shareholder value mining: Wealth effects of takeovers in German coal mining, 1896-1913 pp. 462-476 Downloads
Thorsten Lübbers
Paying back to borrow more: Reputation and bank credit access in early America pp. 477-488 Downloads
Ta-Chen Wang

Volume 45, issue 3, 2008

Deindustrialization in 18th and 19th century India: Mughal decline, climate shocks and British industrial ascent pp. 209-234 Downloads
David Clingingsmith and Jeffrey Williamson
The death blow to unlimited liability in Victorian Britain: The City of Glasgow failure pp. 235-253 Downloads
Graeme G. Acheson and John Turner
The antebellum U.S. iron industry: Domestic production and foreign competition pp. 254-269 Downloads
Joseph H. Davis and Douglas Irwin
The roles of electricity and ICT in economic growth: Case Finland pp. 270-287 Downloads
Jukka Jalava and Matti Pohjola
Bimetallism: The "rules of the game" pp. 288-302 Downloads
Claude Diebolt and Antoine Parent

Volume 45, issue 2, 2008

Did nordic countries recognize the gathering storm of World War II? Evidence from the bond markets pp. 107-126 Downloads
Daniel Waldenström and Bruno Frey
Agricultural specialization and height in ancient and medieval Europe pp. 127-146 Downloads
Nikola Koepke and Joerg Baten
GDP per capita or real wages? Making sense of conflicting views on pre-industrial Europe pp. 147-163 Downloads
Luis Angeles
The Fed's reaction to the stock market during the great depression: Fact or artefact? pp. 164-184 Downloads
Pierre Siklos
Steam power, establishment size, and labor productivity growth in nineteenth century American manufacturing pp. 185-198 Downloads
Jeremy Atack, Fred Bateman and Robert Margo
The postbellum demand for cotton revisited pp. 199-206 Downloads
Erik D. Craft and James Monks

Volume 45, issue 1, 2008

Water and Chicago's mortality transition, 1850-1925 pp. 1-16 Downloads
Joseph P. Ferrie and Werner Troesken
The evolution of a national banking market in pre-war Japan pp. 17-29 Downloads
Richard Grossman and Masami Imai
Mechanical refrigeration, seasonality, and the hog-corn cycle in the United States: 1870-1940 pp. 30-50 Downloads
Lee Craig and Matthew Holt
The accumulation of property by southern blacks and whites: Individual-level evidence from a South Carolina cotton county, 1910-1919 pp. 51-75 Downloads
Neil Canaday
From home to hospital: The evolution of childbirth in the United States, 1928-1940 pp. 76-99 Downloads
Melissa Thomasson and Jaret Treber
Errata to "Gold shocks, liquidity, and the United States Economy during the National Banking Era" [Explor. Econ. Hist. 35 (1998) 381-404] pp. 100-105 Downloads
Ellis Tallman and Jon Moen
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