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Explorations in Economic History

1969 - 2022

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Volume 42, issue 4, 2005

Turnpike trusts and the transportation revolution in 18th century England pp. 479-508 Downloads
Dan Bogart
Voting rules and the success of connected lending in 19th century New England banks pp. 509-528 Downloads
Christopher Meissner
The anti-tobacco movement in the Progressive Era: A case study of direct democracy in Oregon pp. 529-546 Downloads
John Dinan and Jac Heckelman
Institutions, wages, and inequality: The case of Europe and its periphery (1500-1899) pp. 547-566 Downloads
Davin Chor
Deposit drains on "interest-paying" banks before financial crises pp. 567-585 Downloads
Christopher Hoag
Industrialization and urbanization: Did the steam engine contribute to the growth of cities in the United States? pp. 586-598 Downloads
Sukkoo Kim

Volume 42, issue 3, 2005

Credit rationing and crowding out during the industrial revolution: evidence from Hoare's Bank, 1702-1862 pp. 325-348 Downloads
Peter Temin and Hans-Joachim Voth
The curse of Moctezuma: American silver and the Dutch disease pp. 349-380 Downloads
Mauricio Drelichman
Intra- and international commodity market integration in the Atlantic economy, 1800-1913 pp. 381-413 Downloads
David Jacks
Path dependent border effects: the case of Poland's reunification (1918-1939) pp. 414-438 Downloads
Nikolaus Wolf
The convergence process of Argentina with Australia and Canada: 1875-2000 pp. 439-458 Downloads
Isabel Sanz-Villarroya
Much ado about nothing: the limitation of liability and the market for 19th century Irish bank stock pp. 459-476 Downloads
Charles R. Hickson, John Turner and Claire McCann

Volume 42, issue 2, 2005

Order without law? Property rights during the California gold rush pp. 155-183 Downloads
Karen Clay and Gavin Wright
The role of the merchant coalition in pre-modern Japanese economic development: an historical institutional analysis pp. 184-201 Downloads
Tetsuji Okazaki
The drachma, foreign creditors, and the international monetary system: tales of a currency during the 19th and the early 20th centuries pp. 202-236 Downloads
Sophia Lazaretou
Regime change and debt default: the case of Russia, Austro-Hungary, and the Ottoman empire following World War One pp. 237-258 Downloads
Lyndon Moore and Jakub Kaluzny
The spirit of capitalism? Ethnicity, religion, and self-employment in early 20th century Canada pp. 259-281 Downloads
Chris Minns and Marian Rizov
The efficiency gains from site value taxes: the Tithe Commutation Act of 1836 pp. 282-309 Downloads
Gregory Clark and Eric Jamelske
The gang system and comparative advantage pp. 310-323 Downloads
J.T. Toman

Volume 42, issue 1, 2005

Emerging financial markets and early US growth pp. 1-26 Downloads
Peter Rousseau and Richard Sylla
How could everyone have been so wrong? Forecasting the Great Depression with the railroads pp. 27-55 Downloads
Adam Klug, John Landon-Lane and Eugene White
Causes of bank suspensions in the panic of 1893 pp. 56-80 Downloads
Mark Carlson
On the nature and causes of business fluctuations in Italy, 1861-2000 pp. 81-100 Downloads
Domenico Delli Gatti, Marco Gallegati and Mauro Gallegati
The quantity theory in New England, 1703-1749: new data to analyze an old question pp. 101-121 Downloads
Lawrence Officer
Team promotion in early major league baseball and the origin of the closed sports league pp. 122-152 Downloads
Edwin Eckard
Erratum to "Stature decline and recovery in a food-rich export economy: Argentina 1900-1934" [Explorations in Economic History 41 (2004) 233-255] pp. 153-153 Downloads
Ricardo D. Salvatore

Volume 41, issue 4, 2004

Early evidence of an adverse selection death spiral? The case of Blue Cross and Blue Shield pp. 313-328 Downloads
Melissa Thomasson
The circulating medium of exchange in colonial Pennsylvania, 1729-1775: new estimates of monetary composition, performance, and economic growth pp. 329-360 Downloads
Farley Grubb
Male-female earnings differentials in early 20th century Manila pp. 361-376 Downloads
John E. Murray and Kristen Keith
The micro-economic effects of financial market structure: evidence from 20th century North American steel firms pp. 377-403 Downloads
Ian Keay and Angela Redish
Regional wage convergence in Spain 1850-1930 pp. 404-425 Downloads
Joan Rosés and Blanca Sanchez-Alonso
Patterns of historical CO2 intensity transitions among high and low-income countries pp. 426-447 Downloads
Magnus Lindmark

Volume 41, issue 3, 2004

Efficiency, competition, and the development of life insurance in France (1870-1939): Or: should we trust pension funds? pp. 205-232 Downloads
Pierre Hautcoeur
Stature decline and recovery in a food-rich export economy: Argentina 1900-1934 pp. 233-255 Downloads
Ricardo D. Salvatore
Measuring returns to scale in nineteenth-century French industry pp. 256-281 Downloads
Ulrich Doraszelski
The economics of feuding in late medieval Germany pp. 282-299 Downloads
Oliver Volckart
The effectiveness of the Nord-Pas-de-Calais coal cartel during the inter-war period: a research note pp. 300-307 Downloads
Gil Montant

Volume 41, issue 2, 2004

The allocation of property rights to land: US land policy and farm failure in the northern great plains pp. 103-129 Downloads
Zeynep K. Hansen and Gary Libecap
Mortality, interest rates, investment, and agricultural production in 18th century England pp. 130-155 Downloads
Esteban Nicolini
Was 19th century British growth steam-powered?: the climacteric revisited pp. 156-171 Downloads
Nicholas Crafts and Terence C. Mills
Freight rates and productivity gains in British tramp shipping 1869-1950 pp. 172-203 Downloads
Saif I. Shah Mohammed and Jeffrey Williamson

Volume 41, issue 1, 2004

Guilds, laws, and markets for manufactured merchandise in late-medieval England pp. 1-25 Downloads
Gary Richardson
Globalization and real wages in New Zealand 1873-1913 pp. 26-47 Downloads
David Greasley and Les Oxley
Paying for privilege: the political economy of Bank of England charters, 1694-1844 pp. 48-72 Downloads
J. Lawrence Broz and Richard Grossman
Family structure, school attendance, and child labor in the American South in 1900 and 1910 pp. 73-100 Downloads
Carolyn Moehling

Volume 40, issue 4, 2003

Religious prohibitions against usury pp. 347-368 Downloads
Clyde G. Reed and Cliff T. Bekar
Catching up to the European core: Portuguese economic growth, 1910-1990 pp. 369-386 Downloads
Pedro Lains
Globalisation versus de-coupling: German emigration and the evolution of the Atlantic labour market 1870-1913 pp. 387-418 Downloads
Oliver Grant
Slave prices from succession and bankruptcy sales in Mauritius, 1825-1827 pp. 419-442 Downloads
Shirley Chenny, Pascal St-Amour and Désiré Vencatachellum
Monetary Union, institutions and financial market integration: Italy, 1862-1905 pp. 443-461 Downloads
Gianni Toniolo, Leandro Conte and Giovanni Vecchi

Volume 40, issue 3, 2003

The property tax as a coordinating device: Financing Indiana's Mammoth Internal Improvement System, 1835-1842 pp. 223-250 Downloads
John Joseph Wallis
The New Deal at war: alphabet agencies' expenditure patterns, 1940-1945 pp. 251-277 Downloads
Fred Bateman and Jason E. Taylor
Can the New Deal's three Rs be rehabilitated? A program-by-program, county-by-county analysis pp. 278-307 Downloads
Price Fishback, Shawn Kantor and John Joseph Wallis
Open fields, risk, and land divisibility pp. 308-325 Downloads
Cliff T. Bekar and Clyde G. Reed
The bond market and the legitimacy of Vichy France pp. 326-344 Downloads
Kim Oosterlinck

Volume 40, issue 2, 2003

The political economy of Reconstruction Finance Corporation assistance during the Great Depression pp. 101-121 Downloads
Joseph R. Mason
Paper money but a gold debt: Italy on the gold standard pp. 122-142 Downloads
Giuseppe Tattara
Aggregate price shocks and financial stability: the United Kingdom 1796-1999 pp. 143-169 Downloads
Michael Bordo, Michael Dueker and David Wheelock
Productivity in manufacturing and the length of the working day: evidence from the 1880 census of manufactures pp. 170-194 Downloads
Jeremy Atack, Fred Bateman and Robert Margo
Comment: Rules, monitoring, and incentives in the age of sail pp. 195-211 Downloads
Daniel Benjamin and Christopher F. Thornberg
Rules and rewards in the age of sail: a reply pp. 212-220 Downloads
Douglas Allen

Volume 40, issue 1, 2003

Rich and poor before the Industrial Revolution: a comparison between Java and the Netherlands at the beginning of the 19th century pp. 1-23 Downloads
Jan Luiten van Zanden
The political economy of state-level fair employment laws, 1940-1964 pp. 24-51 Downloads
William Collins
Factor prices and productivity growth during the British industrial revolution pp. 52-77 Downloads
Pol Antras and Hans-Joachim Voth
Distribution dynamics: stratification, polarization, and convergence among OECD economies, 1870-1992 pp. 78-97 Downloads
Philip Epstein, Peter Howlett and Max-Stephan Schulze
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