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Explorations in Economic History

1969 - 2022

Current editor(s): R.H. Steckel

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Volume 39, issue 4, 2002

Internal versus external convertibility and emerging-market crises: lessons from Argentine history pp. 357-389 Downloads
Gerardo della Paolera and Alan Taylor
Agricultural labor productivity in the Lower South, 1720-1800 pp. 390-424 Downloads
Peter C. Mancall, Joshua Rosenbloom and Thomas Weiss
Social reformers and regulation: the prohibition of cigarettes in the United States and Canada pp. 425-445 Downloads
Lee Alston, Ruth Dupre and Tomas Nonnenmacher
Wealth and the demand for life insurance: evidence from Ontario, 1892 pp. 446-469 Downloads
Livio Di Matteo and John Emery
'The bull is half the herd': property rights and enclosures in England, 1750-1850 pp. 470-489 Downloads
Elaine Tan

Volume 39, issue 3, 2002

From Sickness to Health: The Twentieth-Century Development of U.S. Health Insurance pp. 233-253 Downloads
Melissa Thomasson
Selective Immigration and Ethnic Economic Achievement: Japanese Americans before World War II pp. 254-281 Downloads
Masao Suzuki
Path Dependence in Spatial Networks: The Standardization of Railway Track Gauge pp. 282-314 Downloads
Douglas J. Puffert
Hope against Hope: Strike Activity in Canada, 1920-1939 pp. 315-354 Downloads
Michael Huberman and Denise Young

Volume 39, issue 2, 2002

The U.S. Specie Standard, 1792-1932: Some Monetarist Arithmetic pp. 113-153 Downloads
Lawrence Officer
Mechanical Refrigeration and the Integration of Perishable Commodity Markets pp. 154-182 Downloads
Barry Goodwin, Thomas Grennes and Lee Craig
The Great Compression of the 1940s: The Public versus the Private Sector pp. 183-203 Downloads
Robert Margo and T. Aldrich Finegan
The British Navy Rules: Monitoring and Incompatible Incentives in the Age of Fighting Sail pp. 204-231 Downloads
Douglas Allen

Volume 39, issue 1, 2002

Was Expansionary Monetary Policy Feasible during the Great Contraction? An Examination of the Gold Standard Constraint pp. 1-28 Downloads
Michael Bordo, Ehsan Choudhri and Anna Schwartz
Taxing Emerging Stock Markets: A Beneficial Policy? Evidence from the Stockholm Stock Exchange, 1907-1939 pp. 29-45 Downloads
Daniel Waldenström
Price Behavior in Ancient Babylon pp. 46-60 Downloads
Peter Temin
Royal African Company Share Prices during the South Sea Bubble pp. 61-87 Downloads
Ann Carlos, Nathalie Moyen and Jonathan Hill
Race, Inequality, and Anti-Chinese Violence in the Netherlands Indies pp. 88-112 Downloads
Siddharth Chandra

Volume 38, issue 4, 2001

The Great Divergence in European Wages and Prices from the Middle Ages to the First World War pp. 411-447 Downloads
Robert Allen
The First Great Whale Extinction: The End of the Bowhead Whale in the Eastern Arctic pp. 448-477 Downloads
Robert Allen and Ian Keay
Hours and Wages in the Depression: British Engineering, 1926-1938 pp. 478-502 Downloads
Robert Hart
Mortality and Voyage Length in the Middle Passage Revisited pp. 503-533 Downloads
Robin Haines, John McDonald and Ralph Shlomowitz

Volume 38, issue 3, 2001

The Slow Assimilation of British Immigrants in Canada: Evidence from Montreal and Toronto, 1901 pp. 315-338 Downloads
Alan Green and Mary MacKinnon
Destined for Deprivation: Human Capital Formation and Intergenerational Poverty in Nineteenth-Century England pp. 339-365 Downloads
Sara Horrell, Jane Humphries and Hans-Joachim Voth
Path Dependence and Britain's "Coal Wagon Problem" pp. 366-385 Downloads
Peter Scott
The Skill and Economic Performance of Mexican Immigrants from 1910 to 1990 pp. 386-409 Downloads
Zadia Feliciano

Volume 38, issue 2, 2001

Salaries and Career Opportunities in the Banking Industry: Evidence from the Personnel Records of the Union Bank of Australia pp. 195-224 Downloads
Andrew Seltzer and Kenneth Simons
Income Uncertainty and Consumer Spending during the Great Depression pp. 225-251 Downloads
David Greasley, Jakob Madsen and Les Oxley
Fiscal Dominance and Money Growth in Italy: The Long Record pp. 252-272 Downloads
Michele Fratianni and Franco Spinelli
Membership in a Religious Commune: The Shakers, 1850-1870 pp. 273-295 Downloads
Metin Cosgel and Bradley B. Andrew
Population, Land, Economic Conditions, and the Allocation of New Deal Spending pp. 296-304 Downloads
Robert Fleck
The Political Economy of New Deal Spending, Yet Again: A Reply to Fleck pp. 305-314 Downloads
John Wallis

Volume 38, issue 1, 2001

One Kind of Freedom Revisited pp. 1-5 Downloads
Anthony O'Brien and William G. Shade
One Kind of Freedom: Reconsidered (and Turbo Charged) pp. 6-39 Downloads
Roger L. Ransom and Richard Sutch
Reflections on One Kind of Freedom and the Southern Economy pp. 40-47 Downloads
Gavin Wright
One Kind of Freedom after 20 Years pp. 48-57 Downloads
Harold D. Woodman
1KF in the Year of Y2K: Framing Ransom and Sutch pp. 58-63 Downloads
Peter A. Coclanis
One Kind of Freedom: A Comparative Perspective pp. 64-67 Downloads
Stanley Engerman
Race and Home Ownership: A Century-Long View pp. 68-92 Downloads
William Collins and Robert Margo
The Impact of the New Deal on Black and White Infant Mortality in the South pp. 93-122 Downloads
Price Fishback, Michael Haines and Shawn Kantor
Discouraging Times: The Labor Force Participation of Married Black Women, 1930-1940 pp. 123-146 Downloads
William A. Sundstrom
Migration and Economic Opportunity in the 1910s: New Evidence on African-American Occupational Mobility in the North pp. 147-165 Downloads
Thomas Maloney
Economic Progress in the Postbellum South? African-American Incomes in the Mississippi Delta, 1880-1910 pp. 166-180 Downloads
James Irwin and Anthony O'Brien
Competition and the Compensation of Sharecroppers by Race: A View from Plantations in the Early Twentieth Century pp. 181-194 Downloads
Lee Alston and Kyle D. Kauffman

Volume 37, issue 4, 2000

The Political Economy of Interwar Egyptian Cotton Policy pp. 301-325 Downloads
Tarik M. Yousef
Income, Cohort Effects, and Occupational Mobility: A New Look at Immigration to the United States at the Turn of the 20th Century pp. 326-350 Downloads
Chris Minns
Heights of Men and Women in 19th-Century Bavaria: Economic, Nutritional, and Disease Influences pp. 351-369 Downloads
Joerg Baten and John E. Murray
The Effect of Cost Heterogeneity in the Success and Failure of the New Deal's Agricultural and Industrial Programs pp. 370-400 Downloads
Barbara Alexander and Gary Libecap

Volume 37, issue 3, 2000

Scapegoats or Responsive Entrepreneurs: Canadian Manufacturers, 1907-1990 pp. 217-240 Downloads
Ian Keay
The Choice of Agrarian Contracts in Early Renaissance Tuscany: Risk Sharing, Moral Hazard, or Capital Market Imperfections? pp. 241-257 Downloads
Daniel Ackerberg and Maristella Botticini
Economic Opportunity on the Urban Frontier: Wealth and Nativity in Early San Francisco pp. 258-277 Downloads
Thomas Walker
Could the United States Iron Industry Have Survived Free Trade after the Civil War? pp. 278-299 Downloads
Douglas Irwin

Volume 37, issue 2, 2000

The Advent of the Federal Reserve and the Efficiency of the Payments System: The Collection of Checks, 1915-1930 pp. 121-148 Downloads
R. Gilbert
Market Integration and Transport Costs in France 1825-1903: A Threshold Error Correction Approach to the Law of One Price pp. 149-173 Downloads
Mette Ejrnæs and Karl Gunnar Persson
Rowntree Revisited: Poverty in Britain, 1900 pp. 174-188 Downloads
Ian Gazeley and Andrew Newell
The Diffusion of Tractors on the Canadian Prairies: The Threshold Model and the Problem of Uncertainty pp. 189-216 Downloads
Byron Lew

Volume 37, issue 1, 2000

International Comparisons of Real Product, 1820-1990: An Alternative Data Set pp. 1-41 Downloads
Leandro Prados de la Escosura
The Statutory Regulation of Colonial Servitude: An Incomplete-Contract Approach pp. 42-75 Downloads
Farley Grubb
The Market for Confederate Cotton Bonds pp. 76-97 Downloads
Marc D. Weidenmier
British Industrialization, 1815-1860: A Disaggregate Time-Series Perspective pp. 98-119 Downloads
David Greasley and Les Oxley
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