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Paper No. 186:
Death, sex and fertility: Female infanticide in rural Spain, 1750-1950

by Francisco J. Beltrán Tapia, Norwegian University of Science and Technology; Francisco J. Marco-Gracia, Universidad de Zaragoza.
June 2020.

Paper No. 185:
Growth, War, and Pandemics: Europe in the Very Long-run

by Leandro Prados de la Escosura, Universidad Carlos III and CEPR; Carlos-Vladimir Rodríguez-Caballero, IITAM, Mexico, and CREATES, Aarhus University.
May 2020.

Paper No. 184:
Economic Effects of the Black Death: Spain in European Perspective

by Carlos Álvarez-Nogal, Universidad Carlos III; Leandro Prados de la Escosura, Universidad Carlos III, CEPR; Carlos Santiago-Caballero, Universidad Carlos III.
May 2020.

Paper No. 183:
Success through failure? Four Centuries of Searching for Danish Coal

by Kristin Ranestad, Lund University; Paul Richard Sharp, University of Southern Denmark, CAGE, CEPR.
May 2020.

Paper No. 182:
Arresting the Sword of Damocles: Dating the Transition to the Post-Malthusian Era in Denmark

by Peter Sandholt Jensen, University of Southern Denmark; Maja Uhre Pedersen, University of Southern Denmark; Cristina Victoria Radu, University of Southern Denmark; Paul Richard Sharp, University of Southern Denmark, CAGE, CEPR
April 2020.

Paper No. 181:
Ad maiorem Dei gloriam. Numeracy levels in the Guarani Jesuit missions

by Èric Gómez-i-Aznar, Universitat de Barcelona
April 2020.

Paper No. 180:
Standards of Living and Skill Premia in Eighteenth Century Denmark: What can we learn from a large microlevel wage database?

by Peter Sandholt Jensen, University of Southern Denmark; Cristina Victoria Radu, University of Southern Denmark; Paul Sharp, University of Southern Denmark, CAGE, CEPR
April 2020.

Paper No. 179:
The Fruits of El Dorado: The Global Impact of American Precious Metals

by Leticia Arroyo Abad, City University of New York – Queens College; Nuno Palma, University of Manchester, Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Universidade de Lisboa, CEPR
April 2020.

Paper No. 178:
Winners and Losers from Enclosure: Evidence from Danish Land Inequality 1682-1895

by Nina Boberg-Fazlic, University of Southern Denmark; Markus Lampe, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, CEPR; Pablo Martinelli Lasheras, Universidad Carlos III Madrid; Paul Sharp, University of Southern Denmark, CAGE, CEPR.
April 2020.

Paper No. 177:
Growth Recurring in Preindustrial Spain: Half a Millennium Perspective

by Leandro Prados de la Escosura, Universidad Carlos III and CEPR; Carlos Álvarez-Nogal, Universidad Carlos III; Carlos Santiago-Caballero, Universidad Carlos III.
March 2020.

Paper No. 176:
A “Silent Revolution”: school reforms and Italy’s educational gender gap in the Liberal Age (1861-1921)

by Gabriele Cappelli, University of Siena; Michelangelo Vasta, University of Siena.
Februar 2020.

Paper No. 175:
The rise of coffee in the Brazilian southeast: tariffs and foreign market potential, 1827-40

by Christopher David Absell, Departamento de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.
January 2020.

Paper No. 174:
American Precious Metals and their Consequences for Early Modern Europe

by Nuno Palma, University of Manchester, Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Universidade de Lisboa, CEPR.
December 2019.

Paper No. 173:
The uneven transition towards universal literacy in Spain, 1860-1930

by Francisco J. Beltrán Tapia, Norwegian University of Science and Technology; Alfonso Díez-Minguela, University of Valencia; Julio Martínez-Galarraga, University of Valencia; Daniel A. Tirado, University of Valencia.
December 2019.

Paper No. 172:
‘All little girls, the bad luck!’ Sex ratios and gender discrimination in 19th-century Greece

by Francisco J. Beltrán Tapia, Norwegian University of Science and Technology; Michail Raftakis, Newcastle University.
November 2019.

Paper No. 171:
Comparative European Institutions and the Little Divergence, 1385-1800

by António Henriques, Universidade do Porto and CEPESE; Nuno Palma, University of Manchester, Universidade de Lisboa, CEPR.
November 2019.

Paper No. 170:
The vagaries of the sea: evidence on the real effects of money from maritime disasters in the Spanish Empire

by Adam Brzezinski, University of Oxford; Yao Chen, Erasmus University Rotterdam; Nuno Palma, University of Manchester, Universidade de Lisboa, CEPR; Felix Ward, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
November 2019.

Paper No. 169:
From West to East: Bolivian Regional GDPs since the 1950s. A story of Natural Resources and Infrastructure

by José A Peres-Cajías, Universitat de Barcelona.
October 2019.

Paper No. 168:
Reconstruction of regional and national population using intermittent census-type data: the case of Portugal, 1527-1864

by Nuno Palma, University of Manchester, Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Universidade de Lisboa, CEPR; Jaime Reis, Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Universidade de Lisboa; Mengtian Zhang, London School of Economics.
September 2019.

Paper No. 167:
"Cholera Forcing" and the Urban Water Infrastructure: Lessons from Historical Berlin

by Kalle Kappner, Institute for Economic History, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.
September 2019.

Paper No. 166:
The impact of border changes and protectionism on real wages in early modern Scania

by Kathryn E. Gary, Lund University; Cristina Victoria Radu, University of Southern Denmark.
July 2019.

Paper No. 165:
The Fetters of Inheritance? Equal Partition and Regional Economic Development

by Thilo R. Huning, University of York; Fabian Wahl, University of Hohenheim.
July 2019.

Paper No. 166:
The impact of border changes and protectionism on real wages in early modern Scania

by Kathryn E. Gary, Lund University; Cristina Victoria Radu, University of Southern Denmark.
July 2019.

Paper No. 165:
The Fetters of Inheritance? Equal Partition and Regional Economic Development

by Thilo R. Huning, University of York; Fabian Wahl, University of Hohenheim.
July 2019.

Paper No. 164:
Capital Flow Bonanzas as a Fundamental Ingredient in Spain’s Financial Crises, 1850-2015

by Concha Betrán, University of Valencia; Maria A. Pon, University of Valencia.
July 2019.

Paper No. 163:
Economic Development in Spain, 1815-2017

by Leandro Prados de la Escosura, Universidad Carlos III, CEPR; Blanca Sánchez-Alonso, Universidad San Pablo-CEU.
July 2019.

Paper No. 162:
Days Worked and Seasonality Patterns of Work in Eighteenth Century Denmark

by Peter Sandholt Jensen, University of Southern Denmark; Cristina Victoria Radu, University of Southern Denmark; Paul Richard Sharp, University of Southern Denmark, CAGE, CEPR.
July 2019.

Paper No. 161:
Do the Right Thing! Leaders, Weather Shocks and Social Conflicts in Pre-Industrial France

by Cédric Chambru, Department of Economics, University of Zurich.
July 2019.

Paper No. 160:
Sex ratios and missing girls in late-19th-century Europe

by Francisco J. Beltrán Tapia, Department of Historical Studies, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
June 2019.

Paper No. 159:
A Microlevel Wage Dataset for Eighteenth Century Denmark

by Peter Sandholt Jensen, University of Southern Denmark; Cristina Victoria Radu, University of Southern Denmark; Paul Sharp, University of Southern Denmark, CAGE, CEPR.
June 2019.

Paper No. 158:
High Wages or Wages For Energy? An Alternative View of The British Case (1645-1700)

by José L. Martínez González, University of Barcelona.
June 2019.

Paper No. 157:
Human Development in the Age of Globalisation

by Leandro Prados de la Escosura, Universidad Carlos III, CEPR, Groningen.
June 2019.

Paper No. 156:
Malthus in Pre-industrial Northern Italy? A Cointegration Approach

by Maja Pedersen, University of Southern Denmark; Claudia Riani, I.R.T.A. - Leonardo, Pisa; Paul Sharp, University of Southern Denmark.
June 2019.

Paper No. 155:
Immigrant Communities and Knowledge Spillovers: Danish-Americans and the Development of the Dairy Industry in the United States

by Nina Boberg-Fazlic, University of Southern Denmark; Paul Sharp, University of Southern Denmark.
June 2019.

Paper No. 154:
The Past’s Long Shadow. A Systematic Review and Network Analysis of Cliometrics or the New Economic History

by Gregori Galofré-Vilà, University of Bocconi.
May 2019.

Paper No. 153:
Trade in the Shadow of Power: Japanese Industrial Exports in the Interwar years

by Alejandro Ayuso-Díaz, Universidad Carlos III; Antonio Tena-Junguito, Universidad Carlos III.
May 2019.

Paper No. 152:
Building Workers in Madrid (1737-1805). New Wage Series and Working Lives

by Mario García-Zúñiga, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU; Ernesto López-Losa, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU.
May 2019.

Paper No. 151:
Full steam ahead: Insider knowledge, stock trading and the nationalization of the railways in Prussia around 1879

by Michael Buchner, University of Saarland; Tobias A. Jopp, University of Regensburg.
March 2019.

Paper No. 150:
Fading Legacies: Human Capital in the Aftermath of the Partitions of Poland

by Andreas Backhaus, Centre for European Policy Studies.
March 2019.

Paper No. 149:
Quantification and Revolution: An Investigation of German Capital Flight after the First World War

by Christophe Farquet, Swiss National Foundation, Département d’histoire contemporaine, Université de Fribourg, Switzerland.
March 2019.

Paper No. 148:
Without coal in the age of steam and dams in the age of electricity: an explanation for the failure of Portugal to industrialize before the Second World War

by Sofia Teives Henriques, Lund University; Paul Sharp, University of Southern Denmark, CAGE, CEPR.
March 2019.

Paper No. 147:
Money and modernization in early modern England

by Nuno Palma, University of Manchester and CEPR.
February 2019.

Paper No. 146:
Class, education and social mobility: Madrid, 1880-1905

by Francisco J. Beltrán Tapia, Norwegian University of Science and Technology; Santiago de Miguel Salanova, Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
January 2019.

Paper No. 145:
Is there a Latin American agricultural growth pattern?Factor endowments and productivity in the second half of the twentieth century

by Miguel Martín-Retortillo, Universidad de Alcalá; Vicente Pinilla, Universidad de Zaragoza and Instituto Agroalimentario de Aragón (IA2); Jackeline Velazco, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú; Henry Willebald, Universidad de la República.
January 2019.

Paper No. 144:
Peer Pressure: The Puzzle of Tax Compliance in the Early Nineteenth-Century Russia

by Elena Korchmina, New York University Abu Dhabi.
December 2018.

Paper No. 143:
Economic consequences of state failure; Legal capacity, regulatory activity, and market integration in Poland, 1505-1772

by Mikolaj Malinowski, Lund University / Utrecht University.
December 2018.

Paper No. 142:
Testing for normality in truncated anthropometric samples

by Antonio Fidalgo, HS-Fresenius University of Applied Sciences.
December 2018.

Paper No. 141:
Financial intermediation cost, rents, and productivity: An international comparison

by Guillaume Bazot, Université Paris 8.
November 2018.

Paper No. 140:
The introduction of serfdom and labour markets

by Peter Sandholt Jensen, University of Southern Denmark; Cristina Victoria Radu, University of Southern Denmark; Battista Severgnini, Copenhagen Business School; Paul Sharp, University of Southern Denmark, CAGE and CEPR.
November 2018.

Paper No. 139:
Two stories, one fate: Age-heaping and literacy in Spain, 1877-1930

by Francisco J. Beltrán Tapia, Norwegian University of Science and Technology; Alfonso Díez-Minguela, Universitat de València; Julio Martinez-Galarraga, Universitat de València; Daniel A. Tirado-Fabregat, Universitat de València.
October 2018.

Paper No. 138:
Two Worlds of Female Labour: Gender Wage Inequality in Western Europe, 1300-1800

by Alexandra M. de Pleijt, University of Oxford ; Jan Luiten van Zanden, Utrecht University .
October 2018.

Paper No. 137:
From Convergence to Divergence:Portuguese Economic Growth, 1527-1850

by Nuno Palma, University of Manchester and CEPR; Jaime Reis, Universidade de Lisboa.
August 2018.

Paper No. 136:
The Big Bang: Stock Market Capitalization in the Long Run

by Dmitry Kuvshinov, University of Bonn; Kaspar Zimmermann, University of Bonn.
August 2018.

Paper No. 135:
The Great Moderation of Grain Price Volatility: Market Integration vs. Climate Change, Germany, 1650–1790

by Hakon Albers, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg; Ulrich Pfister, University of Münster; Martin Uebele.
August 2018.

Paper No. 134:
The age of mass migration in Latin America

by Blanca Sánchez-Alonso, Universidad CEU-San Pablo.
July 2018.

Paper No. 133:
Gravity and Migration before Railways: Evidence from Parisian Prostitutes and Revolutionaries

by Morgan Kelly, University College Dublin, CAGE and CEPR; Cormac Ó Gráda, University College Dublin and CAGE.
June 2018.

Paper No. 132:
On the economics of forced labour. Did the employment of Prisoners-of-War depress German coal mining productivity in World War I?

by Tobias A. Jopp, University of Regensburg.
May 2018.

Paper No. 131:
Well-being Inequality in the Long Run

by Leandro Prados de la Escosura, Universidad Carlos III and CEPR.
May 2018.

Paper No. 130:
The Napoleonic Wars: A Watershed in Spanish History?

by Leandro Prados de la Escosura, Universidad Carlos III and CEPR; Carlos Santiago-Caballero, Universidad Carlos III.
April 2018.

Paper No. 129:
A New Indicator for Describing Bull and Bear Markets

by German Forero-Laverde, Universitat de Barcelona.
April 2018.

Paper No. 128:
The long run impact of foreign direct investment, exports, imports and GDP: evidence for Spain from an ARDL approach

by Verónica Cañal-Fernández, University of Oviedo; Julio Tascón Fernández, University of Oviedo.
March 2018.

Paper No. 127:
Can Autocracy Promote Literacy? Evidence from a Cultural Alignment Success Story

by Nuno Palma, University of Manchester and CEPR; Jaime Reis, ICS, University of Lisbon.
March 2018.

Paper No. 126:
The Origins of the (Cooperative) Species: Raiffeisen Banking in the Netherlands, 1898-1909

by Christopher L. Colvin, Queen´s University Belfast; Stuart Henderson, Dublin Institute of Technology; John D. Turner, Queen´s University Belfast.
March 2018.

Paper No. 125:
‘Getting to Denmark’: the Role of Elites for Development

by Peter Sandholt Jensen, University of Southern Denmark; Markus Lampe, Vienna University of Economics and Business; Paul Sharp, University of Southern Denmark, CAGE, CEPR; Christian Volmar Skovsgaard, University of Southern Denmark.
February 2018.

Paper No. 124:
How to become a leader in an emerging new global market: The determinants of French wine exports, 1848-1938

by María Isabel Ayuda, Universidad de Zaragoza; Hugo Ferrer-Pérez, CREDA-UPC-IRTA; Vicente Pinilla, Universidad de Zaragoza and Instituto Agroalimentario de Aragón (IA2).
February 2018.

Paper No. 123:
Still a long way to go: decomposing income inequality across Italy’s regions, 1871 – 2011

by Gabriele Cappelli, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; Emanuele Felice, Università “G. D’Annunzio” di Chieti-Pescara; Julio Martínez-Galarraga, Universitat de València; Daniel Tirado, Universitat de València.
January 2018.

Paper No. 121:
Unreal wages? Real income and economic growth in england, 1260-1850

by Jane Humphries, University of Oxford; Jacob Weisdorf, University of Southern Denmark.
December 2017.

Paper No. 120:
The Gains from Import Variety in Two Globalisations: Evidence from Germany

by Wolf-Fabian Hungerland, Humboldt-University zu Berlin.
December 2017.

Paper No. 119:
The long-term relationship between economic development and regional inequality: South-West Europe, 1860-2010.

by Alfonso Díez-Minguela, Universitat de València; Rafael González-Val, Universidad de Zaragoza, IEB; Julio Martinez-Galarraga, Universitat de València; M. Teresa Sanchis, Universitat de València; Daniel A. Tirado, Universitat de València.
December 2017.

Paper No. 118:
Openness and growth in a historical perspective: a VECM approach.

by Giovanni Federico, University of Pisa, CEPR; Paul Sharp, University of Southern Denmark, CAGE, CEPR; Antonio Tena-Junguito, Universidad Carlos III Madrid. 
December 2017.

Paper No. 117:
The Bank of England as Lender of Last Resort: New historical evidence from daily transactional data.

by Mike Anson, David Bholat, Miao Kang, Ryland Thomas, Bank of England.
November 2017.

Paper No. 116:
Harbingers of Modernity: Monetary Injections and European Economic Growth, 1492-1790.

by Nuno Palma, University of Manchester.
November 2017.

Paper No. 115:
‘Rational’ Farmers and the Emergence of Modern Accounting in Danish Dairying.

by Markus Lampe, Vienna University of Economics and Business; Paul Sharp, University of Southern Denmark, CEPR.
October 2017.

Paper No. 114:
Missed opportunities? The development of human welfare in Western Europe, 1913-1950.

by Daniel Gallardo Albarra´n, University of Groningen.
June 2017.

Paper No. 113:
Portugal’s wine globalization waves, 1750-2015.

by Pedro Lains, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon.
May 2017.

Paper No. 112:
Effects of reforms and supervisory organizations: Evidence from the Ottoman Empire and the Istanbul bourse.

by Elmas Yaldiz Hanedar, Yeditepe University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Istanbul, Turkey; Avni Önder Hanedar, Sakarya University, Faculty of Political Sciences, Sakarya, Turkey and Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Business, Izmir, Turkey; Ferdi Çelikay, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Eskisehir, Turkey.
April 2017.

Paper No. 111:
Resource endowments and agricultural commercialization in colonial Africa: Did labour seasonality and food security drive Uganda’s cotton revolution?.

by Michiel de Haas, Wageningen University; Kostadis J. Papaioannou, London School of Economics & Political Science.
April 2017.

Paper No. 110:
Currency Valuations, Retaliation and Trade Conflicts Evidence from Interwar France.

by Thilo Albers, Department of Economic History, London School of Economics and Political Science. Macrohistory Lab, University of Bonn.
April 2017.

Paper No. 109:
Measuring Extractive Institutions: Colonial Trade and Price Gaps in French Africa.

by Federico Tadei, Department of Economic History, Universitat de Barcelona.
March 2017.

Paper No. 108:
Between war and peace: The Ottoman economy and foreign exchange trading at the Istanbul bourse.

by Avni Önder Hanedar, Sakarya University, Faculty of Political Sciences, Sakarya-Turkey Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Business, Izmir-Turkey; Hatice Gaye, Gencer Yeditepe University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Istanbul-Turkey; Sercan Demiralay, Istanbul Gelisim University, Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Social Sciences, Istanbul-Turkey; Ismail Altay, Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Rize-Turkey.
February 2017.

Paper No. 107:
Why did Argentina become a super-exporter of agricultural and food products during the Belle Époque (1880- 1929)?

by Vicente Pinilla, Universidad de Zaragoza and IA2; Agustina Rayes, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires and CONICET.
January 2017.

Paper No. 106:
Plague and long-term development: the lasting effects of the 1629-30 epidemic on the Italian cities.

by Guido Alfani PAM, Università Bocconi (Italy) Dondena Centre and IGIER; Marco Percoco PAM, Università Bocconi (Italy) Dondena Centre.
November 2016.

Paper No. 105:
The mining sectors in Chile and Norway, ca. 1870 - 1940: the development of a knowledge gap.

by Kristin Ranestad, Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History, University of Oslo, and Centre for Business History, Copenhagen Business School.
November 2016

Paper No. 104:
Accounting for the ‘Little Divergence’ What drove economic growth in pre-industrial Europe, 1300-1800?

by Alexandra M. de Pleijt, Utrecht University; Jan Luiten van Zanden, Utrecht University.
November 2016.

Paper No. 103:
Spain’s Historical National Accounts: Expenditure and Output, 1850-2015.

by Leandro Prados de la Escosura, Universidad Carlos III, CEPR, and Groningen.
September 2016.

Paper No. 102:
Darwin beats Malthus: Medicalization, Evolutionary Anthropology and the Demographic Transition.

by Katharina Mühlhoff, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.
September 2016.

Paper No. 101:
You Reap What You Know: Observability of Soil Quality, and Political Fragmentation.

by Thilo R. Huning, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; Fabian Wahl, University of Hohenheim.
September 2016.

Paper No. 100:
Danger to the Old Lady of Threadneedle Street? The Bank Restriction Act and the regime shift to paper money, 1797-1821.

by Patrick K. O’Brien, Department of Economic History, London School of Economics; Nuno Palma, Department of History and Civilization, European University, Institute Department of Economics, Econometrics, and Finance, University of Groningen.
July 2016.

Paper No. 99:
The Role of human capital in pre-industrial societies: skills and earnings in eighteenth-century Castile (Spain).

by Begoña Álvarez, Universidad de Vigo, Spain; Fernando Ramos Palencia, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Spain.
July 2016.

Paper No. 98:
The Gross Agricultural Output of Portugal: A Quantitative, Unified Perspective, 1500-1850.

by Jaime Reis, Universidade de Lisboa.
July 2016.

Paper No. 97:
The revealed comparative advantages of late-Victorian Britain.

by Brian D. Varian, Department of Economic History, London School of Economics and Political Science.
July 2016.

Paper No. 96:
Knowledge Shocks Diffusion and the Resilience of Regional Inequality.

by Alexandra López-Cermeño, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.
July 2016.

Paper No. 95:
Comparing Income and Wealth Inequality in Pre-Industrial Economies: Lessons from 18th-Century Spain.

by Esteban A. Nicolini, Economics Department, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Universidad del Norte Santo Tomás de Aquino, INVECO, Universidad Nacional de Tucumán Fernando; Ramos Palencia, Economic History Department, Universidad Pablo de Olavide.
March 2016.

Paper No. 94:
Reconstruction of annual money supply over the long run: The case of England, 1279-1870.

by Nuno Palma, European University Institute and University of Groningen.
March 2016.

Paper No. 93:
World trade, 1800-1938: a new data-set.

by Giovanni Federico, Università di Pisa; Antonio Tena-Junguito, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.
Click here for the dataset (appendix only).
January 2016.

Paper No. 92:
Capital shares and income inequality: Evidence from the long run.

by Erik Bengtsson, Lund University, Daniel Waldenström, Uppsala University.
January 2016.

Paper No. 91:
The Rise of the Middle Class, Brazil (1839-1950).

by María Gómez-León, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.
November 2015.

Paper No. 90:
Spanish Land Reform in the 1930s: Economic Necessity or Political Opportunism?

by Juan Carmona, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid; Joan R. Rosés, London School of Economics; James Simpson, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.
November 2015.

Paper No. 89:
Risen from Chaos: What drove the spread of Mass Education in the early 20th century China.

by Pei Gao, London School of Economics.
November 2015.

Paper No. 88:
A city of trades: Spanish and Italian Immigrants in Late Nineteenth Century Buenos Aires. Argentina.

by Leticia Arroyo Abad,Middlebury College; Blanca Sánchez-Alonso, Universidad CEU-San Pablo.
November 2015.

Paper No. 87:
A closer look at the long-term patterns of regional income inequality in Spain: the poor stay poor (and stay together).

by Daniel A. Tirado, Universitat de València; Alfonso Díez-Minguela, Universitat de València; Julio Martínez-Galarraga, Universitat de València.
October 2015.

Paper No. 86:
Did monetary forces cause the Hungarian crises of 1931?

by Flora Macher, London School of Economics.
October 2015.

Paper No. 85:
Did closures do any good? Labour productivity, mine dynamics, and rationalization in interwar Ruhr coal-mining.

by Tobias A. Jopp, University of Regensburg.
October 2015.

Paper No. 84:
Any lessons for today? Exchange-rate stabilisation in Greece and South-East Europe between economic and political objectives and fiscal reality, 1841-1939.

by Matthias Morys, University of York.
September 2015.

Paper No. 83:
Size and structure of disaster relief when state capacity is limited: China's 1823 flood.

by Ni Yuping, History Department, Tsinghua University; Martin Uebele, Faculty of Arts, University of Groningen.
July 2015.

Paper No. 82:
Was Gerschenkron right? Bulgarian agricultural growth during the Interwar period in light of modern development economics

by Michael Kopsidis, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (Halle / Germany); Martin Ivanov, Department of Philosophy, Sofia University.
July 2015.

Paper No. 81:
A Note on Danish Living Standards through Historical Wage Series, 1731-1913

by Ekaterina Khaustova, Russian State Social University (Kursk); Paul Sharp, University of Southern Denmark.
July 2015.

Paper No. 80:
Agriculture in Europe’s Little Divergence: The Case of Spain.

by Carlos Álvarez-Nogal, Universidad Carlos III; Leandro Prados de la Escosura, Universidad Carlos III and CEPR; Carlos Santiago-Caballero, Universidad Carlos III.
June 2015.

Paper No. 79:
Equity short-term finance under Philip II, with an option to long-term funded debt.

by Carlos Álvarez-Nogal, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid; Christophe Chamley, Boston University, Boston.
June 2015.

Paper No. 78:
Inequality and poverty in a developing economy: Evidence from regional data (Spain, 1860-1930).

by Francisco J. Beltrán Tapia, University of Cambridge; Julio Martínez-Galarraga, Universitat de València.
May 2015.

Paper No. 77:
Human Development as Positive Freedom: Latin America in Historical Perspective.

by Leandro Prados de la Escosura, Universidad Carlos III and CEPR.
May 2015.

Paper No. 76:
National income and its distribution in preindustrial Poland in a global perspective.

by Mikolaj Malinowski, Utrecht University; Jan Luiten van Zanden, Utrecht University.
May 2015.

Paper No. 75:
Did Climate Change Influence English Agricultural Development? (1645-1740).

by José L. Martínes-González, University of Barcelona.
April 2015.

Paper No. 74:
Agricultural Risk and the Spread of Religious Communities.

by Philipp Ager, University of Southern Denmark; Antonio Ciccone, Manheim University and Barcelona GSE.
March 2015.

Paper No. 73:
Participative Political Institutions and City Development 800–1800.

by Fabian Wahl, University of Hohenheim.
March 2015.

Paper No. 72:
UK Corporate Law and Corporate Governance before 1914: a Re-interpretation.

by James Foreman-Peck, Cardiff University; Leslie Hannah, Cardiff University.
January 2015.

Paper No. 71:
Contracts and cooperation: The relative failure of the Irish dairy industry in the late nineteenth century reconsidered.

by Ingrid Henriksen, University of Southern Denmark; Eoin McLaughlin, University of St. Andrews; Paul Sharp, University of Southern Denmark.
January 2015.

Paper No. 70:
The Heavy Plough and the Agricultural Revolution in Medieval Europe.

by Thomas Barnebeck Andersen, University of Southern Denmark; Peter Sandholt Jensen, University of Southern Denmark; Christian Volmar Skovsgaard, University of Southern Denmark.
December 2014.

Paper No. 69:
Origins of Political Change—The Case of Late Medieval Guild Revolts.

by Fabian Wahl, University of Hohenheim.
November 2014.

Paper No. 68:
Effects of Agricultural Productivity Shocks on Female Labor Supply: Evidence from the Boll Weevil Plague in the US South.

by Philipp Ager, University of Southern Denmark; Markus Brückner, National University of Singapore; Benedikt Herz, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
October 2014.

Paper No. 67:
Accounting for the Size of Nations: Empirical Determinants of Secessions and the Soviet Breakup.

by Marvin Suesse; Humboldt University of Berlin.
October 2014.

Paper No. 66:
How the Danes Discovered Britain: The International Integration of the Danish Dairy Industry Before 1880.

by Markus Lampe, Universidad Carlos III Madrid; Paul Sharp, University of Southern Denmark.
October 2014.

Paper No. 65:
New crops, local soils and urbanization: Clover, potatoes and the growth of Danish market towns, 1672-1901.

by Torben Dall Schmidt, University of Southern Denmark, Sønderborg; Peter Sandholt Jensen, University of Southern Denmark, Odense Amber Naz, University of Southern Denmark, Sønderborg.
October 2014.

Paper No. 64:
Longevity and the Rise of the West: Lifespans of the European Elite, 800-1800.

by Neil Cummins, London School of Economics.
September 2014.

Paper No. 63:
‘Creative Destruction’: Chinese GDP per capita from the Han Dynasty to Modern Times.

by Kent Deng, London School of Economics; Patrick Karl O’Brien, London School of Economics.
September 2014.

Paper No. 62:
The Drivers of Long-run CO2 Emissions: A Global Perspective since 1800.

by Sofia Teives Henriques, University of Southern Denmark; Karol J. Borowiecki, University of Southern Denmark.
August 2014.

Paper No. 61:
State dissolution, sovereign debt and default: Lessons from the UK and Ireland, 1920-1938.

by Nathan Foley-Fisher, Federal Reserve Board; Eoin McLaughlin, University of Edinburgh.
August 2014

Paper No. 60:
Mismeasuring Long Run Growth. The Bias from Spliced National Accounts.

by Leandro Prados de la Escosura; Universidad Carlos III and CEPR.
August 2014.

Paper No. 59:
Paving the way to modernity: Prussian roads and grain market integration in Westphalia, 1821-1855.

by Martin Uebele, University of Groningen; Daniel Gallardo-Albarrán, University of Groningen.
August 2014.

Paper No. 58:
Fertility and early-life mortality: Evidence from smallpox vaccination in Sweden.

by Philipp Ager, University of Southern Denmark; Casper Worm Hansen, Aarhus University; Peter Sandholt Jensen, University of Southern Denmark.
August 2014.

Paper No. 57:
Breaking the Unbreakable Union: Nationalism, Trade Disintegration and the Soviet Economic Collapse.

by Marvin Suesse, Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin.
July 2014.

Paper No. 56:
The Danish Agricultural Revolution in an Energy Perspective: A Case of Development with Few Domestic Energy Sources.

by Sofia Teives Henriques, University of Southern Denmark; Paul Sharp, University of Southern Denmark.
June 2014.

Paper No. 55:
Just Add Milk: A Productivity Analysis of the Revolutionary Changes in Nineteenth Century Danish Dairying.

by Markus Lampe, Universidad Carlos III; Paul Sharp, University of Southern Denmark.
May 2014.

Paper No. 54:
Economic Freedom in the Long Run: Evidence from OECD Countries (1850-2007).

by Leandro Prados de la Escosura, Universidad Carlos III, London School of Economics, CEPR.
March 2014.

Paper No. 53:
Debt Dilution in 1920s America: Lighting the Fuse of a Mortgage Crisis.

by Natacha Postel-Vinay, London School of Economics.
March 2014.

Paper No. 52:
How did the capital market evaluate Germany’s prospects for winning World War I? Evidence from the Amsterdam market for government bonds.

by Tobias A. Jopp, University of Regensburg.
February 2014.

Paper No. 51:
Market potential estimates in history: a survey of methods and an application to Spain, 1867-1930.

by Julio Martínez-Galarraga, Universitat de València.
February 2014.

Paper No. 50:
Bank Deregulation, Competition and Economic Growth: The US Free Banking Experience.

by Philipp Ager, University of Southern Denmark; Fabrizio Spargoli, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
December 2013.

Paper No. 49:
Does Welfare Spending Crowd Out Charitable Activity? Evidence from Historical England under the Poor Laws.

by Nina Boberg-Fazlic, University of Copenhagen; Paul Sharp, University of Southern Denmark.
November 2013.

Paper No. 48:
Understanding Spanish Financial crises, 1850-2000: What determined their severity?

by Concha Betrán, University of Valencia; María A. Pons, University of Valencia.
October 2013.

Paper No. 47:
Agglomeration Economies in Classical Music.

by Karol J. Borowiecki, University of Southern Denmark.
September 2013.

Paper No. 46:
Where is the Backward Peasant? Regional Crop Yields on Common and Private Land in Russia 1883-1913.

by Michael Kopsidis Leibniz, Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe (IAMO); Katja Bruisch, German Historical Institute Moscow (DHI Moskau); Daniel W. Bromley, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
September 2013.

Paper No. 45:
The Location of the UK Cotton Textiles Industry in 1838: a Quantitative Analysis.

by Nicholas Crafts, University of Warwick; Nikolaus Wolf, Humboldt University Berlin.
September 2013.

Paper No. 44:
Understanding Rating Addiction: US Courts and the Origins of Rating Agencies’ Regulatory License (1900-1940).

by Marc Flandreau, Graduate Institute for International Studies and Development; Joanna Kinga Slawatyniec, Graduate Institute for International Studies and Development.
August 2013.

Paper No. 43:
Greasing the Wheels of Rural Transformation? Margarine and the Competition for the British Butter Market.

by Markus Lampe, Universidad Carlos III Madrid; Paul Sharp, University of Southern Denmark.
July 2013.

Paper No. 42:
Locomotives of Local Growth: The Short- and Long-Term Impact of Railroads in Sweden.

by Thor Berger, Lund University; Kerstin Enflo, Lund University.
July 2013.

Paper No. 41:
Waterloo: a Godsend for French Public Finances?

by Kim Oosterlinck, Université Libre de Bruxelles; Loredana Ureche-Rangau, Université de Picardie Jules Verne; Jacques-Marie Vaslin, Université de Picardie Jules Verne.
July 2013.

Paper No. 40:
Siting the New Economic Science: The Cowles Commission’s Activity Analysis Conference of June 1949.

by Till Düppe, University of Quebec at Montreal; E. Roy Weintraub, University of Muenster.
June 2013.

Paper No. 39:
Agricultural development during early industrialization in a low-wage economy: Saxony, c. 1790-1830.

by Michael Kopsidis, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe (IAMO); Ulrich Pfister, University of Muenster.
June 2013.

Paper No. 38:
The Persistence of de Facto Power: Elites and Economic Development in the US South, 1840-1960.

by Philipp Ager, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
April 2013.

Paper No. 37:
North and South: Social Mobility and Welfare Spending in Preindustrial England.

by Nina Boberg-Fazlic, University of Copenhagen; Paul Sharp, University of Southern Denmark.
April 2013.

Paper No. 36:
Household Debt and Economic Recovery Evidence from the U.S. Great Depression.

by Katharina Gärtner, Free University Berlin, John-F.-Kennedy-Institute, Department of Economics.
March 2013.

Paper No. 35:
Predicting the Past: Understanding the Causes of Bank Distress in the Netherlands in the 1920s.

by Christopher L. Colvin, Queen’s University Management School, Queen’s University Belfast; Abe de Jong, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University; Philip T. Fliers, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.
January 2013.

Paper No. 34:
World Human Development: 1870-2007.

by Leandro Prados de la Escosura, Universidad Carlos III and CEPR.
January 2013.

Paper No. 33:
Farmer Families at the Heart of the Educational Revolution: Which Occupational Group Inherited Human Capital in the Early Modern Era?

by Franziska Tollnek, University of Tuebingen; Joerg Baten, University of Tuebingen and CESifo.
December 2012.

Paper No. 32:
Monetary policy without interest rates. Evidence from France’s Golden Age (1948-1973) using a narrative approach.
by Eric Monnet, Paris School of Economics.
December 2012.

Paper No. 31:
Rearmament to the Rescue? New Estimates of the Impact of ‘Keynesian’ Policies in 1930s’ Britain.

by Nicholas Crafts, University of Warwick; Terence C. Mills, Loughborough University .
November 2012.

Paper No. 30:
Housing Markets during the Rural-Urban Transition: Evidence from early 20th Century Spain.

by Juan Carmona Pidal, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid; Markus Lampe, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid; Joan Ramón Rosés, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.
November 2012.

Paper No. 29:
Coping with Regional Inequality in Sweden: Structural Change, Migrations and Policy, 1860-2000.

by Kerstin Enflo Lund, University School of Economics and Management; Joan Ramón Rosés, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.
October 2012.

Paper No. 28:
Peasant Agriculture and Economic Growth: The Case of Southeast Europe c. 1870-1940 reinterpreted.

by Michael Kopsidis, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe (IAMO / Halle).
October 2012.

Paper No. 27:
The Rise of the Swiss Tax Haven in the Interwar Period: An International Comparison.

by Christophe Farquet, Université de Lausanne.
October 2012.

Paper No. 26:
Taking Firms to the Stock Market: IPOs and the Importance of Large Banks in Imperial Germany 1896-1913.

by Sibylle H. Lehmann, University of Hohenheim.
October 2012.

Paper No. 25:
Why did agricultural labour productivity not converge in Europe from 1950 to 2005?

by Miguel Martín-Retortillo, Universidad de Zaragoza; Vicente Pinilla, Universidad de Zaragoza.
October 2012.

Paper No. 24:
Epidemic Trade.

by Lars Boerner, FU Berlin and Stanford University; Battista Severgnini, Copenhagen Business School.
September 2012.

Paper No. 23:
Some Consequences of the Early Twentieth Century Divorce of Ownership from Control.

by James Foreman-Peck, Cardiff University; Leslie Hannah, University of Tokyo.
July 2012.

Paper No. 22:
Occupation, Marital Status and Life-Cycle Determinants of Women’s Labour Force Participation in Mid-nineteenth-Century Rural France.

by George Grantham, McGill University.
July 2012.

Paper No. 21:
The Spread of Manufacturing to the Periphery 1870-2007: Eight Stylized Facts.

by Agustín S. Bénétrix, Trinity College Dublin; Kevin H. O’Rourke, Oxford University; Jeffrey G. Williamson, University of Wisconsin.
July 2012.

Paper No. 20:
Latifundia Revisited. Market Power, Land Inequality and Efficiency in Interwar Italian Agriculture.

by Pablo Martinelli, HEC Department, European University Institute.
July 2012.

Paper No. 19:
Missed Opportunity or Inevitable Failure? The Search for Industrialization in Southeast Europe 1870-1940.

by Michael Kopsidis, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe (IAMO / Halle).
July 2012.

Paper No. 18:
Family Investment Strategies in Pre-modern Societies: Human Capital, Migration, and Birth Order in Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century England.

by Marc Klemp, Copenhagen; Chris Minns, London School of Economics; Patrick Wallis, London School of Economics; Jacob Weisdorf, University of Southern Denmark.
June 2012.

Paper No. 17:
Real Wages and the Origins of Modern Economic Growth in Germany, 16th to 19th Centuries.

by Ulrich Pfister, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster; Jana Riedel, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster; Martin Uebele, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster.
April 2012.

Paper No. 16:
Crises and Policy Responses within the Political Trilemma: Europe, 1929-1936 and 2008-2011.

by Nikolaus Wolf, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, CEPR and CESifo.
April 2012.

Paper No. 15:
Geography is not Destiny. Geography, Institutions and Literacy in England, 1837-1863.

by Gregory Clark, University of California, Davis; Rowena Gray, University of Essex.
February 2012.

Paper No. 14:
Neither So Low Nor So Short: Wages and Heights in Bourbon Spanish America from an International Comparative Perspective.

by Rafael Dobado-Gonzáles, Universidad Complutense; Héctor García-Montero, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
February 2012.

Paper No. 13:
Agricultural Productivity Across Prussia During the Industrial Revolution: A Thünen Perspective.

by Michael Kopsidis, IAMO Halle; Nikolaus Wolf, Humboldt-University Berlin and CEPR.
January 2012.

Paper No. 12:
War, Inflation, Monetary Reforms and the Art Market.

by Geraldine David, Université Libre de Bruxelles; Kim Oosterlinck, Université Libre de Bruxelles.
January 2012.

Paper No. 11:
A Tale of Two Oceans: Market Integration Over the High Seas, 1800-1940.

by Giovanni Federico, European University Institute and University of Pisa.
October 2011.

Paper No. 10:
Landownership Concentration and the Expansion of Education.

by Francesco Cinnirella, Ifo Institute and CESifo; Munich Erik Hornung, Ifo Institute, Munich.
October 2011.

Paper No. 9:
Taking Technology to Task: The Skill Content of Technological Change in Early Twentieth Century United States.

by Rowena Gray, University of Essex, UK.
October 2011.

Paper No. 8:
Human Development in Africa: A Long-Run Perspective.
by Leandro Prados de la Escosura, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid.
October 2011.

Paper No. 7:
Where It All Began: Lending of Last Resort and the Bank of England During the Overend, Gurney Panic of 1866.

by Marc Flandreau,Graduate Institute, Geneva; Stefano Ugolini, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa.
February 2011.

Paper No. 6:
Communal Responsibility and the Coexistence of Money and Credit under Anonymous Matching.

by Lars Boerner, Free University of Berlin; Albrecht Ritschl, LSE and CEPR.
January 2011.

Paper No. 5:
Was the Emergence of the International Gold Standard Expected? Melodramatic Evidence from Indian Government Securities.

by Marc Flandreau, Graduate Institute, Geneva; Kim Oosterlinck, Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
January 2011.

Paper No. 4:
Forced Labour in Franco's Spain: Workforce Supply, Profits and Productivity.

by Fernando Mendiola Gonzalo,Universidad Publica de Navarra; Grupo de Estudios sobre Historia de la Prision y las Instituciones Punitivas. (Research Group on the History of Prison and Punitive Institutions).
January 2011.

Paper No. 3:
The Labor Market Integration of Migrants: Barcelona, 1930.

by Javier Silvestre, Universidad de Zaragoza; Ma Isabel Ayuda, Universidad de Zaragoza; Vicente Pinilla, Universidad de Zaragoza.
January 2011.

Paper No. 2:
Bondholders vs. bond-sellers? Investment banks and conditionality lending in the London market for foreign government debt, 1815-1913.

by Marc Flandreau, Graduate Institute, Geneva; Juan Flores,University of Geneva
January 2011.

Paper No. 1:
The role of technology and institutions for growth: Danish creameries in the late nineteenth century.

by Ingrid Henriksen, University of Copenhagen; Markus Lampe, Carlos III Madrid; Paul Sharp, University of Copenhagen.
January 2011.

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