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First Name: Robert
Middle Name: Carson
Last Name: Allen
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RePEc Short-ID: pal165

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(90%) Economics
New York University Abu Dhabi
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Homepage: http://nyuad.nyu.edu/academics/academic-divisions/social-science/economics.html
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(10%) Economics Group, Nuffield College
Department of Economics
Oxford University
Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
Homepage: http://hicks.nuff.ox.ac.uk/economics/
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Works

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Working papers

  1. Robert C. Allen, 2013. "The High Wage Economy and the Industrial Revolution: A Restatement," Oxford University Economic and Social History Series _115, Economics Group, Nuffield College, University of Oxford.
  2. Robert Allen, 2013. "American Exceptionalism as a Problem in Global History," Economics Series Working Papers 689, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  3. Robert Allen, 2013. "Poverty Lines in History, Theory, and Current International Practice," Economics Series Working Papers 685, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  4. Robert C. Allen & Tommy E. Murphy & Eric B. Schneider, 2011. "The Colonial Origins of the Divergence in the Americas: A Labour Market Approach," Working Papers 402, IGIER (Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research), Bocconi University.
  5. Robert Allen & Robert C. Allen, 2011. "Technology and the Great Divergence," Economics Series Working Papers 548, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  6. Robert Allen & Robert C. Allen & Tommy E. Murphy and Eric B. Schneider, 2011. "The Colonial Origins of Divergence in the Americas:Â A Labour Market Approach," Economics Series Working Papers 559, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  7. Robert C. Allen & Jacob Louis Weisdorf, 2010. "Was there an ‘Industrious Revolution’ before the Industrial Revolution? An Empirical Exercise for England, c. 1300-1830," Discussion Papers 10-14, University of Copenhagen. Department of Economics.
  8. Allen, Robert C. & Bassino, Jean-Pascal & Ma, Debin & Moll-Murata, Christine & Zanden, Jan Luiten van, 2009. "Wages, prices, and living standards in China, 1738-1925: in comparison with Europe, Japan, and India," CEI Working Paper Series 2009-03, Center for Economic Institutions, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University.
  9. Robert Allen & Robert C. Allen, 2007. "Pessimism Preserved: Real Wages in the British Industrial Revolution," Economics Series Working Papers 314, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  10. Robert Allen & Robert C. Allen, 2007. "Engel`s Pause: A Pessimist`s Guide to the British Industrial Revolution," Economics Series Working Papers 315, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  11. Robert Allen & Robert C. Allen, 2007. "How Prosperous were the Romans? Evidence from Diocletian`s Price Edict (301 AD)," Economics Series Working Papers 363, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  12. Robert Allen & Robert C. Allen, 2007. "The Industrial Revolution in Miniature: The Spinning Jenny in Britain, France, and India," Economics Series Working Papers 375, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  13. Robert Allen & Robert C. Allen, 2007. "Wages, Prices, and Living Standards in China, Japan, and Europe, 1738-1925," Economics Series Working Papers 316, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  14. Robert C. Allen, 2005. "Capital Accumulation, Technological Change, and the Distribution of Income during the British Industrial Revolution," Economics Series Working Papers 239, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.

Articles

  1. Allen Robert C., 2013. "Warum sind manche Länder reich und andere arm?," Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftsgeschichte / Economic History Yearbook, De Gruyter, vol. 54(1), pages 183-214, June.
  2. Allen, Robert C., 2012. "Technology and the great divergence: Global economic development since 1820," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 49(1), pages 1-16.
  3. Allen, Robert C. & Murphy, Tommy E. & Schneider, Eric B., 2012. "The Colonial Origins of the Divergence in the Americas: A Labor Market Approach," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 72(04), pages 863-894, December.
  4. Allen, Robert C., 2012. "Backward into the future: The shift to coal and implications for the next energy transition," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 50(C), pages 17-23.
  5. Robert C. Allen & Jean‐Pascal Bassino & Debin Ma & Christine Moll‐Murata & Jan Luiten Van Zanden, 2011. "Wages, prices, and living standards in China, 1738–1925: in comparison with Europe, Japan, and India," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 64(s1), pages 8-38, February.
  6. Allen, Robert C., 2011. "The Spinning Jenny: A Fresh Look," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 71(02), pages 461-464, June.
  7. R. C. Allen & J. L. Weisdorf, 2011. "Was there an ‘industrious revolution’ before the industrial revolution? An empirical exercise for England, c. 1300–1830," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 64(3), pages 715-729, 08.
  8. R. C. Allen, 2011. "Why the industrial revolution was British: commerce, induced invention, and the scientific revolution," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 64(2), pages 357-384, 05.
  9. Allen, Robert C., 2009. "Engels' pause: Technical change, capital accumulation, and inequality in the british industrial revolution," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 46(4), pages 418-435, October.
  10. Allen, Robert C., 2009. "The Industrial Revolution in Miniature: The Spinning Jenny in Britain, France, and India," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 69(04), pages 901-927, December.
  11. Robert C. Allen, 2009. "Agricultural productivity and rural incomes in England and the Yangtze Delta, c.1620-c.1820 -super-1," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 62(3), pages 525-550, 08.
  12. Robert C. Allen, 2008. "A Review of Gregory Clark's A Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic History of the World," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 46(4), pages 946-73, December.
  13. Allen, Robert C., 2008. "The Nitrogen Hypothesis and the English Agricultural Revolution: A Biological Analysis," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 68(01), pages 182-210, March.
  14. Robert C Allen, 2005. "A Reassessment of the Soviet Industrial Revolution1," Comparative Economic Studies, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 47(2), pages 315-332, June.
  15. Allen, Robert C. & Keay, Ian, 2004. "Saving the Whales: Lessons from the Extinction of the Eastern Arctic Bowhead," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 64(02), pages 400-432, June.
  16. Robert C. Allen, 2003. "Progress and poverty in early modern Europe," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 56(3), pages 403-443, 08.
  17. Allen, Robert, 2001. "2000 Economic History Association Annual Meeting," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 61(02), pages 532-535, June.
  18. Robert C. Allen, 2001. "The rise and decline of the Soviet economy," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 34(4), pages 859-881, November.
  19. Allen, Robert C., 2001. "The Great Divergence in European Wages and Prices from the Middle Ages to the First World War," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 38(4), pages 411-447, October.
  20. Allen, Robert C., 2001. "Globalization and History: The Evolution of a Nineteenth-Century Atlantic Economy. By Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1999. Pp. xii, 343. $45.00," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 61(01), pages 256-259, March.
  21. Allen, Robert C. & Keay, Ian, 2001. "The First Great Whale Extinction: The End of the Bowhead Whale in the Eastern Arctic," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 38(4), pages 448-477, October.
  22. Allen, Robert C., 2000. "Economic structure and agricultural productivity in Europe, 1300 1800," European Review of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 4(01), pages 1-25, April.
  23. Allen, Robert C., 1999. "Modern Europe Stalinism in a Russian Province. A Study of Collectivization and Dekulakization in Siberia. By James Hughes. London: MacMillan Press, Ltd., 1996. Pp. xv, 271. Industry, State, and Societ," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 59(02), pages 525-527, June.
  24. Robert C. Allen, 1999. "Tracking the agricultural revolution in England," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 52(2), pages 209-235, 05.
  25. Allen, Robert C., 1998. "Accounting for War: Soviet Production, Employment, and the Defense Burden, 1940–1945. By Mark Harrison. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. pp. xxiv, 338," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 58(02), pages 588-590, June.
  26. Allen, Robert C., 1998. "Peasant Rebels under Stalin: Collectivization and the Culture of Peasant Resistance. By Lynne Viola. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Pp. xii, 312," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 58(02), pages 590-591, June.
  27. Allen, Robert C., 1998. "Capital accumulation, the soft budget constraint and Soviet industrialisation," European Review of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 2(01), pages 1-24, April.
  28. Allen, Robert C., 1998. "The Standard of Living in the Soviet Union, 1928–1940," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 58(04), pages 1063-1089, December.
  29. Allen, Robert C., 1997. "Agricultural Marketing and the Possibilities for Industrialization in the Soviet Union in the 1930s," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 34(4), pages 387-410, October.
  30. Allen, Robert C., 1997. "Agriculture and the Origins of the State in Ancient Egypt," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 34(2), pages 135-154, April.
  31. Allen, Robert C., 1991. "Labor productivity and farm size in English agriculture before mechanization: Reply to Clark," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 28(4), pages 478-492, October.
  32. Allen, Robert C., 1988. "Inferring Yields from Probate Inventories," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 48(01), pages 117-125, March.
  33. Allen, Robert C., 1988. "The growth of labor productivity in early modern English agriculture," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 25(2), pages 117-146, April.
  34. Robert C. Allen, 1988. "The price of freehold land and the interest rate in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 41(1), pages 33-50, 02.
  35. Allen, Robert C. & Ó Gráda, Cormac, 1988. "On the Road Again with Arthur Young: English, Irish, and French Agriculture during the Industrial Revolution," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 48(01), pages 93-116, March.
  36. Allen, Robert C., 1987. "Modern Europe Enclosures in Britain, 1750–1830. By Michael Turner. London: The Macmillan Press Ltd., for the Economic History Society, 1984. Pp. 96. $5.95 paper," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 47(02), pages 521-522, June.
  37. Allen, Robert C., 1983. "Collective invention," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 4(1), pages 1-24, March.
  38. Allen, Robert C, 1982. "The Efficiency and Distributional Consequences of Eighteenth Century Enclosures," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 92(368), pages 937-53, December.
  39. Allen, Robert C & Diewert, W Erwin, 1981. "Direct versus Implicit Superlative Index Number Formulae," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 63(3), pages 430-35, August.
  40. Allen, Robert C, 1981. "Accounting for Price Changes: American Steel Rails, 1879-1910," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 89(3), pages 512-28, June.
  41. Allen, Robert C., 1979. "International Competition in Iron and Steel, 1850–1913," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 39(04), pages 911-937, December.
  42. Allen, Robert C., 1977. "The Peculiar Productivity History of American Blast Furnaces, 1840–1913," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 37(03), pages 605-633, September.

Chapters

  1. Robert C. Allen, 2003. "Soviet Development in World-Historical Perspective, from Farm to Factory: A Reinterpretation of the Soviet Industrial Revolution
    [Farm to Factory: A Reinterpretation of the Soviet Industrial Revolu
    ," Introductory Chapters, Princeton University Press.

Books

  1. Allen, Robert C., 2011. "Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199596652.
  2. Allen,Robert C., 2009. "The British Industrial Revolution in Global Perspective," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521868273, December.
  3. Allen, Robert C. & Bengtsson, Tommy & Dribe, Martin (ed.), 2005. "Living Standards in the Past: New Perspectives on Well-Being in Asia and Europe," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199280681.
  4. Allen, Robert C., 1992. "Enclosure and the Yeoman: The Agricultural Development of the South Midlands 1450-1850," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780198282969.

NEP Fields

15 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-CNA: China (1) 2007-12-01
  2. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (3) 2007-12-01 2008-03-25 2009-11-21
  3. NEP-DEV: Development (4) 2006-03-18 2007-12-01 2009-11-21 2013-12-15. Author is listed
  4. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2011-04-30
  5. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (1) 2013-12-29
  6. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (14) 2006-03-18 2007-11-03 2007-12-01 2007-12-01 2007-12-01 2008-03-25 2009-11-21 2011-04-30 2011-07-21 2011-07-27 2013-06-30 2013-07-28 2013-12-15 2013-12-29. Author is listed
  7. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2013-06-30
  8. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2010-05-15
  9. NEP-INO: Innovation (1) 2006-03-18
  10. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (7) 2007-11-03 2007-12-01 2007-12-01 2007-12-01 2009-11-21 2011-07-21 2011-07-27. Author is listed
  11. NEP-LAM: Central & South America (2) 2011-07-21 2011-07-27
  12. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (1) 2011-07-27
  13. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (1) 2007-12-01
  14. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (4) 2007-11-03 2007-12-01 2011-07-21 2011-07-27. Author is listed
  15. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (1) 2007-12-01

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