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First Name: Alexander
Middle Name: J.
Last Name: Field
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RePEc Short-ID: pfi27

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Department of Economics
Santa Clara University
Location: Santa Clara, California (United States)
Homepage: http://www.scu.edu/business/economics/
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Works

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Working papers

  1. Alexander J. Field, 2013. "The Interwar Housing Cycle in the Light of 2001-2011: A Comparative Historical Approach," NBER Working Papers 18796, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Alexander Field, 2004. "Why Multilevel Selection Matters," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2004-19, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.

Articles

  1. Field, Alexander, 2013. "Mathew Boulton: Enterprising Industrialist of the Enlightenment. Edited by Kenneth Quickenden, Baggott Sally, Dick Malcolm. Farnham: Ashgate. 2013. Pp. xviii, 294. $124.95, hardcover," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 73(03), pages 874-876, September.
  2. Field, Alexander J., 2011. "The Bounds of Reason: Game Theory and the Unification of the Behavioral Sciences. By Herbert Gintis. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2009. Pp. xiii, 286. $37.50," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 71(01), pages 256-258, March.
  3. Alexander Field, 2010. "Marc D. Hauser: Moral minds: How nature designed our universal sense of right and wrong," Journal of Bioeconomics, Springer, vol. 12(2), pages 173-177, July.
  4. Field, Alexander J., 2010. "The Procyclical Behavior of Total Factor Productivity in the United States, 1890–2004," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 70(02), pages 326-350, June.
  5. Alexander Field, 2009. "The Great Depression, the New Deal, and the Current Crisis," Challenge, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 52(4), pages 94-105, July.
  6. Field, Alexander J., 2009. "US economic growth in the gilded age," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 173-190, March.
  7. Alexander J. Field, 2008. "The impact of the Second World War on US productivity growth -super-1," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 61(3), pages 672-694, 08.
  8. Alexander Field, 2008. "Biological and cultural group selection: Comments on Janet Landa’s paper," Journal of Bioeconomics, Springer, vol. 10(3), pages 287-290, December.
  9. Alexander Field, 2008. "Why multilevel selection matters," Journal of Bioeconomics, Springer, vol. 10(3), pages 203-238, December.
  10. Alexander J. Field, 2007. "The origins of US total factor productivity growth in the golden age," Cliometrica, Journal of Historical Economics and Econometric History, Association Française de Cliométrie (AFC), vol. 1(1), pages 63-90, April.
  11. Field, Alexander J., 2007. "Erratum to "The equipment hypothesis and US economic growth" [Explor. Econ. Hist. 44 (2007) 43-58]," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 44(2), pages 362-363, April.
  12. Field, Alexander J., 2007. "The equipment hypothesis and US economic growth," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 44(1), pages 43-58, January.
  13. Field, Alexander J., 2007. "Beyond foraging: behavioral science and the future of institutional economics," Journal of Institutional Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 3(03), pages 265-291, December.
  14. Field, Alexander J., 2006. "Technological Change and U.S. Productivity Growth in the Interwar Years," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 66(01), pages 203-236, March.
  15. Field, Alexander J., 2004. "The Company of Strangers. By Paul Seabright. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004. Pp. x, 304. $29.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 64(03), pages 921-923, September.
  16. Field, Alexander J., 2003. "Rethinking the Great Depression: A New View of its Causes and Consequences. By Gene Smiley. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2002. Pp. xii, 179. $24.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 63(01), pages 288-289, March.
  17. Alexander Field, 2003. "Mirowski's Machine Dreams," The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 10(4), pages 611-622.
  18. Alexander J. Field, 2003. "The Most Technologically Progressive Decade of the Century," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 93(4), pages 1399-1413, September.
  19. Field, Alexander J., 2002. "Second Nature: Economic Origins of Human Evolution. By Haim Ofek. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. Pp. 254. $74.95, cloth; $27.95, paper," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 62(03), pages 922-924, September.
  20. Field, Alexander J., 2002. "As Time Goes By: From the Industrial Revolutions to the Information Revolution. By Chris Freeman and Francisco Lou . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. Pp. viii, 407," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 62(02), pages 634-636, June.
  21. Field, Alexander J., 2001. "R D, Education, and Productivity: A Retrospective. By Zvi Griliches. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2000. Pp. ix, 127. $39.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 61(02), pages 577-578, June.
  22. Field, Alexander J., 2001. "NOT WHAT IT USED TO BE: THE CAMBRIDGE ECONOMIC HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, VOLUMES II AND III The Cambridge Economic History of the United States. Volume II: The Long Nineteenth Century; Volume III:," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 61(03), pages 806-818, September.
  23. Field, Alexander J., 1999. "Technological Revolutions in Europe: Historical Perspectives. Edited by Maxine Berg and Kristine Bruland. Cheltenham, U.K., and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 1998. Pp. xiii, 325. $85.00," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 59(03), pages 810-811, September.
  24. Field, Alexander J., 1997. "Modern Housing in America: Policy Struggles in the New Deal Era. By Gail Radford. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996. Pp. x, 273. $45.00, cloth; $17.95, paper," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 57(03), pages 757-758, September.
  25. Field, Alexander James, 1992. "Uncontrolled Land Development and the Duration of the Depression in the United States," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 52(04), pages 785-805, December.
  26. Field, Alexander James, 1992. "The Magnetic Telegraph, Price and Quantity Data, and the New Management of Capital," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 52(02), pages 401-413, June.
  27. Field, Alexander J., 1992. "Europe, America, and the Wider World: Essays on the Economic History of Western Capitalism. Vol. 2: America and the Wider World. By William N. Parker. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991. Pp. ," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 52(04), pages 983-985, December.
  28. Field, Alexander James, 1991. "Do legal systems matter?," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 28(1), pages 1-35, January.
  29. Field, Alexander J., 1991. "Institutions, Institutional Change and Economic Performance. By Douglass C. North. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990. Pp. viii, 152. $32.50, cloth; $10.95, paper," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 51(04), pages 999-1001, December.
  30. Field, Alexander J., 1990. "Against Mechanism: Protecting Economics from Science. By Philip Mirowski. Totowa, NJ: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 1988. Pp. ix, 250. $34.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 50(01), pages 247-250, March.
  31. Field, Alexander J., 1990. "Modern Europe The Cambridge Economic History of Europe. Vol. 8: The Industrial Economies: The Development of Economic and Social Policies. Edited By Peter Mathias and Sidney Pollard. New York: Cambrid," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 50(02), pages 459-462, June.
  32. Field, Alexander J., 1988. "Enterprise and History: Essays in Honour of Charles Wilson. Edited by D. C. Coleman and Peter Mathias. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984. Pp. x, 290. $49.50.Business Life and Public Policy: ," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 48(01), pages 235-237, March.
  33. Field, Alexander J., 1988. "Modern Europe Europe and the Rise of Capitalism. Edited by Jean Baechler, John A. Hall, and Michael Mann. New York: Basil Blackwell, 1988. Pp. vi, 249. $45.00," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 48(04), pages 921-922, December.
  34. Field, Alexander J., 1987. "Modern Business Enterprise as a Capital-Saving Innovation," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 47(02), pages 473-485, June.
  35. Field, Alexander J., 1986. "Class and Reform: School and Society in Chicago, 1880–1930. By David John Hogan. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1985. Pp. xxv, 328. $30.00," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 46(04), pages 1075-1077, December.
  36. Field, Alexander J., 1986. "The Origins of Public High Schools: A Reexamination of the Beverly High School Contoversy. By Maris A. Vinovskis. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1986. Pp, xiv, 172. $27.50," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 46(03), pages 859-861, September.
  37. James Field, Alexander, 1985. "On the unimportance of machinery," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 22(4), pages 378-401, October.
  38. Field, Alexander J, 1984. "Asset Exchanges and the Transactions Demand for Money, 1919-29," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 74(1), pages 43-59, March.
  39. Field, Alexander James, 1984. "Microeconomics, Norms, and Rationality," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 32(4), pages 683-711, July.
  40. Field, Alexander James, 1983. "Land Abundance, Interest/Profit Rates, and Nineteenth-Century American and British Technology," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 43(02), pages 405-431, June.
  41. Field, Alexander J., 1983. "A Calculating People: The Spread of Numeracy in Early America. by Patricia Cline Cohen. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982. pp. x, 269," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 43(04), pages 1031-1032, December.
  42. Field, Alexander J., 1982. "The Rise of Literacy and the Common School in the United States: A Socioeconomic Analysis to 1870. By Lee Soltow and Edward Stevens. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1981. Pp. xii, 247. $20.00," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 42(03), pages 720-721, September.
  43. Field, Alexander J., 1981. "Region und Industrialisierung: Studien zur Rolle der Region in der Wirtschaftsgeschichte der letzten zwei Jahrhunderte. Edited by Sidney Pollard. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 1980. Pp. 297. D," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 41(03), pages 676-677, September.
  44. Field, Alexander J., 1981. "Economic Thought and Doctrine The Machinery Question and the Making of Political Economy, 1815–1848. By Maxine Berg. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1980. Pp. x, 379. $35.00," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 41(01), pages 252-253, March.
  45. Field, Alexander James, 1981. "The problem with neoclassical institutional economics: A critique with special reference to the North/Thomas model of pre-1500 Europe," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 18(2), pages 174-198, April.
  46. Field, Alexander J., 1980. "A System of Social Science: Papers Relating to Adam Smith. By Andrew S. Skinner. New York: Oxford University Press, 1979. Pp. vi, 278. $24.95.John Locke: Economist and Social Scientist. By Karen Ivers," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 40(02), pages 448-450, June.
  47. Field, Alexander J., 1980. "Economic Thought and Social Change. By J. Ron Stanfield. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1979. Pp. xxi, 194. $12.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 40(03), pages 680-681, September.
  48. Alexander James Field, 1980. "Industrialization and Skill Intensity: The Case of Massachusetts," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 15(2), pages 149-175.
  49. Field, Alexander James, 1979. "Economic and Demographic Determinants of Educational Commitment: Massachusetts, 1855," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 39(02), pages 439-459, June.
  50. Field, Alexander J., 1979. "Contested Terrain: The Transformation of the Workplace in the Twentieth Century. By Richard Edwards. New York: Basic Books, 1979. Pp. ix + 261. $12.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 39(04), pages 1073-1075, December.
  51. Field, Alexander J., 1979. "The Evolution of Economic Ideas. By Phyllis Deane. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1978. Pp. xv, 236. $21.00 cloth, $7.95 paper," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 39(02), pages 606-607, June.
  52. Field, Alexander J., 1978. "Political Economy in Parliament, 1819–1823. By Barry Gordon. New York: Bames and Noble, 1977. Pp. ix, 246. $21.50," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 38(03), pages 773-775, September.
  53. Field, Alexander J., 1978. "Education and Social Programs," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 38(01), pages 258-261, March.
  54. Field, Alexander James, 1978. "Sectoral shift in antebellum Massachusetts: A reconsideration," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 15(2), pages 146-171, April.
  55. Field, Alexander J., 1977. "Schooling in Capitalist America: Educational Reform and the Contradictions of Economic Life. By Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis. New York: Basic Books, 1976. Pp. 340. $13.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 37(02), pages 491-492, June.
  56. Field, Alexander James, 1976. "Educational Reform and Manufacturing Development in Mid-Nineteenth Century Massachusetts," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 36(01), pages 263-266, March.
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Chapters

  1. Alexander J. Field, 2013. "The Interwar Housing Cycle in the Light of 2001–2012: A Comparative Historical Perspective," NBER Chapters, in: Housing and Mortgage Markets in Historical Perspective, pages 39-80 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Alexander J. Field, 2011. "The Adversity/Hysteresis Effect: Depression-Era Productivity Growth in the U.S. Railroad Sector," NBER Chapters, in: The Rate and Direction of Inventive Activity Revisited, pages 579-606 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

NEP Fields

2 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (1) 2005-01-09. Author is listed
  2. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2013-02-16. Author is listed
  3. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2005-01-09. Author is listed
  4. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (1) 2013-02-16. Author is listed
  5. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2013-02-16. Author is listed

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