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First Name: Alan
Middle Name: L.
Last Name: Olmstead
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RePEc Short-ID: pol50

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Homepage: http://www.econ.ucdavis.edu/faculty/alolmstead/
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Economics Department
University of California-Davis
Location: Davis, California (United States)
Homepage: http://www.econ.ucdavis.edu/
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Phone: (530) 752-0741
Fax: (530) 752-9382
Postal: One Shields Ave., Davis, CA 95616-8578
Handle: RePEc:edi:educdus (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Alan L. Olmstead & Paul W. Rhode, 2010. "Productivity Growth and the Regional Dynamics of Antebellum Southern Development," NBER Working Papers 16494, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Olmstead, Alan L. & Rhode, Paul W., 2009. "Quantitative Indices on the Early Growth of the California Wine Industry," Working Papers 162513, Robert Mondavi Institute Center for Wine Economics.
  3. Alan L. Olmstead & Paul W. Rhode, 2008. "Biological Innovation and Productivity Growth in the Antebellum Cotton Economy," NBER Working Papers 14142, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Alan L. Olmstead & Paul W. Rhode, 2006. "Biological Globalization: the other Grain Invasion," ICER Working Papers 9-2006, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research.
  5. Alan L. Olmstead & Paul W. Rhode, 2006. "Conceptual Issues for the Comparative Study of Agricultural Development," ICER Working Papers 18-2006, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research.
  6. Alan L. Olmstead & Paul W. Rhode, 2004. "The “Tuberculous Cattle Trust”: Disease Contagion in an Era of Regulatory Uncertainty," ICER Working Papers 16-2004, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research.
  7. Alan L. Olmstead & Paul W. Rhode, 2003. "Hog Round Marketing, Seed Quality, and Government Policy: Institutional Change in U.S. Cotton Production, 1920-1960," NBER Working Papers 9612, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  8. Alan L. Olmstead & Paul W. Rhode, 2002. "Hog Round Marketing, Seed Quality, and Government Policy: Institutional Change in U.S. Cotton Production, 1920-60," ICER Working Papers 37-2002, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research.
  9. Alan L. Olmstead & Paul W. Rhode, 2002. "The Red Queen and the Hard Reds: Productivity Growth in American Wheat, 1800-1940," NBER Working Papers 8863, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  10. Susana Iranzo & Alan L. Olmstead & Paul W. Rhode, 2000. "Historical perspectives on exotic pests and diseases in California," ICER Working Papers 14-2000, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research.
  11. Alan L. Olmstead & Paul W. Rhode, 2000. "The Diffusion of the Tractor in American Agriculture: 1910-60," NBER Working Papers 7947, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  12. Alan L. Olmstead & Paul W. Rhode, 2000. "The diffusion of the tractor in American Agriculture: 1910-1960," ICER Working Papers 13-2000, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research.
  13. Olmstead, Alan L., 1999. "Biological Innovation And American Agricultural Development," 1999 Conference (43th), January 20-22, 1999, Christchurch, New Zealand 124504, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society.

Articles

  1. Olmstead, Alan L., 2013. "Making Tobacco Bright: Creating an American Commodity, 1617–1937.. By Hahn Barbara. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. 2011. pp. x, 236. $60.00, hardcover," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 73(01), pages 295-297, March.
  2. Olmstead, Alan L., 2012. "Making Catfish Bait Out of Government Boys. By Claire Strom. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2010. $44.95, cloth; $24.95, paper," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 72(04), pages 1111-1112, December.
  3. Olmstead, Alan L., 2010. "Structures of Change in the Mechanical Age: Technological Innovation in the United States, 1790–1865. By Ross Thompson. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. Pp. xiv, 432. $68.00," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 70(03), pages 778-780, September.
  4. Lange, Fabian & Olmstead, Alan L. & Rhode, Paul W., 2009. "The Impact of the Boll Weevil, 1892–1932," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 69(03), pages 685-718, September.
  5. Olmstead, Alan L., 2009. "The First Line of Defense: Inventing the Infrastructure to Combat Animal Diseases," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 69(02), pages 327-357, June.
  6. Olmstead, Alan L., 2009. "A Revolution Down on the Farm: The Transformation of American Agriculture Since 1929. By Paul K. Conkin. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2008. Pp. xiv, 223. $29.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 69(02), pages 608-609, June.
  7. Olmstead, Alan L. & Rhode, Paul W., 2008. "Biological Innovation and Productivity Growth in the Antebellum Cotton Economy," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 68(04), pages 1123-1171, December.
  8. Olmstead, Alan L. & Rhode, Paul W., 2007. "Not on My Farm! Resistance to Bovine Tuberculosis Eradication in the United States," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 67(03), pages 768-809, September.
  9. Olmstead, Alan L. & Rhode, Paul W., 2004. "An Impossible Undertaking: The Eradication of Bovine Tuberculosis in the United States," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 64(03), pages 734-772, September.
  10. Olmstead, Alan L. & Rhode, Paul W., 2004. "The : Disease Contagion in an Era of Regulatory Uncertainty," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 64(04), pages 929-963, December.
  11. Olmstead, Alan L. & Rhode, Paul W., 2003. "Hog-Round Marketing, Seed Quality, and Government Policy: Institutional Change in U.S. Cotton Production, 1920 1960," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 63(02), pages 447-488, June.
  12. Olmstead, Alan L. & Rhode, Paul W., 2002. "The Red Queen and the Hard Reds: Productivity Growth in American Wheat, 1800 1940," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 62(04), pages 929-966, December.
  13. Olmstead, Alan L. & Rhode, Paul W., 2001. "Reshaping The Landscape: The Impact And Diffusion Of The Tractor In American Agriculture, 1910 1960," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 61(03), pages 663-698, September.
  14. Critz, José Morilla & Olmstead, Alan L. & Rhode, Paul W., 1999. "“Horn of Plenty”: The Globalization of Mediterranean Horticulture and the Economic Development of Southern Europe, 1880–1930," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 59(02), pages 316-352, June.
  15. Olmstead, Alan L. & Rhode, Paul W., 1995. "Beyond the Threshold: An Analysis of the Characteristics and Behavior of Early Reaper Adopters," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 55(01), pages 27-57, March.
  16. Olmstead, Alan L & Rhode, Paul, 1993. "Induced Innovation in American Agriculture: A Reconsideration," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 101(1), pages 100-118, February.
  17. Sims, Brian G. & Johnston, Bruce F. & Olmstead, Alan L. & Maldonado, Sergio Jacome, 1988. "Animal-Drawn Implements for Small Farms in Mexico," Food Research Institute Studies, Stanford University, Food Research Institute, issue 01.
  18. Olmstead, Alan L & Rhode, Paul, 1985. "Rationing without Government: The West Coast Gas Famine of 1920," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 75(5), pages 1044-55, December.
  19. Musoke, Moses S. & Olmstead, Alan L., 1982. "The Rise of the Cotton Industry in California: A Comparative Perspective," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 42(02), pages 385-412, June.
  20. Lindert, Peter H. & Olmstead, Alan L., 1980. "Discussion," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 40(01), pages 181-186, March.
  21. Olmstead, Alan L., 1979. "The Diffusion of the Reaper: One More Time!," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 39(02), pages 475-476, June.
  22. Olmstead, Alan L. & Goldberg, Victor P., 1975. "Institutional Change and American Economic Growth: A critique of Davis and North," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 12(2), pages 193-210, April.
  23. Olmstead, Alan L., 1975. "The Mechanization of Reaping and Mowing in American Agriculture, 1833–1870," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 35(02), pages 327-352, June.
  24. Olmstead, Alan L., 1974. "New York City Mutual Savings Bank Portfolio Management and Trustee Objectives," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 34(04), pages 815-834, December.
  25. Olmstead, Alan L., 1974. "Davis vs. Bigelow Revisited: Antebellum American Interest Rates," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 34(02), pages 483-491, June.
  26. Olmstead, Alan L., 1972. "Investment Constraints and New York City Mutual Savings Bank Financing of Antebellum Development," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 32(04), pages 811-840, December.
  27. Olmstead, Alan L., 1971. "New York City Mutual Savings Banks in the Ante-Bellum Years: A Dissertation Summary," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 31(01), pages 272-275, March.
  28. Olmstead, Alan, 1969. "Mutual Savings Banks: The Evolution of a Financial Intermediary. By Weldon Welfling. Cleveland: Case Western Reserve University Press, 1968. Pp. xvi, 307. $7.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 29(02), pages 411-412, June.

Chapters

  1. Alan L. Olmstead & Paul W. Rhode, 2014. "Were Antebellum Cotton Plantations Factories in the Field?," NBER Chapters, in: Enterprising America: Businesses, Banks, and Credit Markets in Historical Perspective National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Alan L. Olmstead & Paul W. Rhode, 2011. "Responding to Climatic Challenges: Lessons from U.S. Agricultural Development," NBER Chapters, in: The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present, pages 169-194 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Books

  1. Olmstead,Alan L. & Rhode,Paul W., 2008. "Creating Abundance," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521673877, April.
  2. Carter,Susan B. & Gartner,Scott Sigmund & Haines,Michael R. & Olmstead,Alan L. & Sutch,Richard & Wri (ed.), 2006. "The Historical Statistics of the United States 5 Volume Hardback Set," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521817912, April.

NEP Fields

4 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2008-07-05. Author is listed
  2. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2008-07-05. Author is listed

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