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First Name: Aashish
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Last Name: Velkar

RePEc Short-ID: pve193

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University of Manchester - School of Arts, Histories and Culture
Location: Manchester, UK


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Working papers

  1. Aashish Velkar, 2010. "‘Deep’ integration of 19th century grain markets: coordination and standardisation in a global value chain," Economic History Working Papers 28988, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History.
  2. Peter Howlett & Aashish Velkar, 2008. "Agri-technologies and travelling facts: case study of extension education in Tamil Nadu, India," Economic History Working Papers 22492, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History.
  3. Aashish Velkar, 2007. "Accurate measurements and design standards: consistency of design and the travel of 'facts' between heterogeneous groups," Economic History Working Papers 22518, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History.
  4. Aashish Velkar, 2006. "Institutional facts and standardisation: the case of measurements in the London coal trade," Economic History Working Papers 22537, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History.


  1. Velkar, Aashish, 2010. "Tracks Across Continents, Paths Through History: The Economic Dynamics of Standardization in Railway Gauge. By Douglas J. Puffert. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009. Pp. 376. $55.00, cloth," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 70(01), pages 262-263, March.
  2. Aashish Velkar, 2009. "Transactions, standardisation and competition: Establishing uniform sizes in the British wire industry c.1880," Business History, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 51(2), pages 222-247.


  1. Velkar,Aashish, 2012. "Markets and Measurements in Nineteenth-Century Britain," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9781107023338, October.

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1 paper by this author was announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2011-05-30. Author is listed


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