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First Name: Richard
Middle Name: H.
Last Name: Steckel
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RePEc Short-ID: pst352

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Homepage: http://web.econ.ohio-state.edu/rsteckel/vita.pdf
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Department of Economics
Ohio State University
Location: Columbus, Ohio (United States)
Homepage: http://economics.osu.edu/
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Phone: (614) 292 2639
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Postal: 410 Arps Hall, 1945 N. High St., Columbus, Ohio 4321
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Working papers

  1. Richard H. Steckel & William J. White, 2012. "Engines of Growth: Farm Tractors and Twentieth-Century U.S. Economic Welfare," NBER Working Papers 17879, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Dongwoo Yoo & Richard H. Steckel, 2010. "Property Rights and Financial Development: The Legacy of Japanese Colonial Institutions," NBER Working Papers 16551, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Andreas Schick & Richard H. Steckel, 2010. "Height as a Proxy for Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Ability," NBER Working Papers 16570, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. John Landon-Lane & Hugh Rockoff & Richard H. Steckel, 2009. "Droughts, Floods and Financial Distress in the United States," NBER Working Papers 15596, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Richard H. Steckel, 2008. "Heights and Human Welfare: Recent Developments and New Directions," NBER Working Papers 14536, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  6. Richard H. Steckel, 2004. "The Best of Times, the Worst of Times: Health and Nutrition in Pre-Columbian America," NBER Working Papers 10299, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. Richard H. Steckel, 2004. "Fluctuations in a Dreadful Childhood: Synthetic Longitudinal Height Data, Relative Prices and Weather in the Short-Term Health of American Slaves," NBER Working Papers 10993, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  8. Richard H. Steckel, 2003. "What Can Be Learned from Skeletons that Might Interest Economists, Historians and Other Social Scientists?," NBER Working Papers 9519, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  9. Richard H. Steckel, 2001. "Health and Nutrition in the Preindustrial Era: Insights from a Millennium of Average Heights in Northern Europe," NBER Working Papers 8542, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  10. Richard H. Steckel & Carolyn M. Moehling, 2000. "Wealth Inequality Trends in Industrializing New England: New Evidence and Tests of Competing Hypotheses," NBER Historical Working Papers 0122, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. Michael R. Haines & Richard H. Steckel, 2000. "Childhood Mortality & Nutritional Status as Indicators of Standard of Living: Evidence from World War I Recruits in the United States," NBER Historical Working Papers 0121, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  12. Richard H. Steckel, 1999. "Industrialization and Health in Historical Perspective," NBER Historical Working Papers 0118, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  13. Joseph M. Prince & Richard H. Steckel, 1998. "The Tallest in the World: Native Americans of the Great Plains in the Nineteenth Century," NBER Historical Working Papers 0112, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  14. Dora L. Costa & Richard H. Steckel, 1995. "Long-Term Trends in Health, Welfare, and Economic Growth in the United States," NBER Historical Working Papers 0076, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  15. Richard H. Steckel, 1995. "Percentiles of Modern Height Standards for Use in Historical Research," NBER Historical Working Papers 0075, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  16. Richard H. Steckel & Jayanthi Krishnan, 1992. "Wealth Mobility in America: A View from the National Longitudinal Survey," NBER Working Papers 4137, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  17. S. Nicolas & Richard H. Steckel, 1992. "Tall But Poor: Nutrition, Health, and Living Standards in Pre-Famine Ireland," NBER Historical Working Papers 0039, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  18. Richard H. Steckel, 1991. "Stature and Living Standards in the United States," NBER Historical Working Papers 0024, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  19. Richard H. Steckel, 1989. "Poverty and Prosperity: A Longitudinal Study of Wealth Accumulation, 1850-1860," NBER Historical Working Papers 0008, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  20. Richard H. Steckel, 1987. "Household Migration, Urban Growth, and Industrialization: The United States, 1850-1860," NBER Working Papers 2281, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  21. Richard H. Steckel & Richard A. Jensen, 1985. "Determinants of Slave and Crew Mortality in the Atlantic Slave Trade," NBER Working Papers 1540, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  22. Richard H. Steckel, 1985. "Estimating Neonatal Mortality Rates from the Heights of Children: The Case of American Slaves," NBER Working Papers 1628, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  23. Richard H. Steckel, 1985. "Dimensions and Determinants of Early Childhood Health and Mortality Among American Slaves," NBER Working Papers 1662, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  24. Robert W. Fogel & Stanley L. Engerman & Roderick Floud & Richard H. Steckel & James Trussell, 1982. "Changes in American and British Stature Since the Mid-Eighteenth Century: A Prelimanary Report on the Usefulness of Data on Height..," NBER Working Papers 0890, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  25. Richard H. Steckel, 1982. "Height and Per Capita Income," NBER Working Papers 0880, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  26. Richard H. Steckel, 1982. "The Economic Foundations of East-West Migration During the Nineteenth Century," NBER Working Papers 0881, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Articles

  1. Steckel, Richard H., 2010. "Inequality Amidst Nutritional Abundance: Native Americans on the Great Plains," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 70(02), pages 265-286, June.
  2. Steckel, Richard H. & Leunig, Tim, 2010. "Preface," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 47(3), pages 259-259, July.
  3. Steckel, Richard H., 2009. "Heights and human welfare: Recent developments and new directions," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 46(1), pages 1-23, January.
  4. Richard H. Steckel, 2008. "Biological Measures of the Standard of Living," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 22(1), pages 129-152, Winter.
  5. Richard H. Steckel & Jayanthi Krishnan, 2006. "THE WEALTH MOBILITY OF MEN AND WOMEN DURING THE 1960s AND 1970s," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 52(2), pages 189-212, 06.
  6. Steckel, Richard H., 2005. "Young adult mortality following severe physiological stress in childhood: Skeletal evidence," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 3(2), pages 314-328, July.
  7. Steckel, Richard H., 2003. "Research project: A history of health in Europe from the late Paleolithic era to the present," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 1(1), pages 139-142, January.
  8. Richard H. Steckel, 2003. "What Can Be Learned from Skeletons that Might Interest Economists, Historians, and Other Social Scientists?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 93(2), pages 213-220, May.
  9. Steckel, Richard H., 2002. "Rising Life Expectancy: A Global History. By James C. Riley. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. Pp. xii, 243. $49.95, cloth; $16.95, paper," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 62(03), pages 924-925, September.
  10. Steckel, Richard H. & Moehling, Carolyn M., 2001. "Rising Inequality: Trends In The Distribution Of Wealth In Industrializing New England," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 61(01), pages 160-183, March.
  11. Joseph M. Prince & Richard H. Steckel, 2001. "Tallest in the World: Native Americans of the Great Plains in the Nineteenth Century," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 91(1), pages 287-294, March.
  12. Steckel, Richard H., 2000. "Diets Versus Diseases in the Anthropometrics of Slave Children: A Reply," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 60(01), pages 247-259, March.
  13. Steckel, Richard H., 1998. "Strategic Ideas in the Rise of the New Anthropometric History and their Implications for Interdisciplinary Research," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 58(03), pages 803-821, September.
  14. Richard H. Steckel, 1995. "Stature and the Standard of Living," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 33(4), pages 1903-1940, December.
  15. Nicholas, Stephen & Steckel, Richard H., 1991. "Heights and Living Standards of English Workers During the Early Years of Industrializations, 1770–1815," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 51(04), pages 937-957, December.
  16. Steckel, Richard H., 1991. "Speculators and Slaves: Masters, Traders, and Slaves in the Old South. By Michael Tadman. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1990. Pp. xviii, 317. $27.75," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 51(01), pages 232-233, March.
  17. Steckel, Richard H, 1990. "Poverty and Prosperity: A Longitudinal Study of Wealth Accumulation, 1850-1860," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 72(2), pages 275-85, May.
  18. Sandberg, Lars G. & Steckel, Richard H., 1990. "Hard times in 19th-century Sweden: A reply," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 27(1), pages 114-121, January.
  19. Steckel, Richard H., 1989. "Household migration and rural settlement in the United States, 1850-1860," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 26(2), pages 190-218, April.
  20. Steckel, Richard H., 1988. "Society and Family Strategy: Erie County, New York, 1850–1920. By Mark J. Stern. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1987. Pp. xiv, 172. $39.50," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 48(02), pages 492-493, June.
  21. Steckel, Richard H., 1988. "The Health and Mortality of Women and Children, 1850–1860," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 48(02), pages 333-345, June.
  22. Sandberg, Lars G. & Steckel, Richard H., 1988. "Overpopulation and malnutrition rediscovered: Hard times in 19th-century Sweden," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 25(1), pages 1-19, January.
  23. Steckel, Richard H., 1987. "Traders, Planters, and Slaves: Market Behavior in Early English America. By David W. Galenson. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1986. Pp. xiv, 230. $34.50," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 47(02), pages 550-552, June.
  24. Steckel, Richard H., 1987. "Patriarchy and Fertility: Japan and Sweden, 1880–1960. By Carl Mosk. Orlando: Academic Press, 1983. Pp. xxii, 320. $41.50," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 47(02), pages 546-547, June.
  25. Steckel, Richard H., 1987. "Medicine and American Growth, 1800–1860. By James H. Cassedy. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1986. Pp. xvii, 298. $39.50 cloth, $19.95 paper," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 47(03), pages 834-835, September.
  26. Steckel, Richard H., 1986. "A Peculiar Population: The Nutrition, Health, and Mortality of American Slaves from Childhood to Maturity," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 46(03), pages 721-741, September.
  27. Steckel, Richard H. & Jensen, Richard A., 1986. "New Evidence on the Causes of Slave and Crew Mortality in the Atlantic Slave Trade," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 46(01), pages 57-77, March.
  28. Steckel, Richard H., 1986. "Birth weights and infant mortality among American slaves," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 23(2), pages 173-198, April.
  29. Steckel, Richard H., 1985. "Virginia Slave-Trade Statistics 1698–1775. By Walter Michinton, Celia King, and Peter Waite. Rchmond: Virginia State Library, 1984. Pp. xvi, 218. $45.00," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 45(04), pages 999-999, December.
  30. Margo, Robert A. & Steckel, Richard H., 1983. "Heights of Native-Born Whites During the Antebellum Period," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 43(01), pages 167-174, March.
  31. Steckel, Richard H., 1983. "The economic foundations of East-West migration during the 19th century," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 20(1), pages 14-36, January.
  32. Steckel, Richard H., 1980. "Antebellum Southern White Fertility: A Demographic and Economic Analysis," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 40(02), pages 331-350, June.
  33. Steckel, Richard H., 1979. "Slave height profiles from coastwise manifests," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 16(4), pages 363-380, October.
  34. Steckel, Richard H., 1978. "The Economics of U.S. Slave and Southern White Fertility," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 38(01), pages 289-291, March.

Chapters

  1. John Landon-Lane & Hugh Rockoff & Richard H. Steckel, 2011. "Droughts, Floods and Financial Distress in the United States," NBER Chapters, in: The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present, pages 73-98 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Gary D. Libecap & Richard H. Steckel, 2011. "Climate Change: Adaptations in Historical Perspective," NBER Chapters, in: The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present, pages 1-22 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Richard H. Steckel & Roderick Floud, 1997. "Conclusions," NBER Chapters, in: Health and Welfare during Industrialization, pages 423-450 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Lars Sandberg & Richard H. Steckel, 1997. "Was Industrialization Hazardous to Your Health? Not in Sweden!," NBER Chapters, in: Health and Welfare during Industrialization, pages 127-160 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Richard H. Steckel & Roderick Floud, 1997. "Introduction to "Health and Welfare during Industrialization"," NBER Chapters, in: Health and Welfare during Industrialization, pages 1-16 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  6. Dora Costa & Richard H. Steckel, 1997. "Long-Term Trends in Health, Welfare, and Economic Growth in the United States," NBER Chapters, in: Health and Welfare during Industrialization, pages 47-90 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. Richard H. Steckel, 1992. "The Fertility Transition in the United States: Tests of Alternative Hypotheses," NBER Chapters, in: Strategic Factors in Nineteenth Century American Economic History: A Volume to Honor Robert W. Fogel, pages 351-374 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  8. Richard H. Steckel, 1992. "Stature and Living Standards in the United States," NBER Chapters, in: American Economic Growth and Standards of Living before the Civil War, pages 265-310 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Books

  1. Gary D. Libecap & Richard H. Steckel, 2011. "The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number libe10-1, octubre-d.
  2. Richard H. Steckel & Roderick Floud, 1997. "Health and Welfare during Industrialization," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number stec97-1, octubre-d.

Editor

  1. Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier.

NEP Fields

13 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2012-03-08
  2. NEP-DEV: Development (1) 2003-03-03
  3. NEP-EEC: European Economics (1) 2001-10-16
  4. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (1) 2008-12-14
  5. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (3) 2001-10-16 2004-02-15 2004-12-20
  6. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (7) 1999-09-17 2000-05-16 2004-02-15 2004-12-20 2006-03-18 2009-12-19 2012-03-08. Author is listed
  7. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2012-03-08
  8. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (2) 2003-03-03 2008-12-14
  9. NEP-IND: Industrial Organization (1) 2000-02-28
  10. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2000-02-28
  11. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (1) 2008-12-14
  12. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (1) 2009-12-19
  13. NEP-NEU: Neuroeconomics (1) 2010-12-11

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