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  • 2014 On the architecture of the rings of Saturn: An “identity” theory of the distribution of gaps within rings
    by Albers, Scott
  • 2014 Towards an economic architecture of the rings of Saturn: On the Political Economy Wave, Kaluza’s fifth dimension and an alternative derivation of the Roche Limit
    by Albers, Scott
  • 2014 American Banking and the Transportation Revolution Before the Civil War
    by Jeremy Atack & Matthew S. Jaremski & Peter L. Rousseau
  • 2014 Corporate Governance and the Development of Manufacturing Enterprises in Nineteenth-Century Massachusetts
    by Eric Hilt
  • 2014 A New Approach to Solving the Colonial Monetary Puzzle: Evidence from New Jersey, 1709-1775
    by Farley Grubb
  • 2014 American Colonial Incomes, 1650-1774
    by Peter H. Lindert & Jeffrey G. Williamson
  • 2014 A New Approach to Explaining the Value of Colonial Paper Money: Evidence from New Jersey, 1709-1775
    by FARLEY GRUBB
  • 2014 Colonial New Jersey's Paper Money Regime, 1709-1775: A Forensic Accounting Reconstruction of the Data
    by FARLEY GRUBB
  • 2014 Can General Purpose Technology Theory Explain Economic Growth? Electrical Power as a Case Study
    by Cristiano Andrea Ristuccia & Solomos Solomou
  • 2014 Can general purpose technology theory explain economic growth? Electrical Power as a case study
    by Cristiano Andrea Ristuccia & Solomos Solomou
  • 2014 Economic growth in the Mid-Atlantic region: Conjectural estimates for 1720 to 1800
    by Rosenbloom, Joshua L. & Weiss, Thomas
  • 2014 The Future of US Economic Growth
    by John G. Fernald & Charles I. Jones
  • 2013 Origins and developments of Irving Fisher's compensated dollar plan
    by de Boyer des Roches, Jérôme & Gomez Betancourt, Rebeca
  • 2013 Colonial New Jersey's Paper Money Regime, 1709-1775: A Forensic Accounting Reconstruction of the Data
    by Farley Grubb
  • 2013 Amidst Poverty and Prejudice: Black and Irish Civil War Veterans
    by Hoyt Bleakley & Louis Cain & Joseph Ferrie
  • 2013 The Continental Dollar: How the American Revolution was Financed with Paper Money—Initial Design and Ideal Performance
    by Farley Grubb
  • 2013 Shocking Behavior : Random Wealth in Antebellum Georgia and Human Capital Across Generations
    by Hoyt Bleakley & Joseph P. Ferrie
  • 2013 The Female Labor Force and Long-run Development: The American Experience in Comparative Perspective
    by Claudia Olivetti
  • 2013 The Origins and Persistence of Black-White Differences in Women's Labor Force Participation
    by Leah Platt Boustan & William J. Collins
  • 2013 Fiscal Discriminations in Three Wars
    by George J. Hall & Thomas J. Sargent
  • 2013 Technical Change and the Relative Demand for Skilled Labor: The United States in Historical Perspective
    by Lawrence F. Katz & Robert A. Margo
  • 2013 The Continental Dollar: How the American Revolution was Financed with Paper Money—Chapter 3 Initial Design and Idea Performance
    by Farley Grubb
  • 2013 American Growth and Napoleonic Wars
    by Hasan Vergil & M. Erdem Ozgur
  • 2013 Are China and India Backwards? Evidence from the 19th Century U.S. Census of Manufactures
    by Nicolas Ziebarth
  • 2013 Policing the chain gang: Panel cointegration analysis of the stability of the Suffolk System, 1825–1858
    by Young, Andrew T. & Dove, John A.
  • 2013 Wall Street and Main Street: the macroeconomic consequences of New York bank suspensions, 1866–1914
    by John A. James & James McAndrews & David F. Weiman
  • 2013 Health, market integration, and the urban height penalty in the US, 1847–1894
    by Matthias Zehetmayer
  • 2013 Not Just the Great Contraction: Friedman and Schwartz's A Monetary History of the United States 1867 to 1960
    by Michael D. Bordo & Hugh Rockoff
  • 2013 Shifting Mandates: The Federal Reserve's First Centennial
    by Carmen M. Reinhart & Kenneth S. Rogoff
  • 2013 Are Government Spending Multipliers Greater during Periods of Slack? Evidence from Twentieth-Century Historical Data
    by Michael T. Owyang & Valerie A. Ramey & Sarah Zubairy
  • 2012 Harvests and Financial Crises in Gold-Standard America
    by Christopher Hanes & Paul W. Rhode
  • 2012 A Poll Tax by any Other Name: The Political Economy of Disenfranchisement
    by Daniel B. Jones & Werner Troesken & Randall Walsh
  • 2012 American Incomes 1774-1860
    by Peter H. Lindert & Jeffrey G. Williamson
  • 2012 Economic Effects of Runs on Early 'Shadow Banks': Trust Companies and the Impact of the Panic of 1907
    by Carola Frydman & Eric Hilt & Lily Y. Zhou
  • 2012 Suffrage, Schooling, and Sorting in the Post-Bellum U.S. South
    by Suresh Naidu
  • 2012 Chronic Specie Scarcity and Efficient Barter: The Problem of Maintaining an Outside Money Supply in British Colonial America
    by Farley Grubb
  • 2012 Is Paper Money Just Paper Money? Experimentation and Local Variation in the Fiat Paper Monies Issued by the Colonial Governments of British North America, 1690-1775: Part I
    by Farley Grubb
  • 2012 The Restoration of the Gold Standard after the US Civil War: A Volatility Analysis
    by Max Meulemann & Martin Uebele & Bernd Wilfling
  • 2012 Business Cycles and Financial Crises: The Roles of Credit Supply and Demand Shocks
    by James M. Nason & Ellis W. Tallman
  • 2012 Chronic Specie Scarcity and Efficient Barter: The Problem of Maintaining an Outside Money Supply in British Colonial America
    by Farley Grubb
  • 2012 Is Paper Money just Paper Money/ Experimentation and Local Variation in the Fiat Paper Monies Issued by the Colonial Government of British North America, 1690-1775: Part I
    by Farley Grubb
  • 2012 Capital Intensity and U.S. Country Population Growth during the Late Nineteenth Century
    by Burton A. Abrams & Jing Li & James G. Mulligan
  • 2012 Origins and Develoment of Irving Fisher’s Compensated Dollar Plan
    by Gomez Betancourt, Rebeca & de Boyer des Roches, Jérôme
  • 2012 Nineteenth Century US Black and White Physical Activity and Nutritional Trends among the Working Class
    by Scott A. Carson
  • 2012 Could the United States have had a better central bank? An historical counterfactual speculation
    by Bordo, Michael D.
  • 2012 International and historical dimensions of the financial crisis of 2007 and 2008
    by Dwyer, Gerald P. & Lothian, James R.
  • 2011 Origins and developments of Irving Fisher's compensated dollar plan
    by Gomez Betancourt, Rebeca & de Boyer des Roches, Jérôme
  • 2011 The Colonial Origins of Divergence in the Americas:Â A Labour Market Approach
    by Robert Allen & Robert C. Allen & Tommy E. Murphy and Eric B. Schneider
  • 2011 Was What Ail'd Ya' What Kill'd Ya'?
    by Robert W. Fogel & Louis Cain & Joseph Burton & Brian Bettenhausen
  • 2011 The Continental Dollar: Initial Design, Ideal Performance, and the Credibility of Congressional Commitment
    by Farley Grubb
  • 2011 Economic Growth in the Mid Atlantic Region: Conjectural Estimates for 1720 to 1800
    by Joshua L. Rosenbloom & Thomas J. Weiss
  • 2011 American Incomes before and after the Revolution
    by Peter H. Lindert & Jeffrey G. Williamson
  • 2011 State Redemption of the Continental Dollar, 1779-1790
    by Farley Grubb
  • 2011 Business Failures by Industry in the United States, 1895 to 1939: A Statistical History
    by Gary Richardson & Michael Gou
  • 2011 “To Establish a More Effective Supervision of Banking”: How the Birth of the Fed Altered Bank Supervision
    by Eugene N. White
  • 2011 Race and Home Ownership from the Civil War to the Present
    by William J. Collins & Robert A. Margo
  • 2011 Can Tight and Centralized Financial Regulation Prevent Financial Crises? Czech Government Bond Seignorage in the Historical Perspective
    by Tomas Otahal & Vaclav Rybacek
  • 2011 The Continental Dollar: Initial Design, Ideal Performance, and the Credibility of Congressional Commitment
    by Farley Grubb
  • 2011 State Redemption of the Continental Dollar, 1779-1790
    by Farley Grubb
  • 2011 American Quantity Theorists prior to Irving Fisher’s Purchasing Power of Money
    by Rebeca, Gomez Betancourt & de Boyer des Roches, Jérôme
  • 2010 Policing the Chain Gang: Panel Cointegration Analysis of the Stability of the Sufforl System, 1825-1858
    by Andrew T. Young & John A. Dove
  • 2010 Productivity Growth and the Regional Dynamics of Antebellum Southern Development
    by Alan L. Olmstead & Paul W. Rhode
  • 2010 Covered Farm Mortgage Bonds in the Late Nineteenth Century U.S
    by Kenneth A. Snowden
  • 2010 Monetization and Growth in Colonial New England, 1703-1749
    by Peter L. Rousseau & Caleb Stroup
  • 2010 Fertility in New York State in the Civil War Era
    by Michael R. Haines & Avery M. Guest
  • 2010 The Construction of Life Tables for the American Indian Population at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
    by J. David Hacker & Michael R. Haines
  • 2010 Financial Development and City Growth: Evidence from Northeastern American Cities, 1790-1870
    by Howard Bodenhorn & David Cuberes
  • 2010 Revisiting U. S. Productivity Growth over the Past Century with a View of the Future
    by Robert J. Gordon
  • 2010 The Market for Bank Stocks and the Rise of Deposit Banking in New York City, 1866-1897
    by Peter L. Rousseau
  • 2010 Does the Structure of Banking Markets Affect Economic Growth? Evidence from U.S. State Banking Markets
    by Kris James Mitchener & David C. Wheelock
  • 2010 Historical Origins of Brazilian Relative Backwardness
    by Alexandre Rands Barros
  • 2010 How did the US Monetary System work under the National Banking System (1863-1913) ?
    by de Boyer des Roches, Jérôme & Gomez Betancourt, Rebeca
  • 2010 Revisiting U. S. productivity Growth over the Past Century with a View of the Future
    by Gordon, Robert J
  • 2010 General Purpose Technologies and Economic Growth: Electricity Diffusion in the Manufacturing Sector Before WWII
    by Ristuccia, C.A. & Solomou, S.
  • 2009 Monetary Policy and the Dollar
    by Peter L. Rousseau
  • 2009 The Global Financial Crisis – The Consequences Of Sins Of The (American) Fathers
    by Woodrow Sears
  • 2009 Two important traditional prices' indices for the measurement of inflation and cost-of-living in Romania, during the last century
    by Gheorghe Savoiu
  • 2009 Cultural persistence as behavior towards risk: evidence from the North Carolina Cherokees, 1850-1880
    by Gregg, Matthew T.
  • 2009 Saving, Investment, Greed, and Original Accumulation Do Not Explain Growth
    by McCloskey, Deirdre
  • 2009 Droughts, Floods and Financial Distress in the United States
    by John Landon-Lane & Hugh Rockoff & Richard H. Steckel
  • 2009 Revenue or Reciprocity? Founding Feuds over Early U.S. Trade Policy
    by Douglas A. Irwin
  • 2009 Do Patent Pools Encourage Innovation? Evidence from the 19th-Century Sewing Machine Industry
    by Ryan L. Lampe & Petra Moser
  • 2009 Monetary Policy and the Dollar
    by Peter L. Rousseau
  • 2009 Fluctuations in Overseas Travel by Americans, 1820 to 2000
    by Brandon Dupont & Alka Gandhi & Thomas Weiss
  • 2009 Harvests and Business Cycles in Nineteenth-Century America
    by Joseph H. Davis & Christopher Hanes & Paul W. Rhode
  • 2009 The Political Economy of Redistribution in the U.S. in the Aftermath of World War II and the Delayed Impacts of the Great Depression - Evidence and Theory
    by Beetsma, Roel & Cukierman, Alex & Giuliodori, Massimo
  • 2009 The Inventions and Diffusion of Hyperinflatable Currency
    by Dror Goldberg
  • 2009 Inputs and institutions as conservative elements
    by Art Carden
  • 2009 Die Jahre 1989 und 1990: das wirtschaftliche Desaster der DDR: schleichender Niedergang und Schocktherapie
    by Karl Brenke
  • 2009 Panic in the plains: agricultural markets and the panic of 1893
    by Brandon R. Dupont
  • 2008 Accounting for Productivity Growth When Technical Change is Biased
    by James Bessen
  • 2008 Great Fortunes of the Gilded Age
    by Hugh Rockoff
  • 2008 Can a Lender of Last Resort Stabilize Financial Markets? Lessons from the Founding of the Fed
    by Asaf Bernstein & Eric Hughson & Marc D. Weidenmier
  • 2008 Commodity Exports, Invisible Exports and Terms of Trade for the Middle Colonies, 1720 to 1775
    by Peter Mancall & Joshua Rosenbloom & Thomas J. Weiss
  • 2008 The Distribution of Congressional Spending During the American Revolution, 1775-1780: The Problem of Geographic Balance
    by Farley Grubb
  • 2008 Biological Innovation and Productivity Growth in the Antebellum Cotton Economy
    by Alan L. Olmstead & Paul W. Rhode
  • 2008 Creating Maryland's Paper Money Economy, 1720-1739: The Role of Power, Print, and Markets
    by Farley Grubb
  • 2008 Testing for the Economic Impact of the U.S. Constitution: Purchasing Power Parity across the Colonies versus across the States, 1748-1811
    by Farley Grubb
  • 2008 The Continental Dollar: What Happened to It after 1779?
    by Farley Grubb
  • 2008 Identity, Parochial Institutions, and Occupational Choice: Linking the Past to the Present in the American Midwest
    by Kaivan Munshi & Nicholas Wilson
  • 2008 The U.S. Business Cycle, 1867-1995: Dynamic Factor Analysis vs. Reconstructed National Accounts
    by Albrecht Ritschl & Samad Sarferaz & Martin Uebele
  • 2008 The Distribution of Congressional Spending During the American Revolution, 1775-1780: The Problem of Geographic Balance
    by Farley Grubb
  • 2008 Creating Maryland’s Paper Money Economy, 1720-1739: The Role of Power, Print, and Markets
    by Farley Grubb
  • 2008 Testing for the Economic Impact of the U.S. Constitution: Purchasing Power Parity across the Colonies versus across the States, 1748-1811
    by Farley Grubb
  • 2008 The Continental Dollar: What Happened to It after 1779?
    by Farley Grubb
  • 2008 The U.S. Business Cycle, 1867-1995: A Dynamic Factor Approach
    by Ritschl, Albrecht & Sarferaz, Samad & Uebele, Martin
  • 2008 Analyse spectrale de l’évolution de longue période des brevets en France, en Allemagne, en Grande-Bretagne, aux Etats-Unis et au Japon (17ème-20ème siècles)
    by Claude Diebolt & Karine Pellier
  • 2008 Financial market reactions to the overthrow and annexation of the Hawaiian Kingdom: evidence from London, Honolulu and New York
    by Richard C. K. Burdekin & Leroy O. Laney
  • 2008 Convergence (and divergence) in the biological standard of living in the USA, 1820–1900
    by Areendam Chanda & Lee A. Craig & Julianne Treme
  • 2007 The Antebellum U.S. Iron Industry: Domestic Production and Foreign Competition
    by Joseph H. Davis & Douglas A. Irwin
  • 2007 The Curious Dawn of American Public Schools
    by Sun Go & Peter H. Lindert
  • 2007 After Johnny Came Marching Home: The Political Economy of Veterans' Benefits in the Nineteenth Century
    by Sung Won Kang & Hugh Rockoff
  • 2007 The Continental Dollar: How Much Was Really Issued?
    by Farley Grubb
  • 2007 Backing, the Quantity Theory, and the Transition to the U.S. Dollar, 1723-1850
    by Peter L. Rousseau
  • 2006 When Bioterrorism Was No Big Deal
    by Patricia E. Beeson & Werner Troesken
  • 2006 American Indian Mortality in the Late Nineteenth Century: The Impact of Federal Assimilation Policies on a Vulnerable Population
    by J. David Hacker & Michael R. Haines
  • 2006 The Economics of US Civil War Conscription
    by Timothy J. Perri
  • 2006 Miscounting Money of Colonial America
    by Ronald W. Michener & Robert E. Wright
  • 2005 Two Theories of Money Reconciled: The Colonial Puzzle Revisited with New Evidence
    by Farley Grubb
  • 2005 Wars, Redistribution and Civilian Federal Expenditures in the US over the Twentieth Century
    by Roel Beetsma & Alex Cukierman & Massimo Giuliodori
  • 2005 Wars, Redistribution and Civilian Federal Expenditures in the US over the Twentieth Century
    by Beetsma, Roel & Cukierman, Alex & Giuliodori, Massimo
  • 2005 Turbulence, Inequality, and Cheap Steel
    by Peter B. Meyer
  • 2004 Ideology, Government, and the American Dilemma
    by Robert A. Margo
  • 2004 Primary Sector Shocks and Early American Industrialization
    by Joseph Davis & Vanguard Group; Christopher Hanes
  • 2004 Resolving the Puzzle of the Underissuance of National Bank Notes
    by Charles W. Calomiris & Joseph R. Mason
  • 2004 A Common Currency: Early U.S. Monetary Policy and the Transition to the Dollar
    by Peter L. Rousseau
  • 2004 Institutions as the Fundamental Cause of Long-Run Growth
    by Daron Acemoglu & Simon Johnson & James Robinson
  • 2004 Bank Chartering and Political Corruption in Antebellum New York: Free Banking as Reform
    by Howard Bodenhorn
  • 2004 L’émergence d’une banque supérieure sous le régime de la liberté bancaire
    by Laurent LE MAUX
  • 2004 Institutions As The Fundamental Cause Of Long-Run Growth
    by Daron Acemoglu & Simon Johnson & James Robinson
  • 2003 Is Deflation depressing? Evidence from the Classical Gold Standard
    by Michael D. Bordo & Angela Redish
  • 2003 On the Biological Standard of Living of Eighteenth-Century Americans: Taller, Richer, Healthier
    by Komlos, John
  • 2003 Babes in Bondage Parental Selling of Children to Finance Family Migration: The Case of German Migration to North America, 1720-1820
    by Farley Grubb
  • 2003 Two Theories of Money Reconciled: The Colonial Puzzle Revisited with New Evidence
    by Farley Grubb
  • 2003 A Dynamic General Equilibrium Analysis of Migration and Capital Formation: The Case of Canada
    by Stuart J. Wilson
  • 2003 Containing banking panics under tbe National Banking System: Discretion versus coordination
    by Laurent LE MAUX
  • 2002 The Roads To and From Serfdom
    by Nils-Petter Lagerlof
  • 2002 Gallman's Annual Output Series for the United States, 1834-1909
    by Paul W. Rhode
  • 2002 European Integration and the Case for Compensatory Regional Policy
    by Christiane Krieger-Boden
  • 2002 Electricity Diffusion and Trend Acceleration in Inter-War Manufacturing Productivity
    by Ristuccia , C.A. & Solomou, S.
  • 2001 A General Purpose Technology at Work: The Corliss Steam Engine in the late 19th Century US
    by Rosenberg, N. & Trajtenberg, M.
  • 2001 A General Purpose Technology at Work: The Corliss Steam Engine in the late 19th Century US
    by Nathan Rosenberg & Manuel Trajtenberg
  • 2001 Human Capital and Growth in the Post-Bellum South: A Separate but Unequal Story
    by Connolly, Michelle P.
  • 2001 Inflation Is Always and Everywhere a Monetary Phenomenon: Richmond vs. Houston in 1864
    by Richard C. K. Burdekin & Marc D. Weidenmier
  • 2000 Emerging Financial Markets and Early U.S. Growth
    by Peter L. Rousseau & Richard Sylla
  • 2000 American Living Standards, 1888-1994: Evidence From Consumer Expenditures
    by Dora L. Costa
  • 2000 Tariffs and Growth in Late Nineteenth Century America
    by Douglas A. Irwin
  • 2000 Jacksonian Monetary Policy, Specie Flows, and the Panic of 1837
    by Peter L. Rousseau
  • 2000 How much did immigrant "quality" decline in late nineteenth century America?
    by Timothy J. Hatton
  • 2000 A Review of O'Rourke and Williamson's Globalization and History: The Evolution of a Nineteenth Century Atlantic Economy
    by C. Knick Harley
  • 1999 Share Liquidity and Industrial Growth in an Emerging Market: The Case of New England, 1854-1897
    by Peter L. Rousseau
  • 1999 Effective Exchange Rates in Japan, 1879-1938
    by Shimazaki, M. & Solomou, S.
  • 1999 U.S. Economic Growth since 1870: One Big Wave?
    by Robert J. Gordon
  • 1999 In Defense of Inequality
    by Finis Welch
  • 1998 American Business Cycle Volatility in Historical Perspective: Revised Estimates of Real GDP, 1869-1913
    by Siegler, M.V.
  • 1998 Britain's Other Dollar Problem: Economic Relations with Canada 1945-50
    by Rooth, T.
  • 1998 U.S. Regional Growth and Convergence, 1880-1980
    by Kris J. Mitchener & Ian W. McLean
  • 1997 Less of a Luxury: The Rise of Recreation since 1888
    by Dora L. Costa
  • 1997 Historical Perspectives on the Economic Consequences of Immigration into the United States
    by Susan B. Carter & Richard Sutch
  • 1997 Business Activity and the Boston Stock Market, 1835-1869
    by Jeremy Atack & Peter L. Rousseau
  • 1993 Labor Productivity During the Great Depression
    by Michael D. Bordo & Charles L. Evans
  • 1993 The Meaning of Money in the Great Depression
    by Hugh Rockoff
  • 1992 Politcal Parties and Macroeconomics: Evidence from the U.S. 1880-1948
    by Paul C L Emberton
  • 1983 Welfare, Wages and Migration, An Analysis of Locational Choice by Female-Headed Households
    by Rebecca Blank
  • Anomalies in Economic History: Reflections on the 'Antebellum Puzzle'
    by John Komlos
  • On the Biological Standard of Living of Eighteenth-Century Americans: Taller, Richer, Healthier
    by John Komlos
  • Can general purpose technology theory explain economic growth? Electrical power as a case study
    by Cristiano Andrea Ristuccia & Solomos Solomou