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/ / N9: Regional and Urban History
/ / / N92: U.S.; Canada: 1913-
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  1. Historical Economic Geography

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  • 2014 Within U.S. trade and the long shadow of the american secession
    by Felbermayr, Gabriel & Gröschl, Jasmin
  • 2014 The Power of Hydroelectric Dams: Agglomeration Spillovers
    by Severnini, Edson R.
  • 2014 Selection and Economic Gains in the Great Migration of African Americans: New Evidence from Linked Census Data
    by William J. Collins & Marianne H. Wanamaker
  • 2014 When the Levee Breaks: Black Migration and Economic Development in the American South
    by Richard Hornbeck & Suresh Naidu
  • 2013 Sharing the Prize: The Economics of the Civil Rights Revolution in the American South
    by Wright, Gavin
  • 2013 Gravity Model Applications and Macroeconomic Perspectives
    by Jasmin Katrin Gröschl
  • 2013 Local Economic Development, Agglomeration Economies and the Big Push: 100 Years of Evidence from the Tennessee Valley Authority
    by Patrick Kline & Enrico Moretti
  • 2013 Task Specialization in U.S. Cities from 1880-2000
    by Ferdinand Rauch & Guy Michaels & Stephen J. Redding
  • 2013 An Empirical Analysis of a Regional Dutch Disease: The case of Canada
    by Elissaios Papyrakis & Ohad Raveh
  • 2013 The Home Front: Rent Control and the Rapid Wartime Increase in Home Ownership
    by Daniel K. Fetter
  • 2013 Selection and Economic Gains in the Great Migration of African Americans: New Evidence from Linked Census Data
    by William J. Collins & Marianne H. Wanamaker
  • 2013 Urbanization in the United States, 1800-2000
    by Leah Platt Boustan & Devin Bunten & Owen Hearey
  • 2013 Task Specialization in U.S. Cities from 1880-2000
    by Guy Michaels & Ferdinand Rauch & Stephen J. Redding
  • 2013 Regional resilience
    by Jeffrey Lin
  • 2013 Task specialization in U.S. cities from 1880-2000
    by Guy Michaels & Ferdinand Rauch & Stephen J. Redding
  • 2013 Local Economic Development, Agglomeration Economies, and the Big Push: 100 Years of Evidence from the Tennessee Valley Authority
    by Kline, Patrick & Moretti, Enrico
  • 2013 The Settlement of the United States, 1800 to 2000: The Long Transition towards Gibrat's Law
    by Desmet, Klaus & Rappaport, Jordan
  • 2013 Task Specialization in U.S. Cities from 1880-2000
    by Michaels, Guy & Rauch, Ferdinand & Redding, Stephen J.
  • 2013 Task Specialization in U.S. Cities from 1880-2000
    by Guy Michaels & Ferdinand Rauch & Stephen J. Redding
  • 2013 The effects of the Works Progress Administration's anti-malaria programs in Georgia 1932–1947
    by Kitchens, Carl
  • 2013 Women, wealth and economic change: An assessment of the impact of women's property law in Wentworth County, Ontario, 1872–1927
    by Di Matteo, Livio
  • 2013 How Do Mortgage Subsidies Affect Home Ownership? Evidence from the Mid-century GI Bills
    by Daniel K. Fetter
  • 2013 Identifying the Effects of Bank Failures from a Natural Experiment in Mississippi during the Great Depression
    by Nicolas L. Ziebarth
  • 2013 Slum Clearance and Urban Renewal in the United States
    by William J. Collins & Katharine L. Shester
  • 2012 Voting with Your Feet: Political Competition and Internal Migration in the United States
    by Liu, Wai-Man & Ngo, Phong
  • 2012 New Multi-City Estimates of the Changes in Home Values, 1920-1940
    by Price V. Fishback & Trevor Kollmann
  • 2012 The organization of an ethnic economy: Urban black communities in the early twentieth century
    by Boyd, Robert L.
  • 2011 White Suburbanization And African-American Home Ownership, 1940-1980
    by Robert A. Margo & Leah Platt Boustan
  • 2011 When Wall Street Met Main Street: The Quest for an Investors' Democracy
    by Ott, Julia C.
  • 2011 How Do Mortgage Subsidies Affect Home Ownership? Evidence from the Mid-century GI Bills
    by Daniel K. Fetter
  • 2011 White Suburbanization and African-American Home Ownership, 1940-1980
    by Leah Platt Boustan & Robert A. Margo
  • 2011 Within US Trade and the Long Shadow of the American Secession
    by Gabriel Felbermayr & Jasmin Gröschl
  • 2011 Entre Carlos Lehder y los vaqueros de la cocaína. La consolidación de las redes de narcotraficantes colombianos en Miami en los años 70
    by Eduardo Sáenz Rovner
  • 2011 Did Improvements in Household Technology Cause the Baby Boom? Evidence from Electrification, Appliance Diffusion, and the Amish
    by Martha J. Bailey & William J. Collins
  • 2011 The Wrong Side(s) of the Tracks: The Causal Effects of Racial Segregation on Urban Poverty and Inequality
    by Elizabeth Oltmans Ananat
  • 2010 The Economic Effects of Slum Clearance and Urban Renewal in the United States
    by William J. Collins & Katharine Shester
  • 2010 Retail Trade by Federal Reserve District, 1919 to 1939: A Statistical History
    by Haelim M. Park & Gary Richardson
  • 2010 U.S. Monetary and Fiscal Policy in the 1930s
    by Price V. Fishback
  • 2010 Demography and Population Loss from Central Cities, 1950-2000
    by Leah Platt Boustan & Allison Shertzer
  • 2010 School Desegregation and Urban Change: Evidence from City Boundaries
    by Leah Platt Boustan
  • 2010 Repairing a Mortgage Crisis: HOLC Lending and its Impact on Local Housing Markets
    by Charles Courtemanche & Kenneth A. Snowden
  • 2010 An Integrated Assessment of Water Markets: Australia, Chile, China, South Africa and the USA
    by R. Quentin Grafton & Clay Landry & Gary D. Libecap & Sam McGlennon & Robert O'Brien
  • 2010 Maternal Health and the Baby Boom
    by Stefania Albanesi & Claudia Olivetti
  • 2009 The New Deal and the Modernization of the South
    by Gavin Wright
  • 2009 Bedrock Depth and the Formation of the Manhattan Skyline, 1890-1915
    by Jason Barr & Troy Tassier & Rossen Trendafilov
  • 2009 Rules of Engagement: Architecture Theory and the Social Sciences in Frank Duffy’s 1974 Thesis on Office Planning
    by Branden Hookway
  • 2009 Is Canada Really All That Bad At Innovation?: A Tale of Two Industries
    by Richard Hawkins
  • 2009 Did New Deal and World War II Public Capital Investments Facilitate a "Big Push" in the American South?
    by Fred Bateman & Jaime Ros & Jason E. Taylor
  • 2008 Convergence of violent crime in the United States: Time series test of nonlinear
    by Baharom, A.H. & Habibullah, M.S. & Royfaizal, R. C
  • 2007 Race, Segregation, and Postal Employment: New Evidence on Spatial Mismatch
    by Leah Platt Boustan & Robert A. Margo
  • 2007 Escape from the City? The Role of Race, Income, and Local Public Goods in Post-War Suburbanization
    by Leah Platt Boustan
  • 2006 Border Wars: Tax Revenues, Annexation, and Urban Growth in Phoenix (revised version)
    by Carol E. Heim
  • 2006 Did Big Government's Largesse Help the Locals? The Implications of WWII Spending for Local Economic Activity, 1939-1958
    by Joseph Cullen & Price V. Fishback
  • 2006 The New Promised Land: Black-White Convergence in the American South, 1960-2000
    by Jacob L. Vigdor
  • 2005 A Neighborhood-Level View of Riots, Property Values, and Population Loss: Cleveland 1950-1980
    by William J. Collins & Fred H. Smith
  • 2005 Smart Cities: Quality of Life, Productivity, and the Growth Effects of Human Capital
    by Jesse M. Shapiro
  • 2004 Water, Race, and Disease
    by Werner Troesken
  • 2004 The Economic Aftermath of the 1960s Riots in American Cities: Evidence from Property Values
    by William J. Collins & Robert A. Margo
  • 2004 The Economic Aftermath of the 1960s Riots: Evidence from Property Values
    by William J. Collins & Robert A. Margo
  • 2004 Moving to Nice Weather
    by Jordan Rappaport
  • 2001 Reconciling Diversity with Equality: The Role of Intergovernmental Fiscal Arrangements in Maintaining an Effective State in Canada
    by Richard M. Bird & Francois Vaillancourt
  • 2000 Race and Home Ownership: A Century-Long View
    by William J.Collins & Robert A. Margo