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Robert Carson Allen

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Middle Name:Carson
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New York University Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
http://nyuad.nyu.edu/academics/academic-divisions/social-science.html

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(10%) Economics Group, Nuffield College
Department of Economics
Oxford University

Oxford, United Kingdom
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Working papers

  1. Robert C. Allen, 2018. "Spinning their Wheels: A Reply to Jane Humphries and Benjamin Schneider," Oxford University Economic and Social History Series _166, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  2. Robert C. Allen & Ekaterina Khaustova, 2017. "Russian Real Wages Before and After 1917: in Global Perspective," Working Papers 20170003, New York University Abu Dhabi, Department of Social Science, revised May 2017.
  3. Robert Allen & Ekaterina Khaustova, 2017. "Russian Real Wages Before and After 1917: in Global Perspective," Oxford University Economic and Social History Series _158, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  4. Robert C. Allen, 2017. "Real Wages Once More: A Response to Judy Stephenson," Working Papers 20170006, New York University Abu Dhabi, Department of Social Science, revised Jul 2017.
  5. Robert C. Allen, 2017. "The Hand-Loom Weaver and the Power Loom: A Schumpeterian Perspective REVISED," Working Papers 20170004, New York University Abu Dhabi, Department of Social Science, revised May 2017.
  6. Robert C. Allen, 2017. "Absolute Poverty: When Necessity Displaces Desire REVISED," Working Papers 20170005, New York University Abu Dhabi, Department of Social Science, revised Jun 2017.
  7. Robert Allen, 2016. "Absolute Poverty: When Necessity Displaces Desire," Oxford University Economic and Social History Series _141, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  8. Robert C. Allen, 2016. "The Hand-Loom Weaver and the Power Loom: A Schumpeterian Perspective," Oxford University Economic and Social History Series _142, Economics Group, Nuffield College, University of Oxford.
  9. Robert C. Allen, 2016. "Revising England's Social Tables Once Again," Oxford University Economic and Social History Series _146, Economics Group, Nuffield College, University of Oxford.
  10. Robert Allen, 2016. "Revising England's Social Tables Once Again," Oxford University Economic and Social History Series _146, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  11. Robert C. Allen, 2016. "Absolute Poverty: When Necessity Displaces Desire," Oxford University Economic and Social History Series _141, Economics Group, Nuffield College, University of Oxford.
  12. Robert Allen, 2016. "The Hand-Loom Weaver and the Power Loom: A Schumpeterian Perspective," Oxford University Economic and Social History Series _142, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  13. Robert C. Allen, 2013. "The High Wage Economy and the Industrial Revolution: A Restatement," Oxford University Economic and Social History Series _115, Economics Group, Nuffield College, University of Oxford.
  14. Robert Allen, 2013. "American Exceptionalism as a Problem in Global History," Economics Series Working Papers 689, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  15. Robert Allen, 2013. "Poverty Lines in History, Theory, and Current International Practice," Economics Series Working Papers 685, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  16. Robert Allen, 2013. "The High wage Economy and the Industrial Revolution: A Restatement," Oxford University Economic and Social History Series _115, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  17. Robert C. Allen & Tommy E. Murphy & Eric B. Schneider, 2011. "The Colonial Origins of the Divergence in the Americas: A Labour Market Approach," Working Papers 402, IGIER (Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research), Bocconi University.
  18. Robert Allen & Robert C. Allen & Tommy E. Murphy and Eric B. Schneider, 2011. "The Colonial Origins of Divergence in the Americas: A Labour Market Approach," Economics Series Working Papers 559, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  19. Robert Allen & Robert C. Allen, 2011. "Technology and the Great Divergence," Economics Series Working Papers 548, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  20. Robert C. Allen & Jacob Louis Weisdorf, 2010. "Was there an ‘Industrious Revolution’ before the Industrial Revolution? An Empirical Exercise for England, c. 1300-1830," Discussion Papers 10-14, University of Copenhagen. Department of Economics.
  21. Allen, Robert C. & Bassino, Jean-Pascal & Ma, Debin & Moll-Murata, Christine & Zanden, Jan Luiten van, 2009. "Wages, prices, and living standards in China, 1738-1925: in comparison with Europe, Japan, and India," CEI Working Paper Series 2009-03, Center for Economic Institutions, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University.
  22. Robert Allen & Robert C. Allen, 2007. "Pessimism Preserved: Real Wages in the British Industrial Revolution," Economics Series Working Papers 314, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  23. Robert Allen & Robert C. Allen, 2007. "How Prosperous were the Romans? Evidence from Diocletian`s Price Edict (301 AD)," Economics Series Working Papers 363, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  24. Robert Allen & Robert C. Allen, 2007. "Engel`s Pause: A Pessimist`s Guide to the British Industrial Revolution," Economics Series Working Papers 315, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  25. Robert Allen & Robert C. Allen, 2007. "The Industrial Revolution in Miniature: The Spinning Jenny in Britain, France, and India," Economics Series Working Papers 375, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  26. Robert Allen & Robert C. Allen, 2007. "Wages, Prices, and Living Standards in China, Japan, and Europe, 1738-1925," Economics Series Working Papers 316, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  27. Robert C. Allen, 2005. "Capital Accumulation, Technological Change, and the Distribution of Income during the British Industrial Revolution," Economics Series Working Papers 239, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  28. Robert C. Allen & Cormac Ó Gráda, 1986. "On the road again with Arthur Young : English, Irish, and French agriculture during the Industrial Revolution," Working Papers 198645, School of Economics, University College Dublin.

Articles

  1. Robert C. Allen, 2017. "Absolute Poverty: When Necessity Displaces Desire," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 107(12), pages 3690-3721, December.
  2. Robert C. Allen, 2015. "The high wage economy and the industrial revolution: a restatement," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 68(1), pages 1-22, February.
  3. Allen, Robert C. & Murphy, Tommy E. & Schneider, Eric B., 2015. "Una De Cal Y Otra De Arena: Building Comparable Real Wages In A Global Perspective," Revista de Historia Económica, Cambridge University Press, vol. 33(01), pages 61-75, March.
  4. Allen, Robert C., 2014. "American Exceptionalism as a Problem in Global History," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 74(02), pages 309-350, June.
  5. Allen Robert C., 2013. "Warum sind manche Länder reich und andere arm?," Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftsgeschichte / Economic History Yearbook, De Gruyter, vol. 54(1), pages 183-214, June.
  6. Allen, Robert C., 2012. "Backward into the future: The shift to coal and implications for the next energy transition," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 50(C), pages 17-23.
  7. Allen, Robert C., 2012. "Technology and the great divergence: Global economic development since 1820," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 49(1), pages 1-16.
  8. Allen, Robert C. & Murphy, Tommy E. & Schneider, Eric B., 2012. "The Colonial Origins of the Divergence in the Americas: A Labor Market Approach," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 72(04), pages 863-894, December.
  9. R. C. Allen, 2011. "Why the industrial revolution was British: commerce, induced invention, and the scientific revolution," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 64(2), pages 357-384, May.
  10. Robert C. Allen & Jean‐Pascal Bassino & Debin Ma & Christine Moll‐Murata & Jan Luiten Van Zanden, 2011. "Wages, prices, and living standards in China, 1738–1925: in comparison with Europe, Japan, and India," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 64(s1), pages 8-38, February.
  11. R. C. Allen & J. L. Weisdorf, 2011. "Was there an ‘industrious revolution’ before the industrial revolution? An empirical exercise for England, c. 1300–1830," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 64(3), pages 715-729, August.
  12. Allen, Robert C., 2011. "The Spinning Jenny: A Fresh Look," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 71(02), pages 461-464, June.
  13. Allen, Robert C., 2009. "Engels' pause: Technical change, capital accumulation, and inequality in the british industrial revolution," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 46(4), pages 418-435, October.
  14. Allen, Robert C., 2009. "The Industrial Revolution in Miniature: The Spinning Jenny in Britain, France, and India," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 69(04), pages 901-927, December.
  15. Robert C. Allen, 2009. "Agricultural productivity and rural incomes in England and the Yangtze Delta, c.1620-c.1820 -super-1," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 62(3), pages 525-550, August.
  16. Robert C. Allen, 2008. "A Review of Gregory Clark's A Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic History of the World," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 46(4), pages 946-973, December.
  17. Allen, Robert C., 2008. "The Nitrogen Hypothesis and the English Agricultural Revolution: A Biological Analysis," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 68(01), pages 182-210, March.
  18. Robert C Allen, 2005. "A Reassessment of the Soviet Industrial Revolution1," Comparative Economic Studies, Palgrave Macmillan;Association for Comparative Economic Studies, vol. 47(2), pages 315-332, June.
  19. Allen, Robert C. & Keay, Ian, 2004. "Saving the Whales: Lessons from the Extinction of the Eastern Arctic Bowhead," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 64(02), pages 400-432, June.
  20. Robert C. Allen, 2003. "Progress and poverty in early modern Europe," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 56(3), pages 403-443, August.
  21. Robert C. Allen, 2002. "Revolución en los campos: La reinterpretación de la Revolución Agrícola inglesa," Historia Agraria. Revista de Agricultura e Historia Rural, Sociedad Española de Historia Agraria, issue 26, pages 13-32.
  22. Allen, Robert C. & Keay, Ian, 2001. "The First Great Whale Extinction: The End of the Bowhead Whale in the Eastern Arctic," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 38(4), pages 448-477, October.
  23. Robert C. Allen, 2001. "The rise and decline of the Soviet economy," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 34(4), pages 859-881, November.
  24. Allen, Robert C., 2001. "The Great Divergence in European Wages and Prices from the Middle Ages to the First World War," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 38(4), pages 411-447, October.
  25. Allen, Robert, 2001. "2000 Economic History Association Annual Meeting," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 61(02), pages 532-535, June.
  26. Allen, Robert C., 2001. "Globalization and History: The Evolution of a Nineteenth-Century Atlantic Economy. By Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1999. Pp. xii, 343. $45.00," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 61(01), pages 256-259, March.
  27. Allen, Robert C., 2000. "Economic structure and agricultural productivity in Europe, 1300 1800," European Review of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 4(01), pages 1-25, April.
  28. Allen, Robert C., 1999. "Modern Europe Stalinism in a Russian Province. A Study of Collectivization and Dekulakization in Siberia. By James Hughes. London: MacMillan Press, Ltd., 1996. Pp. xv, 271. Industry, State, and Societ," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 59(02), pages 525-527, June.
  29. Robert C. Allen, 1999. "Tracking the agricultural revolution in England," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 52(2), pages 209-235, May.
  30. Allen, Robert C., 1998. "The Standard of Living in the Soviet Union, 1928–1940," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 58(04), pages 1063-1089, December.
  31. Allen, Robert C., 1998. "Capital accumulation, the soft budget constraint and Soviet industrialisation," European Review of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 2(01), pages 1-24, April.
  32. Allen, Robert C., 1998. "Accounting for War: Soviet Production, Employment, and the Defense Burden, 1940–1945. By Mark Harrison. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. pp. xxiv, 338," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 58(02), pages 588-590, June.
  33. Allen, Robert C., 1998. "Peasant Rebels under Stalin: Collectivization and the Culture of Peasant Resistance. By Lynne Viola. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Pp. xii, 312," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 58(02), pages 590-591, June.
  34. Allen, Robert C., 1997. "Agricultural Marketing and the Possibilities for Industrialization in the Soviet Union in the 1930s," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 34(4), pages 387-410, October.
  35. Allen, Robert C., 1997. "Agriculture and the Origins of the State in Ancient Egypt," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 34(2), pages 135-154, April.
  36. Allen, Robert C., 1996. "Compte rendu de séminaire - Les fermiers de l'Ile-de-France : XVe - XVIIIe siècle," Cahiers d'Economie et de Sociologie Rurales (CESR), Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), vol. 0.
  37. Allen, Robert C., 1991. "Labor productivity and farm size in English agriculture before mechanization: Reply to Clark," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 28(4), pages 478-492, October.
  38. Allen, Robert C., 1988. "Inferring Yields from Probate Inventories," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 48(01), pages 117-125, March.
  39. Allen, Robert C., 1988. "The growth of labor productivity in early modern English agriculture," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 25(2), pages 117-146, April.
  40. Allen, Robert C. & Ó Gráda, Cormac, 1988. "On the Road Again with Arthur Young: English, Irish, and French Agriculture during the Industrial Revolution," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 48(01), pages 93-116, March.
  41. Robert C. Allen, 1988. "The price of freehold land and the interest rate in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 41(1), pages 33-50, February.
  42. Allen, Robert C., 1987. "Modern Europe Enclosures in Britain, 1750–1830. By Michael Turner. London: The Macmillan Press Ltd., for the Economic History Society, 1984. Pp. 96. $5.95 paper," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 47(02), pages 521-522, June.
  43. Allen, Robert C., 1983. "Collective invention," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 4(1), pages 1-24, March.
  44. Allen, Robert C, 1982. "The Efficiency and Distributional Consequences of Eighteenth Century Enclosures," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 92(368), pages 937-953, December.
  45. Allen, Robert C & Diewert, W Erwin, 1981. "Direct versus Implicit Superlative Index Number Formulae," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 63(3), pages 430-435, August.
  46. Allen, Robert C, 1981. "Accounting for Price Changes: American Steel Rails, 1879-1910," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 89(3), pages 512-528, June.
  47. Allen, Robert C., 1979. "International Competition in Iron and Steel, 1850–1913," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 39(04), pages 911-937, December.
  48. Allen, Robert C., 1978. "Pioneer Steelmaker in the West: The Colorado Fuel and Iron Company, 1872–1903. By H. Lee Scamehorn. Boulder, Colorado, Pruett Publishing Company, 1976. Pp. vii + 231. $19.95.Iron and Steel in America.," Business History Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 52(01), pages 140-142, March.
  49. Allen, Robert C., 1977. "The Peculiar Productivity History of American Blast Furnaces, 1840–1913," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 37(03), pages 605-633, September.

Chapters

  1. Robert C. Allen, 2003. "Soviet Development in World-Historical Perspective, from Farm to Factory: A Reinterpretation of the Soviet Industrial Revolution," Introductory Chapters,in: Farm to Factory: A Reinterpretation of the Soviet Industrial Revolution Princeton University Press.

Books

  1. Allen,Robert C., 2015. "The British Industrial Revolution in Global Perspective China Edition," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9787308099868, October.
  2. Allen, Robert C., 2011. "Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199596652.
  3. Allen,Robert C., 2009. "The British Industrial Revolution in Global Perspective," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521868273, October.
  4. Allen, Robert C. & Bengtsson, Tommy & Dribe, Martin (ed.), 2005. "Living Standards in the Past: New Perspectives on Well-Being in Asia and Europe," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199280681.
  5. Allen, Robert C., 1992. "Enclosure and the Yeoman: The Agricultural Development of the South Midlands 1450-1850," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780198282969.

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  1. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (21) 2006-03-18 2007-11-03 2007-12-01 2007-12-01 2007-12-01 2008-03-25 2009-11-21 2011-04-30 2011-07-21 2011-07-27 2013-06-30 2013-12-15 2013-12-29 2016-07-23 2016-07-30 2018-03-12 2018-03-19 2018-03-19 2018-07-09 2018-07-09 2018-07-23. Author is listed
  2. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (7) 2007-11-03 2007-12-01 2007-12-01 2007-12-01 2009-11-21 2011-07-21 2011-07-27. Author is listed
  3. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (5) 2007-11-03 2007-12-01 2011-07-21 2011-07-27 2018-03-19. Author is listed
  4. NEP-DEV: Development (4) 2006-03-18 2007-12-01 2009-11-21 2013-12-15
  5. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (3) 2007-12-01 2008-03-25 2009-11-21
  6. NEP-INO: Innovation (3) 2006-03-18 2016-07-30 2018-03-19
  7. NEP-CIS: Confederation of Independent States (2) 2018-03-12 2018-07-09
  8. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (2) 2013-06-30 2016-07-23
  9. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (2) 2010-05-15 2016-07-23
  10. NEP-KNM: Knowledge Management & Knowledge Economy (2) 2018-07-09 2018-07-09
  11. NEP-LAM: Central & South America (2) 2011-07-21 2011-07-27
  12. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (2) 2016-07-30 2018-03-19
  13. NEP-CNA: China (1) 2007-12-01
  14. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2011-04-30
  15. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (1) 2013-12-29
  16. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (1) 2011-07-27
  17. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (1) 2007-12-01
  18. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (1) 2007-12-01

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